• Master of Fine Arts (Art & Technology), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
• Bachelor of Fine Arts (Fine Art Photography), Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA. Graduated with distinction and appreciation.
2007 – present
• Associate Professor with tenure, San Diego State University, School of Art, Design and Art History
• Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, School of Art, Design and Art History. Teaches digital multimedia and photography courses in the Multimedia area.
• Part-Time Faculty, Columbia College, Chicago, spring session. Taught web design/development courses.
• Part-Time Faculty, Columbia College, Chicago, spring, summer and fall sessions. Taught web design/development courses.
• Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, spring session. Assisted digital imaging course in the photography department.
• Visiting Part-Time Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute, winter and spring sessions. Taught courses in the photography department.
2012 – present
• Arid: A Journal of Desert Arts, Design and Ecology, co-editor [www.aridjournal.org]
• KCET Artbound contributing columnist [www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/]
• Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938–2008, Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago (Center Books on the American West), Chicago, IL
• Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905–2005, Center for American Places (Center Books on the American West), Santa Fe, NM
• Theo Westenberger Award for Artistic Excellence, Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA
• California Council for the Humanities awarded a Community Stories project grant for THERE IT IS—TAKE IT! website and self-guided car audio.
• Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) “Investing in Artists” grant
• California Council for the Humanities awarded a California Story Fund project grant for Jackrabbit Homestead website and self-guided car audio tour.
• Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts awarded production funding for Jackrabbit Homestead book project.
• Faculty Development Grant from San Diego State University for production funding for Jackrabbit Homestead project.
• Creative Work Fund awarded production funding for collaborative project with artists Amy Balkin and Tim Halbur with the non-profit organizations, Green Action and Pond for Invisible-5 Audio Tour.
• Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts awarded production funding for Salton Sea book project.
• Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Grant from San Diego State University for production funding for Salton Sea book project.
• Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Grant from San Diego State University for production funding for Salton Sea book project.
•South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Web Competition, Safe As Mother’s Milk selected as a finalist in the “Online Education Resource” category.
• Kodak Photo Educator Scholarship, Santa Fe Workshops, Santa Fe, NM
• Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Grant, San Diego State University
• James Nelson Raymond Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Cash Award
• The Seventh New York Digital Salon selected The Charmed Horizon for exhibit at the School of Visual Arts.
• SIGGRAPH’99, The Charmed Horizon was one of thirteen sites exhibited at the technOasis: ArtSite in Los Angeles.
• South by Southwest (SXSW) 2nd Annual Interactive Web Competition chose The Charmed Horizon as Best Art-Related Site.
• Ignite! The Art of Sustainability, Exhibit Envoy commissioned Every Golf Course in the Coachella Valley for a traveling group exhibit in 2012-2015.
• Safe As Mother’s Milk: The Hanford Project, a web documentary and installation commissioned for the 2002 ART | ACTIVISM Visiting Artist Series at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.
• Salmoncity.net, a web-based project commissioned by the Seattle Arts Commission for Salmon in the City, a series of temporary artist projects responding to the recent ESA listing of Puget Sound Chinook salmon as regionally threatened.
• University of California Riverside Culver Center for the Arts permanent collection
• Nevada Museum of Art’s Center for Art + Environment acquired the research archive for Greetings from the Salton Sea
• The Altered Landscape Collection at The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
• The Margulies Collection at the WAREhOUSE, Miami, FL
• Polaroid International Collection, Osgood, Germany
• Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Polaroid Domestic Collection, Cambridge, MA
• Santa Fe Art Institute artist-in-residence from May 19–June 4, 2011.
• Atlantic Center for the Arts, attended a three-week residency April 14–May 7, 2000 at Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbria, Italy. Master artists Mark Dion and William Kentridge headed this program.
