Episode #37 Kimberly Adams, finger painting abstract impressionist artist


Kimberly Adams is a contemporary impressionist oil painter creating vibrant landscapes without brushes or tools, using only her finger tips to apply the paint. Kimberly studied art from a very young age taking private lessons in a small town where she was raised in New Mexico. She pursued her passion studying fine art in college emphasizing on pastels and human figure drawing. After stepping aside from art to raise her children and work a corporate career, Kimberly is now emerged as a finger painter of fine art.


“You need to research and decide what kind of artist you want to be”


She resides in Washington and is an active member of the Board of Directors for Parklane Gallery. In addition to the board she is deeply rooted in the art community in Kirkland WA and teaches workshops at Cole Gallery in Edmonds, WA.  Her paintings represent her love for nature and adventurous heart.

Kimberly is currently represented by Cole Gallery  in Edmonds, Washington; The Grand Fine Art Gallery in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Creighton  Block Gallery  in Big Sky; Montana and Parklane Gallery in Kirkland, Washington. 

Kimberly talks to us about

  • Why finger paint

  • Finger painting techniques

  • Longevity

  • Brick & mortar vs. online galleries

  • Composition & colour planning

  • Art in her earlier years

  • Her business background

  • Switching her careers

  • Her vivid palette

  • Her inspirations and style

  • First exposure as an artist

  • Business advice

  • Her gallery journey

  • Concept to canvas process

  • Her charity work

Where to find Kimberley

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