Project Name: Gifts of the Sea
Born and raised in Montana, Kim moved to Florence in 1990 for a teaching job. It has only been in the last 5 or so years that Oregon has really felt like “home”. If asked what changed her outlook, she will tell you, “The beauty of this place and the friends who have become like family.”
A graduate from The University of Montana Kim has a B.A. in Education and M.A. in Integrated Arts & Education. A public school teacher for 25 years, Pickell currently, Pickell teaches Art and Ceramics at Siuslaw High School. After all these years, she still enjoys her job and is inspired by her students each and every day. Kim especially enjoys working in ceramics and mixed media.
And her greatest blessings, well she says it’s her husband Jeff and their children, Meghan and Jack.