Softcover, 12 x 9 inches
Edition limited to 200 copies
Printed in the United States of America
Kelli Sims' It's Michael is a collection of drawings and watercolors created by the artist over a span of one week in March 2015. The book offers a glimpse into the artist's unique process of digesting reality. A certain urgency and rawness is evident in depicting a disorienting range of Sims' subject matters. In her works on paper, a pen or a brush cast a net extracting brief moments of clarity from the sea of daily observations, free association, dreams, and the internet. It is the first time Kelli Sims' work is displayed in a form of a book, adding to her diverse practice ranging from video, performance to painting and sculpture.
Kelli Sims (b. 1984, Monroe, Louisiana) received her MFA from the Glasgow School of Art in 2014 after studying at the University of Louisiana and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Recent exhibitions include Prehistoric Loom, Yada Shimin Gallery, Nagoya, Japan; Prehistoric Loom, No Toilet, Soeul, South Korea; Dear Green, ZK/U, Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin; How Many Shades Would an Artist Pack for Holidays?, Neoterismoi Toumazou and Aλáς, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Supported by the Glasgow School of Art as part of the Glasgow Master Series 2014.