Kim Loper makes at the intersection of design, art, education and community development. She is passionate about leveraging collaborative practice to solve problems, supporting those who are most affected by challenges to come up with their own solutions. She has taught and managed arts and design programs in collaboration with schools, architects, community centers, neighborhood groups and non-profit organizations for over 15 years. Loper is a recent graduate of the MFA in Community Arts program at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) where she studied social design. Her graphic design work focuses on branding, print and digital. She is the current Program Manager of Jubilee Arts' Youth-in-Business (YiB), a design collective for high school students, through an Open Society Institute Fellowship (2017). In her free time she watches lots of reality television for "research" and dances in her room to old Rihanna music videos. See her art here.