Born
Little Rock, Arkansas

Education
B.A. in Philosophy with honors
M.S. in Biochemistry / Microbiology

Group Exhibitions (Partial List)

2016 GALLERY 21, Bringing Brooklyn to Norfolk, Norfolk, VA

2016 SIDESHOW GALERY, SideShow Nation IV, Thru The Rabbit Hole, BK, NY

2015 SIDESHOW GALLERY, SideShow Nation III, Circle the Wagons, Brooklyn, NY 

2014 QUEENS COLLEGE ART CENTER, Each Other, Queens NY

2013    SIDESHOW GALLERY, SideShow Nation, Brooklyn, NY
2012    GWYNNETT STREET RESTAURANT, Permanent Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
2012    SIDESHOW GALLERY, Mic Check (The : Human Mic) , Brooklyn, NY
2012    FOX GALLERY NYC, "Sue Kovacs & Jim Klein - Paintings & Assemblages"
NY, NY

2011    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "It's All Good (Apocalypse Now)", Brooklyn, NY
2010    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "It's a Wonderful Tenth", Brooklyn, NY
2009    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "It's a Wonderful Life", Brooklyn, NY
2008    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "Peace", Brooklyn, NY
2007    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "War Is Over Again", Brooklyn, NY
2006    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "War Is Over, Brooklyn", NY 2005  

2005    RUBY’S BAR & GRILL, "Permanent Photo Show", Coney Island NY
2005    BRIK GALLERY, “Williamsburg, NY : 3 Artists,” Catskill, NY
2004    SIDESHOW GALLERY, "Merry Peace", Brooklyn, NY

2004    WHIRLWIND GALLERY, "Personal Objects", NY, NY
2003    SIDESHOW GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY
2002    SIDESHOW GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY
2001    SIDESHOW GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY
1999    SIDESHOW GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY

1997    PLANEAT THILAND (CURATED BY RICH TEMPERIO), "Buster, Jim & Dave" (Buster Cleveland, Jim Klein & Dave Hatchett) Brooklyn, NY

1997    EXIT ART, "David Hatchett & Jim Klein", NY, NY
1996    SIGHTINGS, "Jim Klein & Jacub Kalousek", San Francisco CA
1995    ALEXANDER’S FINE ARTS, "Jim Klein & Buster Cleveland", Tampa, FL
1994    ALEXANDER’S FINE ARTS, "Gallery Artists", Tampa, FL
1993    WEST BROADWAY GALLERY, “Heart Attack”, NY, NY

1993    OIA SALON SHOW, NY,NY

1992    HERRON TEST-SITE GALLERY, “The Salon of the Mature Spiders”, NY, NY

1991    PAYTON RULE GALLERY, “Absolute Vodka Artist”, Denver, CO
1991    METROPOLITAN HOME MAGAZINE SHOW HOUSE
1991    LARA LARKIN GALLERY, “Absolute Vodka Artist”, Delmar, CA

1990    JANETTE MACKINALY GALLERY, Oakland, CA
1998    KENNETH BERSTEIN GALLERY, "Assemblages", LIC, NY
1988    BACA,”The Small Works Show” (Curated by Lisa Phillips), Brooklyn, NY
1987    GREY GALLERY,”11th Annual Small Works Show”, NY, NY

1987    A Gallery, "Love Letters", NY, NY

1986    LA GALLERIA DELL O’CCHT0, NY, NY
1986    CLAIRE DUNAPHY GALLERY, NY, NY
1986    NOSENO, "Art on Wheels" NY, NY
1985    A GALLERY “Fire, Water, Stone & Steel”, NY, NY

1985    FREDDY THE DREAMER, NY,NY
1985    GRACIE MANSION, “Elsewhere Show”, NY, NY 

1984    FRANKLIN FURNACE, NY,NY
1984    LATIN AMERICANO GALLERY, NY, NY
1984    NOSENO, “Surrealistic Bunch” NY, NY
1984    A GALLERY, NY, NY

1983    "Visages - A benefit party for the Interactive Art Library System", NY, NY

1983    LA GALLERIA DELL'OCCHIO'S, "N-Tity Party", NY, NY


Solo Exhibitions
2005    WHIRLWIND GALLERY, “Jim Klein : Recent Paintings” NY, NY
2003    RICHARD SCHOEPKE GALLERY, San Francisco, CA
2001    THE PROJECT ROOM, “Raw Urban Debris”, San Francisco, CA
1994    ABBY RESTAURANT, “Jim Klein : Paintings & Fetish Pieces” NY, NY
1994    ALEXANDER’S FINE ARTS, “Jim Klein : New Works”, Tampa, FL
1987    LESTAT GALLERY, “Jim Klein : Paintings & Assemblages”, Santa Fe, NM
1987    SPARE ROOM GALLERY, “When Nasty Was Naughty”, NY, NY