About Kimberly 

Kimberly Baker is an Interdisciplinary Artist, Researcher and Arts, Heritage and Culture Educator. She was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, and currently lives in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada. Kimberly received a BFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, B.C. (2007) and a Master of Art Education in the department of Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Faculty of Education from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. (2011). Kimberly publishes and lectures nationally and internationally on a broad range of issues such as mega-events, environmental ethics, discourses of participatory visual research, and culturally responsive museum education practices.

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

Master of Arts, Art Education, Faculty of Curriculum & Pedagogy, University of British Columbia, Canada (2011)

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Canada (2007)

Cultural Student Exchange, Fine Arts, Australia National University, (Jan. -­‐ May 2005)

Group Exhibitions

 2013 - Pipeline: A Line of Division. Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. April 11 - July 8.

2011 – QR U (an open school) Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. QR U can be described as a relational and networked project that intends to make visible the inside of an open school and to distribute the school’s inquiry widely. ‘QR’ in the project title is a play on the abbreviated form of QR code, which equally stands for Quick Response. · Mixed Medium: Drawing of Masai beadwork with inkjet cartridge microchip.

2011 – Inquiry: Artists response to the wild salmon examination. Gallery Gachet, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. · Oil Painting: Swimming Up Stream

2009 Inside Out E-­‐ Exhibit -­‐ Canadian Society for Education through & B.C. Art Teachers Association – CSEA Art Educator’s Gallery 2009-­‐ A national venue to celebrate teacher’s creativity.—www.csea-­‐ scea.ca· Photographs: Malawi Street Scenes & Education Programs

2008 Arts 2008 -­‐ Surrey Art Gallery. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · Mixed Media Painting & Photographs: Suburbia

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2007 BFA Graduation Exhibition -­‐ Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 

2004 Artist Book Exhibition -­‐ Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · Tea Cupboard Book

2002 Student Exhibition -­‐ Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · Drawings on Velum: Body Maps

2001 Reflections -­‐ Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Community Art Exhibition. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · Charcoal Drawing: Black Horse

Curated Exhibitions

Baker, K., Douesnard-­‐Malo, L., Hogue, T., Lawrence, T., Manhal,K., Diane, M., Mantooth , A., Marsh,D., Roy, R. and Walton, J. (2010, Nov. -­‐ 2011, Jan.). No Windows includes works by Adad Hannah, Jamie Drouin, Zoe Tissandier, Rhonda Weppler + Trevor Mahovsky. No Windows was organized by Satellite Gallery, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and the Museum of Anthropology, and curated by UBC graduate students.

Baker, K. & Copeland, W. (2007, Jan. – Mar.). Shift. Ethical perspectives on human beings interactions with nature inspired by Dr. Gigliott’s Environmental Ethics HUMN307. Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K. & Copeland, W. (2005, Nov. – Dec.). A Drift. Curated an annual exhibition at Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design to showcase works created by Emily Carr students during their participation in the Exchange Program in their third year. Emily Carr’s Exchange Program features agreements with art and design schools across North America, Europe, and Australia. Works featured in the show have drawn influences from other cultures, artists and educators. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Professional Experience

Britannia Heritage Shipyards, National Historic Site of Canada Community Services Department
City of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (2012 -­‐ Current) Program Facilitator

City of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (Dec. 2012 -­‐ July 2013)

Highway to Heaven: Richmond's Multi-­‐faith Community Independent Contractor: Cultural Collaborations Art Program

Paint For Life Foundation, Vienna, Austria (2011-­‐ 2012)
Workshop Facilitator:
Art Moves Everywhere: Integrated art education program

Richmond Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada (2011 -­‐ 2012)
Independent Contractor:
Making Contemporary Art Makes Sense Secondary School Guides

Museums of Malawi, Malawi, Africa (2009 -­‐ 2010)
Independent Consultant: Educational Outreach Programs,
HIV/Aids Prevention, Malaria Prevention, & the Expressive Arts

Intercultural Communication and Arts Foundation, Blantyre, Malawi, Africa (Nov, 2010) Workshop Facilitator: Collaborated with Peter Masina, resident artist of Museums of Malawi.

