E D U C A T I O N   

MFA   San Francisco Art Institute, Painting, 2011

BFA    Washington University, Painting, 2008, Cum Laude       

           Minors in Persian and Business

 

S O L O  E X H I B I T I O N S

Marrow Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2020 (upcoming)

Kunstverein, Recklinghausen, Germany, 2020 (upcoming)

Elbow Room, Turn Gallery, New York, NY, 2018

Soulmate, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany, 2017

Waiting Outside, Marrow Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2017

Breathing on Land, Turn Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

Sky Thing, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2016

As Above, So Below, Elaine. L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State, Detroit, MI, 2016

Landscapes For The Hungry, Turn Gallery, New York, NY, 2015

Eden, Turn Gallery, New York, NY, 2014

S E L E C T  G R O U P  E X H I B I T I O N S

Birds Make People Smile, Room Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2019

Pool Party, C24 Gallery, New York, NY, 2019

Pack den Badeanzug Ein, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany, 2019

Ramblin' Round, Stonehouse Projects, Cortlandt, New York, 2019

Rosy-Fingered Dawn, PACE University, New York, NY, 2019

Paper Bound, Turn Gallery, New York, NY, 2018

MOCAD Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 2018

Steady Hands, Marrow Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2018

Untitled Projects, Crush Curatorial, Amagansett, NY, 2018

Collect, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

MOCAD Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 2017

Feed the Meter Vol. 2, Ceysson & Bénétière, Luxembourg, 2017

East Hampton Biennial, CANADA Gallery, East Hampton, NY, 2017

We Might Not Have a Planet Left Soon, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany, 2017

Say Yes, Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2017

Body/Head, Field Projects, New York, NY, 2017

The World's Mine Oyster, Galerie Nicolas Hugo, London, UK, 2016

Borderless, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY, 2016-2017

Phantasmagoria, Idio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

Tomorrow's Today, Brilliant Champions, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

The Intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, 2014

C U R A T O R I A L

"Origin of the Universe II" by Tim Fite, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, 2019

"Jacksicles" by Jack Early, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, 2019

"Hall of Mirrors" by Johanna Jackson, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, 2019

"Show: 13" with Marina Adams, Andrea Bergart, Michelle Segre, Jason Stopa, Wythe Hotel, 2019

"Hang On To Each Other" by Jordan Sullivan, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, 2019

Alicia Henry, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, 2018

"Show: 12" with Steve DiBennedetto, Chris Martin, and Chuck Webster, Wythe Hotel, 2018 (upcoming)

"Storme at Stonewall" by L.J. Roberts, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, 2018

"Sleepless Nights" by Andrew Tarlow, Brilliant Champions, Brooklyn, NY 2018

"Show: 11" with Alicia Gibson, Susumu Kamijo, Jennifer Sullivan, and Rachel Euelena Williams, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

"Once Upon A Place" by Aman Mojadidi, Wythe Hotel, NY, 2018

"Show: 10" with Michael Berryhill, An Hoang, Wallace Whitney, Annette Wehrhahn, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Maria Calandra, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

"Clean Labor", a performance piece by Brendan Fernandez, Wythe Hotel, 2017

"Pride" by Caroline Wells Chandler, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

"Show: 9" with Yevgeniya Baras, Tamara Gonzales, EJ Hauser, and Adrianne Rubenstein, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

"Panty Hunter" by Misaki Kawai, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

"Say Yes", Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2017

"Show: 8" with Maria Calandra, Clare Grill, Matt Phillips, and Mason Saltarrelli, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

"Sketchbook" by Mason Saltarrelli, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

"Show: 7" with Holly Coulis, Shaun Ellison, Caroline Larsen, and Karen Lederer, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

"Freddie Mercury in His Words" by Erik den Breejen, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

"Show: 6" with Katherine Bradford, Todd Bienvenu, Sarah Faux, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

"Fingerprints" by Judith Braun, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

