Finding Your Own Voice an a Sea of Abstraction

Kimberly Rowe

Kimberly Rowe 
12 Sessions » Tuesdays, September 16–December 2
7:30–10:30 pm | Studio 117 | $480

Prerequisite: This course is for intermediate to advanced painters. 

This course provides support, feedback, and tips for breaking through boundaries to intermediate to advanced painters of the abstract. Through studio time and critical feedback, students will improve their work, establish painting goals, understand why they make what they make, and clarify intention. This course helps painters move forward in their work, stylistically, conceptually, or technically, and overcome roadblocks to completing and advancing their work. In-class technical exercises will round out the course as appropriate to students’ needs.  

Note: No oils or solvents/sprays. Acrylic paint is preferred, but other water-based or non-toxic dry materials accepted.

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A painter and sculptor/installation artist, Kimberly Rowe lives in Berkeley and works in her studio in Oakland. Her work has been exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions, including at Cheim & Read, New York; Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles; Riverside Art Museum, California; Jaffe Arts Center, Norfolk Virginia; LAXART, Los Angeles; Kala Art Institute, Berkeley; Axis Gallery, Sacramento; and The Castro Theatre, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, and The Lab, all in San Francisco. She earned her MFA from San Francisco Art Institute and a double bachelor’s degree in studio art and psychology, philosophy, and religion from California State University, Hayward.


Kimberly Rowe
Tomorrow Never Knows, 2014
Acrylic on panel
12 x 9 inches
Courtesy of the artist