some history

  graduated with honors from Spokane Falls Community College

with a three year degree in professional Illustration and advertising in Spokane WA, 1977   

Opened first exclusive gallery in Republic, WA, 1978

Opened Kim Starr Gallery in Holualoa on the Big Island of Hawaii, 1981-1990

-Local television interview

-Photos and interview story about "Rising Starr" in Harry Lyons Magazine

 -Images for a story in Victoria Magazine

-Exclusive exhibit at the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kona Hi

-Painted a pair of 54"x 54" original oils on canvas for the entry of the Sheraton Waikiki, Oahu

-Published offset lithograph images of a girl in a white dress on the beach

for the rooms at the historic, white columned Moana Surfrider Hotel on Waikiki, Oahu

-Painted "Girl with Umbrella", 30"x 60" original oil on canvas for the Princeville Sheraton, Kauai

-Did extensive private commissions and personal acquisitions nationally 

-Published Kim Starr Gallery posters

Opened Kim Starr Gallery in Port Townsend WA., 1990-1998

Opened Kim Starr Gallery in Hanapepe, Kauai, HI, 1998-2004

Opened Kim Starr Gallery at Maalaea Harbor, Maui, HI, 2003-2004

Moved studio to Historic downtown Snoqualmie, 2004-current

Las Vegas Art Business Trade Show, 2006

Gave art classes at Up Front Gallery '"Paint Your Cake and Eat it Too!" Issaquah, WA, 2008

Current Gallery partners: 

Atlantis Gallery, Kauai, HI.        Dion Gallery, Redondo Beach, CA.

Onessimo Gallery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.     Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, Bellevue, WA.

And a new line www.petsthatheal.com

I like to bring visions that provoke joyful thoughts and feelings of happiness,

love, well being, and a smile that stimulates the brain to produce

Endorphins, the Hormones known to assist the body in healing ! 

About Prints

 Limited edition Images are scanned from an original with an extremely high resolution professional camera. This digital technology is used to preserve the character of the artists original. The printing process uses costly, fade resistant, pigment based archival inks. They are printed on museum quality canvas or rag paper. The result is a high definition image that rivals the beauty of the original.

Kim Starr limited edition prints are sent to you rolled [not stretched] and shipped in a mailing tube. Prints on canvas are meant to be stretched on stretcher bars, then framed, just like as original oil painting. This service is offered by most good framers.