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Solo Exhibition


New work, University of Suffolk, England


“New Paintings and photography”   Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Oakland

“Wonder”  Paintings Retrospective 2006-2017  Marcia Wood Gallery


“Crisis” Canto 32 staged reading by Cardew Choir, directed by Kim Anno with Saulo Laudares, composer, Under the Radar Festival, live streaming with Rio De janeiro

“The World is New”  Photography,  Drawings, New Work: Water City, Key West.Screening, and Live Performance “Dante’s Purgatorio Adaptation Canto 2: Steele Gallery, Bennett College, North Carolina

Codex International Book Fair, The Albertine Work Out, with poet Anne Carson, California


Peaceable Kingdom” by Kim Anno, Six Channel Public Art Video,
Music by Adam Carlin,The Windows Project, Dowtown Atlanta

Water City, Berkeley Screening, interview and discussion with
Adrian Parr, Unesco Water Chair, Prof, University of Cincinnati
@ UC Berkeley, College of Environmental Design

Water City, Berkeley Screening, Live Music with sfSound group, Berkeley chamber Ensemble, Kala Art Institute

West” solo paintings, photography, and video, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco


Anno: Solo exhibition, photography, video installation, Water City, Durban, Goethe Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa


Flux Projects Atlanta, “Men and Women in Water Cities“monumental screening

Marcia Wood Gallery

Kim Anno: New Photography, Video“Sky Dive Gallery, Houston


“Kim Anno:Paintings, Photography, Video”Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA


New Work” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco

Kim Anno Retrospective” King’s Art Center, Hanford, CA


New Paintings, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia


New Paintings ,Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA


New Work, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Mirror of Simple Souls“, University of Michigan, Institute For The Humanities, Ann Arbor, MI


Kim Anno, Paintings, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery San Francisco, CA


Kim Anno, New paintings“Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


Kim Anno, paintings, Zaloren Arte Contemporaneo Gallery, Mexico City

Kim Anno, new work, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


Kim Anno, paintings, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA



“Time and Place”  Sonoma County Museum, California


Oakland Winter Live, “Natural” Video and Live Music by Kristina Dutton, S0phia Shen, and Ingibjorg Fridriksdottir

Open Sheffield, University of Leeds, England, Men and Women in Water Cities book, and Video

Paintings, University of Suffolk, England


“Who is Oakland?” Oakland Museum

Flying Under the Radar, collaboration  with Saulo Laderes, live performance, Little Boxes, SF streaming live @Museum of Modern Art, Rio De Janeiro

Art Market, San Francisco, Patricia Sweetow Gallery


“Drought 1200” Dance performance, directed by Kim Anno, choreograpy by Jose Navarrete and Debby Kajiyama, with Kevin O’Connor, Amara Tabor Smith, Emily Leap, Jose Cardim, Art Lab dancers,  Back Lot , California College of the Arts

Pulse, International Art Expo, Miami, Patricia Sweetow Gallery

Painting Expelled” California College of the Arts, San Francisco

Who is Oakland?” photographs, Oakland Museum, curated by Evelyn Orantes and Chris Johnson

Codex, International Book Fair, The Albertine Work Out, Craneway Pavillion, Richmond, CA


Water City, Berkeley” screening Mediate’s Sound Wave 6, San Francisco

Water City, Berkeley video installation” NEMAF 14th New Media Festival of Seoul, Korea

Water City, Berkeley” video screening: Abron Arts Center, New York

New photographs, Commonwealth Club, QCC, curated by Pam Peniston

Falling” video screening, “Steal This Bike” exhibition, Mint Gallery, Atlanta


Lineage” video/performance collaboration with Joyce Burstein, Contemporary Jewish Museum

Manipulated, Contemporary Conceptual Photography“, photographs
Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia

