Jane Kim is an artist, science illustrator, and the founder of Ink Dwell, a Bay Area art studio that explores the wonders of the natural world. In this visually stunning presentation, Jane will take the audience on an artistic journey that explores 375 million years of avian evolution, the migratory behaviors of some of our most beloved and endangered animals, and the importance of creating urban monuments to nature.
JANE KIM is a visual artist, science illustrator, and the founder of Ink Dwell, a Bay Area studio that explores the wonders of the natural world. Her art career started when she was a little girl obsessively painting flowers and bears on the walls of her bedroom. She received more formal training at Rhode Island School of Design and then Cal State Monterey Bay, where she received a master’s certificate in science illustration. She has created large-scale public art across the country, including the “Wall of Birds” at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and produced works for the National Aquarium, the de Young Museum, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Weber State University, and more. She is the creator of the Migrating Mural campaign, a series of public installations that highlight wildlife along migration corridors it shares with people. She still enjoys painting flowers and bears, though nowadays she doesn’t get in trouble for painting on the walls. For more of her artwork, please visit inkdwell.com.