Resumé

Shows

March 4th-5th: 2017 Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market Juried Competition: Best of Class Div. D – “The Time of Messages in a Bottle”, Honorable Mention Div. A – “A Safe Transition”, Honorable Mention Conrad House Award – “Minotaurus Fixem”

Sept 15th, 2016 : Artlink’s 18th Annual Juried Exhibition : at Heard Museum, 2301 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

August 18, 2016 – August 21, 2016 : Indian Market Edge. Santa Fe Indian Market (SWAIA), Santa Fe, NM

June 3rd, 2016 – June 25th, 2016 : {9} The Gallery: Gods & Monsters, Phoenix, AZ

May 7th, 2016 – May 15th, 2016 : Indigenous Brilliance at Dundas Street Gallery, An Exhibition of North American Indian Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

March 4th, 2016 – April 15, 2016 : 1Spot Gallery: Nihiáłchíní éí bąąh – For Our Children, Phoenix, AZ

January 1, 2016 – February 19, 2016 : 1Spot Gallery: Childhood Re-Served, The Saturday Morning Chronicles, Phoenix, AZ

November, 2015 – December 18, 2015 : 1Spot Gallery: Not Yet Rated 3.0, Phoenix, AZ

September 6, 2015 – October 17, 2015 : Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop: Surrealismo, An Homage To Surrealism, Tucson, AZ

September 4, 2015 – October 16, 2015 : 1Spot Gallery: Repurposed Lines, featuring the Art of Damian Jim, Phoenix, AZ

September 1, 2015 – November 1, 2015 : Imago Mundi – Map of the New Art. FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI, San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

August 20, 2015 – August 23, 2015 : Indian Market Edge. Santa Fe Indian Market (SWAIA), Santa Fe, NM

May 1, 2015 – June 19, 2015 – 1Spot Gallery: Brave New World, Phoenix, AZ

Jan 2, 2015 – February 6, 2015 – 1Spot Gallery: Inked, Damian Jim Line Drawings: 1993 – 2014, Phoenix, AZ

November 2014 – December 2014 – 1Spot Gallery: 1Spot Gallery Presents – Not Yet Rated 2, Movie Poster Show

July 24, 2014 – SeeMeTakeover Times Square 2014 – Time Square, New York City: Featuring “Mea Culpa” on the big screen.

May 2014 – June 2014 – 1Spot Gallery: The Journey of Two Swords and Lotus, The Art of Damian Jim

March 2014 – May 2016 – Phoenix Phabulous History Mural, Phoenix, AZ

April 12th-13th, 2014 – Vestal Village 2014, Coachella, CA

April 9th, 2014 – LA Canvas, Festival Pre-party, Coachella, CA

April 5th, 2014 – W Happenings Presents, Project Ethos

March 2014 – April 2014 – 1Spot Gallery: Abstract Abstract, Phoenix, AZ
November 2013 – December 2013 – 1Spot Gallery: 1Spot Gallery Presents – Not Yet Rated, Movie Poster Show, Phoenix, AZ

July 2013 – August 2013 – 1Spot Gallery: 1Spot Gallery Presents – Damian Jim, Phoenix, AZ

May 2013 – June 2013 – 1Spot Gallery: Red Alloy – Manga Inspired Works By Indigenous Artists, Phoenix, AZ

December 2012 – January 2013 – 1Spot Gallery: Solo Exhibit, Phoenix, AZ

September 2012 – Navajo Nation Nizhoni Arts Market, Window Rock (Special Prize)

September 2012 – October 2012 – Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop: Raices & Friends Exhibition, Tucson, AZ

June 2012 – July 2012 – Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop: ¡Chubasco! – A Monsoon Exhibition, Tucson, AZ

March 2012 – April 2012 – Ziindi Pop-Up Gallery: Ziindi Release Party, Phoenix, AZ

March 2012 – April 2012 – Indie ArtHouse: “From Chaos to Harmony,” Phoenix, AZ
March 2012 – April 2012 – Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop: “Indian Born, American Made,” Tucson, AZ

