Kim has been a practicing conservation professional in the field of Cultural Conservation and Preservation since 1982. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in the Conservation of Cultural Material from the University of Canberra (formerly the Canberra College of Advanced Education).
Kim is a specialist paper conservator who also has extensive experience in the treatment and restoration of textiles, paintings and objects. He has worked in and managed the preservation laboratories of the Australian War Memorial and the National Library of Australia. During his work with these large and varied collections he developed many strategies to enable greater preservation focus for collections and those who work with them.
In 2000 Kim became director of Art & Archival Pty Ltd, a busy private conservation consultancy specialising in a full range of materials conservation, collection preservation, exhibition preparation, training, and collection disaster planning, response and recovery.
In 2006 Kim was awarded the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) 'Conservator of the Year Award', in recognition of his contribution to the conservation profession. Art & Archival Pty Ltd and Kim Morris are members of the AICCM.