Kim Glowa at Dr. Grover & Associates Dental Office

On , In Artscape

205 – 1626 Richter St, Kelowna

On display to August 30th, 2016

// Artist statement // 

I have always been drawn and enjoy the beauty of things of the past.  My influences are first and foremost everything I see and experience, but I love the qualities of the old world.

I usually do a little planning in advance with the image I want to explore but enjoy learning and working with happy mistakes.  I find the most interesting and wonderful things happen when I allow a mistake to flourish.  Using various mixed media and materials I work with a layered technique that allows my work to take on the feeling of the old world and includes my love of design and texture. 

I want to create work not only for my own joy but it also excites me to be a part of one’s day invoking a thought or memory. Viewer discussions have helped me see how powerful an image can be in escorting you back to a time or place. Each person takes something a little different from the same picture bringing with them things from there past encounters.

// BIO // 

Kim Glowa studied Fine Arts at Okanagan University Collage and continued her studies in the decorative arts in Vancouver BC. Her professional career started with her business It’s A Mystery in 1999, applying paint techniques onto furniture, cabinetry, walls and ceilings. Drawn to design and painting she united her passion and continues to do custom painting in Vernon BC. Most recently she has come to understand the importance of making time for one’s passions and such is applying her love of painting to her fine art. Kim is a mixed media artist drawn to textures and qualities of the old world.