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Kim James Yarwood

artist , art gallery executive

Kim James Yarwood, American artist, art gallery executive. Retired 2011. 1970-74 Sergent, U.S.A.F. Medical tech, studied Anthropology at Kings College, Cambridge, Eng. 1974-77 Bachelors degree University at Brockport, 1981-96 Gallery manager/preparator Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University.1984 Masters degree in Fine Art University at Buffalo. 1996-2011 Academic Advisor, Dept of Fine Art, University at Buffalo. Displayed art at galleries.

Background

Ethnicity: Grandfather, William A. Yarwood immigrated from Newcastle, England 1913. his wife, Alma Beatrice Young, Scottish Canadian, ...my Mother, Doris M. from John Henry Gallagher & Christine Mullin ancestry in Canada

Yarwood, Kim James was born on October 13, 1950 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of William James and Doris M. (Gallagher) Yarwood.

Education

Associate in Fine Arts, Niagara County Community College, 1970. Bachelor of Science cum laude, State University of New York, Brockport, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1984.

Career

Manager Buscaglia Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University, Niagara Falls, since 1980. Judge Lewiston (New York ) Arts Council, 1983.

Works

  • Exhibitions include 40th Western New York Exhibition, 1983-1984, Brian Art Gallery, 1985. One-man shows Dortmund, Germany, 1986, Hallwalls Memorial Show, Buffalo, 1987, New York State Power Authority, Niagara Falls, 1989.

Religion

From Star Dust we came and to Star Dust we go !

Views

TRIBALISM will keep human beings from becoming a great species !

Membership

Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1970-1974. Member Charles burchfield Art Center, Albright Knox Art Gallery, College Art Association New York, Hallwalls Art Gallery.

Personality

Out going, friendly, logical but fun .... laying on a beach listening to waves and feeling a warm breeze makes me happy !

Physical Characteristics : Long white hair and a beard .... I do not have pointed ears however !

Connections

Married to Charlotte Jean in 1993, 1 child, Eric James.

Politics

Liberal, Progressive, Commonsense