Kimberly is an artist whose works embody the light, mood and atmosphere of the moment. Over the last 10 years, Kimberly’s paintings have captured the beauty of the landscape, farmlands and people surrounding her home in middle Tennessee. Kimberly has been recognized as an outstanding artist being juried into national, and statewide shows. She has won numerous awards at many plein-aire events across the southeast, as well as, some juried shows and has earned Best in Show, People’s Choice, and First in Category awards in multiple local shows. Kimberly’s has been trained in the impressionistic plein-air style by other successful artists through workshops and individual lessons. She now offers private lessons for artists wishing to learn to paint or improve their skills. Kimberly currently splits her time between creating beautiful paintings, as a live wedding painter, and participating in plein-air events as well as running a bed and breakfast at her home in Dickson, Tennessee. Both bring true joy and happiness to her everyday life.
Kimberly’s prior experience includes thirty years as an art educator in public schools and the host of a television art show for children entitled “In My Studio with Miss Kimberly”. She holds a master’s degree in Education Administration from Trevecca University in Nashville, Tennessee and a B.S. in Art Education from East Tennessee State University.(ETSU).
Please feel free to contact Kimberly directly to arrange a studio visit, commission a specific piece, or find out about taking lessons.
“My passion for painting comes from enjoying my surroundings and trying to be present in the moment.” she explains. “It’s like you’re being a storyteller about that moment in time. “I like the immediacy of being able to paint something right then and there,” she says. “Most of my paintings are done on site, in one shot. Only on occasion will I take some paintings back into the studio to fix them up. I like to leave them as they felt while creating them. However, since my wedding paintings are mostly portraits I use studio time to put final touches and assure the quality before delivering them.”