COLIN CHOY KIMZEY

Born 1994 in San Francisco, CA. Lives/works in San Francisco.

 

EDUCATION

2017   Bachelor of Arts (University Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa), Art Practice, Stanford University, CA

 

AWARDS

2017   Alternative Exposure Grant, Southern Exposure

2017   Louis Sudler Prize in the Performing and Creative Arts, Stanford University

2017   Guillia Webster McFarland Award in Design, Dept. of Art and Art History, Stanford University

2017   Performing/Fine Arts Award, Asian American Awards, Stanford University

2016   Community Arts Fellowship, Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Stanford University

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   The War Never Ended It Just Went Underground, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   InTransit: 4th Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford, CA

2017   URBAN x INDIGENOUS III: Keep Pushin’, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2017   Barometric, McMurtry Art and Art History Building, Stanford, CA

2017   Winter 2017 Open Studios, McMurtry Art and Art History Building, Stanford, CA

2017   Mass Volume, Synergy Parking Lot, Stanford, CA

2016   One Night PopUp Gallery, Stanford Post Office, Stanford, CA

2016   APAture 2016: HERE, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA

2016   Field Trip: 3rd Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford, CA

2013   Winter Art Show 2013, Urban School of San Francisco, CA

 

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2017   Beneath the asphalt the beach, or: How to get to Magellan Avenue from Lapu Lapu Street, McMurtry Art and Art History Building, Stanford, CA

2017   Yee!, various locations on Stanford campus, Stanford, CA

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2018   URBAN x INDIGENOUS IV: Unite the Tribes, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2017   Asian Images 2017: Artists from the Grassroots, Asian American Activities Center, Stanford, CA

2016   APAture 2016: HERE Comics & Illustration Showcase, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Ethnic Theme Associate

Stanford University Residential Education, Stanford, CA

Sep 2016 – Jun 2017

  • Residential staff for Okada, Stanford’s Asian American theme dorm

  • Developed programming such as presentations and field trips to engage residents with dorm theme of Asian American identity

 

Listen to the Silence Workshops Committee Co-Chair

Asian American Student Association, Stanford, CA

Aug 2016 – Jan 2017

  • Developed workshops and programs for Listen to the Silence, Stanford’s annual Asian American issues conference

  • Led a small team of students to liaise with student and community organizations

 

Community Arts Fellow

Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA

Jun 2016 – Aug 2016

  • Summer intern for San Francisco-based interdisciplinary Asian American arts space, the oldest in the nation of its kind

  • Developed and implemented archiving system for 44 years of historical art materials

  • Co-organized APAture, KSW’s annual festival for emerging artists in the Bay Area, as a member of the General Planning Committee and co-curated the Comics and Illustration showcase as a member of the Comics and Illustration subcommittee

 

Future Aesthetics Researcher

Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Stanford, CA

Jan 2016 – Apr 2016

  • Researcher and co-writer for "From the Ground Up," the Stanford Institute for Diversity in the Arts’ report on the Ford Foundation’s Future Aesthetics nonprofit arts funding program

  • Conducted research and interviews of nonprofit arts organizations to write a profile for the report