Artist Blythe King's multifaceted background combines an MA in Buddhism and Art from the University of Colorado, and undergraduate studies of Japanese religion and art at the University of Richmond. Her collage portraits have been featured in exhibitions nationwide, including the New Waves 2017 show at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Trending: Contemporary Art Now! show for the 2016 National Women’s Caucus for Art Conference in Washington D.C. Her work has been published online in Ann Landi’s Vasari21 and Kolaj magazine. In 2018, King was awarded the Catherine Edelman Scholarship, and was the recipient of the National Collage Society Award in 2017. Her talk, Not Knowing, was first presented at the Institute for Contemporary Art VCU in 2019. King currently lives and works in Richmond, VA as an artist, art educator, and professor of religious studies.