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Don Mark Kimes, American artist, educator. Named Visual Delaware to Villahermosa Conferencia de Literatura y Artes, 1992, Soviet Cultural Exchange Eisenhower Foundation, Chautauqua Institute, 1986; fellow Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony, 1986; recipient artist-in-residence award United States Department Interior, 1993, Mellon Foundation award to live in Italy, 1994-1995.


Kimes, Don Mark was born on November 18, 1953 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Norman Lloyd and Lois Elaine (Toy) Kimes.


Bachelor, Westminster College, 1975. Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1977. Certified, New York Studio School, New York City, 1979.

Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College City University of New York, 1980.


Founder, director Institute International Art, Corciano, Italy, since 1995. Artistic director Visual arts Chautauqua (New York ) Institute, since 1986. Full professor Art American University, Washington, since 1988.

Member faculty New York Studio School, New York City, 1979-1989, program director, 1980-1984. Visiting professor art The American University Rome, since 1999. Guest artist Academy Fine Arts, Perugia, Italy, Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, International School Art, Umbria, America Haus, Munich, Harvard University, Parsons School Design.

Artist in residence Monte Malbe, Italy, 1999.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Prince St. Gallery, New York City, 1979-1980, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, Villahermosa Exhibition Center, Mexico, 1992, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1992, Gauman Cicchino Gallery, Florida, 1990, Michael Rockefeller Gallery, Fredonia, New York, 1988, Watkins Gallery, Washington, 1989, 97, Galleria Industry Standard Architecture, Montecastello, Italy, 1999, American Haus, Munich, Germany, 1996, Galleria Rocca Paolina, Perugia, Italy, 1996, Claudia Carr Gallery, New York City, 2000, Stephen Gang, 2001, Dartmouth Coll, 2001, Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, 2006, Elizabeth Roberts Gallery, Washington, 2003, Constitution Hall, Washington, 2003, Herrit Museum, Idaho, since 2006, Hillyer Gallery, Int. L Art and Artists, Washington, 2008, others. Exhibited in group shows at Baltimore Museum Art, 1986, 99, National Academy of Design, New York City, 1986, Corcoran Gallery of America Art, 1994, 95, Piazza Broletto, Perugia, Italy, 1995, Kouros Gallery, New York City, 1997, International Visions, Washington, 1999, Kennedy Museum Art, Athens, Ohio, 1999, Agosto Corcianese, Umbria, 1998, Florence International Bienale, 2001, 03, Katzen Museum Art, 2006, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York City, 2006, Galleria Xtra Moena, Todi, Italy, 2007, Carola Van den Houghton, New York City, 2007, Stroli Art Center, Chautaugua, New York, 2008.

      Represented in collections at Katzen Museum, Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rockefeller University, Washington University, Martin Luther King Library., others. Contributor articles to professional magazines.


Member New York Studio School Board Governors, New York City, 1980-1985. Member College Art Association American.


Married Lois Ann Jubeck, July 22, 1978. Children: Jesse Mark, Jonathan Todd, Elaina Rose.

Norman Lloyd Kimes

Lois Elaine (Toy) Kimes

Lois Ann Jubeck

Jesse Mark Kimes

Jonathan Todd Kimes

Elaina Rose Kimes