About KIM

Kim Garrison is a conceptual artist, writer and musician from Southern California and the Nevada desert, with a love of nature, mythology, philosophy, cultural anthropology and earth sciences. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Long Beach and an MFA in sculpture and New Genres from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

An educator in the arts for over twenty years, Kim is the former head of the  Narrative Illustration Program at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, and is a curator for the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion. She currently teaches drawing and professional studies classes in the art department at OCC. Kim is a member of the band The New City Farmers, and plays a number of instruments, including guitar, washboard, and glockenspiel. She is an amateur naturalist, a student of the Mojave desert, and an appreciator of all the good things in life. She lives with her husband Leland and a crack commando crew of furry animals.

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