Kim Collmer

Based Cologne, Germay
Kim Collmer


 Kim Collmer is an American artist based in Cologne, Germany.






  • 2001: Masters of Fine Arts, Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • 1999: Post Baccalaureate, Art & Technology, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • 1992: Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Germanics, University of Washington

Selected Exhibitions & Awards

  • 2019: Solo exhibition, Formations, Q18 Gallery, Cologne
  • 2019: Group exhibition, Human Resources, Los Angeles
  • 2019: Group exhibition, ArtPiq Showroom at Anna Klinkhammer Gallery, Düsseldorf
  • 2019: Group exhibition, Open Studios, Quartier am Hafen, Cologne
  • 2018: Group exhibition, Museums Nacht, Quartier am Hafen, Cologne
  • 2018: Group exhibition, Open Studios, Quartier am Hafen, Cologne
  • 2017: Solo exhibition, Lined divided, Q18 Gallery, Cologne
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Museums Nacht, Quartier am Hafen, Cologne
  • 2017: Group exhibition, Serenades to Science, the Grocery Gallery, Seattle
  • 2016: Solo exhibition, Conquering Place, Q18 Gallery, Cologne
  • 2016: Solo exhibition, The Screening Room, Solo Film Presentation, Temporary Gallery, Cologne
  • 2016: Group exhibition, Power Play, Schaufenster, Berlin
  • 2005: Nominee, Rockerfeller Film & Video Grant


  • 2013: Animated Documentaries, Der Standard, Vienna, Andrea Heinz
  • 2010: Slobodna Dalmacija, sub-art
  • 2006: Berliner Morgenpost, Director’s Lounge Review
  • 2004: Icono Duel, Stray Show Assesment
  • 2004: Slobodna Dalmacija
  • 2003: Mouth to Mouth, „Voice Mail“
  • 2002: New York Times, Ken Johnson, Review
  • 2002: New York Times, Last Chance, Review
  • 2002: New Yorker, Review
  • 2002: Houston Press, I Hate My HGTV


  • Celebrated by relevant press (e.g.New York Times, New Yorker)
  • Internationally exhibited

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  • Achievements & Goals

    • MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    • Exhibitions at White Columns, New York, Temporary Gallery, Cologne among others
    • Artwork reviewed in the NY Times and the New Yorker
    • Goal is to have more exhibitions and screenings in Europe
  • Genre & Style

    • Abstract, landscape, minimal, conceptual
  • Inspiration & Vision

    • Forms in nature, outdated technology, film and music
    • Paper, paint, drawing, found objects, photography
    • Vision is to develop my artistic practice further, create larger, more involved pieces, and more animations
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  • Sales & Trajectory

    • Already sold works
    • Self-financed
  • Technique & Material

    • Paper, paint, drawing, found objects, and sometimes animation or video


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