Kim Alemian was born in Spokane, Washington, and has lived in Hong Kong, Bangkok,Thailand and Germany with her family. She received her BFA at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1988 and her MFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts, Boston University in 1991. She also studied at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture.
Her work includes paintings, drawings and mixed media and has been exhibited nationally. Recent exhibition venues include Galerie bij de Boeken, EVEnt, and Huntenkunst International Art Fair, Ulft, Netherlands; Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA; Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples, FL; St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA; Concord Art Association, Concord, MA; Reynolds Ryan Gallery, New Orleans, LA; The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA; Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; South Shore Art, Center, Cohasset, MA.
Alemian is represented by the Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples, FL, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA and the Rockport Art Association, Rockport, MA. She is an active Artist member of The National Association of Women in the Arts, NY & MA.
She curated the following exhibitions; Galvanized Truth: A Tribute to George Nick at The Art Complex Museum, Divergence: Five New England Artists at Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery in New Orleans, LA, Interior Spaces and Confluence: Mentor • Inspiration • Influence at South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA. Along with the curatorial aspect, she also produced catalogs for these exhibitions.
Alemian is the recipient of the Constantin Alajalov Award at Boston University School of Visual Arts and was included in 100 Boston Painters published by Schiffer publishing. She was awarded the Grumbacher Gold Medal, and is the recipient of many other awards for her work.
She has taught Drawing, Painting and Art Anatomy, at Boston University School of Visual Arts. Alemian has also lectured and taught Drawing and Painting workshops at The Baker Museum, Naples, FL; South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA; Concord Art Association, Concord, MA; and Rockport Art Association, Rockport, MA.
198991 BOSTON UNIVERSITY, VISUAL ARTS DIVISION. MFA in Painting.
Studied with: David Aronson, Stuart Baron, Sidney Hurwitz, John Moore,
Graham Nickson, Richard Raiselis. (Scholarship recipient.)
COLLEGE OF ART. Boston, MA . BFA in Painting. (with Honors) Studied with: George Nick,
Paul Rahilly, Rob Moore.
YORK STUDIO SCHOOL OF DRAWING, PAINTING AND SCULPTURE.
New York, NY. Studied with: Graham Nickson. (1991)