- UC Santa Cruz
- The Arts
Cathy Kimball is the Executive Director of the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, responsible for artistic programming and administration. During her nine-year tenure at the ICA she has implemented a number of new programs including an annual “NextNew” presentation, focusing on emerging Bay Area artists, as well as the ICA’s “Night Moves” program, which includes multi-media installations that project in the front window from dusk ‘til dawn. Ms. Kimball came to the ICA from the San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA) where she served as Curator for four years. During her tenure at SJMA, she curated a number of high-profile exhibitions, including Alternating Currents: American Art in the Age of Technology, Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Surroundings: Responses to the American Landscape, also curated from the Whitney’s permanent collection. Before moving to the West Coast in 1995, Ms. Kimball was the curator at the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts in Summit.