Graduate Studies 2005-6  Wichita State University Department of Art
B.F.A.  2004    Missouri State University (magna cum laude)
  Area(s) of Specialization: Painting, Drawing





2021 “What to do with Difference? Art and artist as bridge,” India International Centre, New Delhi,     

         India (upcoming)

2020 “UUI November Virtual Art Exhibit,” Universalist Unitarian church of Indianapolis, IN (online)

2019 "Edit: Relate" Gallery Edit, Richmond, VA

         “Lov(ed),” Steckline Gallery, Wichita, KS

2018 “It’s Personal,” Twisted Fish Gallery, Elk Rapids, MI

         “Jennie Kimbrough,” Ethanolo¿y, Elk Rapids, MI 

         “Jennie Kimbrough,” Monroe Community Church, Grand Rapids, MI

2013 “Mortal Vestige, Immortal Flight,” Holy Family University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
          “Mortal Vestige, Immortal Flight,” Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD
2012 “8x8 Holiday Exhibition and Auction,” Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, TX
2011 “Caroline Z. Marcos and Jennie Kimbrough at bohemeo’s,” bohemeo’s, Houston, TX
         “Melted Color,” Butridge Gallery, Austin, TX
         “Hot! Hot! Hot!,” Bosque Gallery, Cypress, TX
2010 “The Hive,” Cole Arts Center, Nacogdoches, TX
         “7th Annual An Evening of Arts and Entertainment” Arts and Entertainment Ministries, Los
                  Angeles, CA
2009 “Quiet Grandeur: Paintings and Sketches by Jennifer Kimbrough,” Xnihilo Gallery, Houston, TX
2006 “Exploring the Divine,” Rhatigan Student Center Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita,  KS
         “Why am I Two People?” performance, Messiah Baptist Church, Wichita, KS
         “Current M.F.A. Student Exhibition,” Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
         “The Small Paintings Show,” collaborative show by The General Store artists group, Ulrich   Museum of Art,                      Wichita, KS
         “S.O.S: Save our Shift-Space Rent Party,” WSU Shift-Space, Wichita State University,   Wichita, KS
         “The Spirit of the Antichrist,” collaborative performance, Messiah Baptist Church, Wichita, KS
2005 “The Body as Figure, Self, Culture,” WSU Shift-Space, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
         “50 Years of Graduate Studies,” Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS



2020  “The Breath and the Clay: Come and See,” Winston Salem, NC ( exhibited online as well due to 


2018  “Art Prize,” Compass Insurance Agency, Grand Rapids, MI

          “Art Rapids,” Ethanolo¿y, Elk Rapids, MI

          “Collectors Show,” Art Prize HUB, Grand Rapids, MI

2017  “Art Prize,” Monroe Community Church (top five venue), Grand Rapids, MI

          “ArtRapids!” The Up North Center, Elk Rapids, MI

2015 “Redemption,” Houston’s First, Houston, TX

2014 "Blessed," Houston's First, Houston, TX
2012 “2012 Annual Juried Art Exhibition,” Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX
         “The Little Big Show,” War’Hous Visual Studios, Houston, TX
         “Wax: Contemporary Encaustic Works,” Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
2011 “2011 Annual Juried Exhibition,” Live Oak Arts Center, Columbus, TX
                 Juror: Clint Willor, Executive Director of the Galveston Arts Center
         “Sinners and Saints,” RBCC, Red Bank, NJ
2010 “Open  Door Series: 2010 Winter Juried Exhibition,” The Arts Alliance Center Clear Lake, Nassau   Bay, TX
         “Open Door Series: 2010 Summer Juried Exhibition,” The Arts Alliance Center Clear Lake, Nassau   Bay, TX
         “Visual Arts Alliance 27th Juried Open Exhibition,” Willams Tower Gallery,  Houston TX
2009 “Open Door Series: 2009 Winter Juried Exhibition,” The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Nassau   Bay, TX
2008 “10th Annual Judeo-Christian Art International Online Juried Exhibition,” 
         (associated with Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE)
         “2008 Annual Juried Art Exhibition,” Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX
2006 “Holy Cross Christian Art Show,” Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wichita, KS
         “The Tenth Annual Sacred Art Exhibition,” Box Heart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 
         “All Media Juried Exhibition,” Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS. Show
                 Sponsor: Wichita State University Painting Guild.
                Juror: Nancy Morrow, Assistant Professor of Art at Kansas State University.
2005  “Secret Place, Sacred Space,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL


Rodriguez, Freedom (Ed). “Revelations of the Artist: Artist insights on art and faith,” November, 2020

Kimbrough, Jennie. “Jennie Kimbrough: Art for Change India,” Boyne Arts Collective Newsletter, Issue 1 July 2020, p.2-4

Kimbrough, Jennie (contributing author). “Unstuck, How to Find Inspiration through Journaling,” Engage Art 

    Blog, June 9, 2020

Kimbrough, Jennie (contributing author). “Dear Younger Me,” Engage Art Blog, May 27, 2020

Engage Art. “Engage Art Cards, John 5:24-25, Matthew 17:18-21, 2 Chronicles 10:11-12:1,” devotional Art         

    Cards, March 2020

Gallery Edit. (Un)Edited Podcast, S2-E14 Jennie Kimbrough [audio podcast]. May 10 2019

Olsen, Scarlet. “Steckline Gallery Presents ‘Lov(ed)’,” Newman Today, 7 February 2019.

