About Kim

Creative Fun for Everyone!

The Director, Kim Smith is a motivational & enthusiastic art teacher with undergraduate & post graduate qualifications in Art & Education & over 30 years teaching & exhibiting experience. The classes are held in a beautiful light filled studio overlooking the bay. Come along & meet new friends at Arts Cool Double Bay. 9362 0780

 

EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2013
2011
Solo Exhibition, Queens Park Studio
Solo Exhihition, Queens Park Studio
2009
Solo Exhibition, Queens Park Studio

2007
Solo Exhibition, Queens Park Studio
2005
‘Pelagic Journey’ Queens Park Art Studio, opened by the Mayor of Waverley, Peter Moscat
2003
Solo Exhibition ‘ Portrait,’ Queens Park Art Studio
2001
Solo Exhibition ‘More Fish,’ Queens Park Art Studio
1999
Portia Geach Memorial Prize, Finalist, S H Ervin Gallery
1998
Studio Exhibition Queens Park Art School
1997
Group show, Howard Leonard Gallery, Darlinghurst
1996
Studio Exhibition
1995
‘Fish Series’, Gaia Gallery, Paddington, Solo Exhibition
1993
Sanctuary Studio Café, Solo Exhibition, Surry Hills
1992
‘Tami Does Tamworth’ Solo Exhibition, Jan Taylor Gallery, Annandale ‘Chocolate Ginger’, Solo Exhibition, Newington Gallery, Newington School, Stanmore ‘Tami Does Tamworth’, Solo Exhibition, Terra Australis Gallery Fitzroy, Melbourne
1991
‘Tami Does Tamworth, Solo Exhibition, Weswal Gallery, Tamworth Country Music Festival
1987
Group Show No. 7 painting, Access Gallery, Glebe, Sydney
1985
Poets Union, requested to perform prose at the Performance Space, Sydney ‘Transformer Meets Barbie’, week on women and performance ‘Putting on an Act’, The Performance Space, Sydney
1983
Group Exhibition, Butchers Gallery, Darlinghurst ‘Clothes Shock’, Art Empire Industry, Darlinghurst
1982
Flare Performance with Richard Boulez at Arthur Boyd’s Farm, Bundanoon ‘50th Anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge’, Group Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW 4th Biennale of Sydney, with five other artists erected hoax painting, Art Gallery of NSW

ARTICLES AND REFERENCES TO ARTIST WORK

2004
‘Art in the Studio’ The Wentworth Courier
2000
‘Art in the Park’ editorial The Wentworth Courier, March
1999
Portia Geach Memorial Prize, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian
1998
Channel 7 News, Special Feature about my artwork filmed in my studio
1992
Prime TV News, Tamworth, 19 January 1992

‘Festival Characters Catch Kim’s Eye’, The Northern Daily Leader, 21 January 1992

‘Senior Arts and Crafts Success’, The Western Suburbs Courier, 17 March 1992
1986
‘Putting on an Act – Performance Femininity’, British Performance Magazine, page 10 and 11 Art Network
1983
‘Artists images of Sydney bewildering in their variety’, Maloon, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 February 1983 1982 ‘Women and Art’, Craft Council of NSW, Special Issue for the Women and Art Festival, inside cover and pages 1 and 18 Hoax painting, 4th Biennale, The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 May 1982, page 1 and 20 May 1982, page 11

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

1987
Started MA at UNSW College of Fine Arts
1984
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies at City Art Institute
1978
Diploma in Art / Education at Alexander Mackie Teachers College