Kim Dorland  (Canadian, 1974) 

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Kim Dorland Biography
1974   Born in Wainwright, Alberta, Canada
1998   BFA, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada
2001   Talent Scholarship, Graduate Programme in Visual Arts, York University, Toronto
2003   MFA, York University, Toronto, Ontario
2004   Toronto Arts Council Creation Grant
2004   Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Creation/Production Grant
2006   Ontario Arts Council Emerging Visual Artist Grant
  Lives and works in Toronto, Canada
Selected Exhibitions
2013   True North, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
2013   Ghosts of You and Me, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2013   True North, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
2012   I’m an Adult Now, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2012   Unexpected Beauty, Galeria Bianca, Palermo, Italy (solo)
2012   I’m an Adult Now, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2012   Unexpected Beauty, Galeria Bianca, Palermo, Italy
2012   60 Painters, Humber College School of Arts and Media, Ontario, Canada
2012   Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, New Acquisitions and Prints, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2012   The Tree: Form and Substance, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Ontario, Canada
2012   Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI
2011   For Lori, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2011   Nocturne, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (solo)
2011   Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
2011   Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2011   OPEN, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
2010   TIAF (Toronto International Art Fair), Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (solo)
2010   New Material, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY(solo)
2010   Reflexive Self, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2010   Natural Renditions, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
2010   1991, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2010   Kim Dorland, Mark Moore Gallery, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, New York (solo)
2010   Extreme Painting, Galerie Division, Montreal
2009   Canadian Content, Skew Gallery, Calgary, Alberta (solo)
2009   Kim Dorland, Bonelli ArteContemporanea, Mantova, Italy (solo)
2009   Super! Natural!, Freight + Volume, New York, NY (solo)
2009   Kim Dorland, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2009   Her, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Québec (solo)
2009   Holy Destruction, Galerie Polad-Hardouin, Paris (catalogue)
2009   SUBSTANTIAL RESOURCES, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, ON
2009   Home, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
2009   Giving Face: Portraits for a New Generation, curated by Stephen Heighton, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York
2008   Carte Blanche Volume 2: Painting, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
2008   4 Portraits and a Landscape, Angell Gallery, Toronto (solo)
2008   North, Freight + Volume, New York, NY (catalogue) (solo)
2008   New Work, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery (solo)
2008   People, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York
2007   Rear/View, Freight + Volume, New York, curated by Eric Shiner
2007   Notions of Wilderness, curated by Catherine Forster, kasia kay art projects, Chicago, IL
2007   Oil Spill: New Paintings in Ontario, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2007   Summer Group Show, Bonelli Contemporary, Chinatown, Los Angeles
2007   Red Dot Art Fair New York, represented by kasia kay art projects, Chicago IL
2007   Somewhere in the Neighborhood, Bonelli Contemporary, Chinatown, Los Angeles (solo)
2007   About a Girl, Angell Gallery, Toronto (solo)
2007   Over the Fence, SKEW Gallery, Calgary (solo)
2007   Kim Dorland, Centro Culturale Cascina Grande, Rozzano, Italy, curated by Maria Chiara Valacchi (solo)
2007   Out Behind the Shed, Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
2007   RBC Canadian Painting Competition Exhibition, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto; Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen, Université de Moncton; MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Emily Carr Institute Art + Design, Vancouver
2007   Gary Goldstein, Jenny Dubnau, Kim Dorland and Sally Heller, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
2006   The Edge of Town, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2006   Harvey Levine Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
2006   Kim Dorland, Angell Gallery Toronto, Canada (solo)
2006   Into the Woods, Contemporaneamente, Milan, Italy (catalogue) (solo)
2006   RBC Canadian Painting Competition Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto; Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ont.; Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal; Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver.
