Kim L Pace

British Artist Kim L Pace explores cultural obsession, curios narratives and mysterious phenomena in her multi media work.

She was awarded the Evelyn Williams Drawing Fellowship (Liverpool Art School), the two year Linbury Drawing Fellowship (Wimbledon School of Art) and the Berwick Gymnasium Gallery Fellowship (ACE/English Heritage 08-9). She was a finalist for the International Art Incentive award (01) and selected for artist residencies at the Royal College of Art, Drawing Studio (01), at The School of Visual Arts, Illinois State University, USA (01) and at Messen Art Centre, Norway (08). Other awards for her work include Arts Council grants (1996, 98, 99, 2002-3); the Prince's Trust (Travel & Eurocreation awards); Arts & Humanities Research Council (2003-4); University of Arts, London Research Awards (2001, 02, 03, 04).

Kim L Pace has held Senior Lecturer posts in Research (Wimbledon) and Drawing (Camberwell) at the University of Arts, London, and has been a visiting artist/lecturer extensively. She continues to be a regular visiting lecturer at several institutions including Norwich University College of Arts.

Her curatorial projects include: Cult Fiction Hayward Gallery touring five venues; 'From the Doodle to the Digit' - Contemporary Drawing Conference, at Tate Britain; Lines of Desire, national touring exhibition (six venues); Walsall Art Gallery, Rebel Angels; Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Going Continental; and Sweet Life, a series of commissioned works, Birmingham - all with accompanying publications.

Kim's work has received reviews in Garageland magazine; Frieze; Art Monthly; The Art Newspaper; PLUK; The Guardin; Time Out, London & Amsterdam; The Big Issue; Artists Newsletter; The Independent and Dazed & Confused magazine. She created artist pages for Arty magazine (2009) and a zine for the Cult Fiction catalogue (2008).

Solo shows in the UK include Berwick Gymnasium Gallery; the Bonington Gallery, Nottingham; APT, London. Also Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Domobaal Contemporary Art, London; Limerwick City Art Gallery, Ireland; McLean Arts Centre, USA, and Northern Territory Gallery for Contemporary Art, Australia.

Her work has been included in numerous group shows, for examples, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Austrian Cultural Forum, London (two person); Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland; 39, London; Oriel Mostyn, Wales; The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool; l-Space, Chicago and Platform, Melbourne.

During 2009, her work was screened in CineCity Film Festival and was included in group exhibitions at McLean County Art Center, USA, The Drawing Room, London and Transition Gallery, London.


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