Ian Kimmerly 

Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

 

 

EDUCATION

2005   MFA, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2004   Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia

2002   BFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2001   London School of Economics, London, England

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   As We Wander, We Are Closer, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013   Continuous Wave, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011   Mediated Memories, Cottage Industry Painting Salon, San Francisco, CA

2008   Scenery, Della Brown Taylor Gallery, West Virginia State University, Institute, WV

2005   Arrivals/Departures, Shane House Gallery, Tucson, AZ

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017   Summer Group Exhibition, Rarity Gallery, Mykonos, Greece

2016   Family Portraits, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2015   Microcosmos, Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

            SFO/SNA, Coastline Community College, Newport, CA

            Faculty Exhibition, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2014   Here and Now, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2012   Point of No Return, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2011   K Imperial Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

            Visual Aid’s Big Deal, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

            Arkansas State University, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Jonesboro, AR

            Staff Infection, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

2010   500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

            Artists Leading Artists: Faculty and Staff Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute

            The Affordable Art Fair, Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, 7 West New York, NY

2009   Dualities, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2008   Landscape, Nature and Space, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            McLennan Community College CSC Art Gallery, Waco, TX

2007   Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX

            Home, Root Division, San Francisco CA

            SFAI Now, Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA

2006   Save the Date, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

            Telling Time, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

            H2O, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

            Art One Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

            Ward 6 Gallery, Tucson, AZ

            Group Show, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

2005   Hotel Congress, Tucson, AZ

            Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

2004   Student Biennale, Academy of Fine Art and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia

            Tatranskà Galéria, Poprad, Slovakia Placebo, Academy of Fine Art and Design,                 Bratislava, Slovakia

2003   Fremont House of the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Wedge, Shane House                 Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2002   Casa de Cultura, Nogales, Mexico

 

 

PUBLIC LECTURES

 

2014   University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe,                 NM

2008   West Virginia State University, Institute, WV

2005   University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2004   Academy of Fine Art and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia

 

 

REVIEWS AND PRESS

 

2016   “Ian Kimmerly Exhibition at Dolby Chadwick Gallery,” Widewalls, Elena                              Martinique, November 13.

             “Fall Arts 2016: Art Preview,” SF Weekly, Jonathan Curiel, August 31.

             “Exhibition of New Work by Ian Kimmerly Opens at Dolby Chadwick Gallery,”                  Art Daily, December 8.

             “Top 5 Most Anticipated Art Shows for Fall/Winter 2016,” Art Perspective,                         August 8.

2015    “Hidden Pictures,” Ventriloquist Quarterly Art Journal, Vol. II

2013     “Ian Kimmerly: ‘Continuous Wave,’” San Francisco Chronicle, Kimberly Chun,                   June 13.

              “Artist’s Statement: Ian Kimmerly on Why Painting Is His ‘Crazy Obsession,’” SF               Weekly, Jonathan Curiel, June 21.

              “Ian Kimmerly @ Dolby Chadwick,” Fecal Face, Rachel Ralph, June 19.

              “S.F. Agenda: Ian Kimmerly,” California Home and Design, Dara Kerr, June 3.

              “Ian Kimmerly and ‘Continuous Wave,’” Fine Art Connoisseur, Jeffrey Carlson,                  June 5.

              “Week’s Hottest Events: Continuous Wave,” 7x7 SF, Holly McDede, June 3.

              “A Lingering Tour: Three Pieces Worth Spending Some Time With”, SF Weekly,                  Jonathan Curiel, June 19.

              “Continuous Wave: An Exhibition of New Paintings by Ian Kimmerly Opens at                  Dolby Chadwick Gallery,” Art Daily, June 4.

2011      Property Owning Democracy: Rawls and Beyond. Ed. Martin O’Neill and Thad                Williamson. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell,

2011      (Cover Art)

2008      “Ian Kimmerly: Emerging Bay Area Painter,” Plastic Antinomy Visual Arts                          Quarterly, San Francisco and Oakland, CA

2007      Home Exhibition Catalog, Root Division; San Francisco, CA

2006      New American Paintings, Western Edition, The Open Studios Press; Boston,                    MA AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES

2016       Juror’s Award, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2014      Artist In Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

               Artist In Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

               Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant

               Showcase Award, Artslant.com

2013      Finalist, 2x2 Solos Award, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2009      Nomination, SECA Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San                                Francisco, CA

2006      Vermont Studio Center Fellowship

2005      MFA Project Grant, University of Arizona

'02-'05   Graduate Scholarship, University of Arizona

'99-'02   Dean’s List Award, University of Michigan

 

 

PUBLIC PROJECTS

 

2011     Tactile Dome Re-Design, The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

 

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2013     Present Instructor of Painting and Drawing, City College of San Francisco, San                 Francisco, CA

'05-'06  Adjunct Instructor of Painting and Drawing, University of Arizona,
              School of Art

'03-'04  Instructor of 2D Foundations/Color and Design, University of Arizona,
             School of Art

"For Future Expansion"

OIl and acrylic on canvas

40 x 48’ inches / 102 x 122 cm 

"Protect Your Levity"

Oil on canvas 

48 x 62’ inches / 122 x157 cm

As The Moment Leaves You Behind

Oil and acrylic on canvas

60 x 72’ inches / 152 x 183 cm

 

Chasing The Wind

Oil and acrylic on canvas

55 x 62’ inches / 140 x 157 cm