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

Museum Collections

de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

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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