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Kimberly C. Gaines is an arts administrative professional with a background in visual art, arts education and development. She's an alumna of Howard University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in film and a minor in photography, and also has a Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Savannah College of Art and Design. Her educational and nonprofit experience includes media empowerment facilitation for various projects and workshops for youth with NBC 4, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), various Smithsonian Museums, and the Black Women’s Roundtable. Kimberly’s photography and design work highlight various professional accomplishments including projects for the Museum of the African Diaspora’s permanent exhibition, work for the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery, a private exhibition at the American University Katzen Arts Center and the photo archives of Washington Express Newspaper and City Paper. She has been lead designer on a number of projects including the African American Civil War Museum traveling exhibition. Kimberly continues to work with youth bridging the creative sciences of photography, film and graphic design; recently, as a City Producer for the Inaugural High School 48 Hour Film Project.

Connect with Kimberly! Email: kimberly@sondaiexpressions.com | Instagram #1 (personal): @sondaicr8tive | Instagram #2 (business): @sondaiexpressionscr8tiv