“The illuminated Library“, video
SFSU Fine Arts Gallery

New Media Combinations
Berkeley Art Center

Ouroboros“, video
Root Divsion Gallery, San Francisco


Art Miami: Context, paintings, “The Grand Tour
Marcia Wood Gallery

Flickering Objects” Video installation, Asian Art Museum

The Future is Now” AIPCC, Somarts Gallery

Men and Women in Water Cities” screening, Berc Symposium, UC Berkeley


Ostranenie: Reconsidering the Known” screening Aggregate Gallery, Oakland

Don’t Panic” screening, Durban Municipal Gallery, Durban, South Africa, Curated by Gabi Ncogobo

Unpunished” curated by Nayland Blake, Sue Scott Gallery, NY

Ground Control” Seeline Gallery, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles

11/11/11 Milk Bar, Oakland, California

Excavation at the Archive” Vargas Museum, Phillipines


Open Water Screening, SFMOMA Live Art Program, St. George Distillery

Alluring Subversions” Oliver Gallery, CCA

Anno New Video Work, Launch Pad Brooklyn

Site Santa Fe Biennale, One Night Stand Screening

Denison University Museum

Intimate Nature” collaboration with Ricardo Rivera and David Coll, Berkeley Art Center

Noel Art Museum, Odessa, Texas


Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Roanoke, VA

Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma University


Looking Back” Patricia Sweetow Gallery

Distaff Toolkit” Bennington Museum, Vermont

Mead Museum, Amherst College

Morris Museum, New Jersey


Patricia Sweetow Gallery, SF

DC Düsseldorf International Art Expo, Germany


LA Art Expo, Santa Monica Auditorium

“Scope” International Contemporary Art Expo, Miami, Florida

DC Düsseldorf International Art Exposition, Germany

Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair, Silver Spring, Maryland

Patricia Sweetow Gallery, SF

Los Angeles International Art Expo, L.A., Calif.

University of Minnesota, Art Gallery, Minneapolis

“Pulse” Miami International Art Expo, Miami, Florida


Fleishhaker Foundation’s Eureka Fellowship Award Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum

Varnosi Museum, Csurgo, Hungary (first American artist exhibited)


Tucson Museum of Art “, Arizona, “Paint on Metal” curated by  Julie Sasse

Luther Burbank Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Rosa, California

U.S. embassy, Doha, Qatar


Chautauqua Center for the arts, Chautauqua New York, with Al Held, Martin Kline

Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana


Being There 45 Oakland Artists” Oakland Museum

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Ben Shan Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, New Jersey

Suny Fredonia Gallery

Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Sara Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al


Watercolor in the Abstract” curated by Pamela Auchincloss

Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York

Drawing Residency” Refusalen, San Francisco

Calligraphy Legacy” Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco


San Francisco Main Branch Public Library, “Lost and Found, Museum of Lesbian

Memory” public art project in collaboration with EG. Crichton

Abstraction: Watercolor” curated by Pamela Auchincloss and Alex Muse

Maier Art Museum, Lynchburg, Virginia

Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Center For the Arts, Walnut Creek,CA

Art in General, “Yaddo artists and Writers”  New York, NY

Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York

Ambassador General’s Estate, Kualalampur, Indonesia, Art in Embassies Program



Finalist, Latin Public Broadcasting Award for ¡Quba!

Berkeley Film Foundation Award for ¡Quba! documentary

Puffin Foundation for 90 Miles From Paradise


Open Circle Foundation Fellowship, unsolicited

CCA Faculty development Fellowship


Berkeley Film Foundation Award for “Water City, Berkeley


St. John’s Literary Press, “Albertine’s Work Out” collaboration with Anne Carson


Painting acquistion, Berkeley Art Museum “Niagara” 2013

Open Circle Foundation Fellowship for “Men and Women in Water Cities

Zellerbach Foundation fellowship for “Water City, Berkeley” live screening and concert


Zellerbach Foundation Commission for new work

SFMOMA board member, Phillis Moldaw, Large scale private commission.


