Kimia Ferdowsi Kline

 ( 1984, Nashville)

New York based painter Kimia Ferdowsi Kline was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1984. She earned an M.F.A. in visual arts at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2011 and holds a B.F.A. in painting from Washington University in St. Louis.

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
Group shows at Ceysson Gallery
Feed the Meter, Wandhaff
September 23 - December 16, 2017


Solo Shows

2017
Bodies Not Our Own, Marrow Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Breathing on Land, Turn Gallery, New York, USA

2016
Sky Thing, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, USA
As Above, So Below, Elaine. L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State, Detroit, USA

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

2014
Eden, Turn Gallery, New York, USA


Selected Group Shows

2017
East Hampton Biennial, Canada Gallery, East Hampton, USA
Salk Talk, Auto Body, Bridgehampton, USA
We Might Not Have a Planet Left Soon, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany
Say Yes, Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Detroit, USA
Body/Head, Field Projects, New York, USA
Salami Salon, 83 Meserole, Brooklyn, USA

2016
The World's Mine Oyster, Galerie Nicolas Hugo, London, United Kingdom
Borderless, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, USA
Phantasmagoria, Idio Gallery, Brooklyn, USA

2015
Tomorrow's Today, Brilliant Champions, Brooklyn, USA
Magical Mystery Tour, Marrow Gallery, San Francisco, USA

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

2013
Headspace, Culture Fix, New York, USA

2012
Heads and Tails, Edgar Modern Gallery, Bath, United Kingdom

2011
Flesh Was The Reason, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2010
Meet Me In the Middle, Treehouse Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Bibliography (selection) :

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

Breathing on Land

Turn Gallery -

May 06, 2017


Kimia Ferdowsi Kline's mythical memory

Cultured Magazine - Ashton Cooper

April 16, 2017


Kimia F. Kline @ the Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery

Detroit Art Review - Clara DeGalan

April 01, 2017


Kimia Ferdowsi Kline

Maake - Maake

January 01, 2017


Feed the Meter Vol. 2

Feed the Meter Vol. 2

December 12, 2017