Featured Artist Kim Schroeder

Painter Kim Schroeder captures the stunning scenery of the Pacific Coast in a contemporary impressionistic style. See more of her portfolio on her website.

 

landscape painting of Point Lobos by Kim Schroeder

“Point Lobos” oil on canvas, 12″ x 16″

 

I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. I grew up loving the Wasatch mountains and developed a love for hiking, camping, skiing, and the like.

 

landscape painting of a mountain stream by Kim Schroeder

“Mountain River” oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″

 

I craved the sound of a running stream, the wind through the pines and the sound of animals scurrying about their business.

 

landscape of the California coast by Kim Schroeder

“California Coast” oil on canvas, 11″ x 14″

 

The first time I visited the Pacific coast and ocean, I fell immediately in love and relocated to the Bay Area in my late teens. My love for ocean waves and the sound of waves crashing against the sand and rocks would become my relief in times of distress.

 

landscape of waves on the beach by Kim Schroeder

“Evening Wave” oil on canvas, 16″ x 12″

 

I began painting ocean waves because I find solace in them. I was also curious how to paint such a complex subject.

 

landscape painting by Kim Schroeder

“China Cove” oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″

 

Although I’ve had a love for art and painting for as long as I can remember, I didn’t start painting seriously until my early thirties after my son was born. It gave me a way to capture beautiful moments and memories, placing them on canvases that I could view often.

 

landscape by Kim Schroeder

“Sunset Cypress” oil on canvas, 15″ x 30″

 

My desire to paint grew rapidly and I continued to paint daily.

 

landscape painting of Point Lobos Arch by Kim Schroeder

“Point Lobos Arch” oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″

 

My husband and I spent our early marriage traveling, backpacking, hiking and camping. After spending so much time outdoors, I craved duplicating my love of nature on canvas.

 

landscape painting of Lake Blanche in Utah by Kim Schroeder

“Lake Blanche, Utah” oil on canvas, 24″ x 18″

 

I have been painting and teaching for seven years. I’m looking forward to increasing my skill and knowledge of studio oil painting and plein air painting.

 

landscape painting of Hawaiian water by Kim Schroeder

“Hawaiian Water” oil on canvas, 30″ x 24″

 

Most of my work is completed in my art studio, but many are started outdoors on-site. My goal is to capture the emotion and atmosphere of the scene to provide what I experience to the viewer.

 

landscape painting of the Pacific coast by Kim Schroeder

“Rocky Coast” oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″

 

I have an obsession for light and color. My paintings often exaggerate them to favor brightness and hue. I have participated in art shows in the area and look forward to expanding my portfolio and collector base.

 

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Comments

  1. Christine Shirley says

    Lovely page of paintings from the Californian coast. Does the artist teach how to paint the sea?

  2. dear Kim,
    Your mountains and ocean views are dynamic. You can see your love of these scenes.
    Ann

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