Curriculum Vitae

Born 1965, Anchorage, Alaska • 1967–1984 Maine • 1984–present Minneapolis, Minnesota


Commercial Art certificate, Minneapolis Technical College
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, fine art/art history
University of Maine, Orono, fine art/art history


One- and Two-person Exhibitions

The Glow of Love, solo exhibition/Windows on Cedar project, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2022-23.!
Tiny Jumbo, solo exhibition, Supperfield Museum of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, 2022
Kim Matthews: Objects of Affection, Douglas Flanders & Associates, Minneapolis, MN, 2021
Neutral Territory, solo exhibition/Windows on Cedar project,, Susan Hensel Gallery, 2021.!
Platonic Dualities (with Susan Hensel), Gallery 5004, Robbinsdale, MN, 2018
Inner Space (solo), Tinnin Gallery, Three Rivers College, Poplar Bluff, MO, 2017
I Am Energy/Tat Tvam Asi (w/Mary Simon-Casati), Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN, 2016
Abhyasa: Recent Works by Kim Matthews, University Gallery, UW La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, 2014
An Art of Peace (solo), Unity Gallery, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA, 2013
Solo exhibition, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN, 2008
Time, Line and Space, (with Kirsten Johnson), The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI, 2008
Signs of Life (solo), Gage Family Art Gallery, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, 2006
Elemental Forms (solo), The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI, 2005
Membranes and Memories (solo), Shelley Holzemer Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2004
Shapes of Nature and Nurture (with Virginia Caputo), Pearl Conard Gallery, The Ohio State University, Mansfield, 2005
Kim Matthews and Paul Schumann, Shelley Holzemer Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2003

Selected Group Exhibitions

64th Arrowhead Regional Biennial (Duluth Art Institute), Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN, 2023-24
The Mix: A Sculpture Show (with Darlys Ewoldt and David Richards), curator, Beth Shadur, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College,
Chicago Heights, IL, 2023
OBJECT / IMAGE / AURA (v) (with Michelle Jones, Raul Ortiz, and Emily Moores, James May Gallery (Milwaukee, WI), 2023. ject-slash-image-slash-aura?sort=partner_show_position&metric=in
42nd Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT, 2022–2023
Thought/Process, (with Marjorie Fedyszyn, Susan Hensel, and S. Catrin Magnusson, Artistry, Bloomington, MN  2022
North of the 45th, DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020(v), 2012. Catalog.
The Warehouse Show 2: Paintings+, Douglas Flanders & Associates, Mpls., MN, 2022
2020 Annual Members Invitational, New York Artists Equity Gallery
Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 2020, 2016
Art and Healing (v), West Windsor Art Center, Princeton Junction, NJ, 2020
On the Surface (v), Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA, 2020
Attending to Wonder (v), Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Gainesville, FL, 2020
Up Close and Sculptural, Minnetonka Center for the Arts at Ridgedale Center, Minnetonka, MN, 2020
Form, Line, Space, Shape (print), Todd Art Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, 2020
Changes, D’Art Gallery, Denver, CO, 2019
North//East, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2019
Textures, Kavanagh Gallery, Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, IL 2019
32nd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, 2019
2018 NAWA Small Works Exhibition, National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
Abstract National, Mary R. Koch Arts Center, Wichita, KS, 2018. Catalog.
Abstract, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN, 2023, 2019, 2017, 2015
The 8th Intl Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Textile Art “Scythia”, Kherson/Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine, 2017
Sculptures, Gallery 5004, Robbinsdale, MN, 2017
Is Art Work? Spartanburg Museum of Art, Spartanburg, SC, 2017
Art on the Plains XII, Plains Museum of Art, Fargo, ND, 2016
Focus Fiber, Erie Museum, Erie, PA, 2014–15, juror, Paola Morsiani, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art. Catalog
Made in Minnesota, (curators, Howard Oransky, Wayne E. Potratz) Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. 2014
Repetition and Ritual, (curator, Sonya Yong James), Minnesota Museum of American Art Project Space, St. Paul, 2013-14, Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA, 2013
Tales of Environmental Turbulence: the Common Trail of Art and Science, curator, Roslye Ultan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2013–2014
Lace and Gunpowder (curator, John Schuerman), St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Bloomington Center for the Arts, Bloomington, Minnesota, 2012
Materials Hard & Soft, Visual Arts Center, Great Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX, 2012
Spaces Between, Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grant Exhibition, Textile Center of Minnesota, 2011
Structures, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2010
Healing Arts Exhibition, (featured artist 2009–10), Hudson Hospital, Hudson, WI, 2009–2010, 2005
Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN 2008, 2005, 2004
Fifth International Columbia Book & Paper Arts Triennial, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2008
Plane and Form, curator Jeff Rathermel, director Open Book, MN Center for Book Arts, 2005–2006
Upper Midwest Juried Sculpture Show, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN 2004
Holzemer Gallery Artists winter group show, Shelley Holzemer Gallery, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
Collection of Visual Delights summer group show, Shelley Holzemer Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2003
We Are Here, Shelley Holzemer Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2002

Selected Press/Publications
TWIRL Project: A Decade of Artist Interviews, Ingrid V. Wells, 2020–2030.
Artistry in Fiber, Volume II: Sculpture, 2017. Ashley Rooney and Anne Lee, Schiffer Books
Minnesota Original artist profile, March 2013.
500 Paper Objects, Lark Books, 2013

Merit award, Attending to Wonder (v), Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Gainesville, FL, 2020
Bolton Ford Purchase Award, 32nd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, 2019
Second Place, Abstract National, Mary R. Koch Arts Center, Wichita, KS, 2018
Executive Director’s Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Art Center, 2016
Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grant, 2010–2011

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