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White Side and The Divide at the Delaware Art Museum

Kim Rice’s large works White Side and The Divide will be installed at the Delaware Art Museum throughout the fall and winter of this year. The museum's Juried Craft Exhibition opens October 20, 2018 and continues through January 27, 2019.

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O’Donnell Heights mural

Kim is the lead artist for a community-wide mural celebrating O’Donnell in Baltimore, MD.

Prospect Satellite

This year’s Prospect New Orleans will include new work from Kim Rice—a 1000-square-foot fiber-art installation—as part of its triennial Satellite program. Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp will feature works from a wide variety of artists exploring the creation of beauty from darkness and struggle. The show opens November 18th and runs through May 2018.

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Red,White + Blue

Several of Kim Rice’s works will be showing this spring at Red,White + Blue a national exhibition juried by Camilo Alvarez. The selection will include work from both her magazine and redlining series. The show opens March 16, 2018 and runs through April 20. Opening reception Friday, March 16 at the Brookline Arts Center in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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Shelter

Kim Rice’s work “Redlining” will appear in the in the Jodee Harris Gallery at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania as part of a collaboration with the Society for Contemporary Craft. The exhibit takes place October 26th through November 21st, 2017.

Fantastic Fibers

Kim Rice’s large-scale work White Side will be installed at the Yeiser Art Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Fantastic Fibers is “an international juried exhibition that seeks to showcase a wide range of outstanding works related to the fiber medium.” This catalog show is put on every April.

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Fictive Selves of Color

Several works from Kim Rice’s series White issues will be on display at the OU Lightwell Gallery as part of the exhibit “Fictive Selves of Color.” The show, presented by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, “explores how different colors and races contribute to Aesthetics and Ethics in society” and runs from March 6th – 24th.

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24 Works on Paper

A map from Kim Rice’s redlining series has been selected for the biennial “24 Works on Paper,” a travelling exhibition of paper-based work by contemporary artists. The show runs through the end of January 2018. See the web site for the schedule.

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It Took A While

Kim Rice’s 11'×19' installation White Side will be exhibited this November at the Harry Wood Gallery in Tempe, Arizona, as part of the Fiber Arts Network's 2016 catalog show It Took A While. The opening reception is Tuesday, November 8.

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12×12

On September 23, Kim Rice will be among the artists auctioning their work at this year’s 12×12, an annual event held by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. Open to the public starting at 7pm.

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Concept/Survey

Curator’s Choice Award

Kim Rice’s redlining installation won the Curator's Choice Award in the 2016 Concept/Survey show curated by Adam Welch. The exhibition is showing through through July 23rd at the Hardesty Art Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Kim Rice is a Finalist for the New Orleans Art Council Direct Purchase award. Her work will be shown during the Art+Architecture Forum in New Orleans on May 5th.

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Noche Cubana!

Two of Kim Rice's pieces will be auctioned off at Noche Cubana!, a celebration of Cuban arts and culture, including music, dance, art, and comedy. The event takes place on Saturday, April 2, at Mainsite gallery in Norman, Oklahoma.

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Public Narrative: Story of Self, us & Now

Kim Rice's work is being shown at Mainsite gallery in Norman, OK as part of the exhibition Public Narrative: Story of Self, Us, & Now, a show curated by the 2015 Oklahoma Art Writing and Curatorial Fellows to "highlight the complexity of our stories as we look inward, to the community, and finally, to the future." (source). February 12 — March 11, 2016

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Concept/Focus Finalist

Kim Rice is a finalist in the upcoming Concept/Focus, a triennial curated group exhibition of new work by 4 Oklahoma artists and 4 artists from a partner city in the region.

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No Dead Artists

Kim Rice's work is being shown at the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans as part of the 19th annual NO DEAD ARTISTS, an international juried exhibition of contemporary art. September 2 – 26, 2015

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Art Focus

Kim Rice is featured in the September/October issue of Art Focus Magazine.

