Red and White

red and white mask with text

A Venetain mask hand painted in traditional gesso as well as with acrylic paints, and finished in a hard varnish.

This piece is for sale at $135 / £80 and can be shipped anywhere in the world.

Shipping is included in the price.
Email kimhart.atelier@gmail.com for more details.

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Look what I’m up to now!

Prepare for some fab masks – where the decadence of San Francisco meets old skool Venetian craftsmanship. I hope you like them.
This one is my first. Its title is Black #1.

It’s for sale at $135 / £85.

octopus mask with text

The mask is an original papier mache piece from Venice, Italy and I’ve worked into it using traditional decoupage techniques.

email me at kimhart.atelier@gmail.com for more information.

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Encouragement

It is September, and I am about to start training here at the San Francisco Zen Centre – and I received this lovely email from a client.

Dear Kim Hart,
 
I was in July in Venice and I didn’t found your atelier again.Last year I had buy one of your works. One woman from the nearst Teeshop, told me that you are going to live in a monastery. Maybe is good for you ,but realy not for the Art. We will missing you and your fine pictures from Venice. My englisch is terrible ,I know, but I try to wride these sentencens and I will wisch you peace and the best for your life.
 
Best regards from Berlin
I am touched. Thank you to everyone who has supported me and who continues to support me, even if you’re far away.
Kim x
PS It makes me think that I may need to do some painting!
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Becoming a Zen Priest

2kims

 

 

I won’t be painting for a while as I’m going to live at Tassajara and the

San Francisco Zen Centre and train to be a Zen priest

 - that’s me on the left!

I will be painting intermittently though, and all new work will be posted here,

so watch this space.

A deep bow to each and every one of you,

Kim Koei

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Off and training!

victoria and me

 

From January until the middle of April I will be training at Tassajara, a Zen Monastery in the Big Sur wilderness in California.
I wish you all a wonderful 2013 until then!

A deep bow

Kim

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Palazzo Cleri

SOLD

Palazzo Cleri measures 128cm x 79cm

It is a beautiful autumnal piece that resonates with the silence of a misty morning in Venice.

If you would like any more details please contact Kim by emailing kimhart.atelier@gmail.com

Remember you can see more about Kim and her work by visiting http://www.kimhart.co.uk

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Muro Rosa

SOLD

Muro Rosa measures 89cm x 133cm.

Here the teal water of the venetian canal contrasts strongly with the pinky orange of the wall and the blue boat.

The colours of Venice in high summer are simply inimitable!

If you’d like any more details please contact Kim by emailing kimhart.atelier@gmail.com

Remember you can see more about Kim and her work by visiting http://www.kimhart.co.uk

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Ca’D’Oro


SOLD

Ca’D’Oro measures 97cm x 103cm

The colours have an Art Deco mustard feel about them, but remain quite understated. The image references a photograph I took of the famous Palazzo on the Grand Canal during the 54th Biennale del Arte in Venice, and the dancing figures are part of the installation by artist Marco Lodola.

You can see more about the Marco Lodola here:

http://cultura.blogosfere.it/galleria/2011/05/biennale-di-venezia-il-progetto-di-marco-lodola-per-la-ca-doro.html/1

If you’d like any more details please contact Kim by emailing kimhart.atelier@gmail.com

Remember you can see more about Kim and her work by visiting http://www.kimhart.co.uk

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Palazzo Ducale on Fortuny

SOLD

Palazzo Ducale on Fortuny  measures 29cm x 33cm

The piece has been realised on a beautiful piece of teal and gold fabric from the Fortuny factory on the Giudecca in Venice, where it retails at €495 a metre.

If you’d like any more details please contact Kim by emailing kimhart.atelier@gmail.com

Remember you can see more about Kim and her work by visiting http://www.kimhart.co.uk

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Barca blu e due finestre

SOLD

Barca blu e due finestre (Blue boat with 2 windows) measures 25cm x 35cm.

If you’d like any more details please contact Kim by emailing kimhart.atelier@gmail.com

Remember you can see more about Kim and her work by visiting http://www.kimhart.co.uk

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