Kimberly received a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2011 from the University of Washington, a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Painting and Drawing from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA in 2009 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, PA in 2001. During her undergraduate studies, Kimberly trained as a muralist in Philadelphia, where she worked for 10 years as a mural designer, painter, restorer and instructor. She has completed commissions throughout Pennsylvania and in Chicago, IL and Santa Cruz, CA. Kimberly has shown her work in national group exhibitions. Her work focus on natural imagery. She draws inspiration from the landscape, closely observing the play of light as it alters color and form, throughout the day, and the seasons.