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Bromley, Kimble
Discipline: Abstract/Experimental, Painting

Painting by Kimble Bromley

A long-time artist and arts educator, Kimble Bromley has long been involved in teaching art and the creative process. Previous to his current position as Assistant Professor of painting and drawing (as well as coordinator of the Department of Visual Arts) at North Dakota State University, he has taught at Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro Community College, DePaul University, Prairie State College, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale. His work has been supported by grants from North Dakota State University, the Kellogg Foundation, Teagle/Bell South, and Partners of the Americas. He is a member of the North Dakota Art Gallery Association, College Art Association, Center for Cuban Studies, Plains Art Museum (in Fargo), the Chicago Art Institute and the National Guild of Hypnotists. He has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Buena Vista College, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Bromley is also an advocate of hypnosis as a means of eliminating obstacles to creativity such as preconceived ideas, limitations, and inhibitions. As a certified hypnotherapist, he has taught his philosophy (through his Creativity Enhancement Workshops) throughout the Midwest to hundreds of artists and art students at colleges, universities, and galleries. He is currently involved in research with the Department of Psychology at North Dakota State University to further explore the benefit of hypnosis on the creative process.
More on Bromley, his work, and his workshops can be found at

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