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 
2008 Scenery, Della Brown Taylor Gallery, West Virginia State University,  WV
2005 Arrivals/Departures, Shane House Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions

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 Paint Snob, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Artists Leading Artists: Faculty and Staff Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute

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
MFA Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Salon de Refuses, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

2004 Student Biennale, Academy of Fine Art and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
Nové Miesto Galéria, Poprad, Slovakia
Placebo, Academy of Fine Art and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
Fremont House of the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2003 Wedge, Shane House Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2002 MFA Candidates, Student Union Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Casa de Cultura, Nogales, Mexico
BFA Exhibition, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2001 Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Publications

2015 Hidden Pictures, VENTRILOQUIST Quarterly 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.
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

Academic Positions

2013-Present Instructor of Drawing and Painting, City College of San Francisco
2005-06 Adjunct Instructor, University of Arizona, School of Art Introductory and Advanced Painting, Drawing, Figure Drawing
2003-04 Instructor of Record, University of Arizona, School of Art 2-D Foundations: Color and Design

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

Awards + Fellowships

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
2002-05 Graduate Scholarship, University of Arizona
1999-02 Dean’s List Award, University of Michigan 


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