Jeffrey Michael Eaton (b.1984) is an artist who lives and works in Kansas City, MO, USA


Jeffrey Michael Eaton is an artist, curator, and archivist. His artwork has been shown at SIGNAL, Sadie Halie Projects, The Luminary, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, among others. His curatorial work includes Curatorial Fellow at the Neuberger Museum of Art, guest curating exhibitions at various institutions, and organizing independent curatorial projects. He has held numerous positions at art organizations including Curatorial Associate/Archivist at White Columns, Archive Project Manager at Grand Arts, and Photography and Art History Lecturer at the Kansas City Art Institute.











MA & MFA, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, NY



BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO



Selected Exhibitions



Lineage and Impact: KCAI Faculty Past and Present, Haw, Kansas City, MO



Untitled (invitation poem (Ansel Adams)), LANDLINE, Chicago, IL

Untitled (invitation poems for then and now), performance, Juice Box, Kansas City, KS



Benefit Exhibition and Auction, White Columns, New York, NY

Off Modern: In What Time Do We Live?, group show curated by James McAnally, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO



No More Ideas About My Ideas: Jeff Eaton, Alyse Ronayne, Carlos Rosales-Silva, Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN

Summer Sculpture Garden: Jeff Eaton, Anne Libby, Eric Veit, curated by Sean Keenan, SIGNAL, Brooklyn, NY

Fifty at Fifty Fifty, group show & performance, curated by Hannah Lodwick and Cambria Potter, 50/50, Kansas City, MO



RE: Follow-ed (after hokusai), group show curated by Michalis Pichler and Tom Sowden, Cabinet Du Livre D’Artiste, Université Rennes, Rennes, France



Paul Cowan, Jeff Eaton, David Elliott, Sean Keenan, City Ice Arts, Kansas City, MO

ARENA Showcase, group show curated by ARENA, Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO



Sean Keenan – I, (collaborative work with Sean Keenan), Carrie Rowland Gallery, Richmond, VA

NON.IMG performance for rises Zora, curated by Jamilee Polson Lacy, Charlotte Street Fd., Kansas City, MO

L.I.E Outpost Crate No.1, group show curated by Christopher Greene and Mark James (L.I.E.), The NewBridge Project, Newcastle, UK



Warm, group show curated by Nina Culotta & Kathleen Hefty, SIGNAL, Brooklyn, NY

Things in a Room, group show curated by Alex Bienstock & Scott Keightley, Terminal Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Viewing Room, group show curated by L.I.E., Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth Devon, UK



An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, (with Pablo Helguera), group show curated by Regine Basha, Mass MoCA, Boston, MA

Samuel Adams, Jeff Eaton and Sean Keenan, curated by Caroline Elbaor & Hilary Crisp, ACTE Arts, London, UK

Twice Removed: A Survey of Take-Away Work, group show curated by Karly Wildenhaus, Golden Age, Chicago, IL



Thinking Photography, group show curated by Keith Davis & April Watson, Nelson-Atkins, Kansas City, MO



Gimme Gimme: MFA Thesis Exhibition, group show curated by Kate Gilmore, Smith-Stewart, New York, NY



Selected Curatorial Projects

Organized solo exhibitions by Brigid Moore, Camille Brown, Tu Thousand Seven,  Andrew Birk, Robert Zehnder, Georgia Diva McGovern, Elise Macmillan, Co-director, LAND, Kansas City, MO


I found a weed, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO



1 Infinite Loop, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO



Digitalfile, presented by SPECTRA H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

A Visiting Artist Talk by Leone Anne Reeves, presented by SPECTRA, Epperson Auditorium, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Re-Feed: Aaron Garber-Maikovska, Aaron Graham, Jaakko Pallasvuo, and Andrew Norman Wilson, presented by SPECTRA, Paragraph, Kansas City, MO



A Ray Array by Sarah Rara, presented by SPECTRA, La Esquina, Kansas City, MO



SUNY SUMI – Sumi Ink Club at the State University of New York, Westchester Community College, S.U.N.Y., Valhalla, NY



Eventually, All at Once, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

Bulletin Board Program, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, NY




I found a weed at Greenlease Gallery, podcast episode interview produced by Nathaniel Bozarth, Arts & Sciences

9 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week in New York, by Gary Pini, May 25, 2016, Paper Magazine

This Week in NYC, May 26, 2016, Splacer Magazine

After Michalis Pichler after Edward Ruscha after Hokusai, by Jean-Claude Moineau Issue 37, 2015, Sans Niveau ni Mètre

David Elliott’s photographs save group show at City Ice Arts, by Neil Thrun, July 23, 2014, The Kansas City Star

Thing in a Room, Terminal Projects, Brooklyn – NY, by Holly Stanton, June 6, 2012, Kitsuné Journal