Education

1994
Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Stanley L. & Lucy M. Lopata Fellow (1992-1994)

1991
Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction, Studio Art, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction, Anthropology, Stanford University, Stanford, California


Solo Exhibitions

2019
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

Artemis-SF Project Space, San Francisco, California

2016
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2015
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2013
Soundings, Center for New Music, San Francisco, California

2012
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2011
Pared Down Language, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, California

2010
New Works, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, California

1994
Recent Paintings, Left Bank Books, St. Louis, Missouri


Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Fine Arts Gallery, American University of Paris, Paris, France (upcoming)

2019
Summer Group Exhibition, Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

2015
White Album, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, California

nothing=everything, c2c Project Space, San Francisco, California

2009
Artists of Zyzzyva, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, California

2007
Department of the Interior, San Francisco, California

Then & Now: Japanese Influences in American Art, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California

2006
Emerge 2006, GenArt San Francisco, San Francisco, California

2005
Presence & Absence, Fisher Weisman Studio, San Francisco, California

Works on Paper, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California

Small Works, Graystone Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California

2004
Small Works, Graystone Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California

2002
The Miniature Show, Graystone Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California

2000
Delta National Small Print Exhibition, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Coastal Arts League Traveling Exhibit 2000, Half Moon Bay, California and Lake Forest, Illinois

1998
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

1997
Exemplary Contemporary 1997 Paintings, University of California Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

National Juried Exhibition of Small Works, Montclair State University, New Jersey

Three Painters, Gallery Theatre, Skyline College, San Bruno, California

1995
Northwest Fine Arts, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1994
Faculty Exhibition, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California

Coastal Arts League Museum 10th Annual Competition, Half Moon Bay, California

Honor Award Exhibition, St. Louis Design Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Abstractions, Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri

Art St. Louis IX, St. Louis Design Center, St. Louis, Missouri


Collaborative Projects

2013
Soundings: Complete String Quartets of Robert Erickson, Del Sol String Quartet, San Francisco, California

2001, 2002, 2009, 2010
Visiting Artist, +=studio blu=+, Seattle, Washington

 


Grants and Awards

2016
Artist Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2012
Artist Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2011
Pollock Krasner Fellowship, the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire

2010
Center for Cultural Innovation, Creative Capacity Fund Quick Grant

2003
Artist Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2002
Artist Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

1995
Artist Residency Fellowship, the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire

1994
Grumbacher Award, Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, California

1992
Stanley L. & Lucy M. Lopata Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis

1991
Daniel M. Mendelowitz Memorial Award, Stanford University

Raina Giese Award in Creative Painting, Stanford University

1990
Latin American Studies Field Research Grant, Stanford University

National Science Foundation Research Experience, City University of New York

1989
Robert M. Golden Grant for the Arts and Humanities, Stanford University

1988
Scholarship, Washington Studio School, Washington, DC


Bibliography

Baker, Kenneth. “Light Touches”. Exhibition catalog, Peter Mendenhall Gallery, April 2015

Baker, Kenneth. "Three at Meridian." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 November 2011: E2

Rohan, Theres. From the Devotional Folio, Society of Art Publications of the Americas, September 2011

Baker, Kenneth. "Quiet Gems Merit Close Attention”. San Francisco Chronicle, 22 May 2010: E2

Johnson, Elizabeth. "New Works by Kimetha Vanderveen”. Art Practical, 3 June 2010

Baker, Kenneth. "Morandi's Still Lifes; Emerge 2006." San Francisco Chronicle, 11 November 2006: E10

Hirsch, Faye. “Working Proof” review, Art on Paper, September-October 2001: p.71

Bellos, Alexandra. “Honorable Mentions” The Riverfront Times: January 26 1994: p.44

C. F. S. “Honor Awards Exhibit” St. Louis Post Dispatch: January 13, 1994

Zyzzyva, Volume XVII, No.1 Spring 2001


Public Collections

Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, California

Achenbach Collection, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California


Additional

2011     
Exhibition talk and studio visits, Painting Program, Sonoma State University, California

2002     
Artist Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

Research, departments of special collections, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris;

Lithograph edition, Jonathan Shimony-Atlantis Press

2001     
Visiting Artist Lecture, Senior Thesis Seminar, CCAC Oakland, California

1995     
Board of Directors, WORKS/San Jose. San Jose, California

1994     
Instructor, drawing, painting. Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California

1993     
Teaching Assistant, School of Art, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Art Director, Eliot Review, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Gallery Assistant, School of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

1992     
Teaching Assistant, Community School for Music and Arts, Mountain View, California

Intern, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California

Graduate Admissions Assistant, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford University, Stanford, California

1991     
Teaching Assistant, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford University, Stanford, California

1990     
Individual research fieldwork conducted in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

Dept. of Latin American Studies, and Dept. of Anthropology, Stanford University, Stanford, California

1989     
Robert M. Golden Grant for Arts and Humanities, Stanford University, Stanford, California

1986     
Library Intern, Hirshhorn Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.