Kim Cardoso

May 20 & 21 from 11a to 5p

I am a loud person who makes quiet art. I savor the craft-like method of encaustic painting in a meditative exploration of landscape and emotion. Relating to my formal training as a metalsmith and working with my hands as a midwife, I love the physicality of wax, pigments, hand tools, and fire. I know my work is complete when it feels familiar and sensual and evokes a fresh connectedness.

Kim Cardoso is a visual artist originally from Baltimore, Maryland. She received degrees in art, psychology, and nursing, and worked for several years as a metalsmith before settling into painting. Her work has been exhibited across the US and is collected internationally. In 2021, the International Encaustic Artists awarded her a grant to further her series about California's volcanic landscape. She lives and paints in Oakland on a tiny urban farm and works as a midwife in community health.

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2934 Ford St #2, Oakland, CA 94601, USA
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