Kim's paintings are an emotional response to the world around her. Often she paints people in ordinary situations. Kim finds beauty in the mundane, unseen or even unappreciated. She photographs or commits them to memory and then brings them to life on canvas. Each painting is a story told with a palette knife, brush ,rags and sometimes fingers. With her paintings, Kim invites you into her intimate world, awakening a deeper exploration of the everyday. Kim uses humor and her experience with illustration to direct the narrative in her paintings. No subject is too sacred to explore, which makes Kim's work very personal. Color and light take a secondary role in her paintings, but they are also vital. Click on the painting to fully appreciate the textural application .