Wayne State University

As Above, So Below: Works by Kimia Kline in the Jacob Gallery

Works by New York based painter Kimia Ferdowsi Kline are featured at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery as part of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) artist residency program hosted by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

The exhibition, As Above, So Below: Works by Kimia Kline, is on display in the Jacob Gallery, April 8 through June 24, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, April 8, 5-8PM. The Jacob Gallery is in the Old Main Annex building - enter at 480 W. Hancock Street.

Kline was born in Nashville in 1984. She earned an MFA in visual arts at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2011, and a BFA in painting at Washington University, St. Louis, in 2008.

In 2011, she was awarded an artist residency at the Dune in southern India, where she lived and painted for eight months. In 2014, she was named a Makehouse Residency sponsored artist.

Kline curates the art collection of Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn. She is represented by Turn Gallery in New York and Marrow Gallery in San Francisco.

Most recently, as a finalist for the Basil Alkazzi Award in Painting, Kline was granted a residency through NYFA. For five weeks she painted and taught in partnership with Wayne State University. One outcome of the residency is this solo exhibition held at Wayne State's Elaine L. Jacob Gallery.

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Contact: Tom Pyrzewski, 313-577-2423, tpyrzewski@wayne.edu