Kimberly Cole Trowbridge

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EDUCATION
2006 M.F.A. Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2003 B.F.A. Painting/B.A. English Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2002 Advanced Drawing/ Renaissance Seminar, Indiana University, Florence, Italy
2000 Academic Year Abroad, University of Kent, Canterbury, England.
GALLERY AFFILIATION
I currently represent myself.
For inquiries, please contact info@kimberlytrowbridge.com

Upcoming partnership with Max Kraushaar of 24HR MART, Twisp, WA.

Specific works can be purchased through Seattle Art Museum Gallery
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 TBA, 24HR MART, Twisp, WA
2016 Kimberly Trowbridge & My Future Self, Calypte Gallery, Seattle, WA
2015 Framing Perception, Gallery4Culture, Seattle, WA
2014 What the Moon Took Outta Me, Studio Installation, 250 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn
2013 Story Tell Her, Blindfold Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Bolted Dream, Blindfold Gallery, Seattle, WA
Dystopia, Plasteel Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Open-In, The Painting Center, Project Room, New York City, NY
Lovers in the Bower, Gallery 40, Seattle, WA
Night Moves, The Living Room, Seattle, WA
2009 Figures, Rosen Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Self as Subject, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2008 Self Reflect, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Northwest Nature, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 American Painting Today, V2, Seattle, WA
Neddy Artist Awards: 20 Years, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, WA
Kimberly Trowbridge's Turn, Project TURN, Joe Bar, Seattle, WA
2015 A Feast of Planes, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Night Flowers and Super Powers, Valley and Taylor, Seattle, WA
Out of Sight, Survey of Contemporary Northwest Art, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
2014 BAM Biennial: Knock on Wood, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
Neddy at Cornish Exhibition, Main Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Beauty Was the Case That They Gave Me, Vignettes, Seattle, WA
Poetry//Painting, Blindfold Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 Faces, Prographica, Seattle, WA
Artists of Prographica, Gallery Space, Bellevue Collage, Bellevue, WA
2012 Outside the Box: Inaugural Show, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
Tenses of Landscape, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Old ghost ranges…, Main Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Decoy, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA
National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Dore Ashton, First Street Gallery, New York City, NY
The Back View, Prographica, in association with Francine Seders, Seattle, WA
My Broken Loom, Curator/ Exhibiting Artist, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Differing Approaches: 4 Artists, Pulliam Gallery, Portland, OR
Refable, Cullom Gallery, Seattle, WA
RED CURRENT (sweet fruit), Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 Cross-Section, Prographica, in association with Francine Seders, Seattle, WA
Inventing an Illusive Space, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
4th National Juried Show, Juror: William Bailey, Prince Street Gallery, New York City, NY
Breadth, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Redirect: Gage Teaching Artist Exhibition, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2010 Introductions, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
A Preview of Things to Come, Prographica, in association with Francine Seders, Seattle, WA
2009 On Paper, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York City, NY
West Coast Drawings: Drawings VIII, Featured Artist, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Invited Artist, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle, WA
Suspend, Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL
Drawing is a Verb, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Color Key, The Painting Center, New York City, NY
Face Forward, Anne Focke Gallery, Seattle City Hall, Seattle, WA
GO! Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
Seven Propositions, selected group show, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
On the Wall: New Instructors at Gage, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2007 Big Painting: Kimberly Trowbridge, Shane Walsh, Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
Annual Juried Erotic Art Exhibit, The Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IN
Structured (In) Time, Selected group show, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006 University Alumni House, Seattle, WA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 Allotropy, Mavris Cultural Center, Juried Group Show, Indianapolis, IN
BFA Thesis Exhibition, The School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2002 National Society of Arts and Letters Showcase, Rosemary P. Miller Gallery, Bloomington, IN
PUBLIC LECTURES/ PANELS/ ARTIST TALKS
2017 Public Lecture. Modern Landscape Painting, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2016 Public Lecture. Matisse, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2014 Visiting Artist. The Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ.

Visiting Artist/ Critic. BFA Painting Seminar, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Installation/Art Event, Under the Catalonian Sun, Seattle Art Museum REMIX, Seattle, WA.

Guest Lecturer. Clark Art Talk Series Clark College, Vancouver, WA.
2013 Visiting Artist/ Critic. The Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

Guest Artist. ArtTalk with Gary Faigin, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA.

Guest Lecturer. Gore Fuss Studio, Olympia, WA.
2012 Tour Guide/ Lecturer. Elles: from the Pompidou, Paris. Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.

Panelist. On Representation and Abstraction. Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Visiting Artist/ Critic. School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Panelist. Decoy. Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Panelist. Concept into Form. Prographica, Seattle, WA.

Curator's Lecture. Patterns of Thought. Gage Academy of Art, Seattle WA.

Panelist. Contemporary Art and Design. Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA.
2011 Visiting Artist/ Critic. Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

Panelist. Sustenance: Mastery. Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.

Panelist. Contemporary Art and Design. Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA.
2010 Lecturer. Color for Painters Lecture Series. Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA.

Studio Visit. Advanced Figure Painting Class. Western Washington University. Seattle, WA.

