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artist , photographer , art educator

Kim Rees Du Boise, American Artist, photographer, art educator. Avocations: camping, fishing, reading, cooking. F C. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1981-1984, First Lady #83 (Life Member) Mississippi Jaycettes, 1982, Winner Speak-Up Competition, Miss.Jaycettes, 1981.


Boise, Kim Rees Du was born on April 7, 1953 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Samernie and Margaret J. (Mitchell) R.


Bachelor, University Southern Mississippi, 1986. Master of Art Education, University Southern Mississippi, 1988. Postgraduate, University Alabama, 1995.


Art teacher grades 7-12, Columbia (Mississippi) Academy, 1975-1976; with production/ad design, Columbian-Progress/Sunday Mirror (News), Columbia, 1980-1981; with advertising design/production, Washington Parish European Research Area-Leader (newspaper), Franklinton, Louisiana, 1981; art teacher grades kindergarten-12, Hattiesburg Preparatory School, 1984-1985; instructor art, Pearl River Community College, Poplarville, Mississippi, 1987-1994; artist/photographer, Dogwood Studios, 1988-1997; artist/photographer, Photo Arts Studio, since 1997. Adjunct instructor University of Southern Mississippi, 1996-1997, 98-. Festival coordinator Very Special Arts Festival, Southeast District, Poplarville, Mississippi, 1989-1994.

Art show juror Lamar County Home Extension Art Show, Lumberton, Mississippi, 1988. Fine art juror Pearl River County Fair Competition, Poplarville, 1989. Juror Picayune Parent-Teachers Association Competition and Annual Art Competition-Picayune Memorial HighSch., 1990.

Participant regional round-Table on discipline based artedn. Getty Center for Education in Arts, Tulsa, 1988.


  • Avocations: camping, fishing, reading, cooking. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Annual Bi-State Development Agency Competition, 1986, Exhibited in group shows at Mediterranean Shipping Company/JCAIA Art Exhibition, 1991, Mississippi Community Junior College Art, 1991-1992, Art by Art Teachers MAEA, 1992, Art Student League Exhibit, 1995, photography, University New Mexico, 1995, Southern Mississippi Art Association Annual Juried Competitions, 1996-1998, University Southern Mississippi, 1998, 2000, Hines Community College, Mississippi, 2000.


Chairman Troop 21 Dixie Committee Boy Scouts American, Hattiesburg, 1989-1993. Member Mississippi Jaycettes/Marion County Jaycettes, Columbia, 1976-1984, United States Jaycee Women, 1976-1984. Member Anime International Company(Associate),PMG(Associate), CIPP(Associate), American Institute Conservation Historic Artistic Works, New Orleans Museum of Art (associate), National Museum of Women in the Arts (charter), Nature Conservancy, University Southern Mississippi Alumni Association (life), National Arbor Day, PMA, Walter Anderson Museum Art, Digital Imaging Marketing Association.


  • Other Interests



Married Michael Lynn Du Boise, February 23, 1974. Children: Timothy L., M. Ashley (deceased).

Samernie R.

Margaret J. (Mitchell) R.

Michael Lynn Du Boise

Timothy L. Boise

M. Ashley Boise (deceased)