A. Kimberlin Blackburn Edit Profile
Bachelor, Livingston College, 1975; Master of Fine Arts, Rutgers University, 1980.
Manager, silversmith, From the Hands of Man, Metuchen, New Jersey, 1975-1978;
instructor textile design, Livingston College, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1975-1979;
instructor photography, Livingston College, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1979-1980;
co-adjunct photography laboratory, lecturer Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1981;
artist-in-residence gifted and talented program, Plainfield (New Jersey) Schools, 1986-1987;
co-owner, designer, LightBeams, crystal jewelry, New Jersey
co-owner, designer, LightBeams, crystal jewelry, Hawaii., 1989-1990;
designer, owner, Talkstory Designs, Hawaii., 1988-1996. Trustee, member exhibition committee Tweed Arts Group, Plainfield, 1982, vice president, 1983-1984. Freelance advisor New Jersey State Council on Arts, 1985-1987.
Juror Watchung (New Jersey) Arts Festival, 1976-1977, Douglass College Folk Arts Festival, 1977-1979. Curator Tweed Gallery, 1985-1994, co-curator, 1983, 84, also others. Co-curator Is This Peace I See, Honolulu, 1993.
Founding member Kauai Alliance for Culture, Humanities and the Arts, 1994, member steering committee, 1995, 96. Member Kauai Society Artists (president, coordinator exhibitions 1988-1996, artist activist 1994, 95, 96).
Married James Etsuzo Nishida, December 19, 1992.