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K i m b e r l y   M a r i n a   M c k i n n i s

A r t i s t   |   C u r a t o r   |   C o l l a b o r a t o r

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E d u c a t i o n                                                                                                     

2014   

MFA Exhibition Design, Museum Studies Certificate— California State University Fullerton, Cum Laude  

 2010   

BFA Studio Art, Glass Concentration— California State University Fullerton, Magna Cum Laude        

 C u r a t o r i a l   P r o j e c t s

           

(Forthcoming) 2019   

The Barry and Gordon Art Gallery, Old Dominion University, Let Them Eat Cake: A Second helping

           

2018    

Third Thursday Performance at the Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio: Chaos & Awe, Norfolk, VA

Rutter Family Art Foundation at Commune, Slouching Toward Sunshine, NEON arts district, Norfolk, VA

ORIGIN Gallery, Governor’s School for the Arts, Imported: Glass Art Society Exhibition 

World Trade Center Gallery, Gender Monologue, Day Job Projects Featuring, D. Hill Solo Exhibition

Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Blind Sighted, 3rd Thursday, with the Governor’s School for the Arts

Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Becoming Unburdened, 3rd Thursday, Visiting Artist

2016   

Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA, For All Handkind Artist Collective

Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY, Let Them Eat Cake

2015   

Laguna Ink Spot Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Plastic Paradise,

Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA, Curators in Conversation

Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, History Repaints Itself

Laguna Ink Spot Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Blast from the Past

2014   

Grand Central Art Center Collaboration Studio, Santa Ana, CA, Insti-tuitional Critique

California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, Our Synthetic Footprin

California State University Fullerton, CA, JUNK-N-GYRE: A 5 Gyres Travelling Exhibition

 Laguna Ink Spot Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, TattooPOP! Vintage Inspired Paintings

 Grand Central Art Center, Curatorial Collab Studio, Santa Ana, CA, #tagsforlikes

 Laguna Ink Spot Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, A Line in the Dark: Bleach Paintings

2013     

Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA, The Show and Tell Exhibition

Grand Central Art Center Curatorial Collab Studio, Santa Ana, CA, Waking Dreams

 California State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, Even-weave, West Gallery

 Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA, You Are What You Concede

 Palm Courts Arts Complex, The Great Park, Irvine, CA, Orange County Curator Challenge: Sun Soil City

2012   

Cal State University Fullerton, Fullerton CA Lee and Nicholas Begovich Gallery, Interstice: New Economies for Creative Communities (MFA Thesis Exhibition)

 

S e l e c t e d   E x h i b i t i o n s

2019    

Virginia Glass Guild Member’s Show, Slover Library, Norfolk, Virginia

Now Arriving, The Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia

2018     

Adorn, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Hampton, VA

Virginia Glass Guild Annual Member’s Exhibition, Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA

Now Arriving, The Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia

Tidewater Community College Faculty Exhibition, Portsmouth Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA

Old Dominion University Faculty Show, Gordon & Baron Elin Galleries, Norfolk, VA

 Virginia Glass Guild Members Exhibition, The Slover Library, Norfolk, VA

2017     

Tidewater Community College Faculty Exhibition, Portsmouth Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA

VGG 30th Annual Juried Show, Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Norfolk, VA

The Norfolk International Airport, Now Arriving, Chrysler Glass Studio Show

Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Dream House Remix, Newport News, VA

Tidewater Community College, Breaking Barriers, Portsmouth, VA

Glass Wheel Studio, Resident Artist Show, Norfolk, VA

The Chrysler Museum of Art, The Chrysler Performs, Norfolk, VA

The Portsmouth Fine Arts Center, Embracing Narrative, Portsmouth, VA

2016    

The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Vestibule 102, Fight or Flight?, Norfolk, VA

Workhouse Arts Center, Glass National, Lorton, VA

Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Virginia Glass Guild 29th Annual Exhibition, Hampton VA

The Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Vestibule 102, Norfolk, VA, OPEN SOURCE

Sikka Art Fair, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Dubai, Post Glass Film Festival

