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Kimberley Cook, CSPWC, primarily lets her experiences tell the story of each painting. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Kimberley worked as an Architectural draftsperson for 13 years, and made the switch to fine arts in 1996, and has been painting full time ever since.
She loves to take an intimate look at the things that inspire and matter to her and portrays them with sensitivity and feeling. Whether in watercolour or oil, her painting style is about letting the paint take her on an uncontrolled ride of discovery.

Although she paints in watercolour and acrylic, her medium of choice is "oil". Kimberley's favourite subjects to paint are the garden, marinescapes, cityscapes and the human figure, and loves the challenge of the landscape and still life.

Gallery Representation

  • Palliser Art and Framing Calgary, Alberta
  • Alicat Gallery in Bragg Creek, Alberta Canada (Alicat Gallery is Now closed)
  • Avenida Art Galleries in Calgary Alberta Canada
    (3 locations)
  • Westwind Art Gallery in Langley BC

Solo Exhibition

  • April 2005 - Westwind Art Gallery, Langley BC - Showing with two other artists

Artistic Achievements

  • Jan 2015 - Member of the Airdrie Arts Society
    March 2016 Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) - Calgary Juried Art Show - Third Place.
  • Sep 2015 Painting on the Edge Open International Juried Exhibition
  • Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists Vancouver and Calgary Chapter – 2014 to Present
  • Member of The Group Art Society of Calgary – 2014 to Present
  • Kimberley Cook is very proud to have been published in "International Artist" Magazine as a "Master Painter" of Canada. The article and painting "Scarlet Afternoon" 4'x3' oil painting was featured in the February/March issue 2008 on page 60
  • Aug 2005 - represented by Alicat Gallery in Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • Jan 2005 - Represented by Fern Tree Gallery in Cochrane AB
  • Aug 2004 – Oil Painting "Summer Swing" accepted for The Society of Canadian Artists (SCA) 37th National Open Juried Exhibition Tudor Hall, La Maison Ogilvy, Montreal, Quebec - October 2004
  • March 2004 - Newly accepted member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour – CSPWC
  • October 2004 – Represented by Westwind Art Gallery in Langley BC
  • July 2003 - Booth in the Artisans Section of the Roundup Centre of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
  • November 2002 to present–showing with various themed shows in the Federation of Canadian Artists Art Gallery in Vancouver
  • January 2003 to present– Represented by Artnest Gallery
  • January 2003 to present – Represented by Avenida Art Galleries
  • July 2002 to Jan. 2004– Represented by The Grand Gallery in Kelowna, BC
  • May 2002 to Jan. 2003 - Represented by Platinum Art Gallery in Bankers Hall Calgary
  • Mar. 2002 to Feb 2004 - "Cosmopolitan Art on the Move" Founder of Art Group - exhibitions throughout Calgary and surrounding areas.
  • Oct. 2001 to Feb. 2002 –Founder of co-operative Art Gallery called "Cosmopolitan Art Gallery" at Eau Claire Market in Calgary
  • Sept. 2000 to October 2001 – operated art gallery "Artview Expositions" with business partner Elizabeth Laishley at Eau Claire Market in Calgary
  • October 2000 –Art Essential show booth - Big Four Building, Stampede Park, Calgary, Alberta
  • Sept. 2000 - Business Section of The Calgary Herald - "Artview Expositions" - Art for sale and display with corporations and small businesses
  • Sept 2000 to present - Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists- Vancouver and Calgary Chapters
  • Feb. 2000 - The Centre Gallery March
  • 1999 – Artisans Gallery
  • 1997 to 1998 – Represented by Unisource Art Gallery
  • 1996 to 2000- Monthly shows with the Riverview Art Group

Memberships and Affiliations :

  • March 2004 – Newly accepted member of the "Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour" – CSPWC
  • May 2003 to present – Member of "The Group"
  • May 2000 – present - Active member of "The Canadian Federation of Artists" Calgary and Vancouver Chapters

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