UBC Museum of Anthropology, British Columbia, Canada (2008 -­‐ 2012)
Independent Research Consultant: Conducted research for Dr. Carol E. Mayer, Curator of Oceania & Africa

· Project: Book Research, Transcribed journals and letters of John Williams (1796 – 20 November 1839) an English missionary that was active in the South Pacific.
· Project: Researched 140 Kenyan artefacts from the UBC Museum of Anthropology’s collection at the Nairobi National Museum, Kenya. (Dec. 2010)

· Project: Researched the material cultural practices of Chichewa potters in Malawi, Africa. (Dec. 2010)

· Project: Researched African artefacts that were selected to be included in MOA’s volume MOA Collections edited by Dr. Carol E. Mayer and Dr. Anthony A. Shelton. (Jan.-­‐May 2008)

Langley Centennial Museum & National Exhibition Centre, Canada (2007 -­‐ 2008) Independent Contractor: First Nations Printmaking Education Outreach Kit

University of British Columbia, Museum of Anthropology, Canada (2006 -­‐2008) Education and Public Programs Coordinator

Langley Centennial Museum & National Exhibition Centre, Canada (2005 -­‐2006) Education and Public Programs Coordinator

Vancouver School Board, British Columbia, Canada (1993 -­‐ 2003) Special Education Assistant

Publications

Baker, K. (2010). Embracing Community Development: A Case Study of the Museums of Malawi. International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, Volume 3.

Baker, K. (2009). The Olympic Dream: Reconfiguring ‘Place' and ‘Space' Through Growth Machine Politics. The International Journal of Arts In Society, Volume 2.

Baker, K. (2009). The Bigger Picture: Digital Graffiti Transnationally. International Journal of Arts In Society, Volume 2.

Baker, K. (2008). The 2010 Olympics: Creative Licence, Licensing and the Law, Freedom to Read Book and Periodical Council, Volume 24.

Refereed Conference Presentations

Baker, K, LeBlanc, N. & Salbuvik, K. (2013, May) Heartfelt Pedagogy: Implications of Practice. Presenting at the Heartful Pedagogy – Honouring the Work of Kit Grauer, UBC EDCP & UBC Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K., May, H. & LeBlanc, N. (2013, Mar.) A/R/Tography as Intervention Presented at the National Art Education Association Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.

Baker, K. (2012, Oct.) A Cultural Experience in the Warm Heart of Africa: Culturally responsive museum education practices of the Museums of Malawi
Presented at the British Columbia Museums Association Conference, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K. (2011, Oct.). World of Hope: Discourses on community-­‐based visual research. Presented at the National Canadian Society of Education through Art Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Baker, K. (2011, July). Looking In, Looking Out -­‐ Discourses of Participatory Visual Research: A case study of the World of Hope artist’s workshop in Malawi. Presented at the International Visual Sociology (IVSA) Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K. (2010, May). Culturally Responsive Museum Education Practices from the Museums of Malawi, Africa. Investigating Our Practices. Poster session presented at the UBC Faculty of Education Graduate conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K. (2009, Oct.). The Bigger Picture: Digital Graffiti Transnational. Presented at the Canadian Society for Education through Art Conference, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K. (2009, Oct.). The Role of Museum Education in the Development of Social Change. Canadian Society for Education through Art Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Baker, K. & May, H. (2009, July). The Bigger Picture: Digital Graffiti Transnationally. Presented at the International Arts in Society Conference, Venice, Italy.

Baker, K. (2009, July). The Olympic Dream: Reconfiguring Place and Space through Growth Machine Politics. Presented at the International Arts in Society Conference, Venice, Italy.

Baker, K. (2008, Nov.). The Art of Protest. Presented at the National Canadian Society for Education through Art Conference. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Non-­‐refereed Presentations

Baker, K. (2013, Jan.) A Cultural Experience in the Warm Heart of Africa: Culturally responsive museum education practices of the Museums of Malawi
Guest Presenter at Heritage Services District Meeting, City of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. (Presenter)

Baker, K. & Kussmaul, K. (2012, Feb.) Art Moves Everywhere.
Guest presenter at the Paint For Life Forum, Vienna, Austria (Presenter).

Baker, K. (2010, May). UNESCO Second World Conference on Art Education Soul, Korea. Participated in round table discussions in the development of the Road Map for Arts Education.

Baker, K. (Mar 21, 2013). Museum Education: Culturally Responsive Museum Education Practices from Malawi, Africa. Guest Presenter at UBC in ANTH-­‐P 241: Introduction to Museums (Presenter).

Baker, K. (Mar 21, 2010). Museum Education: Culturally Responsive Museum Education Practices from Malawi, Africa. Guest Presenter at UBC in ANTH-­‐P 241: Introduction to Museums (Presenter).