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This website is a repository of creative works by Kurt West, including but not limited to:
Sculpture, public art, small architecture, “drawings”, homewares, books, et al.

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BIO
b. 1981, Belleville, Illinois
Lives and works near Raleigh, NC

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EDUCATION
2014, Master of Architecture, University of Virginia
2005, Bachelor of Architecture, Ball State University

EXHIBITIONS + AWARDS
2021 Town of Cary, NC - Academy Street Artwork Projects - Glow RFP Winner for Heartbeat
2017 Hyattsville CDC Sculptural Bus Shelter RFP Finalist for Twin Peaks
2016 Built To Scale, District Architectutre Center, Washington, D.C. (Group Show)      
2014 AIA DC Honor Award for Polyhut
2009 Amatuer Surveys, Hank & Dolly’s Gallery, Indianapolis, IN (Two-Person Show)
2009 AIA Indianapolis Merit Award for Unbuilt Architecture
2009 Indianpolis Art Council Great Ideas Finalist for Light Screen, in collaboration with Timothy Gray
2007 Indianpolis Art Council Great Ideas Finalist for Oil Screen, in collaboration with Timothy Gray

ACADEMIA
2021 The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Guest Jury Critic
2020 Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning, Guest Jury Critic  
2020 The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Guest Jury Critic
2019 University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Guest Jury Critic
2018 Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning, Guest Jury Critic
2017 Virginia Tech School of Architecture, Guest Jury Critic
2016 Catholic University School of Architecture and Planning, Guest Jury Critic

PROFESSIONAL
Member, Tri-State Sculptors Association 
Licensed Architect in North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C
Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA) 
Member, Business Networking International (BNI)
Architect at West Workshop

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EMAIL
kurtwestjr (at) gmail (dot) com

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