• Theo Westenberger Award Exhibit, Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA
• Jackrabbit Homestead, UCR Culver Center for the Arts, Riverside, CA
• Jackrabbit Homestead, Red Arrow Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA
• Jackrabbit Homestead, Michael Dawson Books, Los Angeles, CA
• Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Center for Photography, Berkeley, CA
• Critical Landscapes: Kim Stringfellow, Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont Community College, El Cajon, CA
• Greetings from the Salton Sea, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
• Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905–2005 (book signing/exhibit), Michael Dawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• Greetings from the Salton Sea (book fundraiser event), Circle Elephant Art, Los Angeles, CA
• Safe As Mother’s Milk: The Hanford Project, Henriette E. Woessner Alumni Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
• Greetings from the Salton Sea, Gallery Two, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
• Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Gagosian Madison Avenue, New York, NY
• Desertscapes: Desert Passage, Marks Art Center, Palm Desert, CA
• Ignite! The Art of Sustainability (exhibit is traveling throughout CA during 2012-2015)
• Works on Water, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA
• The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
• The City Is A Blazing, Burning Bonfire, Cubitt, London, U.K.
• EcoCultures, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
• HALF LIFE: Patterns of Change (Eve Andrée Laramée/Kim Stringfellow), Santa Fe Art Institute, NM
• Let Them Eat LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
• Citizen Artists Making Emphatic Arguments, Casa de Tunel Art Center, Tijuana, Mexico
• Future Of Nations: Citizen Artists Making Emphatic Arguments, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
• An Atlas of Radical Cartography, a traveling exhibition [www.an-atlas.com]
• Paradise Regained: Visionary Ecology and the Terrain of Ideals, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
• Just Space(s), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA
• Ecotopia: The Second ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center for Photography, NY
• Invisible-5, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
• FILE, Sao Paulo, Brasil
• Speculative Terrain: Recent Views of the Southern California Landscape from San Diego to Santa Barbara, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
• Safe As Mother’s Milk: The Hanford Project, ISEA 2004, Tallinn City Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
• Speculative Terrain: Recent Views of the Southern California Landscape from San Diego to Santa Barbara, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
• Tender Landscapes: Artists Respond to Human Involvement in the Natural World, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
• Speculative Terrain: Recent Views of the Southern California Landscape from San Diego to Santa Barbara, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
• Siggraph’03, Web Graphics Expo, San Diego, CA
• Digital State: New Faculty and Student Work at SDSU, SDSU Community Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
• Paisajes Toxicos, El Reino del Mundo Gallery, Bibliotéca Nacional José Martí, Havana, Cuba
• Toxic Landscapes: Artists Examine the Environment, Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, NJ
• Toxic Landscapes: Artists Examine the Environment, Rachel Carson Institute, Chatham College, Pittsburg, PA
• MFA Graduate Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
• Seventh New York Digital Salon, School of Visual Arts, show traveled to Circulo de Bellas in Madrid, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain and the Centro de Cultura, Malaga, Spain
• Rattling the Frame: The Photographic Space 1974-1999, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
• Siggraph’99 technOasis: Art Site, Los Angeles, CA
• Immedia’99, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
• The Saints and Other Unusual Personages, Mythos Gallery, Burbank, CA
• 13th Annual Photo Metro Contest Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
• The Woman’s Show, Danville Fine Arts, Danville, CA
• Race and Gender…an Alternative View, 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA
• 20th Anniversary Membership Exhibition, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
• Commodities, Secession Gallery at Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Barbie and Beyond, Morphos Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Photographic Constructions, Morphos Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Juried Exhibition, Photo Metro, San Francisco, CA
• It’s A Wonderful Life, Gallery 817, Los Angeles, CA
• Beyond Belief, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
• Two Artists, Emanuel Radnitzky, San Francisco, CA
• Circus, Show-n-Tell, San Francisco, CA
• 8th Annual Photo Metro Contest, Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• 7th Annual Photo Metro Contest, Lee and Lees Contemporary Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Objects of My Affection, Show-n-Tell, San Francisco, CA
• Just a Bunch of Paintings, Show-n-Tell, San Francisco, CA
• Beyond Permission, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
• Guest speaker (Present Tense Lecture series) at Medium Festival of Photography 2013, San Diego, CA
• UCR Culver Center for the Arts, panel discussion with Chris Carraher moderated by Tyler Stallings coinciding with Jackrabbit Homestead exhibit.
