Kimberly Baker was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada. She currently lives in Ladner, British Columbia. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, B.C. (2007) and a Master of Curriculum and Pedagogy - Art Education from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. (2011). Most recently she has been selected as a recipient of UBC’s premier PhD fellowship at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Art Education.
She began her career in the areas of art gallery and museum education and cultural services. Since then, Kimberly focuses on community cultural development. She collaborates with local and international arts, heritage, and cultural organizations to achieve creative and innovative exhibits, school programs, public events, workshops and tours for participants of all ages. Additionally, she is a specialist in culturally responsive education practices, whereby she has conducted extensive research in Malawi, Africa. Her research is published in international peer reviewed journals. Today Kimberly exhibits her artwork, lectures and delivers workshops locally, nationally and internationally.