Kim Emerson Shares Her Story About The Mosaic Art Mural Going in at New IB Library with Linda Heath
May 26, 2017 09:40PM
By Linda Heath
Kim Emerson Shares Her Story About The Mosaic Art Mural Going in at New IB Library with Linda HeathLinda Heath interviews artist Kim Emerson on Video. Kim is in the process of putting a mosaic mural that will go up on the new Imperial Beach Library. Kim hopes to have the mural installed sometime towards the end of the year.
Last week Kim put out a call to the community to bring her broken plates and other ceramics, tiles and glass pieces so that it can be included in her art piece. There were several contributions and several boxes were filled with many memories and tokens for the mural. One Lady brought her mother's collection of broken china in many colors and patterns. There were iridescent pieces and lots of colors. They will be put to good use!
The mural will be put together in sections in Kim's studio and will be brought to the library for placement in the mural space. Kim is very excited with the project and her expertise is for large murals and she and her husband are a fantastic team of artists!
Kim was born in San Diego and although she hasn't lived in San Diego her whole life she has lived here almost 30 years now. Kim, got started with her art career while a volunteer with James Hubbell while working on a school in Tijuana. Kim has a background in art history, historic preservation and architecture and has built upon that for a career as a "Mosaic Artist". We will be keeping up with Kim and posting developments so stay tuned!
Be sure to view the video interview with Linda Heath to find out all about Kim and the mural at the Imperial Beach Library. To contact Kim and view other mural she has done, visit her website:
Linda Heath, Senior Reporter Associate Editor, digimperialbeach.com