CV

 

KIMBERLY CHIARIS

Kansas City Art Institute - Bachelor of Fine Art

 EXHIBITIONS

2018

Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO,  Center Forward

Jurors - Kris Graves and Hamidah Glasgow

 

Candela Books + Gallery Unbound 7, Richmond, VA  

 Jurors - Gordon Stettinius and Ashby Nickerson

 

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

 

The Hand Magazine Issue 20, 21

 Jurors - Adam Finkelston and James Meara

 

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

Jurors - Adam Finkelston and James Meara

 

South x South East Gallery, Molena, Georgia

The Women’s Show,  Juror - Molly Roberts

 

SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

Alternative Processes,  Juror - Jill Enfield

 

2016

Amanda Smith Gallery,  Johnson City, TX

Blue2 Juried Show, Juror - 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,   Juror - Vicki Richardson Reed

 

The Hand Magazine Issues 15 and 16

Jurors - Adam Finkelston and James Meara

 

2015

Amanda Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas

  H20,  Juror- S. Gayle Stevens

 

2010

Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park Colorado

Through the Lens: A collection of Fine Art Photographs

Invitational Group Show

 

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!

Invitational Two-Person Exhibition

 

Carol Keller Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Solo Exhibition

 

Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado

 Annual Members 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

 

PUBLICATIONS

The HAND Magazine

Shots Magazine

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

L.A. PhotoCurator-The Tangible Photograph-Juror Award -1st Place

PhotoPlace 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