solo shows

University of Rhode Island Foundation, Kingston, RI 2012
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI 2011
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA 2011
University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 2011
Courthouse Center for the Arts, West Kingston, RI 2011
University of Rhode Island, Not the Hudson River School, Kingston, RI 2010
Artspace, White Sea, New Haven, CT 2010
Cushing Martin Gallery, Stonehill College, Big Miniature, Easton, MA 2008
artSPACE@16, Bedecked, Malden, MA 2008
University of Rhode Island Women's Center, Kingston, RI 2008
Pawtucket Arts Festival, Pawtucket, RI 2007
Bank RI, North Kingstown, RI 2007
Island Arts, Brocade, Newport, RI 2005
HiArt, New York, NY 2005
T.F. Green International Airport, Providence, RI 2005
AS220, Providence, RI 2004
Sara Doyle Gallery, Suspended Landscapes, Brown University, Providence, RI 2004
Merritt Crossing Gallery, Tondos, Milford, CT 2004
Landmark Gallery, Tarrytown, NY 2004
Discovery Museum, Crafting Nature, Bridgeport, CT 2003
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY 2002
University of Massachusetts Medical School Gallery, Worcester, MA 2002
Stamford Center for the Arts, Simulated Gardens, Stamford, CT 2002
Loft Artist Association, Gardens Reconstructed, Stamford, CT 2001

two person shows

Gallery 360, Northeastern University, Landscape Remade, Boston, MA 2012
Grimshaw Gudewicz Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA 2009
Chazan Gallery, Wheeler School,White Sea, Providence, RI 2009
Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Material Matters, Boston, MA 2005
Chazan Gallery, Wheeler School, Lush, Providence, RI 2003

group shows

United Food International, Providence, RI 2012
Visual Arts Sea Grant Awards Exhibit, E.E. Hale House Gallery, Matunuck, RI 2012
Women's Medicine Collective, Providence, RI 2012
Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery, Kitsch, Boston, MA 2012
University of Rhode Island, Faculty Show, Kingston, RI 2012
Artspace Gala Auction, New Haven, CT 2011
University of Rhode Island, State of the Arts, Providence, RI 2010
American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA 2009
University of Rhode Island Gallery, Kingston, RI 2009
Bunker Hill Community College, Women of the Cloth, Boston, MA 2008
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI 2007
University of Rhode Island Gallery, Kingston, RI 2007
University of Rhode Island Feinstein, Providence, RI 2007
Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI 2006
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI 2006
Suydam & Diepenbrock, Newport, RI 2006
Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI 2005
Artspace@16, Impersonature, Malden, MA 2005
Courthouse Gallery, RISCA 2004 Fellowship Winners, West Kingston, RI 2005
AS220, 30 Years at Hera, Providence, RI 2004
Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI 2004
Island Arts Gallery, Newport, RI 2004
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI 2004
Suydam & Diepenbrock, Piece by Piece, Newport, RI 2003
City Without Walls, Analog/Digital, Newark, NJ 2003
Nurture Art, New York, NY 2003
De Cordova Museum, An Evening of Unearthly Delights, Lincoln, MA 2002
Norwich Arts Council Gallery, Norwich, CT 2002
Silvermine Guild Gallery, The 52nd Art of the Northeast, New Canaan, CT 2001
Stamford Art Association,Faber Birren National Color Awards, Stamford, CT 2000
Gallery 312, Chicago Artists, Chicago, IL 1998
Beacon Street Gallery, Beyond the Easel Chicago, IL 1998
Anatomically Correct Gallery at Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL 1997
Artemesia Gallery, Breadth of Vision, Chicago, IL 1996


Career Enhancement Grant, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 2012
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship, Amherst, VA 2011
Visual Arts Sea Grant, University of Rhode Island, Grant, Kingston, RI 2008
Pollock Krasner Foundation, Grant, New York, NY 2007
Newport Art Museum, First Prize Mixed Media, Newport, RI 2006
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Merit Fellowship, Providence, RI 2004
Island Arts, Island Arts Unjuried, Best in Show, Newport, RI 2004
Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT 2000
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, CAAP Grant, Chicago, IL 1996
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Post Baccalaureate Scholarship, Chicago, IL 1994
University of Pennsylvania, A.S. Brook Silver Medal in Design, Philadelphia, PA 1991
University of Pennsylvania, Romanach Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA 1990
Connecticut Architecture Foundation, DuBose Scholarship, New Haven, CT 1990
American Institute of Architects, AIA Annual Scholarship, New York, NY 1990


