"I live in
my own little world...
But it's okay...
they KNOW me here"
"Doesn't pay attention"... "Stares out the window"... "Day-dreams too much"
These were the statements that appeared on report cards throughout my early school years. - so often that I dreaded progress report day. I've had dual citizenship between real life and my inner world from a very early age, and I tried to express this unseen world through art before I ever said my first word. Having survived early childhood instruction where kids are taught the importance of coloring inside the lines, I continued my love for art with classes throughout high school. However, it wasn't until I learned to value the lines themselves, that I really began to feel at home in both my worlds.
I'm a full-time Artist, Designer, Author & Illustrator. The majority of my studio time is spent on small scale, mixed media illustrations such as the ones featured in my published children's books. Affectionately referred to as "Mini Kini's", these miniature artworks are virtual snapshots of my inner world ~ providing glimpses of the world through my eyes.
Check out my most recent available art in my NO-Reserve Silent Auctions held at KiniArt.com each month!
KiniArt originals are collected throughout the US, Canada, and more than 10 other countries across the globe. I welcome any freelance offers - animal business logos, children's book illustrations, custom paintings & pet portraits, and commercial graphic design, and licensing inquiries. Email me with any offers & inquiries through my website at KiniArt.com
If you enjoy my animal work, be sure to visit my KiniArt Studios website for the newest available artworks, book news, and links to ALL my KiniArt gift shops.
If you're ever nearby, come see my art at the Garry Oak Gallery in Oak Harbor, WA, located on Whidbey Island!
My children's books (in print) are available from Amazon, B&N,
& can be ordered through your local bookstores.
Hand-signed copies are available from KiniArt.com.
"Muggles' New Home" children's book is now also available as an eBook!:
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