In the exhibition Seeing Stillness, Kim Osgood returns to her roots in painting. Her new compositions celebrate the everyday object combined with flora, fauna and universal landscapes, utilizing rich color and lyrical forms. Osgood will also show her richly colored monotypes, a medium for which is she is well known.
Kim Osgood has exhibited her work since the mid-1980s and her work has been part of exhibitions including the Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum; PICA; PVCA; Washington State University, Pullman; and Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR. She studied at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work is well collected and is part of many collections including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA; Nordstrom Inc, in multiple states; Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR; Meyer Memorial Trust, Portland, OR; MOMO International, New York; Oregon History Center, Portland; and The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Art Museum, OR. She also received a 2011 Residency at Joshua Tree National Park in California, allowing Osgood to make work that was included in an exhibition at the park’s visitor center.