Dean, Temple University
Kim Strommen has been the Dean of Temple University Rome since 1991. He is a member of the Steering Committee for the Association of American College and University Programs in Italy.
In the greater community, he served on the advisory board of the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center in Rome, and has been the liaison with the American Community for the Italian Association of In-Line Skating.
His paintings and sculptures have been exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Chicago Cultural Center, St. Louis Art Museum, Palazzo Ducale in Gubbio, Italy, Biblioteca Rispoli in Rome and other sites internationally.
Awards he has received include the National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Sculpture and the Hassum Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY.
Also at Temple, he is a Professor of Graphic Arts and Design at Tyler School of Art and has served as the Associate Dean at Tyler. His other related experience includes being a member of the St. Louis Commission for Public Art, co-founding an art gallery, and presenting as a visiting artist at institutions in the US and Italy.
Kim Strommen holds a Master's of Fine Arts from Washington University in St. Louis where he was also on the faculty, teaching studio art, and where he served as the Associate Dean of the School of Art.