"Show: 5" with Austin Eddy, Shara Hughes, Matt Kleberg, Russell Tyler, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2016 

"Snow Mound" by Ellen Rutt, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

"Show: 4" with Trudy Benson, Ridley Howard, Emma Kohlmann, Paul Wackers, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

"Broadway Boogie Woogie" by Jimmy Marble, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

"Self-Evident Truths" by iO, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

"Inside the Sketchbook" by Brad Kahlhamer, Solo exhibition, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

"Show: 3" with Louise Despont, Wilmot Kidd, Jean Jullien, Beau Stanton, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

"Twelve Hours" by Vadis Turner, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

"Show: 2" with Julia Clift, Caitie Moore, Carrie Schneider, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

"You're a Grand Ole Fag" by Jack Early, Public Installation, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

"Show: 1" with Hiro Kurata, Mikael Kennedy, Jing Wei, Youngna Park, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

"Sky Watch" by Emily Klass, Solo exhibition, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

A W A R D S  +  R E S I D E N C I E S 

The Macedonia Institute, Hudson Valley, NY, 2019

The Macedonia Institute, Hudson Valley, NY, 2018

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant Nomination, 2018

68 Projects Residency, Berlin, Germany, 2017

New York Foundation For the Arts, Basil Alkazzi Detroit Residency, 2015-2016

Makehouse Artist Residency, 2014-2015

New York Academy of Art, Master Class Scholarship, 2014

The Drawing Center Viewing Program, 2012

The Dune Residency, Pondicherry, India, 2011

Huntsinger Memorial Prize in Painting, Washington University, 2007

Danforth Scholarship, Washington University in St. Louis, 2004-2008

 

S E L E C T  B I B L I O G R A P H Y

Taking Wythe Hotel Live, Performance is Alive, 2019

Interview with Kimia Kline, The Creative Independent, 2019

The Curators, The Observer, April 16, 2018

Paradise Lost: The Ills of Intimacy, Blouin Art Info, May 15, 2017

Maake Magazine, Issue 4, curated by Jon Lutz, 2017

New American Paintings, No. 128 Northeast Issue, 2016

Artist's Guide to Detroit, Architectural Digest, June 2016

Talking with Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, Brooklyn Magazine, May 2016

Mythical Memory, Cultured Magazine, May 2016

Kimia Kline at the ELJ Gallery, Detroit Art Review, April 2016

Pencil in the Studio, Maria Calandra, April 2016

How The Wythe Hotel Became an Incubator for Artists, Brooklyn Magazine, March 2016

Pass a Tortilla Factory and Enter a Phantasmagoria of Art, Bedford and Bowery, January 2016

Conversation with Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, NYFA Current, December 2015

An Enchanting Love Letter to her Iranian Heritage, Gallery Gurls, November 29, 2015

Kimia Ferdowsi Kline Takes Residency in Detroit, Playground Detroit, October 5, 2015

Artist's View: Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, Travel + Leisure, October 2015

Artist Feature: Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, By Way of Brooklyn, September 2, 2015

Three Artists On the Verge, Cultured Magazine, Summer 2015

Brooklyn's Ever-Cool Wythe Hotel Now Spotlights Local Artists, Travel + Leisure Magazine, 2015

Kimia Ferdowsi Kline Gets Back to the Garden in 'Chahar Baagh' Paintings, Asia Society, 2012

One Face at a Time, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008

 

T E A C H I N G  +  L E C T U R E S

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Chautauqua Institute, 2019

Visiting Artist, Kunstraum, Brooklyn, NY, 2019

Visiting Artist, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Visiting Artist and Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Visiting Artist, NY Crit Club, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Visiting Artist, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY 2017

Visiting Curator, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2017

Visiting Artist and Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

Visiting Artist Lecture, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2015

P R I V A T E  C O L L E C T I O N S

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Quirk Hotel, Richmond, VA