• Owens Valley Committee Annual Fund Raiser, (guest presenter), Mountain Light Gallery, Bishop, CA
• Visiting artist lecture, University of Maryland, Department of Visual Arts, Baltimore, MD
• KCET Artbound broadcast television video feature on jackrabbit homesteading in June 2012.
• Public lecture for HALF LIFE: Patterns of Change exhibition at the Santa Fe Art Institute on May 20, 2011.
• Santa Fe Radio Cafe, KSFR Santa Fe, May 20, 2011 hosted by Mary Charlotte.
• These Days, KPBS San Diego, November 30th, 2010. Kim Stringfellow with artist, Claire Zitzow discussed the jackrabbit homesteading experience with Maureen Cavanaugh.
• SPE West 2010, Stringfellow presented her work for the Society of Photographic Educators (SPE) West Regional Conference in San Diego.
• Big City Forum #11, conversation with Kim Stringfellow and Rebeca Mendez hosted by Leonardo Bravo at Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• Artist-Led Exhibition Walkthrough for New Topographics Exhibit at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
• Lecture on Jackrabbit Homesteading for the Joshua Tree Park Association’s Old Schoolhouse Lecture series, Twentynine Palms, CA
• Visiting artist lecture, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Center for Photography, Berkeley, CA
• UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
• Public Salon Lecture Series, FARMLAB, Los Angeles, CA
• Southern California Collage: Back Roads, Parklands, Waterways, Historical Society of Southern California 12th Annual Autry History • Conference. Panel discussion presentation for “Alternative Histories: Art and the Southern California Environment,” moderated by Los Angeles Urban Ranger, Jenny Price. Autry National Center, of the American West, Los Angeles, CA
• Ground Truth: Mapping the Invisible Landscape, ALOUD Lecture Series at the Los Angeles Central Library. Panel discussion of Invisible-5 with co-collaborator, Amy Balkin and Matt Coolidge of CLUI on November 9th, 2008.
• Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center, Borrego Springs, CA.
• These Days, KPBS San Diego, November 9th, 2006. Interview by Tom Fudge on the 100th anniversary of the Salton Sea.
• The California Report, KQED San Francisco, October 13th, 2006. Feature on Invisible-5 audio project.
• Publishing the Photographic Book, Photo SF, San Francisco, CA
• The Art of Biologies and Environmentalism, Digital Arts and New Media Festival (DAMN) Festival, UC Santa Cruz, CA
• ISEA 2004: Geopolitics of Media conference (presentation of Safe As Mother’s Milk: The Hanford Project), Tallinn, Estonia
• Lunchtime Lecture Series, UC Berkeley Art Department, Berkeley, CA
• Gallery Talk: Jeanne-Claude and Christo, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
• Artist Lecture: Gayle Tanaka/Kim Stringfellow, moderated by Teri Cohn, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
• Christopher Michno, “Kim Stringfellow: Homestead on the Range,” Artillery Magazine, Nov/Dec 2013.
• Kim Stringfellow, “Owens Valley and the Aqueduct,” BOOM: A Journal of California (UC Press), Fall 2013.
• Jamie Solis, “Gems of the Desert,” Inland Empire Weekly, August 29, 2013.
• Mark Munkenfuss, “RIVERSIDE: Exhibit focuses on mysterious shacks east of Joshua Tree,” The Press-Enterprise, June 27, 2013.
• Shannon Mattern, “Infrastructural Tourism,” The Design Observer (online journal), July 1, 2013.
• Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton and Hermann Zschiegner (editors), Various Small Books: Referencing Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha, (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013).
• Ann M. Wolfe (editor), The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment, Rizzoli Press/Nevada Museum of Art, 2011.
• Alex Schmidt, “Art in the Land: Seeing through the Sprawl,” BOOM: A Journal of California (UC Press), Vol. I, No. 3, Fall 2011.
• Emily Eliza Scott, “Field Effects: Invisible-5′s Illumination of Peripheral Geographies,” Art Journal (College Art Association), Winter 2010.
• Jenny Price, “Southern California Day Trip: Joshua Tree,” Sunset Magazine, January 2010.
