Group Exhibition “Instalarity” Curated by F. Scott Hess

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Santa Ana, Ca-  Kimberly Brooks will have three works featured in the group exhibition “Instalarity” curated by F. Scott Hess at the Q Art Salon,  November 5-28, 2016 Opening night November 5th 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Participating artists include: Alonsa Guevara, Kimberly Brooks, Charles Antolin, Damian Chavez,Daniel Maidman, Danny Galieote,Dina Brodsky, Felicia Forte, F Scott Hess, George Dawnay, Guno Park, James Thistlethwaite, Jihae Christine Lee,John Brosio, Justin Matthew Tecson, Lola Gil, Marc Dalessio, Marc Trujillo, Maria Kreyn, Michelle Doll, Natalia Fabia, Nina Ulett, Taylor Jade Phillips,Shannon Fody, Stephen Wright, Valerie Pobjoy, Joseph Rivera, William Wray, Yalda Sepahpour, Zoey Frank.  F. Scott Hess published an article about the exhibition here.

Q Art Salon, 205 N Sycamore St, Santa Ana, CA 92701.714-835-8833

Kimberly Brooks Receives Teaching Excellence Award at OTIS

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Los Angeles- Otis College of Art and Design has awarded Kimberly Brooks The Franklin Leigel Award for Teaching Excellence and made her the award’s first recipient. The award was created in the late beloved teacher’s honor after he passed in 2012.

Kimberly Brooks, a was a student of Mr. Leigel’s in the late 1990s and 2000s and brings many of the lessons and practices to her painting classes.  Franklyn Leigel was famous for encouraging students to build grounds as foundations on the canvas and which Kimberly Brooks has incorporated and refined in her teaching today.

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Franklyn Leigel taught painting at Otis for over twenty years. He built his reputation exhibiting internationally in exhibitions over thirty years and was a graduate of the OTIS MFA program.

Art Talk with Kimberly Brooks, Windsor Smith and Rose Apodaca at Reagan Hayes

Reagan Hayes West Week Art & Design Event

Los Angeles — Join Furniture Designer Reagan Hayes, Design Icon Windsor Smith, Writer/ Curator Rose Apodaca and Artist Kimberly Brooks as they explore the interplay between art and the spaces they influence. Introducing new prints by Kimberly Brooks. Join us for  a book signing of Windsor Smith’s latest book Homefront following the event.  

Wednesday, March 23, 4:00 PM
Reagan Hayes Pacific Design Center Showroom, Los Angeles
8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

LEONARDO’S BRAIN Available in Paper Back

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Leonado’s Brain: Understanding Da Vinci’s Creative Genius is now available in paperback. You can get it here

We also wanted to share highlights from the reviews and the book tour since its publication.

Leonardo’s Brain, The Future of the Brain, Dodging Extinction, and Arrival of the Fittest

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity 

The Original Renaissance Man and His Brain by Professor John Seed

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 2min video from the book tour.

Clockwise from left: Kimberly Brooks, Jordan Shlain, Tiffany Shlain