Panelist. Contemporary Art and Design. Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA.
2009 Lecturer. The Picture Plane is a Mirror. Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA.
SELECTED REVIEWS/FEATURES
Manitach, Amanda. Edwards, Miguel. “The Unstoppable Kimberly Trowbridge.” CityArts. Web. 1 April 2015.
http://cityartsonline.com/articles/unstoppable-kimberly-trowbridge
Manitach, Amanda. “Sketchbook Porn: Kimberly Trowbridge.” City Arts. Web. 22 Oct 2014.
http://cityartsonline.com/articles/sketchbook-porn-kimberly-trowbridge
Langner, Erin. “Best in Show." New American Paintings. Web. 11 Nov 2013.
http://newamericanpaintings.com/blog/best-show-painting-highlights-seattle%E2%80%99s-affordable-art-fair
Buben, Jeremy. “Seeking New Best Friend." Art Nerd Seattle. Web. 8 Nov 2013.
http://art-nerd.com/seattle/seeking-new-best-friend/
Can Serrat. “Meet the Artist: Kimberly Trowbridge." Can Serrat. Web. 24 Oct 2013.
http://www.canserratart.com/2013/10/meet-artist-kimberly-trowbridge.html
Manitach, Amanda. “Fall Art Walk Awards Finalists." CityArts. Web. 2 Oct 2013.
http://www.cityartsonline.com/articles/fall-art-walk-awards-finalists
Graves, Jen. “Facing Painting." The Stranger. Web. 25 Sept 2013.
http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/facing-painting/Content?oid=17825488
Manitach, Amanda. “Double Down: Two Weeks of Shows." CityArts. Web. 18 Sept 2013.
http://www.cityartsonline.com/articles/double-down-two-weeks-shows
Graves, Jen. “Currently Hanging: Kimberly Trowbridge's Tantrum and Rebuilding.”
The Stranger Slog. Web. 17 Sept 2013.
http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2013/09/17/currently-hanging-kimberly-trowbridges-tantrum-and-rebuilding
Cover Art. The Stranger. May 16 - 22, 2012. Vol. 21, No. 37.
http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/CoverArt?oid=13667893&year=2012
Milosovich, Pete. “Fatalities of the Heart." SeattleArtBloc. Web. 26 May 2012.
http://www.seattleartbloc.com/
Rumold, Danila. “My Broken Loom." Contemplative Process. Web. 15 May 2012.
http://www.contemplativeprocess.wordpress.com/2012/05/15/my-broken-loom
Graves, Jen. “The Stranger Suggests: Kimberly Trowbridge.” The Stranger. Web. 2 May. 2012.
http://www.thestranger.com/Suggests/2012/05/02
Bartels, Andrew. “My Broken Loom.” Visual Art Source. Web. 28 April. 2012.
http://www.visualartsource.com/index.php?page=editorial&pcID=26&aID=1203
Manitach, Amanda. “Bolted Dream and Blindfold.” City Arts Magazine. Web. 18 April. 2012.
http://www.cityartsonline.com/blog/2012/04/bolted-dream-and-blindfold
Bartels, Andrew. “The Way Thought Moves.” The Monarch Review. Web. 11 April. 2012.
http://www.themonarchreview.org/the-way-thought-moves
Graves, Jen. “Currently Hanging: A Great Big Luscious Painting by Kimberly Trowbridge and Other Sweet Fruits.”
The Stranger Slog. Web. March, 2012.
http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2012/03/23/currently-hanging-a-great-big-luscious-painting-by-kimberly-trowbridge-and-other-sweet-fruits
Bartels, Andrew. “Inventing an Illusive Space.” Artdish Magazine. Web. Aug, 2011.
http://www.artdish.com/feature.aspx?ID=114
Langner, Erin. “Artist vs. Studio: Kimberly Trowbridge.” New American Paintings. Web. 7 July. 2011.
http://newamericanpaintings.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/artist-vs-studio-kimberly-trowbridge/
“Kimberly Trowbridge.” The Monarch Review. Web. 13 March. 2011.
http://www.themonarchreview.org/kimberly-trowbridge/
Bartels, Andrew. "Gallery 40: Space as Medium." Artdish. Web. 23 Sept. 2010.
http://www.artdish.com/post/2010/09/23/Gallery-40-Space-as-Medium.aspx
Shafkind, Erin. "Erin Shafkind's Illustrated Studio Tours, Part 5: Kimberly Trowbridge.”
City Arts. Web. 24 August 2010.
http://www.cityartsmagazine.com/blog/2010/08/trowbridge
Davis, Brangien. "Pleased to Meet You." Seattle Magazine. March 2010: 107.
Demetre, Jim. "Kimberly Trowbridge at Gage Academy." Artdish. Editor's Picks. Web. 17 Feb. 2009.
http://www.artdish.com/ubbcgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=39&t=000400
Nichols, Thea Liberty. "Hanging with Paintings in Suspend." ARTslant Chicago. Web. 1 Jan. 2009.
http://www.artslant.com/chi/articles/show/4117
Pothast, Emily. "Kimberly Trowbridge's Archetypal Acts of Creation." Translinguistic Other. Web. 15 December 2008.
http://emilypothast.wordpress.com/2008/12/15/kimberly-trowbridges-archetypal-acts-of-creation/
Lawrence, Blythe. "Art Gone Wild at the Henry." The Daily of the University of Washington. Web. 1 June 2006.
