Kimberly Beltrame completed her Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Italian Studies and Art at Rosemont College, Pa., moved to Rome and then Milan, Italy. She furthered her studies in Oils and Intaglio under master Italian artists and worked as an assistant in art galleries. She moved to Florida 28 years ago and began doing murals and trompe l’oeil for clients in the Orlando area. She also works for realtors who commission watercolors as closing gifts for their clients. She was the poster artist for the 10th Annual Windermere Run Among the Lakes, has been the featured artist at the SoBo gallery in Winter Garden, participated in several 1st Thursday events at the Orlando Museum of Art, was the recipient of the Clermont Award of Excellence, 2nd place award winner at the Winter Garden Art Festival. She continues to paint both the central Florida landscape and the beautiful coastal communities. After moving to Jensen Beach, Florida, she has become a member of the Martin Artisans Guild and has won awards at art shows in the south Florida area.
She considers herself a contemporary post-impressionist. Depicting the surrounding areas in oil on canvas has become her obsession and joy. She strives to depict movement and emotion through brilliant, vibrant colors and to convey a sense of mystery and illusion through her technique and point of view.
"I paint to express myself and to share my perspective of the beauty I see. I want to celebrate the beauty in everyday scenes that our busy lives might overlook."