Kimb Williamson

Kimb is a professional scenic artist, set designer and recently retired professor.  She taught at Scottsdale College in Arizona for 34 years.  Twenty five years ago, she joined Rachel Keebler as team teacher for Cobalt Studios’ Summer Scene Painting course and together they have taught over 300 students, many of whom have continued on to Cobalt Studios’ Scenic Artist Training Program and other careers in academia and professional theatre.  When the Catskills fall weather beckons, Kimb often joins Cobalt Studios’ team on commission projects.  She had the pleasure of painting on several of Alan Vaes’ Nutcracker designs during those fall trips to Cobalt.  Kimb resides in Phoenix and has painted and/or designed for Childs-play, Actors Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Southwest Shakespeare Company, Arizona Broadway Dinner Theatre, Music Theatre of Wichita and LaJolla Playhouse.  She has taught Master Classes and designed at several universities throughout the country.  Kimb was recently elected to the Fellows of USITT where she continues to tirelessly advocate for student engagement and involvement and promotes professional growth throughout the industry.