As Above, So Below: Works by Kimia Kline

April 8 through June 24, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, April 8, 5-­8PM


Kimia was born in Nashville, TN in 1984. She earned an MFA in visual arts at the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA in 2011, and a BFA in painting at Washington University, St. Louis, MO in 2008.

In 2011-­‐2012, she was awarded an artist residency at The Dune in southern India, where she lived and painted for eight months. In 2014, Kimia was named a Makehouse Residency sponsored artist.

Kimia also curates the art collection of Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY, and is represented by Turn Gallery in New York, NY, and the Marrow Gallery in San Francisco, CA.

Most recently, as a finalist for the Basil Alkazzi Award in Painting, she was granted a residency through NYFA. For five weeks she painted and taught in partnership with WSU. The outcome of the residency culminates into the solo exhibition held at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, WSU.

Works by New York based painter Kimia Ferdowsi Kline will be featured at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery (ELJG) as part of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) artist residency program hosted by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University (WSU), Detroit, MI.

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