Kim Collins

Kim is a multidisciplinary artist and graphic designer FROM Beamsville, ON CANADA. Captivated by our natural world, her colourful 2 and 3 dimension pieces express joy and humour. Known for her inventive use of recycled contents, Kim paints, collages and stitches together mixed materials to best emphasize the aesthetic qualities.

KIM HAS AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND SPECIALIZES IN BIKE DESIGN. CHECK OUT THE BIKE DEPARTMENT OF CANADIAN TIRE TO SEE HER LATEST WORK.


Kim has a B. Des from York University/Sheridan College and a B. Ed (Visual Art) from Nipissing University. She has exhibited her work in Thornbury, Collingwood, Haliburton, Waterloo, St. Catharines, Burlington, Mississauga and Toronto.


RECENT EXHIBITIONS + PUBLIC ART
2024 Burlington Waterfront Sculpture Trail, Burlington, ON
2024 Summer Square Foot Show www.squarefootshow.com
2024 "All In" Collingwood Aquatic Centre Entryways Mural, Collingwood, ON
2024 Turquoise, Group Art Exhibition, L.E Shore Gallery, Thornbury, ON
2024 Gift of Art Holiday Show, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, ON
2023 Duotone, two-artist exhibition, L.E Shore Library Gallery, Thornbury, ON
2023/2024 Open-Ended, juried art exhibition, St. Catharines City Hall, ON
2023 Art in the Park, VAM Fundraising Calendar, Visual Arts Mississauga, ON
2023 Waterloo Art Promenade, Public Banner, City of Waterloo, ON
2023 Retrieving Courage, downtown sculpture exhibition, Haliburton, ON
2023 Municipal Arts Program, Town of the Blue Mountains Municipal Building, Thornbury, ON

EXPERIENCE
5 yrs Kim Collins Art + Graphic Design, Lincoln ON
Contract Dorel Juvenile Group, Mississauga ON
12+ yrs Senior Graphic Designer Dorel Sports, Toronto ON
3 yrs Senior Graphic Designer Pride International, North York ON
2 yrs Graphic Designer Tri-namic Printing, Collingwood ON

AWARDS
2020 Princess Auto Cover Design Contest Winner "Rad Dad" illustration
2nd Place Ski Design Competition-Faction Skis
5th Ski Design Competition Dynastar Exclusively for Women 
Skateboard Artist Steam Whistle Design-a-Deck Art Show
Top 5 Snowboard Design Kasi Sports
1st Place Graphic Design HP Digital & Blue Mountain Resorts
Award for Excellence in the field of painting & drawing, Blue Mountain School of Landscape Painting