Born in Los Angeles, Kim Anno is a painter, photographer, and film/video artist whose work has been exhibited, collected and screened by museums and galleries nationally and internationally, including solo exhibitions and screenings at the Goethe Institute, Johannesburg, the Asian Art Museum, SF, Windows Project, Atlanta, 14th Annual New Media Festival, Seoul, Korea, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, SF, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, Tarrant Gallery, Fort Worth, TX, among others. Anno has had exhibitions at the Durban Municipal Gallery, South Africa. Flux Projects, Atlanta, Sky Dive Gallery, Houston, Seeline Gallery in Los Angeles, Sue Scott Gallery, Site Santa Fe Biennale: One Night Stand in New Mexico, the Varnosi Museum in Hungary, Abron Arts Center, Brooklyn, DC Dusseldorf International Expo, Pulse, Miami, the Berkeley Art Museum, the Denison University Museum, Hyde Collection, Oakland Museum.
Anno is a recipient of the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Purchase Award for SFMOMA, and Honolulu Academy of Art and the Eureka Foundation’s Fleishhaker Fellowship. In 2012-15 the Zellerbach Foundation, the Open Circle Foundation, Berkeley Film Foundation, California College of the Arts awarded her fellowships, in support of her film, Water City, Berkeley, which premiered December 2013. She is directing the film: 90 Miles From Paradise: Key West/Havana. She is also making a documentary: The LGBT Movement in Cuba. Her painting project: Peaceable Kingdom, is being exhibited at Art Market, SF. Her recent interests and expertise has been in the intersection of art and science, including aesthetic and political issues surrounding climate change. In 2015 Anno and poet Anne Carson published a limited edition artists’ book at St. Ben’s literary press, The Albertine Work Out. In May, 2016 Kim Anno’s photography, and adaptation of Dante’s Purgatorio will be published in Art Papers Magazine. Kim Anno is a professor at the California College of the Arts.