St. Benedict’s/ St. John’s University One Crow Press Commission for Sleep by

Anne Carson and Kim Anno


Press bed project, published by Magnolia Editions

Artist in Residence Print project, San Francisco State University


Hungarian International Artists’ Residency Award, Varnosi Museum, Csurgo, Hungary


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Paula and Edwin Sidman Visiting Humanities Fellowship


Eureka Foundation, Fleishhaker Fellowship


California Arts Council Residency Fellowship for American Violence Art Project


St. Benedict’s Press Artists’ Book Commission for The Mirror of Simple Souls

by Anne Carson, art by Kim Anno

Gerbode Foundation Purchase Award for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art;  Honolulu Academy of Art Museum

Creative Work Fund Grant , Walter and Elise Haas Foundation


San Francisco Art Commission Individual Artist Commission

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellowship at Yaddo Corporation


Western States Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship

City of Oakland Public Art Commission, Fruitvale Streetscape Project


Flintridge Foundation Award, Djerassi Foundation Residency, Woodside, CA


1996-Current   California College of the Arts, Professor, Painting

1995-96   University of California, Berkeley, Painting, Drawing

1994-95   Stanford University, Visiting Lecturer, Painting/Drawing



University of Suffolk, England, screening and public lecture

Minnesota Projects, panel presentation with Ian Winters project


Radio interview KPOO, KPFA for Oakland Winter Live

Artpapers & Marcia Wood Gallery, present: Kim Anno’s Recent films, Wild Projects.org


“Rousseau’s Forest of Fontainbleau, and Frank Gillete’s video”, Berkeley Art Museum exhibition     lecture

Water City, Key West/Havana production in progress, Havana, Cuba.

Bennett College, North Carolina

University of Cincinnati, Lecture, screening


Water City, Key West, production in progress, Key West, Florida.

American Association of Writers and Writing programs Conference, St. Benedict College Literary Arts Institute 18th Anniversary Reading and presentation with Poet, Anne Carson, Minneapolis

Proximities and Distances at The Edge of Nature” Visiting Artist lecture, San Francisco Art Institute


Queer Ecologies” conversation with scholars, Adrian Parr, Unesco Water Chair, Univ. of cincinnati, and
Greig Crysler, Assoc. prof, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley

Lecture, Climate change aesthetics, Leonardo Lazer talks, Stanford University


Lecture, Brooklyn Museum “Queering the Museum” panel


Native American Grants Panel Juror, City of San Francisco


Panel speaker, Art & Activism, SF Arts Commission Gallery

Curator, exhibition, “Everyday Mystics” Patricia Sweetow Gallery

Producer, Ice on the High, Christophe Fellay, Rivera, and Berlier Concert

Juror Sebastapol Center for the Arts

Producer, Euphonia concert, Miranda Mellis reading

Appointed to the Berkeley Artys Commission, by Councilman Kriss Worthington

Panel Reader, Zellerbach Foundation, Community Arts Program

Panelist, San Francisco Arts Commission, Native American Grants Panel


Rearranging Abstraction” College Art Association, Los Angeles chair, panel

Co-producer, “Rising Tide: The Arts and Ecological Ethics” CCA/Stanford

Juror, “Natural Balance” exhibition, Univeristy of Girona, Spain

Lecture, “Art and Ecological Ethics” University of Girona, Spain

Native American Arts Grants Panel Juror, San Francisco Arts Commission


Panel lecture, on my current work, Arts Benicia, sponsored by American Association of  University Women  Lecture, Tipping points in the Green Revolution, California Studies Association

UC Berkeley

ABCTV, Bay Area Channel, interview: the arts and the green revolution


Juror, Bedford Gallery Youth Exhibition, Walnut Creek


Yale University Lecture “The influence of the L.A. Woman’s building, the 1970’s West  Coast Feminist Art Movement, on my own current book and public art projects”

Slide Lecture: American Violence Project, UC Santa Cruz

Lecture, my work, California State Summer School for the Arts, Cal Arts

Curator, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, “Perimeters of Narrative” SF

Alameda County Purchase Award Juror



Art Practical Podcast, interview with Weston Teruya November 2017

San Francisco Classical Voice, december 5, interview, photographs

St. Anne’s Review, Summer 2017, paintings by Kim Anno

Affective Ecocriticsm  by Nicole Seymour, New photography by Kim Anno

Areaparis magazine, 4 photographs, article, Kim Anno’s new work, Paris, France


“Queering Contemporary Asian American Art” book chapter interview, photograph by Laura Kina, and Jan Christian Bernabe

