Artist-talk: Jim Zimpel (USA)

Study Program

19.06.2014, 18:30-20:00 Thursday

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Program: [Educational projects]

NCCA, North-Western Branch
PRO ARTE Foundation
with the support of
the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
And Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation


as part of the School for the Young Artists program


June 19, 2014 at 6.30 p.m.

Artist-talk: Jim Zimpel (USA)

PRO ARTE Foundation lecture hall
(Peter and Paul Fortress, Nevskaya kurtina, left side)

Jim Zimpel is an artist, sculptor, born in Saint Paul (state of Minnesota, USA). Jim Zimpel studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts (Bard College). For ten years Zimpel taught courses at Columbia College Chicago and managed the Art and Design Department’s Fabrication Facilities. Then he began to work as an Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Montana State University. Zimpel exhibits nationally and internationally and has attended numerous residencies abroad. In June 2014 Jim worked at NCCA Art Residence in Kronstadt. A list of his exhibitions and examples of his work can be found at

For the students of the School for the Young Artists only.

School for the Young Artists is a joint project of the PRO ARTE Foundation and the North-Western Branch of the NCCA supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation.

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