b. Bangor, Maine 
Selena Kimball is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Working primarily in large-scale collage, she uses printed documentary evidence, physically re-working visual histories into constructed surfaces and installations. This process of taking apart and putting back together is a search for what is hidden in both the content and the appearance of these printed histories. She has exhibited at Feature, Inc., Entropia Gallery, The Estonian National Museum, Portland Museum of Art, Katonah Museum, The Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, and the Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest. She was awarded residency fellowships at the MacDowell colony and the Millay Colony, and most recently received the Pollock-Krasner grant. Her work has been reviewed in The Boston Globe, The Frankfurter Zeitung, and The New York Observer.

Selena Kimball earned her BFA in sculpture from The Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA in combined media from Hunter College. She has collaborated for over a decade with visual anthropologist Alyssa Grossman on films that have been shown at documentary film festivals internationally. Her published work can be seen in the collage novel "The Dreaming Life of Leonora de la Cruz", which was produced together with art historian Agnieszka Taborska (Gdansk 2004, slowo/obraz teryrtoria; New York 2007, Midmarch Arts Press; Paris 2007, Édition Interférences).  Their most recent book “The Unfinished Life of Phoebe Hicks” was published by slowo/obraz teryrtoria in 2013. She is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art Practice at Parsons/ the New School.

2017 Readings, The Gallery at 1GAP, Richard Meier on Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
2016 VOLTA NEW YORK, Solo Booth with Wolfstaedter Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Perfect Day, (with Anett Frontzek), Wolfstaedter Galllery, New York, NY
2015 Night Vision Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Florilegium, Wolfstaedter Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany 
2013 No one came to meet me, Wolfstaedter Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany 
2013 Shangri-La, storefront installation Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY
2012 self must have a certain width, Wolfstaedter Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 what they would have left out if they could, a series of silences curated by Robert Blackson, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Things that (Dis)appear, Entropia Gallery, Wrocław, Poland
2011 Selena Kimball and Josef Loretan, Wolfstaedter Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany 

2016 Davidson National Print and Drawing exhibition, Van Every/Smith Gallery, Davidson College, NC
2015 Anchor, East Harlem Gallery, Hunter College
2014 Remix, Selections from the ICC, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME
2013 i want that inside me, Feature Inc., New York, NY
2013 Decisiveness, Helper (in collaboration with ruSalon), Brooklyn, NY
2013 Remix, Selections from the ICC, Traveling Exhibition: Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY and Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Knoxville, TN 
2013 National Museum of Estonia, Tartu, Estonia
2012 Self Portraits and Other Persons, Wolfstaedter Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 Remix, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, Missouri 
2011 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME 
2011 I Am Not Monogamous, I Heart Poetry, Feature Inc., New York, NY
2011 Collage Hoch 4, Drsachan, Kimball, Exner and Braun, Stattbad Gallery, Neuwied, Germany
2011 Ethnographic Terminalia, Eastern Bloc Centre for New Media and Interdisciplinary Art, Montreal, Canada
2011 Preview Berlin, Wolfstaedter Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2011 Elia Bettaglio, Selena Kimball & Tatiana Simonova: Drawings, Space Gallery, Portland, ME
2011 Collective Show New York 2010, Participant Inc, New York, NY 
2011 Fragments, Parlour, New York, NY
2011 The Narrative Arc, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX 
2011 Synaptic Mimes, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 
2011 Mirror Images, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 The World is Not Enough, Online Exhibition curated by Carl Ferrero
2011 Visionary Drawings, a project by Matt Bua and David Goldfarb at Kidspace, MassMoca, North Adams, MA
2009 Inferno, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico 
2009 Between the Acts, curated by Jennifer Dudley, Parlour, New York, NY 
2009 Personal Political, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany 
2009 As Such As Well As An Assumption, T.B.D., Brooklyn, NY 
2008 Invented Archives, School of the Art Institute of Chicago  
2007 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
2004 Your Heart is No Match for My Love, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Collage, The Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
2001 Attitudes, Artifacts and Images, Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest, Romania 

2007 Hunter College, New York, NY, MFA, Combined Media
1997 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. BFA , Sculpture 
1993-5 Brown University, Providence, RI

Shutte, Christoph, "In Times of War, Anett Frontzak and Selena Kimball at Wolfstaedter Gallery", Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 08, 2016.
Doran, Anne, "Selena Kimball", Tricycle, Spring, 2015.
The Unfinished Life of Phoebe Hicks, coauthored by Agnieszka Taborska, słowo/obraz teryrtoria, Gdansk, 2013.
Dunin, Kinga,  "Reading Popular Critique: The Unfinished Life of Phoebe Hicks",, March 24, 2014. (book review)
Christoph Shutte, “Image, Object and Shangri-La: Selena Kimball with new facets of a long-term project at Wolfstaedter Gallery” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 11, 2013. 
Heinrich, Will, “I Want That Inside Me at Feature, Inc.” The New York Observer, July 07, 2013.    
Adriana Prodeus, Television Interview, Culture Magazine, TVP1, Warsaw Poland, aired January 21, 2012.
Grzegorz Chojnowski, Interveiw, Radio Wrocław, Poland, January 29, 2012.
Christoph Shutte, “Fact and Fiction, Selena Kimball at Wolfstaedter Gallery” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 15, 2012.
Sebastian Smee, "Biennial Hits--and misses" The Boston Globe May 8, 2011.
Portland Museum of Art 2011 Biennial, exh. cat. Mark Bessire.
"The Memory Archive: Filmic Collaborations in Art and Anthropology" (article) Selena Kimball and Alyssa Grossman, Reconstruction, Studies in Contemporary Culture (peer review journal) issue 9.1., 2009
The Dreaming Life of Leonora de la Cruz, coauthored by Agnieszka Taborska, Midmarch Press, New York, NY, 2007/ Edition Interferences, Paris, France, 2007/ słowo/obraz teryrtoria, Gdansk.

2018 Innovations in Education Fund, The New School
2018 Cross-School Fund, The New School
2017 MacDowell Colony Fellowship
2017 Faculty Research Fund, Provost Office, The New School 
2016 Research grant, School of Art, Media +Technology, Parsons
2016 "Staging the Archives" Research Travel Grant, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
2015 Pollock-Krasner Award
2015 Research grant, School of Art, Media +Technology, Parsons
2014 Visiting Researcher, University of Gothenburg
2014 Visiting Artist, Fundacia Kultury Rozruch, Bydgoszcz, Poland
2011 MacDowell Colony Residnecy, Kate and George Kendall Fellow, Peterborough, NH
2011 Professional Development Grant, PSC, CUNY
2010 Blue Mountain Center Residency
2009 Millay Colony for the Arts Residency, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Fellow, Austerlitz, NY
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Nominee
2008 Presidential Travel Award, Hunter College, CUNY
2006 Zankel Award, Hunter College, CUNY
2006 Dedalus Foundation Grant Nominee for painting
2002 Maine Arts Commission Award
1995 Sylvia Leslie Young Award for excellence in sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design

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