Kim Neudorf is an artist, writer, and researcher interested in how painting can continually articulate and mimic our daily encounters through gestures that are neither heroic nor apologist, but risk their own daily exposure. She is currently an MFA candidate at Western University in London, Ontario. She received her BFA in Painting from the Alberta College of Art & Design in 2005, and has shown in exhibitions in the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Stride Gallery, and the Glenbow Museum. In the winter of 2005, she attended the Optic Nerve Thematic Residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts. She has contributed writing to FFWD, shotgun-review.ca, Prairie Artsters, and Hamilton Arts & Letters. In September 2011 she was named on of 15 semi-finalists in the prestigious 13 th RBC Canadian Painting Competition representing central Canada. She currently resides and maintains a studio practice in London, Ontario.