http://dailyuw.com/2006/6/1/art-gone-wild-at-the-henry/
INTERVIEWS
Guppy, Nancy. “Color to the Masses with Artist Kimberly Trowbridge.” Art Zone, The Seattle Channel, 6 March 2015.
http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos?videoid=x53082
Hytone, David. "Kimberly Trowbridge." The Makers Podcast. Episode 15. 4 March 2015.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/themakers-podcast/id940287175
Smith, Emilie. “Kimberly Trowbridge: Physical Memory.” Bellevue Arts Museum 2014 Biennial: Knock on Wood.
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153001910440589&pnref=story
Neddy Award Finalist, Cornish College of the Arts, Reel Girls Production: Aug 2014.
https://vimeo.com/106095662
Uitti, Jake. “Dear Diary: Kimberly Trowbridge." The Monarch Review. Web. 11 Feb 2014.
http://www.themonarchreview.org/the-artist-currently-known-as-kim-trowbridge/
Arnold, Sharon. “Dear Diary: Kimberly Trowbridge." Art Nerd. Web. 16 Nov 2013.
http://art-nerd.com/seattle/dear-diary-kimberly-trowbridge/
King, Sam. "Tenses of Lanscape (pt.3)." Midwest Capacity. Web. Oct 2012.
http://mwcapacity.wordpress.com/2012/10/15/tenses-of-landscape-pt-3
Manitach, Amanda. "Kimberly Trowbridge: a brief questionnaire.”
Documents from the Living Room. Web. 10 Nov 2010.
http://livingroomart.tumblr.com/post/1536564895/trowbridge
Huberman, Bond. "The Enquiring Mind." Seattle City Arts Magazine. November 2009: 41-47.
Veltcamp, Joey. "Kimberly Trowbridge." Best Of. Web. 8 May 2009.
http://joeyveltkamp.blogspot.com/2009/05/kimberly-trowbridge.html
Arnold, Sharon. "Interview, Kimberly Trowbridge." Dimensions Variable. Web. 2 May 2009.
http://dimensionsarevariable.blogspot.com/2009/05/interview-kimberly-trowbridge.html
AWARDS AND HONORS
2016 Finalist: The Neddy Award, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2015 Finalist: Summer Art Walk Awards, CityArts, Seattle, WA
Artist in Residence, Foundation OBRAS, Evoramonte, Portugal
2014 GAP Grant Recipient, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
Finalist: The Neddy Award, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Artist in Residence, Foundation OBRAS, Evoramonte, Portugal
2013 Finalist: Fall Art Walk Awards, CityArts, Seattle, WA
Artist in Residence, Can Serrat, El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain.
2010 Nominee: The Brink Award, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Finalist: Seattle Public Utilities Emerging Artist Commission, Seattle, WA
2008 smART Ventures Grant, Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culteral Affairs, Seattle, WA
2006 Exellence in Teaching Nominee, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle. WA
2005 Gonzales Merit Scholarship, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2004 Recruitment Scholarship, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Partial Fellowship Recipient, Vermont Studio Center, Artist-in-Residence, Johnson, VT
2003 Independent Research Grant, Honors College, Indiana University
Elected member Phi Beta Kappa Society
2002 Schnicke Merit Award, National Society of Arts and Letters
International Experience Grant, Florence, Italy, Honors College, Indiana University
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017 PORTUGAL TOUR, Plein Air Painting in the Altentejo
with Kimberly Trowbridge and Saranjan Tours!
2015 The Trowbridge Atelier: Contemporary Studio
Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2014 PORTUGAL TOUR, Plein Air Painting in Sintra, Portugal
with Kimberly Trowbridge and Saranjan Tours!
2013 SPAIN TOUR, Plein Air Painting in La Rioja, Spain
with Kimberly Trowbridge and Saranjan Tours!
2012 SPAIN TOUR, Plein Air Painting in La Rioja, Spain
with Kimberly Trowbridge and Saranjan Tours!
2009- Founder, Top Hat Studio, Seattle, WA.
Studio Intensive: Figure Painting.
2006- Current Instructor/ Lecturer, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA.
Color for Painters, Beginning Figure Painting, Intermediate Figure Painting:
Figure in Context, Contemporary Portrait Painting, Design Concepts,
Beginning Figure Drawing, Teen Intensive Program:
Contemporary Studio and Portfolio Development.
2007/08 Visiting Lecturer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
ART 110: Form and Content: Beginning Drawing
ART 203: Contemporary Studio Drawing
ART 305: Experimental Drawing
2006/07 Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
ART 190: Introduction to Drawing
ART 290: Beginning Figure Drawing
ART 292: Beginning Painting