Since graduating with a degree in Textile and Surface Design, Kim has created an extensive portfolio of artwork for a variety of greetings card publishers in the UK, Europe, and the United States. Based in her home town of Brighton, where her work is exhibited in local art galleries, Kim has built up a reputation which extends well beyond this inspirational and creative seaside resort.
Kim’s greetings card ranges have been in the prestigious finals of the Henries Awards, the highest accolade for design talent within the UK card industry. She is recognised for her use of paint, pen, ink, and paper collage work which have contributed to some beautiful ranges including Crème & Noir, Papillon, and Mimi. Her commercial success has naturally followed on from her inspirational artwork and led to several collaborations with high profile companies.
Kim gets inspiration from the colours and textures in everyday life. This might include vintage objects, contemporary art, interior design, or simply creative images from magazines. Many artists have also inspired Kim including Picasso, Elizabeth Blackadder, and The Bloomsbury Group. Sometimes just walking around an art gallery can provide the spark which is enough to start the creative process.