KIMBERLY STOKES
ARTIST 
+ DESIGNER 

Kimberly Stokes is an emerging artist and designer living on Yugambeh Country/ Gold Coast, whose practice explores concepts of identity and digital culture. Her interest lies at the intersections between social networking, performativity and the digital photograph; with a particular focus on self-portraiture.
In 2022, Kimberly founded THE GOLDY, an online art event calendar and artist directory for the Gold Coast, Australia. She is also an acting Co-Director of NEXTDOOR Artist Run Initiative; a not-for-profit organisation that exists to champion the experimental practices of emerging artists, based in Brisbane. 
CURRICULUM VITAE
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 - Love Letters to Miami, The Walls Artspace, Gold Coast
2020 - Level Up Residency Artist Exhibition, Gold Coast

2020 - Charmolypi, Level One Seventeen, Gold Coast
2020 - Wild Walls, The Walls Artspace, Gold Coast
2020 - Hey Neighbour, Wreckers Artspace, Brisbane
2019 - Epoch | QUT Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition, QUT Visual Art Studios and Frank Moran Memorial Gallery,  Brisbane
2019 - Uncertain Futures, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Curated by Post Datum
2018 - Escapism, Greaser Art Gallery, Brisbane
Public Commission
2019 - Botanica 2019, Commissioned by the Brisbane City Council, as part of Brisbane Art and Design Festival, Curated by Urban Art Projects 

Residencies
2020 - Level Up Studio + Gallery, Coolangatta
2020 - LENS GC Instagram Residency 
2020 - LOCAL AIR, THE WALLS ARTSPACE, Miami

Grants
2020 - Regional Arts Development Fund, City of Gold Coast

Professional Experience 
2022 - Co-Director at Nextdoor Artist Run Initiative
2021 - Artist Talk + Workshop, St Andrews Lutheran College
2020–2021 - Creative Director of Nextdoor Artist Run Initiative
2019 - Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Graduate Exhibition Committee 
2018–2019 - Creative Director of Post Datum


Curation
2022 - Shop Front Gallery Project, Level Up studio + gallery. Project Assistant.
2021 - Bus Stopper Gallery Project 2021, Level Up studio + gallery. Project Assistant.
2020 - Charmolypi, Level One Seventeen. Co-Curator.
Education 
2019 - Bachelor of Fine Arts: Visual Arts, from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
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