Kim McAninch – B.F.A., Surface Pattern Design, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio – Kim, a member of the National Association of Women Artists and Women’s Caucus for Art, currently works in Longboat Key FL and Stony Point NY. Her background as a fabric, wallpaper and interior designer has laid the groundwork for her unique painterly style. Through the expressive use of brush and palette knife, she conveys an emotion, a mood and the pure joy of color. Her work offers elusive and intangible qualities to the viewer, who in turn add personal experience, giving life to her work. Her artwork is in select galleries and is collected worldwide.