Nathalie Karg Gallery

Jim Drain

Jim Drain (b. 1975 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a multi media artist based in Los Angeles, California. He graduated with a BFA in Sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1998. Drain was a member of Forcefield, a collective that explored the merging of music, performance film and installation into one platform. Forcefield was active from 1996 to 2002 and was part of the Whitney Biennial in 2002. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions including University of Florida, Gainesville; Locust Projects in Miami, Florida; Blanton Museum at the University of Texas, Austin; John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin; and The Garage in Moscow, Russia. Drain’s work is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of Art; Pérez Art Museum, Miami; Museum of Modern Art; The Rhode Island School of Design Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Nathalie Karg Exhibitions


The Cowl, Malena Aylwin, PC Galleries Unveils Murals in Fargnoli Park, 2018 Vogue, Eve Macsweeney, 2018 Art in America, Utopia Muscle, 2017 TimeOut, Michael Wilson, Jim Drain, "Utopia Muscle", 2017 BLOUIN ARTINFO, Chess Tables, 2017 Wall Street International Art, Rayan Elena Vergara Meersohn, Utopia Muscle, 2017 Coney Art Walls, Jim Drain, 2017 Curbed New York, Zoe Rosenberg, Coney Art Walls return this weekend for the summer season, 2017 LA Weekly, Catherine Wagley, Jim Drain: Seems/Sems, 2015 ARTnews, The Editors of ARTnews, Consumer Reports: Jim Drain, 2014 BLOUIN ARTINFO, Allison Meier, 25 Questions For Offbeat Materials Artist Jim Drain, 2012 Interview Magazine, Angela Ledgerwood, Express Yourself, Jim Drain, 2012 Art in America, Heather Corcoran, Back to Painting: Q+A with Jim Drain, 2012 The New York Times Style Magazine, Deborah Shapiro, Warm and Fuzzy Department | Jim Drain's Wearable Art, 2010 Vanity Fair, Carrie Carlisle, V.F.'s Guide to Art Basel: Jim Drain, 2010