Meet the Marketing, Communications and Technology Team
Book as Art
Kimberly HedgesAs an artist and art historian, Kimberly has long been inspired both professionally and personally by the arts and currently brings her commitment and talents to the mission of advancing the art in America as vice president of marketing, communication, and technology at Americans for the Arts. Kimberly has nearly two decades of experience in caused-based, people-oriented, mission-driven organizations where there is a need for broad cooperative effort through use of sound planning, strong administration, and excellent communication. Kimberly specializes in website development, strategy, and marketing, as well as systems development and documentation. She is also experienced in database and network administration.
From 2004–2009, as vice president of web and technology services at Americans for the Arts she overhauled the organization’s technology infrastructure implementing state of the art websites, a VoIP telephone system including desktop video conferencing, remote back-up systems, and the upgrade of a secure and sound network environment. Kimberly has been the driving force behind the web offerings and strategies at Americans for the Arts since she began as webmaster and director of e-commerce in September of 2002.
Kimberly has served on the honorary committee of the Center for Arts Management’s Technology in the Arts Conference from 2006–2008, and as a member of the review panel for the Maryland State Arts Council’s technology grants program in 2006 and 2008. Kim earned an M.A. in art history at American University and a B.A. in art and art history at Hood College. She is an accomplished book-as-art and multimedia artist who makes her home in the Washington Metropolitan area.