Kim Casebeer has been working as a professional artist since 1995. While her primary subjects are the Flint Hills, New Mexico, and Wyoming, her work focuses not so much on a particular place but on dramatic use of color and light. This has brought her to be placed in collections in San Francisco, Aspen, Kansas City, Phoenix, and several other cities. She is especially passionate about interpreting skies at various times of day and year.Kim is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and the Mid America Pastel Society, as well as a Member of the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, Oil Painters of America and American Women Artists.
In 2007, her work was featured on the cover of the book, “Not By Bread Alone.” In 2006, she was featured in an article in The Artist’s Magazine. In 2005, 2004, and 2003 she juried into the Pastel Society of America’s 30th Annual exhibition, held in New York. Kim has exhibited in several juried competitions such as the Oil Painters of America Central Region Exhibit in Estes Park, CO; the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters in Jackson, WY; and the American Women Artists exhibit in Santa Fe, NM. Kim has also been featured in numerous one-person shows and exhibits at SouthWind Gallery, Topeka, Leopold Gallery in Kansas City, Galleries West in Jackson, and Meyers Gallery in Scottsdale. Her work is in several private, corporate and museum collections.
Kim Casebeer received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1992. She worked as a graphic designer and art director in order to pay the bills, while spending evenings and weekends painting. In 2002, she was able to make the leap to full-time artist.
She has exhibited in these prestigious national competitions as well as the Pastel Society of the Southwest, the Pastel Society of New Mexico, the Pastel National, the Scottsdale Art Classic, the Salon International, and the Scottsdale Artists School Best and Brightest. Kim has exhibited in the Masters in Miniature Show at the CM Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana; as well as the American Art in Miniature Show at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Kim has received many national awards, including the Col. George J. Morales Memorial Award at the Pastel Society of America Show in New York; Runner-Up and Award of Recognition at the American Women Artists shows in Santa Fe and Dallas; Honorable Mention at the Pastel National Show in Wichita, Kansas; First Place Pastel at the American Academy of Women Artists Show in Denver, Colorado; and 2nd Place at the Scottsdale Artists School Best and Brightest. She was recently featured as a finalist in both The Artist's Magazine Competition and The Pastel Journal Magazine Competition, and has been published in a book titled Living the Artist’s Life. She has had many one-person shows and exhibits her work at Meyers Art Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona; SouthWind Gallery in Topeka, Kansas; Silver Heron Gallery in Depoe Bay, OR; and Galleries West Fine Art in Jackson, WY. Kim has work in many corporate private and museum collections throughout the United States.