Kim Paton is the director of Objectspace in Auckland, the only public
gallery in New Zealand dedicated to craft, design and architecture.
She studied fine art and business management and has previously
held academic positions at Massey University, Wellington, and
Wintec School of Media Arts, Hamilton, where she was appointed head
of research. She has curated and written extensively on craft and
contemporary art and is co-author of the book Contemporary Jewellery
in Context, published by Arnoldsche Art Publishers and
released in July 2017.