Kim is an artist, writer, and educator who is interested in the intersection of craft, technology, and performance. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2006. During undergrad she began body of work exploring glass performance that she has been working on ever since. In 2008 she was selected as a Creative Glass Center of America Fellow, and participated in a three-month residency at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center. From 2008-2010 she pioneered the glass performance art group, Cirque De Verre, which performed at notable institutions including the Corning Museum of Glass and the Toledo Museum of Art. From 2009- 2011 she served as managing editor for Glass Quarterly: The Urban Glass Art Quarterly and is still a regular contributor. Kim moved to Chicago to pursue her MFA in the Art and Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute Chicago in the fall of 2011. In spring of 2012 she was selected as a resident artist for the Toledo Workshop Revisited Residency at the Toledo Museum of Art, and is featured in the subsequent documentary produced by the Robert Minkoff Foundation.
Kim’s recent performance project, The Glass Theater, was met with huge success when she and co-producer Charlotte Potter brought a group of interdisciplinary artists together in the Chrysler Museum of Art’s hotshop for an experimental performance art night. She hopes to bring The Glass Theater to Ignite Studios in Chicago in February of 2014. She is currently a resident artist at Pilchuck glass school and is also participating in the year-long BOLT Residency at the Chicago Artist Coalition in Chicago, IL.