Artist Bio

Kim Chayeb

Kim Chayeb is a Two-Spirit alum of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2015 BFA), the CEO of Wild Tongues, a multi-disciplinary artist, an educator, a holistic healer, and an activist originally from San Diego, California. Kim’s spoken word poetry and conceptual performance art experiences, (which focus on Anti-Racism, Indigenous sovereignty, science/spirituality, and environmental empathy), have been featured on 91.1 Vocalo Radio, 88.3 WZRD Radio, 105.5 LMPN Radio, Steppenwolf Theater, Pilsen Fest, Steep Theater’s The Boxcar, DePaul University, Saint Xavier University, Navy Pier, Gallery 400, Chicago Artist Coalition, and the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Kim was a guest speaker at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, South America and was a 2021 3Arts “Make A Wave” Grantee. Kim is currently a high school Theater Arts Educator and is an Anti-Racism Committee Member on the Chicago Poetry Center’s Board of Directors.