Van Siclen, Bill, "Kim Salerno's heart is in the home", Art Scene, Providence Journal 2010
Sullivan, Jennifer N., "Big Miniature Goes Up at Newport Art Museum"
Newport Patch 2010
At the Museum, "Collage Degrees", Newport Daily News 2010
8 DAYS A WEEK, "Gabby Gilbert, Legendary Leon and Creative Kim"
Providence Phoenix 2010
ARTS photo, Newport this week 2010
Hoffman, Hank, New Haven Advocate, "What's the Big Idea?" 2010
Van Siclen, Bill, "Tangles and Snarls", Art Scene, Providence Journal 2009
Cook, Greg, "Beauty for Beauty's Sake, Art, Providence Phoenix 2009
Capsule Preview, Artscope 2009
McQuaid, Cate, "Sculptures Built with Fear and Hope/Layers and...", Boston Globe 2008
"Artspace Presents "Bedecked", Malden Observer 2008
Randall, Lisa, "Big House", Newport Mercury 2008
Nota, Michele. Ed.,"Added Dimension", Quad Angles, URI Alumni Magazine, February 2008
Norris, Doug, "URI Main Gallery Shows Faculty Work" South County Independent" 2007
Williamson, Chet, "Four Big Highway Highlights in the Little State of RI", Artscope 2007
Gulla, Bob, SO Rhode Island, Arts Seen, "Real Decent Exposures" 2007
Randall, Lisa Utman, "In this Together" Newport Mercury 2007
Marinosci, Angelo, (Art Seen), Motif Magazine 2007
Metro Notes, Providence Journal 2007
Van Siclen, Bill, "Newport Artists Dominate Museum's...Show", Providence Journal 2007
Hanson, David, "Seen Through Art", Newport Daily News 2006
Norris, Doug, Rhode Island Spotlight Review, Art New England 2006
Holland, Christian, "Impersonature @ Artspace 16", 2005
Ledogar, Kate, "Screaming from the Gallery/Art at the Edge", Boston's Weekly Dig 2005
Forman, Roanna, "Don't Miss Impersonature", Malden Muse 2005
Hopkins, Randi, "Impersonature at Artspace 16", Boston Phoenix 2005
Morgan, Allison, "Latest Exhibit Based on Nature"
Malden Observer, On 2005
Art Preview, "Material Matters...", Art New England 2005
Rabe, Carole, "The Hess Gallery at a Glance", Around Campus at Pine Manor College 2005
"Sarah Doyle to Present Kim Salerno: Suspended Landscapes"
The News Service at Brown 2004
Van Siclen, Bill, "Feminist Forerunner Hera Gallery Celebrates..."
Providence Journal 2004
Klein, Deborah M., "Artworks", The Landmark View (Eastview Holdings, LLC) 2004
Van Siclen, Bill, "In Newport Show, a Tidal Wave of Water Scenes"
Providence Journal 2004
Van Siclen, Bill, "Offbeat and Bright", Providence Journal 2003
Fleming, Arline, "Super Weekend of Activities"
The Providence Journal South County 2003
Rodriguez,Bill, "Old and New Visions Abound", Art Expressions, Providence Phoenix 2003
"Check it Out", The Newport Daily News, On the Town 2003
Quinn, Patrick, "Artist Bends Reality of the Great Outdoors", Connecticut Post 2002
Duckett, Richard, "'Wildlife' Beckons Artist Kim Salerno", Worcester (MA) Telegram 2002
Arsenault, Charlene, Calendar Highlight, Worcester (MA) Magazine 2002
Brundage, Brita, "Putting the 'Wild' in Wildlife", Fairfield County Weekly 2002
Nigrosh, Leon, "New England Air and Wildlife", Worcester (MA) Magazine 2002
April, Arnold. Burnaford, Gail. Weiss, Cynthia "My Work..."
Renaissance in the Classroom 2000


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1995
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Painting
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1991
Master of Architecture, Study in Japan and Italy
Smith College, Northampton, MA,1986
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1986
Career Discovery Program in Architecture

teaching positions

University of Rhode Island, Lecturer, Kingston, RI 2004
University New Haven, Adjunct Faculty, New Haven, CT 2002
Albertus Magnus College, Adjunct Faculty, New Haven, CT 2002
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Adjunct Faculty, Chicago, IL 1998
Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, Adjunct Faculty, Philadelphia, PA 1993