Kim McAninch, received a B.F.A. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Kim, a member of the National Association of Women Artists and American Women Artists, currently works in Stony Point NY and Siesta Key FL. 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. Kim McAninch’s work is collected worldwide, including Bahrain, Ireland and England. Her success is highlighted by 2 residencies on Cape Cod and awards from the National Association of Women Artists. She exhibits regularly and teaches classes on palette knife painting techniques.