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Seven-State Biennial Exhibition

Kim Rice's work will be shown at the Seven-States Biennial Exhibition, opening September 26 at USAO's Nesbitt Gallery. The show will travel to the Charles B. Goddard center in Ardmore and closes out in the Musesum of the Red River in Idabel, Oklahoma on November 4.

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View Kim’s full artist CV

Education

  • 2015 MFA, Printmaking, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2006 Teaching Certification K-12, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2003 BFA, Sculpture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2001 Universidad Polytechnica, Valencia, Spain

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

  • 2018 Third Place, National Juried Exhibit, Deleplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD
  • 2018 Honorarium, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria VI
  • 2016 Curator’s Choice Award, Concept/Survey (Curator Adam Welch), Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa OK
  • 2015 Artist INC Fellow, Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2015 Student Award of Excellence, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Norman, OK
  • 2014—15 Graduate Student Research Fellow, Center for Social Justice, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2013—15 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, School of Art and Art History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2014 Art Fellowship and Honorarium, Norman Arts Council, Norman, OK
  • 2014 McNeese Grant for socially engaged practice, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK 2014
  • 2014 Museum Association Award, 100th Student Exhibition (Juror: Michael Ray Charles), Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman, OK
  • 2013 Merit Award, Container Show, Paseo Art Space, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2013 Honorable Mention, Seven State Biennial (regional show), Nesbitt Gallery, Chickasha, OK
  • 2013 Best in Show, Edge Art Now, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2012 Juror’s Choice Award, 99th Student Exhibition, Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman, OK
  • 2011 Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Professional Grant, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018 The Safety Net — Richmond, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria VI
  • 2017 The Divide, Prospect Satellite, CANO Creative Space, New Orleans, LA
  • 2015 White Art, Mainsite Contemporary, Library Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibit, Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK
  • 2013 Structures, Marvin Embree Gallery Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2011 Revolve, Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2010 Kitchen Sink, Ring of Fire Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2005 Religious Iconography, Samson Smith and Stokes Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 Juried Craft Exhibition, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
  • 2018 No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrera Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • 2018 And Now for Something New, Le Mieux Galleries, New Orleans, LA
  • 2018 Micro/Macro, Foundry Art Centre, St Charles, MO
  • 2018 National Juried Exhibit, Deleplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD
  • 2018 Red, White + Blue, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA (curated by Camilo Alvarez)
  • 2017 24 Works on Paper, 24 Works on Paper, Traveling Exhibit, OK (Catalog)
  • 2017 Shelter, Jodee Harris Gallery, Greensburg, PA
  • 2017 Fictive Selves of Color, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2017 Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY (Catalog)
  • 2017 Equality Matters, Mildred M Cox Gallery, Fulton, MO
  • 2016 It Took A While, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ (Catalog)
  • 2016 12×12, Science Museum of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2016 Art and Architecture Forum, New Orleans Art Council, New Orleans LA
  • 2016 24 Works on Paper, Traveling Exhibit, OK (Catalog)
  • 2016 Concept/Survey, Hardesty Art Center, Tulsa, OK (curated by Adam Welch) (catalog)
  • 2016 Faculty Show, Melton Gallery, Edmond, OK
  • 2016 Public Narrative: Story of Self, Us & Now, Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK
  • 2015 Seven State Biennial, Traveling Exhibit, OK (curated by James Surls) (Catalog)
  • 2015 No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrera Gallery, New Orleans, LA (curated by Max Fishko, Valerie Cassell Oliver, David Workman)
  • 2014 Fiberworks, Individual Artist of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2014 MFA Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2014 100th Student Exhibition, Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman, OK (curated by Michael Ray Charles)(catalog)
  • 2013 Container Show, Paseo Art Space, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2013 Dissociative, ShiftSpace Gallery, Wichita, KS
  • 2013 MFA Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2013 Seven State Biennial, Nesbitt Gallery, Chickasha, OK (Catalog)
  • 2013 Edge Art Now, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2013 99th Student Exhibit, Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman, OK
  • 2012 MFA Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2009 Out of Sight, Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2009 Birthday Bash, Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2009 Biciclette, Dreamer Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2008 All City Art Show, Norman Performing Arts Center, Norman, OK
  • 2007 Momentum, Oklahoma Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2003 Capstone, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2003 Student Exhibition, Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman, OK
  • 2003 The War Show, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2002 Student Exhibition, Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman, OK
  • 2002 Holiday Exhibition, Crucible Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2002 Biting The Apple, Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2001 United We Fall, Lightwell Gallery, Norman, OK
  • 2001 Cabanyal Puertos Abiertos, Cabanyal, Valencia, Spain (International Exhibition) (Catalog)
  • 2001 Fer en Ferro, Museo del Cavos, Valencia, Spain (International Exhibition) (Catalog)
  • 2000 Student Exhibition, Fred Jones Museum of Art, Norman OK