Flash Art Magazine, Studying David Hammons, Wattis Institute, SF, contributor, K. Anno

Art Papers Magazine, Cover, and photography, text: Dante’s Purgatorio, Canto 1, adapted by Kim Anno

New World” exhibition at Bennett, News and Record News, Greensboro, NC

VIZ, Journal of Arts and Critical Studies, UC Santa Cruz, photographs


“Damage Control,A Conversation Between Kim Anno and Ville Kansanen” San Francisco Arts Quarterly

Huffington Post, “Painting Expelled” review and photograph of Anno’s painting, by JD Beltrans


Photographs, The Albertine Work Out, article, Atlanta Celebrates Photography Blog

Interview, Photograph, Sierra Magazine Sept-Oct issue

“Signs” Cover Photograph, University of Rutgers, Journal of Women, Culture and Society

Review, “Water City Berkeley”, by John Zarobell, Art Practical


Искусство ( The Art Magazine) in Moscow, Russia, Anno interview, photographs

Interview, with John Zarobell, podcast, Vimeo, University of San Francisco

7×7 Magazine, photograph, Ouroboros exhibition, San Francisco

Albertine’s Work Out, artists’s book by Anne Carson, Kim Anno published by St. Benedict’s Literary Institute, Minnesota


Podcast Interview, “Bad At Sports” with Bruno Fazzolari, Art Practical


Motherhood & Philosophy, “Lesbians mothering an Intensely Masculine Son”,  by Kim Anno, edited by Sheila Lintott, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers


Hanford Sentinel, photo, interview, article King’s Art Center Anno Retrospective

Eco-Artspace Journal, “Rising Tide: the Arts and Ecological Ethics Conference

Solo Catalogue, Patricia Sweetow Gallery


Sleep  Limited edition Artist’s Book, One Crow Press St. John’s University

by Anne Carson and Kim Anno


Twentieth Century Asian American Artists’ Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press

edited by Kara Kelley Hallmark


Art in America, citation

Artweek, August, “Perimeters of Narrative

San Francisco Weekly “Perimeters of Narrative” by Hiya Swanhuyser June 15

Art Forum, Critics Picks, “Perimeters of Narrative” San Francisco by Glen Helfand

2005   San Francisco Chronicle, review, photograph, Kenneth Baker, Nov. 12

SF Gate.Com, photograph, review, Kenneth Baker

Paint On Metal interview, photograph, published by the Tucson Museum of Art


San Francisco Chronicle, review, photograph Kenneth Baker, June 12

Ann Arbor News, Michigan April 2004

Art Week, September, 2004 review, photography, Sweetow Gallery

Stretcher, on line magazine, review

San Francisco Chronicle, review by Kenneth Baker April 5

San Francisco Chronicle, “Art and History..” Nov,1 Dave Ford


United States Library of Congress

Koopman Collection at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Haag

The Getty Research Institute, Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Walker Museum of Art, Minneapolis

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Honolulu Academy of Fine Art

Brooklyn Museum

Crocker Museum

Newberry Library, Chicago

Stanford University, Rare Books Libary, French literature Collection

Yale University Library

Herzog-Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunshweig, Germany

Berkeley Art Museum

San Francisco State University

Oakland Museum, Oakland, Calif.

Columbia University Special Collections Library

Mills College, Art Gallery, Special Collections Library, Oakland, Calif.

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California Berkeley Library

University of Arizona, Tucson

Arizona State University Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

Kresge Museum, Michigan State University Gallery

Wiseman Art Gallery, University of Minnesota

Richard Brush Gallery, St. Lawerence University

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

South Bend Regional Museum of Art, Indiana

Wichita State University Museum

Harriet Tubman Museum, Macon, Georgia

St. John’s University, Minnesota

College of St. Benedict, Minnesota

University of Michigan

University of Texas, Austin