Kim Whitt has had a lifetime of involvement in the arts as a student, teacher, administrator, and artist in movement, fiber/textiles and painting. Whitt is a fiber artist and painter, holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and dance from The University of Southern Mississippi with graduate studies in Process Pedagogy, and is certified to teach K-12 in visual and performing arts. Kim taught creative movement, visual art and drama for 10 years, is a past Fellow member of the Mississippi Craftsman’s Guild as an accomplished textile artist, and has taught weaving to all ages, beginner to advanced. She also served as the Arts Education Director for the Mississippi Arts Commission, overseeing visual artists, craftsmen and arts education programming for the state.
Currently, Kim works with Abstract Impressionist Landscape painting in oil, exploring our intuitive sense of place through the use of color, line and shape. Inspired by Wolfe Kahn, Mark Rothko, and Color Field painting, she’s exploring the element of intersecting line and grid as evident in weaving. Both the paintings and the weavings work with object placement, as in still life, and a sense of place. Kim Whitt has had a lifetime of involvement in the arts as a student, teacher, administrator, and artist in movement, fiber/textiles and painting.
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