Molly Zimmer (b. 1991, Amarillo, TX) is a contemporary painter based in Albuquerque, NM. She holds a BFA in Painting from Maryland Institute College of Art (2014), and an MFA in Painting from the University of New Mexico (2018). Molly works as a Textile Restorer at Textival specializing in Navajo weavings, and teaches introductory drawing and painting courses at the University of New Mexico. She maintains a studio at Downtown Contemporary in Albuquerque.
Her artist practice includes oil painting, collage, drawings, plein air painting, fiber arts and video. She creates works based on natural forms culled from images and on-site observation considering her relationship to nature. She explores color, movement, and spacial interactions through plant and architectural forms.
Molly has exhibited in solo and group projects at Exhibit 208 and Small Engine Gallery in Albuquerque. She has participated in numerous group shows at Fleckenstein Gallery, Baltimore, MD; Tamarind Institute , Albuquerque, NM; Form and Concept Gallery and Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM; The Alternative Gallery, Allentown, PA; and Cerulean Gallery, Amarillo, TX.