Wagner, Nick. “field Hospital Catechesis: The Core Content for RCIA Formation,” illustration, 2018

Holy Trinity Church, “Lenten Reflections, Waiting,” devotional postcard, Feb 2016

Holy Trinity Church, “Prayer of Examen, Redemption,” devotional bookmark, March 2014, reprint March 2015,                  reprint Aug 2015

Holy Trinity Church, “Lenten Reflections, Living Water,” devotional postcard, March 2014

Southard, Janie. "passionate inspiration:the Word of God in Art." sagemont life, March 2012: 7-9.
Brenner, Wayne Alan. “Exhibitionism:Texas Wax Group Show.” Austin Chronicle, 9 September 2011.

Gallery Representation_______________________________________________________


2018-19     Twisted Fish Gallery, Elk Rapids, MI


2019   Second Place, Oakton Foundation Visual Arts Competition

2009  Jurors Choice Award, The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake
2005-2006   Esther & Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University

Work/ Professional Experience_________________________________________________

2019-20 Art Instructor, Boyne Arts Collective, Boyne City, MI

2012-14 Art Instructor, Private Lessons, Houston TX

2011-14 Art Instructor, Sagemont Center For the Arts, Houston, TX
2009-10 Art Instructor, Casey’s Creative Connections, Houston, TX
2006  Graduate Teaching Assistant- Direct Instructor, Drawing I, Wichita Sate University,
               Wichita, KS
          Instructor Assistant, Drawing II, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
2005  Fine Arts Instructor, Camp Ballibay for the Fine and Performing Arts, Camptown, PA

Professional Activities/ Organizations___________________________________________

2018-20 Boyne Arts Collective Secretary 

2010-20 CIVA Member

2017  Boyne Arts Collective Member

2010-19  CIVA Member

2014 Curatorial team, “Redemption” art exhibition, Houston’s First, Houston TX
2006  Graduate Student Coordinator, Crit-O-Rama, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS



2020  Private Commission, “Sleeping Bear Dunes,” 16x20”, acrylic on paper, Private Collection, 

            Louisville, KY

2018  Private Commission, Lov(ed): Remington, 24x24”, acrylic on board, Lov(ed): Kade, 24x24”, acrylic           

            on board, Private Collection, Boyne City, MI

         Private Commission, Great is Your Faithfulness, 14x11”, mixed media on paper, Private Collection,             

            Houston, TX

2016 Private Commission, In Christ Alone, diptych, 24.5x22” and 24.5x22.25”, mixed media, Private           

            Collection, Ramstein, Germany

         Private Commission, Motherhood, 40x20”, acrylic on panel, Private Collection, Ramstein, Germany

         Private Commission, He is With Me, 30x22”, mixed media on paper, Private Collection, Ramstein,             


         Private Commission, It Is Well, 14x11”, mixed media on paper, Private Collection, Ramstein, Germany

         Private Commission, Matthew 6:34, 14x20”, acrylic, mixed media on panel, Private Collection,                            

             Ramstein, Germany

2014 Public Art Commission, Matthew 12:15,  48x36”, encaustic mixed media on 

             panel, UTMB Galveston, Galveston, TX

         Public Art Commission, from a hill i shine Your light,  30x22”, acrylic mixed 

             media on panel, UTMB Galveston, Galveston, TX

         Public Art Commission, giver of light and life 22x30”, acrylic mixed media 

             on panel, UTMB Galveston, Galveston, TX

2013 CD Artwork Commission, Austin Jones Band, On Sin And Cynicism, 2013, 

            Compact Disk

2012 Fundraiser Commission, Arrival, 8x8”, encaustic mixed media on panel, 

             Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, TX

2011 Fundraiser Commission, Cut Away My Modern Slavery, 30x22”, mixed 

             media on paper, Redeemed Ministries, Houston, TX

         Fundraiser Commission, Freedom From This Oppression, 22x30”,mixed 

             media on paper, Redeemed Ministries, Houston, TX

2010 Private Art Commission, Holy Holy Holy, 12x12”, encaustic mixed media on 

            panel, Private Collection, Houston, TX





UTMB Health Galveston, Galveston, TX