February 2012 – Xico Inc – Latin & Native American Arts Organization: Reach Within, Chandler, AZ

January 2012 – Jobot Coffee: Small Format, Traveling Art Show, Phoenix, AZ

December 2011 – January 2012 – Indie ArtHouse: (+ One ) Art Exhibit, Phoenix, AZ

October 22, 2011 – Grand Avenue Festival, Phoenix, AZ

October 2011 – Indie ArtHouse – Día De Los Muertos Show, Phoenix, AZ

June 2011 – August 2011 – 411 Gallery Summer Exhibition – ASU, Phoenix, AZ

May 2011 – The Rise Project Presents – Diné Mythology and Altered Art, Phoenix, AZ:
April 2011 – ArtLink A.E. England Gallery – Artist Salon: A Pop-Up Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

April 21st, 2011 – Indigenous Resilience Art Showcase – ASU Tempe, AZ
November 5th, 2010 – Conspire Art Collective, El día de los muertos: Iluminación, Phoenix, AZ

November 5th, 2010 – First Friday Celebrates: Dia de los Muertos – Civic Space, Phoenix, AZ

August 15th, 2010 – Civic Space Jam, Phoenix, AZ
2003  45th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ

6/05/1998 – 7/30/1998 Edge of the Cedars State Park / Museum Exhibition, Blanding, UT

1998   Gallup Indian Ceremonials. Multiple awards.

  • “Presence” : Acrylic – Best of Category/First Place Winner.
  • “Guardians” : Acrylic – First Place Winner.
  • “Turquoise Boy & The Sun” : Acrylic – Honorable Mention.

Collaborations

Weaving A Revolution – A Celebration of Contemporary Navajo Baskets – 2013 : An exhibit showcasing contemporary Dine’ Basketry. Hosted by the Natural History Museum of Utah.

Ch’ikééh Baa Hózhó – A Contemporary Native Female Arts Showcase : A collaboration with Ziindi and Navajo Nation Museum, to produce an all female contemporary artist show. The exhibition is slated to run from February 2013 to October 2013. Using Ziindi.com and an all female artists issue, the Navajo Nation Museum agreed to house this revolutionary exhibit.

April 2013 – Phoenix New Times, Big Brain Awards: Visual Arts:
Winner of the annual Big Brain Awards, 1Spot Gallery.

September 2012 – Phoenix New Times, Best of Phoenix 2012: Best Zine 2012, Ziindi.

May 2011 – The Rise Project Presents – Diné Mythology and Altered Art, Phoenix, AZ:
Instructor for early teen art workshop focusing on found objects and Diné mythology, in association with Native American Connections.  Completed student works shown at 411 Gallery of Arizona State University – College of Public Programs, Downtown Phoenix.

Published Works

  • Conversation Lines: Inspirations For Conversation. A Coloring Book With Artwork By Damian Jim (Limited Edition of 50 copies) ISBN: 978-0-9970538-0-7
  • Native Art Visual Visions, Contemporary North American Indigenous Artists : Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection
  • Red Ink Magazine, Vol 16.2/17.1
  • Ziindi, Vol 1.1 (2012)
  • Red Ink Magazine, Vol 11.2 (2004)
  • Blue Mountain Shadows, Vol 23, (Winter 2000)
  • Collecting Authentic Indian Arts & Crafts, Traditional Work of the Southwest (1999)

Interviews

  • From the Inside Out, Navajo Basket Weavers – Creative Works (2003)
  • Blue Mountain Shadows, Vol 23, Winter 2000

Magazine Articles

  • Native Peoples – Sep/Oct 2000
  • Blue Mountain Shadows, Vol 23, Winter 2000

References

  • Southwestern Indian Weaving, 2001 – KC Publications, INC.
  • A Guide To Navajo Weaving, 1997 – Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, Arizona
  • Willow Stories, Utah Navajo Baskets – Utah Arts Council (1996)

Websites

  • Zindi.com: An Indigenous Zine.
  • 4Natives.com: Native American online community.