Selected Bibliography

  • 2017 Prospect Satellite interview. WBOK Radio, New Orleans, LA (on Soundcloud)
  • 2015 Lauren Scarpello. “White Art,” Art Focus Oklahoma. Sept/Oct. 2015, Vol 30, No. 5
  • 2011 Art Mixed Media”, Oklahoma Gazette; “Teachers featured at art gallery”, Norman Transcript; “Revolve”, The Oklahoman
  • 2009 Bike Gang”, Oklahoma Gazette, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2000 Tulane Review, Compilation of International art and literature, New Orleans, LA
  • 1999 Tulane Review, Compilation of International art and literature, New Orleans, LA

Professional Experience

  • 2015—17 Adjunct Professor, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
    • Beginning Drawing II: Figure and Anatomy, ART 1043
    • Intro to Drawing/Non-Art Major, ART 1013
  • 2015—16 Adjunct Professor, Oklahoma University, Norman, OK
    • Core Studio 1: Surface, ART 1033,
    • Core Studio 2: Space and Time, ART 1043
  • 2013—15 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
    • Intermediate Printmaking II ART 3753
    • Core Studio I: Surface ART-1033-900 [Instructor of Record]
    • Non-Majors: 2-Dimensional Art ARNM-1003-001 [Instructor of Record]
  • 2014 Printmaking Technician, Oklahoma Fall Arts Institute, Altus, OK
  • 2006—12 Fine Arts Teacher, Norman High School, Norman, OK (Drawing, Sculpture, Advanced Placement)

Lectures/Presentaions

  • 2016 Gallery talk, Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK
  • 2015 Gallery talk, Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK
  • 2015 Artist lecture, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2011 Gallery Talk, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

Related Experience

  • 2018 Lead Artist for O'Donnell Heights Mural, Baltimore, MD
  • 2015 Assisted Sarah Sense in an installation for Intertwined, Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK.
  • 2014 Participated in the Installation of Orly Genger’s Red Dirt, Oklahoma City
  • 2006—13 Participant in the Oklahoma Fall Arts Institute in Altus, OK
  • 2011 Participant in Drive By Press workshop, Norman, OK
  • 2008 Large scale outside mural for Second Wind Café, Norman, OK
  • 2004 Large scale interior mural for Habitat ReStore, New Orleans, LA
  • 2004 Facilitator for “Girls be Girls”, a non-profit organization that allows at-risk youth the opportunity to express themselves through the arts. Olympia, WA
  • 2003 AmeriCorps, Habitat for Humanity, New Orleans, LA
  • 2002 Three window paintings created for the Oklahoma Committee on Economic Development, Norman, OK
  • 2002 Hand-manipulated photograph for the Norman Visitor’s Guide, Norman, OK
  • 2002 Administrative Assistant and Sales Associate for the Crucible Art Gallery and Foundry. Norman, OK