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GRANTS & AWARDS

The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Residency Grant, Taos, New Mexico, 2007
Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, Vermont, 2003, 2000, 1999
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Change Grant, New York, New York, 1993

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019    Natural Dualities, Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation, Gadsden, Alabama
2017    Stanford Art Spaces, Palo Alto, California
2016    Peninsula Museum of Art, Burlingame, California
2015    The Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, California
            The Anderson Center for the Arts, Anderson, Indiana
            Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, Minnesota
2013    Shadravan Gallery, Oakland, California
2010    Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery, Monterey, California
2009   “W”, San Francisco, California
2008   SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California
            Oakopolis Gallery, Oakland, California
2006   California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, California
2005   Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
            Dream Institute of Northern California, Berkeley, California
2003   Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia (catalogue)
1998    Quantum Corporation, Milpitas, California
1997    Gallery of the Center for Psychological Studies, Albany, California
1994    JFK University Art Gallery, Orinda, California
1993    Jung Institute of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
            California School for Professional Psychology, Alameda, California
1992    Graham & James Law Offices, San Francisco, California
1991     Bank of America World Headquarters, Plaza Gallery, San Francisco, California
1990    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California
1987    Djurovich Gallery, Sacramento, California
1985    Monterey Peninsula Museum, Monterey, California
1983    Cabot College Art Gallery, Oakland, California
1982    Berkeley Stage Theater, Berkeley, California

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 

2017     A Sculpture Exhibition, Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, California
2016     Printmaking Explored, San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, California
             One Plus One, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, California
             Digital Fabrication Exhibit, Florida State College, Jacksonville, Florida
2015     International Digital Sculpture Exhibition
             
Sarofim Fine Arts Gallery, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
2014     Adell McMillan Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
             25th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium
                    
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas
             Real/Surreal, Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, California
             Return of the Thing: 5 Artists Use 3D Printing, Contra Costa College Gallery, San Pablo, California
             The Breakfast Group: Jive and Java, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
2013     Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, California
             Oakopolis Gallery, Uplift, Oakland, California
2005    Dayle Dunn Gallery, Half Moon Bay, California
             UC Berkeley Art Alumni Show, Berkeley, California
             Art Concepts Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
             Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California
             Outnumbered: Works On Paper, Jackrabbit Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2002    Reflections, San Pablo Arts Gallery, San Pablo, California
             Contemporary Abstracts, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, California (Best of Show)
             Maxtor Corporation, San Jose, California
2001    Aspect Communications, San Jose, California
            3Com Corporation, Santa Clara, California
2000   Synopsys Incorporated, Mountain View, California
1998    Womanscape: Body, Land, Ocean, Urban, Sun Gallery, Hayward, California
1997    Breakthrough Color, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
            Spirit of Nature, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California
1996    Ahead of the Wave, Iris Arts, Berkeley, California
            Zipzap, Online Magazine
            Significants, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, California
            ADA: Women and Information Technology, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1995    The World’s Women On-Line, United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing, China
            Bayfront Gallery, San Francisco, California
1994    Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, California
1993    Pro Arts Gallery, Annual, Oakland, California (catalogue)
1991     3Com Corporation, Santa Clara, California
1988    Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburg, California
            Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, California
            Gallery 44, Oakland, California
1987    Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California (catalogue)
            Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, California
1986    San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California
1984    Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, California
            Ralph L Wilson Gallery, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (catalogue)
            Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California
            South of Market Cultural Center, San Francisco, California
1983    Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
            Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
            Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
            Holy Names College Art Gallery, Oakland, California
1982    Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon
            Creative Growth Gallery, Oakland, California
1980    Contemporary Artisans Gallery, San Francisco, California
            34th Annual San Francisco Arts Festival, San Francisco, California
1979    33rd Annual San Francisco Arts Festival, San Francisco, California
1978    Ligoa Duncan Gallery, New York, New York
1977    Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California


EDUCATION

University of California, Davis, California, Art Department, 1966-68
University of California, Berkeley, California, Bachelor of Arts, 1972
University of California, Riverside, California, Education Credential, 1973
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, Master of Arts: Ceramic Sculpture, 1979 


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Merritt College, Oakland, CA, 2000-2013
Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA, 1980-2000
California College of Arts, Extension Program, Oakland, CA, 1981 


OTHER ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT

Guest Curator: "Ruth and Me", Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College Gallery, San Pablo, CA, 2017
Guest Curator: Return of the Thing: 5 Artists Use 3D Printing, Contra Costa College Gallery, San Pablo, CA, 2014
Juror: Oakland Art Association Exhibition, Oakland, CA, 2010
Slide Lecture & Talk: “Sustaining A Creative Life” San Leandro Rotary Club, Oakland, CA, 2010
Slide Lecture: California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco, CA, 2006
Juror: Print and Video Festival, Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA, 2005
Juror: Los Medanos Student Art Show, 2000, Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburg, CA, 2000
Juror: Los Medanos Student Art Show, 1999, Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburg, CA, 1999
Juror: Printmaking: People and Process, California Society of Printmakers, Contra Costa College
Gallery and On-Line Show, San Pablo, CA, 1997
Faculty Advisor: Milvia Street Art and Literary Magazine, Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA, 1995-97
Juror: Ohlone College Art Student League Competition, Fremont, CA, 1995
Slide Lecture: Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, 1994
Slide Lecture: JFK University, Orinda, CA, 1994
Contributing Writer: Art In Focus, High School Art Textbook, Glencoe Publishing Company, Mission Hills, CA, 1992
Contributing Writer: Exploring Art, Junior High Art Textbook, Glencoe Publishing Company, Mission Hills, CA, 1990
Art Department Chair, Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA, 1990-92
Juror: 1985 Army Artist Contest, Presidio Army Base, San Francisco, CA, 1985 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Mendocino Arts Magazine, 2015-16, Mendocino, California, Kim Thoman: Three Dimensions
3DPrint.com, What Things May Come: 3D Printing is the Topic of Southwestern University Symposium/Sculpture Exhibit, by Michelle Matisons, February 3, 2015
3DPrint.com, Emerging Venus: Kim Thoman’s 3D Printed Sculptures Designed to Embody Dualities, by Michelle Matisons, January, 23, 2015
ArtCritical, Online Magazine of Art & Ideas, May 3, 2014, The Breakfast Group: Exhibition at Richmond Art Center toasts Bay Area Institution by Hearne Pardee
East Bay Express, Oakland, California, February 2008, Drastic Park by DeWitt Cheng (photo)
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Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California, August 2005, Art on Paper by Monique Beeler
The Forum, California Community Colleges Publication, Sacramento, California, 1997
TSA, Alameda, California, October 1993, Unlikely Collision: Art at CSPP by Richard Whittaker
Pacific Grove Monarch, Pacific Grove, California, October 1988, Art Notes by Sam Colburn
Contra Costa Times, Contra Costa, California, May 1988, Los Medanos Exhibit Explores the Art of Grief by Bonnie Ferguson
San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, California, January 1987, A Provocative Exhibition Put Together Like A Chain Letter, Al Morch
Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California, December 1983, Art Show Runs the Gamut From Awful to Glorious by Charles Shere
Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California, August 1983, Crowded Talented Walnut Creek Show by Charles Shere
Contra Costa Times, Contra Costa, California, August 1983, Walnut Creek Exhibit Features Area Artists by Carol Fowler