Kimia Ferdowsi Kline earned an M.F.A. at the San Francisco Art Institute and holds a B.F.A. in painting from Washington University in St. Louis.


She has mounted solo exhibitions at Turn Gallery (New York), Marrow Gallery (San Francisco), The Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery at Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) and 68 Projects (Berlin, Germany). Select group shows include Ceysson & Bénétière, The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, CANADA Gallery, and The Drawing Center.

In 2015 she was awarded a grant and residency through the New York Foundation for the Arts. Most recently she was honored to be nominated for a Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant.


As an extension of her studio practice, Kimia directs the art programming of Wythe Hotel and curates their private collection.

She splits her time between Nashville and New York.