2006   Scope Miami, represented by kasia kay art projects, Chicago IL
2006   Summer Gallery Exhibition, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006   3 Painters, Howard House, Seattle
2006   The Daily Constitutional, Kim Dorland, Bruce Wilhelm, ADA Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
2006   Impression/Ism: Contemporary Impressions, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California
2006   artLA, ~scope New York (featured artist)
2005   ~scope Miami (featured artist), ~scope New York
2005   You don’t want to miss that shit: Contemporary painters at the Gladstone Hotel, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
2005   Blame Canada, Harvey Levine Gallery, Los Angeles
2005   Kim Dorland, SKEW Gallery, Calgary, Alberta (solo)
2005   doubletake, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2004   Paintings of Desire, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2004   Hunting Scene, Fly Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2004   Best of BUS: Volume 1, Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
2004   Little Stabs at Happiness, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto
2004   ~scope Miami, Toronto International Art Fair
2003   Toronto International Art Fair
2003   If I Ruled The World, Red Head Gallery, Toronto (catalogue)
2003   Keep Six, Kitchener, Ontario (catalogue)
2003   Deathfuck, Art System Gallery, Toronto
2003   New Friends, 1080BUS Gallery Toronto
2003   Overload, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2002   exquisitenorth, Luft Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2002   Sun Of The Golden West, 1080BUS Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2001   It Looks Like Art, West Wing Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
  Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
  Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA
  Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas
  The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal
  Oppenheimer Collection, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB Canada
Literature
2013   Milroy, Sarah. Is that the forest pressing in, or the Group of Seven? The Globe and Mail, April 27, 2013
2013   Kim Dorland, Painter, Studio Beat, April, 2013
2013   Powis, Tim. Beautiful Stuff, Canadian Art Magazine, Spring, 2013
2013   Mendelsohn, John. New Acquisitions and Prints from the Kaminsky Family Foundation: Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, New Jersey, dArt International, Fall/Winter 2013
2012   Rhodes, Richard. Kim Dorland, Canadian Art, December, 2012
2012   Darke, Colin. Dick Goody brings the Goods — Review: Idealizing the Imagery: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, Artsibs.com, June 27, 2012
2012   Rhodes, Richard. Kim Dorland, Canadian Art, December, 2012
2012   Darke, Colin. Dick Goody brings the Goods — Review: Idealizing the Imagery: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, Artsibs.com, June 27, 2012
2012   Kim Dorland Interview, VisualMemphis.com, April 12, 2012
2012   Smoking White Hot: Mana Flames the Art Fire, Culture Catch, March 13, 2012
2012   Leong, Melissa. Fresh and For Sale: Contemporary Art Auction Focusses on Art from 1980 to now, National Post, March 6, 2012
2012   Whyte, Murray. "60 Painters" Shows off Toronto's Dynamic Artists, ArtistToronto.com, May 25, 2012
2012   Campbell, James D. Kim Dorland, Galerie Division, Magenta Magazine, February 8, 2012
2012   Hodges, Michael H. Bright Show Sure Cure for Winter Blahs, The Detroit News, January 19, 2012
2011   Zevitas, Steven. 10 Must-See Painting Shows In The US: Summer Heat Edition, Huffington Post, July 18, 2011
2011   Morgan, Saretta. Art Review: Kim Dorland For Lori, NY Arts Magazine, July 21, 2011
2011   Raw and Unapologetic: Kim Dorland's Portraits of Wife Lori at Mike Weiss Gallery, artdaily.org, July 22, 2011
2011   Meier, Allison. Painting Through Your Obsession About Love, Hyperallergic.com, August 23, 2011
2011   Valdez, Aldrin. Love Letter in Paint, ArtSlant, August 24, 2011
2011   Indrisek, Scott. Kim Dorland: Painting With Guts, Modern Painters, August 24, 2011
2011   Angel, Sara. Kim Dorland: Nocturne, EYE WEEKLY, February 2, 2011
