Paint Nite Niagara

Come join me, and a whole room full of people, and let's "drink creatively" at a local restaurant or pub near you! If you haven't heard of Paint Nite, or have yet to attend an event, then please check out my upcoming dates at the official Paint Nite website...

Mermaid Guitar Art

I was recently commissioned to paint a mermaid themed painting on an acoustic guitar. Now this is a first for me, and when I was contacted about the project I was immediately intrigued! After my initial meeting to discuss the details of the painting I immediately...

BB King – Lucille and Me

Entitled "Lucille and Me" - BB King 18"x 24" Acrylic on Canvas. I found this photo of BB King and was immediately drawn to it, the glow of the red spotlight, his conviction... I had to paint this! 18" x 24" Original Acrylic on Canvas Year: 2007 Number: 09-07-05...

Bob Marley – Get Up Stand Up

Bob Marley - Get Up Stand Up - 2nd Edition. This is the second edition of this portrait. The first edition was a finger painting, this piece was created with brushwork and is also larger than the first version. Details: 36" x 48" Original Acrylic on Canvas Unframed...

John Lennon – Strawberry Fields

Entitled - "Strawberry Fields" - John Lennon 20" x 16" Acrylic on Canvas. I simply found this to be an interesting image of John... so I painted my version! I also liked the coat that John was wearing, very interesting. 20" x 16" Original Acrylic on Canvas Year: 2012...

Keith Richards – Mick Jagger Puppet

Reproduction piece of Keith Richards holding a Mick Jagger puppet. 18" x 24" Acrylic on Canvas. This is another piece I reproduced by the artist Sebastian Kruger. The style and caricature work is what inspired me to recreate this amazing piece. 18" x 24" Original...

Mick Jagger – Keith Richards Puppet

Reproduction piece of Mick Jagger holding a Keith Richards puppet. 18" x 24" Acrylic on Canvas. I found this caricature of Mick Jagger with a Keith Richards puppet and just had to reproduce this piece! Originally painted by the artist Sebastian Kruger. 18" x 24"...

John Lennon – Let It Be

Entitled - "Let It Be" - John Lennon 18" x 24" Acrylic on Canvas. I came across this photo of John while reading the book Let It Be. There was a sense of John looking at you and waiting for you to join in and play along, this inspired me to put brush to canvas and...

Jim Morrison – Light My ….

Entitled - "Light My ....". Jim Morrison original acrylic on canvas 30" x 24". Can you hear the lyric in your head? Inspired from a photograph I found of Jim that I had never seen before. 30"x 24" Original Acrylic on Canvas Year: 2008 Number: 11-08-18 Unframed [button...

Jimmy Page – Celebration Day

Entitled "Celebration Day". Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin Original 18" x 24" acrylic on canvas. A classic Page post as he plays his Gibson Les Paul guitar in the way that only Page can play those classic Zeppelin riffs! This piece made it's way to Florida where its proud...

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Boy’s Theme Room – Part One

This is part one of a two part post of the mural that I created for a boy's cartoon/comic book themed room. The boy was 5 years old and loved Superheroes and Spongebob Squarepants. The parents had designed the bedroom to be like a hideaway for the imagination! There...

Happy Birthday Bob Marley!

Jah made you special...You see it! Bob Marley would have been 68 today. Whatcha sayin'? Nice! Nice~you be, no hero but nice. Sooth the soul! Peace oh brother - and a little added!        ...

“You want to complain!?!…Look at these shoes!…”

Oh what fun it is to be an artist! I love the novelty it brings with it sometimes.  I know as artists we all strive to create that one piece that we look at with awe and excitement when it is becoming what we love...Whatever it is - it is like magic...It is like...

Stevie Ray Vaughan – Life Without You

Entitled "Life Without You" - Stevie Ray Vaughan 18"x 24" Acrylic on Canvas. A guitar legend, Stevie Ray Vaughan looks out and makes sure you’re paying attention. He left quite a legacy behind and will always be missed. He would have been 58 October 3rd of 2012. Can...

Robert Plant – We’re Gonna Groove

Entitled "We're Gonna Groove" - Robert Plant 18"x24" Acrylic on Canvas. Led Zeppelin was with me since I grew up and I flourished within the songs of love, inspiration and fable. In his time Robert had so much, his lyrics and Page’s guitar style, Jones’ baseline and...

Rocktober at the Mahtay Cafe & Lounge

I'm excited to announce that my art will be on display for the month of October at the Mahtay Cafe and Lounge.   There will be several pieces on display and even some that are rarely seen from my private collection. Currently I have 20 pieces in the gallery, and...

Harry Houdini Reproduction

The Greatest Magician of all Time performs the elusive Chinese Water Torture Tank Escape   I painted this reproduction back in April in 2008 while assisting with the Danny Zzzz magic show. Magic has always been something that fascinated me and this particular...

Jimi Hendrix #2 – Highway Chile

Entitled "Jimi Hendrix #2 - Highway Chile" 2nd Edition - Jimi Hendrix 24"x 18" Acrylic on Canvas. This is the second edition of this portrait. The first edition was a finger painting in a vibrant colour as seen here. This piece was created with brushwork and is also a...

Welcome To Kim Overholt.com!

The Official Website of Kim Overholt Portrait Artist - Illustrator - Cartoonist - Instructor - Paint Nite Party Artist   Thank you for visiting my website. I can't begin to tell you how happy I am that you are here! And I truly mean that.  I'm not just an artist...

Welland Rose Festival Juried Art Show

In the midst of all that has been going on for the month of June I have been meaning to write a fantastic post on the Welland Rose Festival's Juried Art show.   I entered the competition through looking for calls for artists on kijiji.  I was happy discover that...