Creative Vita

Personal

  • Born July 11, 1958, Long Beach, California

Education

  • 1987
    B.A. in Art, California State University, Hayward
    Magna cum laude
  • 1981
    A.A. in Art, Long Beach City College
    Phi Beta Kappa

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2011
    Fictional Scenes from Life, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • 2006
    Fictional Scenes from Life, Transmissions Gallery, Berkeley, CA
    Fictional Scenes from Life
    , Gallery 276, San Francisco, CA
  • 2000
    Osceola Gallery, Emeryville, CA
  • 1999
    Fictional Scenes From Life
    , b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
  • 1997
    Visual Biographies, A Suite of Portraits
    , Hidden City Cafe, Pt. Richmond, CA
  • 1996
    Visual Biographies, A Suite of Portraits
    , Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA
  • 1995
    Visual Biographies, A Suite of Portraits
    , Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • 1988
    The Musician's Coffeehouse, Walnt Creek, CA
  • 1987
    Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA
  • 1986
    Presence of Form, California State University, Hayward

Group Exhibitions

  • 2009
    The Artists of ZYZZYVA, Works done on paper, in black & white, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2004
    Gateway National Juried Art Show
    , Farmington Museum, Farmington, New Mexcio Daler-Rowney Award
  • 1998
    Stockton National IX Print and Drawing Exhibition
    , The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA Honorable Mention
  • 1997
    Self Expression 1997
    , Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • 1996
    A Case for Art
    , Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
  • 1995
    USArt
    , San Francisco, CA
    Sugar and Spice, Naughty and Nice, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • 1994
    Something in Common
    , Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
    Figure as Focus, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
    International Colored Pencil Exhibition
    , Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, Oregon
    Profile Portraits included in Manuel Neri: Master Artist Tribute III Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College, Moraga, CA
  • 1993
    Artists' Self Portraits in Black & White
    , A Benefit Exhibition for ZYZZYVA, Edith Caldwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1990
    Contra Costa County Artists
    , Families First, Pittsburg, CA
    Portrait of Roy DeForest included in Roy DeForest Retrospective, Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, CA
  • 1989
    West Coast Works on/of Paper
    , Reese Bullen Gallery, California State University, Humboldt, Arcata, CA
    Fifth Annual National Juried Exhibition, Part II
    , Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
  • 1988
    Eighth Annual California Watercolor and Drawing Survey
    , The Ink People, Eureka, CA
    Stockton National IV: Print and Drawing Exhibition
    , The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
    Group Show
    , Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
  • 1987
    First Annual Juried Exhibition
    , Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA
    Second Annual Juried Exhibition
    , Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
    Seventh Annual California Watercolor and Drawing Survey
    , The Ink People, Eureka, CA
    West Coast Works on/of Paper
    , Reese Bullen Gallery, California State University, Humboldt, Arcata, CA Honorable Mention
    Juried Student Show
    , California State University, Hayward, CA
  • 1986
    Juried Student Show
    , California State University, Hayward, CA
  • 1984
    Prints and Paint on Paper
    , Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
    Bechtel Employees Art Exhibit
    , San Francisco, CA
    Student Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
  • 1980
    Friends of the Long Beach Museum of Art, Rental Gallery
  • 1978-80
    Student Show
    , Long Beach City College, CA
  • 1976
    Long Beach Art Association

Video

  • 1996
    INSIDE Art: with David King and Melani McKim, Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA

Public Art

  • C. E. Smith Museum of Anthropology, Cal State University, Hayward Mural - reproduction of an Awatovi Mural (Hopi), 1986-87

Bibliography

  • Breacain, Emma. "Erotic City," Sacramento News and Review, February 1995.
  • Dalkey, Victoria. "Art: Show for the ages at Temporary Contemporary," The Sacramento Bee, May 23, 2011.
  • Dalkey, Victoria. "From tools to Totems," The Sacramento Bee, September 26, 1999, Encore, p. 8.
  • Fowler, Carol. "McKim featured in exhibit," Contra Costa Times, September 15, 1984, p. 10A.
  • "Local competition draws artists from all over," Times-Standard, Eureka, CA August 21, 1987.
  • "Reception for Richmond artists slated for Los Medanos College," West County Times, September 1, 1987.
  • Simerley, David Allen. "Neglected gallery used to design new program-Unlikely set of tools used to rebuild art department," Los Medanos College Experience, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 11, 1987, p. 4.
  • "Visual Biographies from McKim," Times-Standard, Eureka, CA, February 9, 1996.