Jeremy Kibel is an artist, gallery director, publisher, and entrepreneur.
Between 1992 -1993 Jeremy worked as a studio assistant in New York. On his return to Melbourne, he was a studio assistant for the celebrated Australian artists Robert Jacks and Jenny Watson.
Jeremy has been exhibiting his work in solo and group exhibitions since 2000. He has been a finalist several times in the prestigious Archibald Prize. He has also been a finalist in the Wynne and Sulman Prize, the Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, ABN-AMRO Emerging Art Award, National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, and the Paul Guest Drawing Prize. In 2011, he won the Substation Contemporary Art Prize. In 2006, Jeremy co-founded Block-projects art gallery, which show-cased the works of many emerging and established artists.
A few years later, he launched Blockeditions, which enabled artists to make innovative editions of prints.In 2012, Jeremy was selected by property development firm, Hamton to create artwork for their boutique development, Fifty Albert, which sub-sequently won the Best Contribution to Urban Art Award from The City of Port Phillip’s 12th Design Development Awards in 2014.
In 2014, Jeremy launched NKN Gallery with partners Bill Nuttall and Yasmin Nguyen. One arm of the gallery is his consultancy business, which focuses on financial investment diversification into blue chip Australian and international art. Jeremy is the founder and director of Vault: New Art & Culture magazine, which features local and international art and artists; fashion; architecture and other areas of creative expression. He currently sits on the advisory board of NotFair, a biennial art exhibition established in 2010, which presents the work of emerging and undervalued mid-generation artists.