Kim Abeles provides the viewer with riveting portrayals of nature and society, serving to reengage them with the physical world. Through a range of permanent and temporary media, she endeavors to create a seamless interconnectedness between art and community in which positive change has a possibility to take place.
Abeles received her MFA in Studio Art from the University of California, Irvine and is currently Professor Emeritus at the California State University, Northridge. She is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow and received fellowships from J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, California Community Foundation, Pollack-Krasner Foundation and the California Arts Council. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is currently working on public art projects in the Los Angeles area.