Kim Demuth was born in Crawley, England, but continually moved around the world as a child before his family eventually settled in Brisbane, Australia when he was a teenager. Demuth graduated from Queensland University of Technology (Australia) in 1999 with a BA (Honours) in Visual Arts (First Class). Since then he has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally, including solo shows at KunstKomplex Galerie, Wuppertal, Germany (2016), Ipswich Art Gallery (2015), Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane (2012-2014), Artspace, Mackay (2011-2012), Beam Contemporary, Melbourne (2010-2012), Jan Manton Art, Brisbane (2006-2010), Esa Jaske Gallery, Sydney (2004), The Farm, Brisbane (2004), Gallery 482, Brisbane (2003), The Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2003), Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane (1999-2002), and Satellite Space, Brisbane (2000). Various group shows include Bardohl & Sheel Galerie, Berlin, Germany (2017), Blindside Gallery, Melbourne (2016), Hongik University, Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea (2015), Photo LA, Los Angeles, USA (2008-2014), Project A7 Gallery, Santa Monica (2012), Schwartz Gallery, London (2011), Kunst Pavilion, Munich (2010), Beam Contemporary, Melbourne (2010), Metro Arts (2009), Blindside Gallery, Melbourne (2005), Arc Biennial of Art, Brisbane (2005), The Block, QUT, Brisbane (2005), and Museum of Brisbane (2004).
Since graduating he has been employed within the Visual Arts as a university teacher, workshop technician, as well as developing and facilitating many school/children’s creative workshops. Demuth has also worked independently as a curator, and on various public art commissions including the Old Museum of Brisbane and the Queensland State Archives, amongst other related activities. His works belong to numerous institutional and private collections both nationally and internationally.