Here you can find a collection of interesting articles from our travels
BKB Art at the Red Carnations Chesterfield Hotel Palm Beach
Kim Brooks’ Jaguar occupies pride of place at The Chesterfield Palm Beach Florida, as does the historical print of the Vineta and the stunning Winston Churchill portrait. Beyond these, gaze up at the hand-painted ceiling in the sophisticated Leopard Lounge.
Natalie le Clerc – General Manager
The Leopard lounge
Mzuri Foundation San Francisco
The Mzuri Conservation Foundation fundraising exhibition 1976
President Ford presenting appreciation on behalf of the Mzuri Foundation to Bill Brooks for his environmental fundraising work.
Front page cover of Kim Brooks Black Mane Lion painting of the Mzuri drumbeat covering m,agazine for the exhibition.
Kim Brooks studied at St Albans Art College. She was awarded First Gold Medal at the 1979 and 1980 Wildlife Artist International Exhibition in Scottsdale, Arizona, and since has had numerous international exhibitions.
She is a keen conservationist and campaigns tirelessly to support the threatened species to which she owes so much her success.
Kim Brooks is a member of the Wildlife Art Society.
The World Wildlife Museum in California purchased two of her paintings which are on display. She approaches her work with modesty and apparent ease, producing spectacular, paintings of exotic and endangered species.
Retrospective Painting Sales
Mutual Art London UK
Kim Brooks is a British Postwar & Contemporary painter who was born in 1936.Kim Brooks’s work has been offered at leading multiple auctions in and London & New York.
Since 2005 another record price for a contemporary bird painting at auction
Quetzals, sold at Christie’s London in 2007.
Quetzals oil on canvas 48” x 31”
The Woburn Deer Herds
Kim sketching her studies of the “The Woburn Deer Herds” for a commission by the Duke and Duchess of Bedford, photo showing Kim, prior to her forthcoming solo art exhibition at the Woburn Abbey Bedfordshire UK.
Woburn Abbey Gallery Cover
Here’s the cover page for Kims wildlife art exhibition at the Woburn Abbey Gallery from the 25th July to the 8th of August 1972.
The Sunday Times/Money Section
With all success stories, Kim Brooks is grateful for the support of both Christie’s and Sotherby’s over several decades, not only for her career as a world-leading artist but the support of her fundraising BKB charity foundation work.
Photo right is an example! Christie’s used her painting “Dawn Patrol” scarlet macaw’s from “Friends of the Rainforest” exhibition in London, for the Sunday Times newspaper that has a circulation worldwide.
On several occasions, we have witnessed many confrontations at several African Watering Holes, as seen in my painting “Stand Off”
Oil on canvas 48” x 30”