Joseph Kinnebrew


October 12, 1942
Tacoma, Washington


Post Graduate study:

Institute for Study of Instructional Development and Technology - Michigan State University

University of Michigan 1969-1970

Graduate study:

M. F. A. - Michigan State University, 1970

Under:Graduate study

B. A. - Syracuse University, 1964


Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chicago Art Institute (reference library), Harvard Fine Arts Library
Walker Art Center, Arizona State University, Detroit Institute of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art
The Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The University of Texas, Eccels Museum of Art - Utah State University, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts - Kansas City, Michigan State University, Swedish Hospital - Seattle, The Grand Rapids Art Museum,
Cranbrook, Steelcase Corporation, Coopers and Lybrand, Grand Valley State University


Ford Motor Company, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center, Harris Bank and Trust Company - Chicago
Howard Miller Clock Company, Butterworth Hospital
Cities of: Grand Rapids, MI; Lansing, MI; Grand Haven, MI; Winfield, IL; Janesville, WI
Frederick Meijer Botanical Gardens
University of San Francisco, Grand Valley State University
International Telephone and Telegraph, Interlochen National Arts Academy


Palm Beach International Biennale, 2006

Energy Gallery, Toronto, 2005

Upstream People 7th Annual Painting, Drawing and Print International Online Juried Art Exhibiton” 2005

Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, Washington, 2004

Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy, 2003

Westcott Bay Invitational, Roche Harbor, Washington 2003

Issaquah Invitational 2003, Issaquah, Washington, 2003

La Conner Washington 2003,

Everett Center for the Arts 2003

Sculpture 2000, Bellingham, Washington, 1999

12th Annual Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Lawrence, Kansas 1999

Meijer Botanical and Sculpture Gardens, "One Man Many Visions" , August - October, 1997

The Grand Rapids Art Museum, "One Man Many Visions" , August - October, 1997

Mercer Island Sculpture Garden, 1996 - 1998

Virtuosity, Art Communication International, 1996

Pinson Fine Art, "The Real, The Unreal and The Surreal" , 1995

QE2 cruise - Celebrity Artist, "Joseph Kinnebrew, "A Selection of Paintings" , 1993

International Art Exposition, Osaka, Japan 1992

The Architectural Institute of B.C., "Joseph Kinnebrew", 1987

Detroit Institute of Arts, selections from Detroit Hospital Art Collection, 1984

American Institute of Architects, Lansing, Michigan "50 Most Significant Structures in Michigan", 1982


Arts Communications International - CD “Finest Artists at the End of the Millennium” 1996
Guest Lecturer aboard QE2 cruises (3), November, 1993
Invited Participant in Smithsonian Archives of American Art Auction 1992
Salon International D'Art, International Art Poster Exhibition
Michigan Governors' Award (first recipient in sculpture)
National Endowment for the Arts, (largest grant to individual artist) , 1973 & 1974