The Artist

Born in America, Sydney-based Kim Leutwyler migrated to Australia in 2012. She works in a variety of media including painting, installation, ceramics, printmedia and drawing. Kim holds concurrent bachelor degrees in Studio and Art History from Arizona State University, and additionally graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Painting and Drawing degree.

Kim’s current work takes its form in paintings dealing with images of beauty, gender and Queer-identity.  Her artwork has been exhibited in multiple galleries throughout the United States and Australia, and she is part of a permanent collection at both the Naestved Cultural Center in Denmark, and the Brooklyn Art Library in New York. Her painting ‘Start the Riot’ is currently touring Australia as part of the 2015 Archibald Prize Finalist Exhibition. Leutwyler was also the recent winner of the Midsumma Visual Arts Competition, and her artwork is the hero image of the 2016 LGBTQ festival in Melbourne. 

For more info about Kim and her work, see:

http://kimleutwyler.com

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