Inga Kimberly Brown



. ​​​​​​​​​​                                   ​​Inga Kimberly Brown

                        4013 Chestnut Street, 1st Floor, Front Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 19104



  • MFA 2014-2016 University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


  • BFA 2010-2014 The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts


  • 2012- 2014 :Prison Arts Mentor in association with the Alternative Library Open Window /Prison Express Paper, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


Solo Exhibits:

  • Artist Talk, December 8, 2016. The Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York
  •  September 6, 2016 - January 31, 2017:  THREE AMERICANS: Brown, Higgins, Weis.   Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York 
  •  2011:Inga Kimberly Brown Solo  Exhibit. Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Branch – Free Library of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Group Exhibits:

  • 2019: Square Pegs, Group Exhibit @ Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park,. New Jersey. 2/2019- 4/2019​
  • 2018 : POST Open Studio Tours @ 40th Street Residency , 4013 Chestnut Street, 1st Floor, Front Studio. Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2018 : Two of Us is Too Many.  Group Exhibit. The James Dupree Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. June/ July. 
  • 2018: The Woodmere Annual 77th Juried Exhibit. Group Exhibit. The Woodmere Art Musuem. Philadelphia,  PA. June 2,-September 2, 2018. 
  • 2018 : Let's Connect Philly. Group Exhibit. The Barnes Foundation. Philadelphia. Vote for my oil painting #1250. Register at exhibit opens May 21, -June 2, 2018.
  • 2018:  She Is Of The South. Group Exhibit. Amelia Center Gallery. The Gulf Coast State College. Panama City, Florida.
  • 2017: Seats At The Table, A Group  Pop-Up Exhibit.  The Lineage Group, @ ArtSpace 50 in New Haven, Conneticut. 
  • 2017- 2018: BLOOM,  @Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, New Jersey. 
  • 2017: Transformation,  @ Plays and Players Gallery. 1714 Delancy Streets, Philadelphia,PA. 
  • 2017-2018: Urgent Care: A Social Experience.  The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall Street  Philadelphia, PA.   A video about the exhibit:
  • 2017: SPACES OCCUPIED, RODGER LaPelle Gallery, 122 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
  • 2016: COLORED,  Curator Christopher Paul Jordan. Presented by Breaker Gallery
    Venue: Carpenters Union Building, Tacoma 1322 south Fawcett Avenue.
  •   2016: Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro  MFA Thesis Exhibit, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 2016: Art + Dialogue (A+D) Exhibits. Darrell C. Sechrest Gallery, High Point
  • 2015: Art + Dialogue (A + D) A Group gallery exhibit collaboration of The GreenHill Art Gallery, The Guildford Native American Art Gallery, African American Atelier at Greensboro College. Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • 2015: 100 for 100/ 100 Works Exhibit. Center for Visual Artist. Greensboro, North​ Carolina.
  • 2015: Past, Print, Present Exhibit. African American Atelier. Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 2015:Steel Magnolias Exhibit. The African American Atelier. Greensboro, North Carolina. Featured artist Inga Kimberly Brown
  • 2012 & 2011: Naked in New Hope Exhibit. Side Tracks Art Gallery. New Hope PA.
  • 2011: Passion & Pathways. Joose Salon. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.​
  • Dec-Jan. 2007-2008: Art Jaz Art Gallery. Group Show, Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
  • 2005: Le Trottoir. Milan, Italy.​
  • 2006: Italia 13 x 17. La Venezia Benniale / La Padiglione. The Venice Biennale/ The Pavilion. Italy. Edizioni Oreste Genzini e Philippe Daverio.


  • Recipent of the 40th Street AIR Artist-in-Residency 2018-2019.  Philadelphia. PA.

  •  2014- 2016 : Adelaide Holderness Fellowship,  University of  North Carolina at Greensboro. Greensboro, North Carolina


  • 2014: The Ventura Fund. A Grant from the Venture Fund/The Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  •  2011: The Malachy Award,  Side Tracks Art Gallery. New Hope, Pennsylvania




Published Works:

  •  2018 The Woodmere Art Museum's illustrated Digital Catalogue,
  • 2018  Time Chronicle NewsPaper, Montgomery County, PA. Page B1. March Edition
  • 2016 New American Paintings. Volume 124. Open Studios Press. Boston, Massachusetts
  • ​2016 New American Paintings
  • 2015:  Triad City Beat. New Exhibit Provides Platform for Racial Discussion.
  • 2015 : Art Speaks. Maria Johnson, O Henry Magazine. Page 14.  The September Issue. Studio Visits Magazine. Volume, 29.
  • 2009: Temple News: Guitar Melodies Guide local Artist. melodies-guide-local-artist/
  • 2015: The Belle of a Southern Mix, Oil on canvas, is highlighted in Arts Greensboro Magazine, 
  • 2015:Art & Dialogue Blog. Studio Visits Magazine, Volume 29. 
  • 2015: The Coraddi Magazine, Issue 117, Volume 2. Image Pages, 104,105,106.
  • 2015: The Broad Street Review: Treacy Ziegler, We make artists: PAFA’s 113th Annual Stu- dent Exhibition. student-exhibition. 2014
  • 2011: Hoodoo & Conjure Quarterly. Image Pages 99,101,82 ( Page 68 includes an image of my great Grandmother from Warthen, Georgia, Marie Hicks- Steel.)
  • 2010-2011: Hoodoo & Conjure Quarterly.


  •  Mother tongue is English
  • Fluent in Italian.
  • Spanish/comprehensible.
  • German/comprehensible.

Video Installations & Artist Talks

  • 2015:Artist Talk at the African American Atelier. Greensboro, North Carolina Link:
  • Zydeco Girl . Filmed, Produced and Directed by Inga Kimberly Brown Link:
  • My Chador. Filmed, Produced and Directed by Inga Kimberly Brown Link:  YouTube:
  • Racial Blood Mixing In The Antebellum South Link: YouTube:
  • The Color Struck Link: v=w0_HX0xGB0Y
  •   2017: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Alumni Council member. 
  •   2017: PBS, WHYY production of Friday Arts , PAFA Artist  Produced by  Karen Smyles.
  •    2017: PBS, WHYY production of Friday Arts,  Inga Kimberly Brown Produced by  Karen Smyles.


  •    2017: PBS, WHYY production of Friday Arts, Barkley L. Hendricks Produced by  Karen Smyles.