Kym Myck is a Puerto Rican/Norwegian educator and visual artist currently residing in Bend, Oregon. An upstate New York native, she is deeply connected to nature and attributes growing up at an early age on her grandfather's farm in the Pocono forest as a primary influence.
Kym holds a Master of Fine Art in Interdisciplinary Art degree from Goddard College. Her graduate thesis work focused on four core areas: Creativity for Wellness; Human Happiness; Positive Psychology; and the Engagement of Creative Flow. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor in Visual Art degree from Thomas Edison University along with two associate degrees from San Bernardino Valley College in Digital Art and Chaffey College in Technology. Additionally, Kym has earned two professional certifications from San Bernardino Valley College in Graphic Design and also Web & Multimedia Design. She has done prior undergraduate coursework at California State University San Bernardino in Graphic Design and prior graduate work at Prescott College in Expressive Arts Therapy. She has also completed coursework at the University of California Berkeley studying the Science of Happiness/Positive Psychology. Kym has earned Master Level in Usui Reiki and Level 3 Certification as a Healing Touch practitioner. She also holds an Intermediate Certification in Herbology and is currently pursuing an Advanced Herbology Certification from The Herbal Academy. She is the founder and executive director of Sage Wellness Group, Inc. (formerly ARTNIK, Inc.) a 501(c)3 non-profit established in 2011. She has also done additional studies in the MS in Somatic Clinical Counseling program at Prescott College from 2021 to 2022 prior to transferring to their PhD program in Fall of 2022.
Currently, Kym is pursuing a PhD in Sustainability Education with a focus on Subjective Well-Being research at Prescott College.