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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Backlit in Monterey

Pastel on paper, 8″ x 10″.
Framed in a No. 16—2″ with 18kt gilt sight edge in quartersawn white oak with Weathered stain.
SOLD.

Soil Rich, Half Moon Bay

Pastel on paper, 9″ x 12″. Painting only: $2,200.
Framed in a No. 1—2-1/2″ with corner dowels in quartersawn white oak with Medieval stain. 23kt gilt slip. (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $2,550.
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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.

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.

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.

Bathed in Riches

Pastel on paper, 12 x 24 inches. Painting only: $4,500.
Framed in Compound No. 2.1 CV—2 3/8” + Cap No. 1 CV—3/4” with gilt liner. Quartersawn white oak (Medieval stain). (Inquire for other frame options.)
Painting framed as shown: $5,700.

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.