About


Kimberly Brooks, (b. New York, NY) is a multi-disciplinary artist actively exhibiting her works as a painter as well as participating in collaborations with other artists via books and other media.  Her recent exhibitions include Brazen, Fever Dreams and the Untitled Art Fair.  Current books featuring her work include Brazen: A Painting and Poetry Collection and Fever Dreams including essays by Michael Wilson and Shana Nys Dambrot.  Permanent Art installations include The Cooper Design Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Brooks is the recipient of the Franklyn Liegel Award for Teaching Excellent at Otis and author of Oil Painting Safe Practices Materials & Supplies: The Essential Guide.

S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N S 

2019 “Untitled” Art Fair, San Francisco (2 Person Show)
2018 “Fever Dreams”, Mt SAC, Walnut, CA
2017 “Brazen”, Zevitas Marcus, Los Angeles, CA
2015 “Thread and Bone”, The Cooper Building, Los Angeles, CA
2014  “I Have A King Who Does Not Speak”, Roosevelt Library, TX
2014  “I Notice People Disappear”, ArtHouse429, West Palm Beach, FLA
2011  “Thread”, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
2010  “The Stylist Project: LA Edition”, Taylor De Cordoba, LA, CA
2008  “Technicolor Summer”, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
2007  “Mom’s Friends”, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
2006  “The Whole Story”, Risk Press Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

2019 Portraits of the Interior, University California Riverside
2019 Sacred and Profane, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles
2018 Nature Worship, Mash Gallery, Los Angeles
2016 Instalarity, Q Art Salon, Curator F. Scott. Hess
2013 Forest from The Trees: White Box Gallery, San Diego, CA
Sense and Sensibility: Mt. San Antoniono College, Walnut, CA
Mirorring: Refraction through the Female Gaze,Mirus Gallery, San Francisco
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
ArtPad SF, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012 Coming Together. Curator Sonny Ruscha, Laura Grover, Fabien Fryns, Los Angeles, CA
New American Paintings, Juried Exhibitions in Print.
Pacific Coast Edition. 101
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
2011 5 Year Group Show, featuring Kimberly Brooks Miniatures. Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Women of Women: The Female Form, Curator, Yasmine Mohseni, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
2009 ArtHaus: Los Angeles | Berlin. 20 Artists from Los Angeles and Berlin. Curator Thomas Schirnboeck, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Manheim, Germany, Venice, CA USA
Made in California, Eight California Artists: including Ed Moses, Laddi John Dill, Kimberly Brooks, Curator Stephanie Addis, Santa Monica, CA
2008 POP Up @ The Parker, New York, NY
New American Paintings “Pacific Coast Edition.” No. 79: 21-24. Juror, Rita Gonzolas, Associate Curator of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
ArtLA, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
Aqua Art Miami, Taylor De Cordoba, Miami, FL
Incognito Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Cover Version, Curator Timothy Hull, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
Aqua Int’l Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, Florida
LA> Orange County Museum, Auction, Orange County, CA
2006 24th Annual Juried Exhibition. Juror Elizabeth Sussman, Remote Viewing: Invented Worlds in Recent Painting and Drawing. Curator Whitney Museum of American Art, Plaeides Gallery, New York, NY
Juried Exhibition, Topanga Canyon Gallery. Juror, Artist Chris Burden, Los Angeles, CA
A Show of Portraits. Risk Press Gallery, Curator, Charles Pendergrast
2005 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition. Juror, Jordan Cantor, Museum of Modern Art, Pleaides Gallery, New York, NY
The Human Form. Juried Exhibition, Long Beach Museum. Long Beach
Juror Exhibition, Joan Hugo, California Institute of the Arts
2004 Democracy in Action, Phillips De Pury, PDC, Curator Brooke Emerson, Los Angeles, CA

E D U C A T I O N
B.A.  Literature, UC Berkeley,1989
Painting, Otis College of Art & Design, 2002-2004 UCLA 2002

S P E A K I N G   &   P R E S E N T A T I O N S

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art)
TEDXFullerton
INSIDE EDGE
UCLA
USC (University of Southern California)
OTIS College of Art & Design
UCB (University of California Berkeley)

E D I T O R I A L   &  C U R A T I O N

Creator, The Imageblog
Founding Arts Editor, Huffington Post
Highlights & Milestones
Founder Arts & Culture
Introducing Huffington Post Arts
Creator,Curator, Art Meets Science
Founding Science Editor
Upcoming Curator, Summer Exhibition, Zevitas Marcus

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