Kim Lordier

Native to the San Francisco Bay Area and a graduate of San Francisco’s Academy of Art University, pastel artist Kim Lordier’s landscapes combine keen sensitivity to quality of light and masterful use of color. She’s happy in all the varied landscapes of her native state, from the coast to the valleys, to the desert and the mountains. She sometimes joins Paul Kratter’s “Granite Group” on its annual summer High Sierra painting trips. With honors that include being a Signature Member of the California Art Club, Kim’s paintings are in private collections throughout the country, and have been exhibited at the Autry Museum, Coors Western Art Show in Denver, National Arts Club NY, Haggin Museum, Forbes Galleries, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Irvine Museum and the Laguna Art Museum.

“To me, the ability to portray the convincing effect of true natural light is the noblest calling of a landscape painter.  Kim has earned my respect.”  –Jean Stern, Executive Director of the Irvine Museum

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Misty Morn, Point Lobos

2021. Pastel on paper, 18″ x 24″.
Custom mitered frame, carved and painted cove—3 1/2 in quatersawn white oak. Dark Weathered stain with painted details. 23kt gilt slip.
$7,200 framed.
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The Test of Time

Pastel on paper, 20″ x 24″.  Painting only: $5,600.
Framed in a Compound No. 320 CV—3″ + Sub No. 400 CV—1″. Quartersawn white oak with Medieval stain. 23kt gilt slip. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $7,800.
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Cypress Cove Dance

2020. Pastel on paper, 12″ x 9″. Painting only: $2,300.
Framed in a No. 143 CV—2 1/2″ in walnut with Nut Brown stain. 18kt gilt slip. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $2,900.
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Sparkling Sand & Cliff

Pastel on paper, 6″ x 12″. Painting only: $1,800.
Framed in a No. 143.6 CV—2-1/2″ with 18kt gilt sight edge. Walnut with Nut Brown stain. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $2,550.
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Rolling in California

2020. Pastel on paper, 8″ x 16″. Painting only: $2,400.
Framed in a No. 320 CV—3” in walnut with Nut Brown stain. 23kt gilt slip. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $3,100.
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Chaparral & Oak

Pastel on paper, 8″ x 8″. Painting only: $1,400.
Framed in a No. 1.4 CV—2″ in quartersawn white oak with Medieval stain. 18kt gilt edge. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $1,750.
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Among Flaxen Hills

2017. Pastel on paper, 11″ x 14.” Painting only: $2,400.
Framed in No. 403 CV—3” in quartersawn white oak (Weathered Oak stain), with a pale gold slip. Frame price: $900. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $3,300.