Blog - What's New

Blog – What’s New

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...

Java Dreams Mural and Marquee

A step by step on how I created the Java Dreams mural. I enjoy the whole idea of painting walls - all around me! I had so many ideas when I entered Matt & Evelyn's home theatre room. The whole process was so much fun to pull together, and they had some great ideas...

The Plight of Time

So excited to share with you, my recent creative writing!   Actually, I've been holding on to this since I was 14 years old, and have now finally completed writing it. I had an idea for this story and wanted to make sure I got it right, I hope I did.  It took a...

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...

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...

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...