EDUCATION
1967 MFA, PAINTING AND DRAWING, YALE UNIVERSITY, NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT
1965 BFA, PAINTING, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, DETROIT, MICHIGAN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 ROGER KUKES – 25 YEARS (RETROSPECTIVE), AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR (upcoming)
2014 THE THEATER OF THE LAND III, AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
2010 THE THEATER OF THE LAND II, AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
2005 THE THEATER OF THE LAND, AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
2001 AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
1994 AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 THE LANDSCAPE – PAINTINGS PRINTS & PHOTOGRAPHS , AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
2018 GROUP EXHIBITION OF GALLERY ARTISTS, AUGEN GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
2015 REPRESENTING THE WEST (BEST IN SHOW AWARD), SANGRE DE CRISTO ART CENTER, PUEBLO, CO
2005 THE FLIPBOOK SHOW, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany.
2001 SIXTH NORTHWEST BIENNIAL, TACOMA ART MUSEUM, JUROR GLADYS NILSSON, TACOMA, WA
2001 NORTHWEST PRINT COUNCIL EXHIBITION, NEWPORT VISUAL ARTS CENTER, NEWPORT, OR
1999 NORTHWEST PRINT COUNCIL EXHIBITION, WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, VANCOUVER, WA
1998 NORTHWEST PRINT COUNCIL EXHIBITION, HULT CENTER/JACOBS GALLERY, EUGENE, OR
1997 INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, JUROR DR. GORDON GILKEY, PORTLAND, OR.
1997 PRINT ART! THE NORTHWEST REGIONAL PRINT COMPETITION, CO-SPONSORED BY THE NORTHWEST PRINT COUNCIL AND THE OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, JUROR ROBERT A. WADDELL
1997 FLORIDA PRINTMAKERS SOCIETY 9TH ANNUAL NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, JACKSONVILLE, FL
1997 WILLARD GALLERY, KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS
1996 FABRICATION & COLLABORATION, THE ART GYM, MARYLHURST COLLEGE, MARYLHURST , OR
1995 19TH NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, THE PRINT CLUB OF ALBANY, SCHENECTADY MUSEUM, SCHENECTADY, NY
1991 FILMMAKERS: WORKS ON PAPER, ORGANIZED BY THE ELIZABETH LEACH GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR
1991 DAKOTAS INTERNATIONAL; EXHIBITION OF ARTWORK ON PAPER, MERIT AWARD, VERMILLION, SD AND GRAND FORKS, ND
1989 FISH: AN EXHIBITION, HOCKADAY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, KALISPELL, MT
1989 OREGON STATE FAIR, SALEM, OR (AWARD)
1989 ARTQUAKE, PORTLAND, OR, JUROR MARY BEEBE, DIRECTOR OF THE STUART COLLECTION, LA JOLLA, CA
1988 EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY JURIED EXHIBITION, CORVALLIS ARTS CENTER, CORVALLIS, OR
1988 EIGHTH ANNUAL NORTHWEST INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION, WHATCOM MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND ART, BELLINGHAM, WA JUROR-JOHN NAVA
1988 OREGON 2-D, SALEM ART ASSOCIATION, JURORS: GEORGE JOHANSON AND JAMES MATTINGLY, SALEM, OR
1987 OREGON BIENNIAL, PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, JUROR JAMES DEMETRION OF THE HIRSHORN MUSEUM, (WASHINGTON, D.C.), PORTLAND, OR
1987 OREGON 2-D, SALEM ART ASSOCIATION, SALEM, OR
1987 OREGON STATE FAIR, (AWARD) JURORS-CLAUDIA CAAVE AND PAUL MISSAL, SALEM, OR
1986 ARTQUAKE, OREGON ART INSTITUTE, JUROR MARY PRIESTER, PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, PORTLAND, OR

AUTHOR
DRAWING IN THE CLASSROOM: A GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND THEIR STUDENTS, GRADES 1-8 (1989)
THE ZOETROPE BOOK (1985)
FLOWERING (1981)

GRANTS
1997 REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURE COUNCIL, PORTLAND, OR
1981 WESTERN STATES ARTS FOUNDATION

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
CITY OF PORTLAND, OR
PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, PORTLAND, OR
WAYNE STATE UNIVERISTY, DETROIT, MI

ANIMATION
BETWEEN 1970 AND 1982 I WORKED AS AN INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER/ANIMATOR. I PRODUCED A SERIES OF AWARD WINNING FILMS THAT WERE SELECTED FOR VIEWING AT THE NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL (1983), FILM EX, LOS ANGELES (1983), SINKING CREEK FILM FEST (1982), ATHENS INTERNATIONAL (1982), BALTIMORE FILM FEST (1982), NORTHWEST FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (1982), NEW YORK FILMMAKERS EXPO (1978), AND THE ANNECEY (FRANCE) INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (1977).

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Aaron Scott, “Roger Kukes’ Theater of the Land at Augen Gallery,” Portland Monthly Magazine, Top Things To Do, Nov. 26-30, 2014.

A.L Adams, Review, Portland Mercury, “Making an Impression on First Thursday,” November 12, 2014.

Meghan Harned, Review, Oregon ArtsWatch, “Portland’s Gallery Walk Round Up,” November 4, 2014 (Illustrated).

www.orartswatch.org/missing-the-sun-heres-some-art/

Richard Speer, Review, Willamette Week, “Highly Recommended,” April 21, 2010, by Richard Speer.

Bob Hicks, The Oregonian, “Calm vs. Gobsmacking,” A and E, April 23, 2010.

D.K. Row, The Oregonian,“Recently Reviewed,”  A and E, December 30, 2005.

D.K.Row, The Oregonian, A and E, Review; “A Vision Neither Past Nor Present,” Dec. 23, 2005 (Illustrated).

Visual Arts Listing –”Recommended,” Portland Mercury, December 22–28, 2005.

Joseph Gallivan, “First Thursday-Galleries Trot Out the Odd and Unusual,” Portland Tribune, November 29, 2005.

Galleries “Pick Hit,” The Oregonian, Arts Week, February 25, 2001 (Illustrated).

Review, Willamette Week, “Pick,” March 7, 2001.

Melanie McFarland,  The Oregonian, “Snapshot,” discusses Kukes’ current projects, March 29, 1996 (Illustrated).

“Now Duking it Out at Augen: Artists of Mood and Machine,” The Oregonian, November 9, 1994 (Illustrated).

The Oregonian, November 2, 1994, p. E4.

Willamette Week, November, 1994 (Illustrated).