About the exhibitionSelections from the Kentler Flatfiles
Guest Curator: David Houston
The Kentler Flatfiles have been an essential element of Kentler International Drawing Space since its founding in 1990. A collection of over 2,000 artworks by 270 local, national and international artists, this living archive represents the incredible breadth and diversity found in contemporary drawings and works on paper today. Selections from the Flatfiles are regularly presented in guest-curated exhibitions at Kentler and in traveling shows.
Flatfile works are held on consignment in Kentler's showroom and are available to the public for viewing and purchase. "Focus on the Flatfiles" is a rotating selection of works on view in our front gallery space. To schedule a viewing appointment in our Flatfiles showroom or inquire about prices, please contact
the gallery.The Flatfiles Digital Archive
, providing full online access to the collection, was awarded an ArtWorks grant by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2015.
David Houston is an Independent Curator. He was previously the Director and Curator at the Bo Bartlett Center, the College of the Arts at Columbus State University in Georgia, the Director of Curatorial at The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas and Co-Director and Chief Curator or the Ogden Museum in New Orleans.