Kim Anderson - figurative drawing

Honourable Mention

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2022

Awarded by the Founders of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine

Kim Anderson


“Only Breath and Shadows”

Medium & Dimensions:

Ink, charcoal and graphite on paper, 100cm x 64cm

Kim’s work will be published in the March 2023 Issue 40 of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

About the Artist

After completing a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) in Australia, Kim Anderson was awarded a scholarship to study a Master of Fine Art at the University of Dundee in Scotland. Since she has undertaken many residencies including an Australia Council Residency at the British School at Rome, at Echigo-Tsumari in Japan, and DRAWinternational in France. Most recently, in 2019 she was the Jon Schueler Fellowship Artist-in-Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Kim has received significant grants from the Australia Council, the Ian Potter Cultural Trust and the City of Melbourne, exhibited in solo and group exhibitions around Australia and abroad, and been a finalist in numerous national awards including the National Works on Paper, the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award, and the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize. Kim is currently represented by Flinders Lane Gallery in Melbourne, and Penny Contemporary in Hobart.

“Only Breath and Shadows”: Through intricately detailed drawing I explore our complicated relationship with the natural world. Interweaving themes of interdependency, accountability, vulnerability and resilience, I navigate the ever-shifting boundaries between our inner and outer domains.