Suffolk Art Gallery, Handle with Care, Suffolk, VA,

d’ART Center, Spectrum Invitational Exhibition, Norfolk, VA

2015   

City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA, Made in California

2012   

DA Gallery, Pomona, CA, Trilateral Exchange

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, GLASS: A Juried Art Show

The Urban Arts Space at Ohio State University, Tracing Lines, Columbus, OH

2011   

Australian Glass Conference, Post Glass Video Festival, Sydney Australia

2010   

Heller Gallery, New York, NY, How is this Glass? Post-Glass Video Festival

It Looks Like it’s Open, Tracing Lines Project, Columbus, OH

OBJCT Gallery, Pomona, CA, Re-appropriate

2009   

California State University Fullerton, Ca, Exit Gallery, Annual Juried Student Show

Professional Experience

2019

Visiting Artist In Residence, Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk, VA

2018     

Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Adjunct Faculty, Norfolk, VA

Virginia Glass Guild Co-Vice President, Annual Exhibition Co-Chair, Norfolk, VA

Old Dominion University, Adjunct Faculty, Arts 203: 3D Design, Arts 204: Concepts, Norfolk, VA

Tidewater Community College, Adjunct Faculty, Art Appreciation, Portsmouth, VA

The Governor’s School for the Arts, Adjunct Faculty, Glass Instructor        

2017     

Owner, For All Handkind Collective, MacArthur Center, Norfolk, Virginia

Manager, For All Handkind Collective Pop-up, Selden Market, Norfolk, Virginia

Resident Artist, Artistic Incubator Program, Glass Wheel Studio, Norfolk, VA

The Governor’s School for the Arts, Preparator- Origin Gallery, Norfolk VA

Charlotte Potter Designs, Administrative Assistant & Studio Assistant, Norfolk VA

2016     

MFA Traveling Assistant, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

Vestibule 102 Manager, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

Visiting Artist Coordinator, Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA

Founder & Artist Coordinator, For All Hand Kind Artist Collective, Norfolk VA      

2014-15  

Exhibitions Coordinator, Titan Student Union Galleries, CSU Fullerton, CA

2013-15 

Co-Founder and Exhibition Coordinator, Day Job Projects, Curatorial Team, USA

2012-14 

Exhibitions Coordinator at City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2012      

Educational Programmer at 141 Penn Studios, El Segundo, CA

2010-11  

English teacher for My English School, Gifu-City, Japan

2007-10  

Gallery Assistant for the Begovich Gallery at Cal State University Fullerton, CA

2006-07  

Student Assistant, Dean’s Office, College of the Arts, CSU Fullerton

 

A w a r d s  |  G r a n t s

2019

Scholarship— Pittsburgh Glass Center

2018   

Juror’s award of Excellence, Virginia Glass Guild 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, Hank Murta Adams

Rutter Family Art Foundation, Curatorial Fellowship, Exhibition Grant Funding 

2017    

2nd Place, 30th Virginia Glass Guild Annual Exhibition, Juried by Jutta-Annette Page

UrbanGlass Student Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY

2016   

Honorable Mention, Virginia Glass Guild 29th Annual Exhibition, Juried by Katya & Doug Heller

2015   

UrbanGlass Partner University of California Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY

2012   

EPOCH Graduate Research Fund Grant, Cal State University Fullerton, CA

2011   

Bishop & Sumner Merritt Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle MN

2010   

Partner Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Work Study Scholarship, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

2009   

Student Scholarship Winner, Glass Art Society, USA

Summer Program Scholarship, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2008   

Student Scholarship Recipient, CSU Summer Arts Program, Fresno, CA

 

B i b l i o g r a p h y  

2018    Coastal Virginia Business Magazine, Small But Spirited, June/July Volume 3 Issue , pgs 26-37

2017    The Mace and Crown, The Glass Blowers of Norfolk, Issue I, a publication of Old Dominion University

2013    New Glass Review 34, a publication of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

2012    Interstice: New Economies for Creative Communities, A ‘Plantable’ Exhibition Catalog,

Greenfield Paper Company, San Diego, California

2011    New Glass Review 32, a publication of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

2010    Issues in Science and Technology, a publication of the National Academy of Sciences,

National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine and the University of Texas at Dallas, fall volume

 

2 0 1 9   A s s o c i a t i o n s

For All Handkind Artist Collective, Founder

Virginia Glass Guild, Co-Vice President

Glass Art Society, Member