KIMBERLY CHIARIS

 kchiaris@icloud.com

Kansas City Art Institute Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1984 Photography

EXHIBITIONS

2018

The Hand Magazine Issue 20

Light Intersection, Gilbert, AZ Light Sensitive 2018 Juror - Scott B. Davis

L.A. PhotoCurator
The Tangible Photograph
Juror - Blue Mitchell - Awarded 1st Place

2017

Amanda Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX Unique-Alternative Process Juror - Christina Z Anderson

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT Still Life: The Ordinary Made Extraordinary Juror - Kate Breakey
Awarded Honorable Mention

The Hand Magazine Issue 17 and Issue 18

 

2016

Amanda Smith Gallery Johnson City, TX Blue2 Juried ShowJuror - Melanie Walker
Awarded - Juror Selection for "A Short Story”

FotoFest 2016, Houston, TX

"A Hope, Prayer, and a Dream" Wheat Pasting Exhibition for Main Street Projects Shootapalooza Collective, a community of photographers whose focus is placed on alternative processes and sharing ideas.

Jurors- Laura Corley Burlton and Martha Brasted Corn

Amanda Smith Gallery Johnson City, Texas Lumens Juried Show Juror - Vicki Richardson Reed

The Hand Magazine Issues 15 and 16

2015

Amanda Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas H20 Juried Show

2010

Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park Colorado Through the Lens: A collection of Fine Art Photographs

Invitational Group Show

Juror- S. Gayle Stevens

2008

Photo De Novo, Ft. Collins, Colorado Two Person Invitational

2006

Sierra Fine Art, Loveland, Colorado Group Show/ Featured Artist in May

Studio 121, Loveland, Colorado Gallery Representation

Mosaic Gallery, Berthoud, Colorado Gathered Waters
Solo Exhibition

2003

Salon Bellissimo, Boulder, Colorado European Travel Journal
Solo Exhibition

2001

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Andiamo!

Carol Keller Gallery, Denver, Colorado Solo Exhibition

Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado Annual Members Exhibition

Invitational Two-Person Exhibition

2000

The Reality Gallery, Loveland, Colorado The Alternative Process Invitational Exhibition

Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado Annual Members Exhibition

The Market Street Gallery at Guiry’s, Denver, Colorado The No Zone (A Traveling Exhibit) Invitational Exhibition

1998

Woman's Art Center and Gallery, Denver, Colorado A Woman's Eye; Photography by Colorado Artists Group Exhibition

Carol Keller Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Intro; Photo Based Work, Art Forms, Artist's Books Invitational Exhibition Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Driscoll University Center University of Denver Annual Member Exhibition

1997

Emanuel Gallery, University of Colorado at Denver Visions Contemporary Colorado Photography
Group Exhibition

Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Driscoll University Center, University of Denver Common Ground, Uncommon Bond
Two Person Invitational – Personal Vision Award

1996

Canyon Wind Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado One More Dance!
Invitational Exhibition

After Image Gallery, Dallas, Texas Shots Magazine Show Group Exhibition

1995

The Museum of North West Colorado The Camera's Eye Group Exhibition Craig, Colorado

Illustrated Light Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado Group Exhibition

1994

Loveland Museum and Gallery, Loveland, Colorado The Photograph 1994: Images in History and Fine Art Group Exhibition

George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri PhotospivaGroup Exhibition

Illustrated Light Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado Group Exhibition

1990

Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri

River Market Regional Show

1986

Summit Art Center Summit, New Jersey Group Exhibition

1984

Brookside Framing and Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri Solo Exhibition

Group Exhibition

PUBLICATIONS

The HAND Magazine HM Hard Music MagazineShots Magazine

HONORS AND AWARDS

L.A. PhotoCurator-The Tangible Photograph-Juror Award -1st PlacePhotoPlace Gallery -Still Life: The Ordinary Made Extraordinary-Honorable Mention

Amanda Smith Gallery-Blue2-Juror’s Selection

Colorado Photographic Arts Center -Personal Vision Award-Two Person Exhibition Kansas City Art Institute -Dean’s List of Academic Achievement

Kansas City Art Institute - Connie Griffith Memorial Photography Award for Outstanding Achievement

ASSOCIATIONS

Shootapalooza Photographic Collective Center for Fine Art Photography Colorado Photographic Arts Center