2011   Hansen, Michael. Interview: Kim Dorland, ArtSync, January 28, 2011
2011   Jager, David. Spooky Dorland, New Paintings Go to the Darker Side, NOW Magazine, January 27, 2011
2011   Vaughan, R.M. Too Toronto-centric? I have no problem with that, The Globe and Mail, January
2011   Montreal, Paint The Painting Blog, November 18, 2011
2011   Diaz-Berrio, Natalia Lara, Breaking All the Rules, The LINK, November 8, 2011
2011   View Kim Dorland, Canadian Art, Fall 2011
2011   Pohl, John. Oil shows beauty, destruction of 'manufactured Environment’, The Montreal Gazette, October 15, 2011
2011   Indrisek, Scott. Kim Dorland: Painting With Guts, Modern Painters, August 24, 2011
2011   Valdez, Aldrin. Love Letter in Paint, ArtSlant, August 24, 2011
2011   Meier, Allison. Painting Through Your Obsession About Love, Hyperallergic.com, August 23, 2011
2011   Raw and Unapologetic: Kim Dorland's Portraits of Wife Lori at Mike Weiss Gallery, artdaily.org, July 22, 2011
2011   Morgan, Saretta. Art Review: Kim Dorland For Lori, NY Arts Magazine, July 21, 2011
2010   Intini, John. That’s a bit extreme, isn’t it?, Maclean’s, August 12
2010   Pagel, David. Art Review: Kim Dorland at Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles Times, March 26, 2010
2010   Vilas, Amber; Russeth, Andrew. Scope Comes on Strong, ARTINFO, March 8, 2010
2010   Hegert, Natalie. Shack in the Woods, ArtSlant, November 14, 2010
2010   Bahrenburg, Genevieve. Taxidermy Woodland Animals Dipped in Paint and Sprinkled in Glitter? Yes, See This Exhibit, ELLE, November 4, 2010
2009   Enright, Robert. Paint-Wrangler (An interview with Kim Dorland in two parts), Kim Dorland (catalogue), Bonelli ArteContemporanea
2009   Rosen, Aaron. Bruised Beauty, paintings by Kim Dorland, Canadian Art Scene, June 20, 2009
2009   Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: Kim Dorland, Super! Natural, The New York Times, June 19, 2009
2009   Rosen, Aaron. Beauty, Phooey, Artnet Magazine, June 2009
2009   Lee, Sasha. Interview: Kim Dorland, Beautiful/Decay, June 8, 2009
2009   Redfern, Christine. Artist uses big, gooey globe, The Gazette
2009   Catchlove, Lucinda. Apocalyptic Love, Zink, Spring
2009   Beem, Edgar Allen. Home at Westport Arts Center, Yankee Magazine
2009   Sudarsky, Noah Marcel. GIVING FACE: Portraits for a New Generation @ NicholasRobinson Gallery, Whitehot Magazine
2008   Milroy, Sarah. Curatorial celebrations? Try inventor stockpiles, The Globe and Mail,November
2008   Carte Blanche Volume 2: Painting, Magenta Publishing for the Arts Toronto
2008   Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Ma
2008   2870 Grams of Art, M19, Paris
2008   Kim Dorland, NY Arts, May-June 2008
2008   Kalm, James. Kim Dorland North, The Brooklyn Rail, May 2008
2008   Kim Dorland: The Idea of North (exhibition catalogue), Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2008   Doucette, Valerie. Oil Spill: New Painting in Ontario, Border Crossings Issue No. 104
2007   Myers, Holly. Trailblazing Chinatown gallery scene keeps up with city's pace, Los Angeles Times
2007   Gray, Emma. Emma Gray’s top 10 shows in Los Angeles this month, Saatchi Online Daily Magazine
2007   Goddard, Peter. Warning: Wet Paint, Toronto Star
2007   Berry, Melissa. Where the grass is greener, FFWD
2006   Dault, Gary Michael. Pigments of the imagination, The Globe and Mail
2006   Jager, David. Group Hug at Angell, Now
2006   McVeigh, Jennifer. RBC Showcases Canadian Talent, Calgary Herald
2006   Best of Toronto, Now
2006   Jager, David. Dorland's Styles Collide, Now
2006   Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail
2006   Hackett, Regina. Galleries explore a new world of landscapes, Post Intelligencer
2006   Brevi, Manuela. Into the Woods (exhibition catalogue), Contemporaneamente
2005   Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail
2005   Dault, Julia. Our group of seven, National Post
2005   Willard, Christopher. Losers and Winners: Kim Dorland homes in Generation Y, Calgary Herald
2005   Dault, Gary Michael. Gallery Going, The Globe and Mail
2005   Goddard, Peter. Hot fantasies, heroes, a hotel and much more, The Toronto Star
2004   Dault, Julia. Desire, and a slice of colour, National Post
2003   Osborne, Catherine. Show buoyed by feverish optimism, National Post