Drawing - Painting - Printmaking

TJ Templeton

  • anti- selfie, mixed media
  • chris
  • dichotomy
  • fierce
  • jealousy
  • kadi
  • mirror
  • music
  • nicomedez
  • sas
  • skinny
  • studio
  • violence
  • water

Pictured above: Examples of the works from Narcissus Smirked: a snapshot of our selfie culture

Upcoming/Current Exhibitions

AUGUST FIRST FRIDAY POP-UP SOLO EXHIBITION: OLD, NEW, AND IN PROGRESS
August 4th
In the Outburst Theater space, 1715 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO
5:00-10:00 p.m.
**One night only** cash and carry

KANSAS CITY ARTISTS COALITION: RIVER MARKET REGIONAL EXHIBITION
July 14 – September 22, 2017
In the Mallin and Charno Galleries, 201 Wyandotte Street Kansas City, MO 64105
Opening Reception July 14, 6-8:30 p.m.
Regular Hours: Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 to 5 p.m.


Recent Reviews

Kent Wolgamott:Artist takes on the selfie in 'Narcissus Smirked'


Jon Weirman: Portraying The Under the Rug Regimen of Child Labor: Tj Templeton's "Waxing Candidly"

Beyond the structural layers, the well-portrayed hues of blue in the background and reflectionary details on the water are of the upper end of all the art I had seen over the last three years, even after spending time in one of the ten biggest cities in the nation. This thought provoking and technically proficient display will be at the Spatium until the end of the month; but unfortunately, the many social and economic problems that TJ chooses to tackle with his work may be around for decades to come, providing no shortage of inspiration.

L. Kent Wolgamott: Tj Templeton's diverse "Waxing Candidly" explores child labor, politics and the selfie

Each of the four rooms could have been an exhibition in itself. Together, that quartet illustrates the versatility, technical expertise and message-making of Templeton, who has for the second straight year delivered one of Lincoln’s best shows.