• Judith Salkin, “Artists embrace harsh desert in creating their own wide open gallery spaces,” Desert Sun, August 8th, 2009.
• Emily Scott, PhD Candidate, UCLA Art History, “Field Operations: the Geographical Impulse in Post-1960s Art,” paper/lecture delivered at the College Art Association Annual Meeting, February 26, 2009.
• Bill McKibben (editor), American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau, (New York: The Library of America, 2008).
• Natalie Jeremijenko, “Artspeak: The arts community is responding to climate change, and changing the conversation in the process,” SEED, December 2006
• Ecotopia: The 2nd Triennial of Photography and Video, ICP/Steidl, 2006
• Roberta Smith, “The Natural World, in Peril and Its Full Glory,” New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 2006
• “Shore Thing: An Artist’s Impression from the Salton Sea, California,” DAMN No. 7, July/August 2006
• Bobby Tanzilo, “Stringfellow show chronicles environmental woes,” OnMilwaukee.com, June 22, 2006
• Kristen Palm, “Not Just Another Roadside Attraction,” Metropolis Magazine, July 2006
• Hiya Swanhuyser, “It’s Hard to See: Art on the Road,” SF Weekly, April 5-11, 2006
• Phil Harris, “Survey of New Books,” Photo-Eye Booklist, Winter 2005
• Theo Douglas, “Post Cards From Hell,” OC Weekly, Vol. 11, No. 9, November 4-10, 2005
• Ann Jarmusch, “Wake-Up Call: ‘Greetings from the Salton Sea’ is a strong cry to rescue a unique area,” Book section, San Diego Union Tribune, Sunday, September, 25, 2005
• Leah Ollman, “Around the Galleries: The briny beauty of the Salton Sea,” Los Angeles Times, Friday, August 19, 2005
• Michal Zaczñski, “California Dreamin’: Kim Stringfellow,” Foto Pozytyw, May 2005.
• “Creative Work Fund Grants,” Artweek, September, 2004.
• Joseph Woodward, “’Speculative Terrain’ at the Carnegie Art Musuem,” Artweek, April 2004
• Susan Platt, “Changing Models for Public Art: Seattle’s “Salmon in the City,” Sculpture Magazine, June 2002, Vol. 21 No. 8
• Francis DeVuono, “Kim Stringfellow at Washington State Univeristy,” Artweek, April 2001
• Leonardo, the Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, MIT Press, Seventh New York Digital Salon Issue, Volume 32, Number 5, 1999
• Siggraph99, Electronic Art and Animation Catalog and CDrom, 1999
• Sarah Hepola, “Click On This,” The Austin Chronicle Online, March 1999
• Susan Ressler, “It’s All About The Apple, Or Is It,” Woman Artist’s of the American West web site and CDrom,” Purdue University, 1998
• Berta Sichel, “Critique,” Urban Desires 3.1, 1997
• Kathy Zimmerer, “The Saints,” Art Scene/L.A., Vol.. 15, No. 6, February, 1996
• 13th Annual Photo Metro Contest Issue, Photo Metro, November 1995
• “Transformation & Decay: Kim Stringfellow’s Sensual Shrines,” Art Alternatives, Summer 1995
• Terri Cohn, “Shaped Identities: The Photographic Object,” Camerawork Quarterly, Spring 1994
• Photography At Bay, John Bloom, University of New Mexico Press, 1993
• 1993 Annual Contest Issue, Photo Metro, November 1993
• M.A. Greenstein, “Fauxtography L.A.,” Visions Art Quarterly, Summer 1992
• “No More Heroes,” Camerawork Quarterly, Summer/Fall 1991
• John Bloom, “Beyond Belief at SF Camerawork,” Photo Metro, August 1991
• 8th Annual Contest Issue, Photo Metro, October 1990
• Trio-7th Annual Contest Issue, Photo Metro, October 1989
• Beyond Permission, Houston Center for Photography, Dossier on the Exhibition, April 1989
• “Selections,” Photo Metro, November 1988
• “Beyond Underground: Two Offbeat Photo Shows,” SF Chronicle, June 1988