Coexist, 36"x48" original painting, acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas. Coexist will be available throughUniversity Liggett Schoolsas part of my upcoming exhibition Fox, which runs November 10 - December 13. Coexist is $5000, with the purchaser collecting her in person at the end of the exhibition (Liggett does not offer shipping). And, yes, if she ends up coming back to the studio, I will offer her (along with other Fox inventory) to collectors requesting shipment. Please reach out with any questions.
I don't think I have ever gone a full two weeks without a newsletter before! Typically I send them out when I have new work to offer, and I currently have a good amount of that at the moment, as I am putting together the final touches for my next solo show. But the thing with exhibitions is that the work has to be available for purchase. Which means I ceased sending newsletters out because I did not want to tease you by sharing paintings that I could not ship out.
It's been a little bit of a struggle though. I am so very proud of what's been coming off my easel, a marriage of landscape and talisman (fox) woven with my own personal response to our unsettled world. It feels significant, what I am painting. Important in some way. I realized that I absolutely SHOULD be sharing these pieces with you. That I am dong them a disservice by limiting the number of hearts they can touch.
So this is me, checking in and sharing one of my breakthrough recent works. Coexist is my response to the inhumanity that we seem so hell bent on inflicting on each other. It is dense with texture and infused with prayer.
I've recently realized that my paintings have been prayers for a long time. And when I acknowledged that, I felt a wee bit empowered. These pieces will go out into the world (literally next month and digitally via this note) and hopefully inspire more of the same, along with beautiful intentions and inspiration.
Thanks so much for your interest in my artwork, All my best, warmly, Kim
Figment 3," 18" x 24", acrylics and graphite on panel, $799 plus s&h to the first asking nicely. I accept paypal, venmo, personal checks and payment plans. Inquiries may always come to me . I am thinking about the elements, and wondering aloud (and with my paints) as to whether I can paint something that contains all of them. Spirit. Fire. Air. Water. Earth. This one is a step closer in that direction. Thanks so very much for following along on my art journey, Warmly, Kim
"Tabby Kit," 5" x 7", acrylics on a museum quality panel, depicting a tiny little orange striped guy from Morgue File . This painting can be yours for $289, which includes s&h inside the US. And in case you didn't see it, a little doodle of him is also available for sale here . Inquires may come directly to me . Although it certainly doesn't FEEL like spring here (snow and ice and wind chills, brr!), I can tell that spring is coming. The mercury is rising a wee bit each day and the days are getting longer and brighter. Over the weekend we drove with the moonroof open just to feel the sun's meager and oh-so-very-welcome warmth (although the heat in the car was cranked, too, in the interest of full disclosure!). I wanted to work with spring-like colors today, and this little guy was still on my mind , so I grabbed a small panel and got to work. Of course, I also have Poppy to finish and some changes to make to another po
“Rapt (Shadow),” from the Larger than Life series, 16”x22”, acrylic black lab mixed breed pet portrait on gallery wrapped canvas, $699. Inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org . SOLD. This is Shadow, who went missing on Sunday night. He belongs to a friend of mine, and has been a fixture in our community for many years. Errant fireworks scared the silly old guy into running off, and his family is busy searching for him. (If you happen to be in the Lake Orion/Oakland County area and have seen Shadow, please call 248-391-0867 or 248-391-6817) I’m confidant that he is safe (somewhere!) and awaiting discovery, but meanwhile, couldn’t help myself from posting his portrait as today’s dog a day painting . He’s constantly on my mind, and probably will remain so, until he finds his way back home. Hug your four legged guys while you can! Thanks, as always, for looking. And for sharing these paintings with friends and family, Kim Kimberly Kelly Santini http://www.turtledovedesigns.com/ dis