Kim Simonsson

(Finnish, b. 1974)

crying girl with animal by kim simonsson

Kim Simonsson

Crying Girl with Animal, 2005

Biography

Timeline

1974
Born in Helsinki, Finland
1995 - 2000
Master of Arts, University of Arts and Design Helsinki, Finland

Exhibitions

2008
Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
The Invisible Deer, Galleria Heino, ARCO 08, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Present, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Areda, Norway
Silent Violence, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
Do you want to be a dog, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
Kim Simonsson, K Galeria, Huittinen, Finland (solo)
Dreams and Disappointments II, Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin, Germany (07.09.-20.10.2007)
Finnish Cultural Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (solo) (November)
Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere, Finland (solo) (October)
Herrmann & Wagner Gallery and Gallery Heino, Brussels Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium

Literature

2006
'Beautiful Mutants', Top Ten Trends In Contemporary Art, (Kay Larson), Artnews, February
'Kim Simonsson – Little Girls, Big Questions', ( Anne Virtanen), Ceramics Art & Perception, Issue 63
'Kim Simonsson at Nancy Margolis Gallery', (Ken Johnson) New York Times, Art in Review 28th of October
'Kim Simonsson at Nancy Margolis Gallery', ( Lori Waxman) Artforum.com, Critics Picks, November
Another Worlds Part II, exhibition catalogue, Arario Gallery, Republic of Korea (cat.)
Naamioituminen/ Camouflage, courtesy Galleria Heino, Helsinki (cat.)
Post-global Society, exhibition catalogue, 3rd Ceramic Biennale Korea, Trans Ceramic-Art, Republic of Korea (cat.)
2005
'A Waking Nightmare. The World Of Kim Simonsson', (Anne Virtanen), Ceramics Magazine October/November 2005
'Kauden Taideteos', ( Leena Mattelmäki), Taidemuseo.fi, 3/2005
'The Arabia Ware in Finland', (Hannele Nyman), The Scandinavian Stylish Design, 2005