loganhacton@gmail.com // logan@loganhamiltonacton.com       
         

EDUCATION

2016
2011 - 2013
2010
2008


 

Master of Fine Arts: Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Studied at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Master of Arts: Aesthetic Studies, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Bachelor of Arts: Art & Performance, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX




SOLO and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
2014
2014


Launch, La Esquina, Kansas City, MO*
Onanism, Vulpes Bastille, Kansas City, MO
Tumulous, City Ice Arts, Kansas City, MO




GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
2018

2018
2017
2017
2016
2016
2016
2015
2015
2013
2013
2013
2013
2012

The News Gallery at SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio
All Terrain, La Esquina, Kansas City, MO*
Flatfile & Digitalfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO*
Casting Shadows, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
ImageOHIO 17, ROY G BIV, Columbus, OH
The Real Real Spectacle, CAVE, Detroit, MI
Graduate Degree Show, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Mediations, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Flux, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Thresholds, Barney Building, Kansas City, MO
un / perfect, 1737 Walnut Studios, Kansas City, MO
Objects and Spaces, Kansas City Art Institute, MO
Fibers, Kansas City Art Institute, MO
39th Interval, Kansas City, MO
The Hatchery, City Ice Arts, Kansas City, MO


 

CURATORIAL with PLUG Projects

2019
2019
2019
2019
2019
2019
2019
2019
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2018
2017
2017
2017
2017
2017
2017
2017

run, run riot: a PLUG Projects Salon
The Very Walls are Permeated: Nazanin Amir
Habits of Thought, Patterns of Action: Lisa Maione + Anthony Warnick
ENDLNG: Johanna Winters
Moderation is a Memory: Kelsey Elder, BEVERLY FRESH, Nicole Killian
Obscure Surroundings — I Always Welcome You: Wansoo Kim
A Trap for Passing Flies: Jessica Dolence
Anecdotal and Lyrical Fear: Hyeyoung Shin
pink slip: Elissa Ecker, Leslie Fandrich, Xia Y Zhang
Wig Heavier Than a Boot: David Johnson + Philip Matthews
run riot: a PLUG Projects Salon
/ ’fyooCHәr/: BOIBOY

Unfaithful Landscapes of the Here and Now: Lindsay Anna Jones + Noël Morical
The Future is Corndogs: John Buice
How to Know Somebody: Emily Culver, Jenny Odell, Emily Mason
Not Lost but Gone Before: Katy McRoberts + Leila’s Hair Museum
Slow Time: Alida van Almelo + Kevin Townsend
Well Loved Ones: Melissa McGrath
Sparkle Motion: Amy Kligman
Collective: Julie Schenkelberg
No One Looks After You: JE Baker
Open Fracture: Benjamin Rosenthal + Catalina Ouyang
The Rugmaker’s Daughter: Lexie Abra Johnson
Terraform: Caleb Taylor, Alexandra Phillips, Gillian Tobin
Lactobacilius Amongus: SE Nash

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019
2018–2020
2017–2020
2017
2017–present
2016–2019
2015–2016
2015-2016
2014–2016
2012-2014
2011–2013
2010–2011
2009–2010

Lecturer, Department of Visual Art, University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS  
Lecturer, Foundation Department, Kansas City Art Institute: Kansas City, MO
Co-director / Co-Curator, plug: Kansas City, MO
Instructor, Pre-College Art Lab: Sculpture, Kansas City Art Institute: Kansas City, MO   
Co-founder / Artist, the ARGOT/NOTS: 2-person art collective*
Instructional Assistant, Foundation Department, Kansas City Art Institute: Kansas City, MO
Co-director, Forum Gallery: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Resident Advisor, Cranbrook Summer Art Institute: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Assistant to the Curator of Contemporary Art, Cranbrook Art Museum: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Intern for Miki Baird, MA Baird Studio: Kansas City, MO
Writing Lab Tutor, Academic Resource Center, Kansas City Art Institute: Kansas City, MO
Assistant to the Director of Education, Dallas Museum of Art: Dallas, TX
McDermott Education Intern: Teaching Programs, Dallas Museum of Art: Dallas, TX



PUBLICATIONS

Artist:





Author:
Editor:
Co-author:

Volk, Danny, Ed., The News Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 2019.
Barcus, Jim, “Meet the Artists: The Charlotte Street Foundations 2017-2018 Studio Residency Program”, KC Studio, 1 March 2018, http:// http://kcstudio.org/meet-artists- charlotte-street-foundations-2017-18-studio-residency-program.
Sharp, Rosie, “Cranbrook Art Museum Graduates Spring into Action”, Knight Foundation, 12 May 2016, http://www.knightfoundation.org/articles/cranbrook-graduates-2016.
Acton, Logan, between fields of darkness, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2016.
Harbin, Kendell, HAT, Kansas City, MO: Boelte-Hall Press, 2013.
Acton, Logan and Kendell Harbin, “Under the Influence of ____: An Introduction to HAT”, HAT, Kansas City, MO: Boelte-Hall Press, 2013.




PRESENTATIONS

2019
2019
2019
2017
2017
2017
2017

2017
2016
2015

2015

2010
2010
2009
2009
2009

Guest Critic, Kansas City Art Institute, Sculpture Department, Spring Mid-semester Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
Guest Critic, Kansas City Art Institute, Sculpture Department, Sophomore Studio, Kansas City, MO
“Documentation Practices + Building a Portfolio,” Enactus, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO*
Guest Artist, Design+Make Studio Charette, El Dorado Inc, Kansas City, MO
Guest Critic, MFA Blitz Crits, Department of Visual Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
“The Noon Thing: Material Play,” H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
SOUTH & NORTH: Foundations for a Transmedia Project,”
Konstepidemin Artist-in-Residence Lecture, Gothenburg, Sweden
Guest Critic, BFA Exhibition, Sculpture Department, Kansas City Art Institute
Guest Critic, Fall Semester Exhibition, Sculpture Department, Kansas City Art Institute
“Contemporary Art: Sculpture, Installation, Performance and Video”
Workshop, Cranbrook Summer Art Institute, Bloomfield Hills, MI
“To Preserve Potential: Refusal of a Fixed State in the Work of Matthew
Barney,” Visual Culture Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
“Science and Contemporary Art,” Gallery Talk, Dallas Museum of Art
“Approaching Matthew Barney,” Docent Training, Dallas Museum of Art
“Sam Francis,” Intern Share Session, Docent Training, Dallas Museum of Art
“Creative Connections: Vernon Fisher,” Go van Gogh Outreach, Dallas, TX
“Gregory Crewdson and Contemporary Art,” AP Art History, Newman Smith High School, Carrollton, TX




AWARDS

2018
2018
2017 - 2018
2017
2015 - 2016
2014 - 2015
2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2010
2005 - 2009
2005 - 2009

Artist-in-Residence, mobank, Kansas City, MO*
ArtBoards, mobank, Kansas City, MO*
Studio Residency, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO*

Artist-in-Residence, Konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden
Saarinen Family Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
George Thomas Williams Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
KCAI President’s Scholarship, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
KCAI President’s Scholarship, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO 
Graduate Studies, Harvard Study Abroad in Scandinavia (Aarhus, Denmark + Visby, Sweden)
Eugene McDermott Scholarship Program, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
National Merit Scholarship Award, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX


*with ARGOT/NOTS collaborator Meghan Skevington


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