There are certain artists that push your thoughts the minute you set eyes on their work. These artists capture our emotions, fleeting thoughts and take us outside of ourselves. Such is the work of Canadian artist. King King. Through her hyperrealistic art she has made it her mission to show the younger generations that a career in art is obtainable.
“My work is about breaking molds and preconceived notions about women in art, and art in general”, says Kit King. Sticking to the pursuits of passion despite the difficulty of life’s obstacles is what makes Kit King an ArtLeadHER. King has used her divine feminine talent to touch the lives of thousands and has even combined her skills with her husband. Her personal mantra is “paint for the process, not for the outcome.”
In our intimate interview, Kit King discusses working with her husband, living with agoraphobia and more.
Though we live in a generation where women leaders are on a steady rise, there are still challenges that are marked by living in a patriarchal society. Looking at the ratio of men to women representation in the arts for example, highlights quite a jarring disproportion of artist depiction. While 51% of visual artists in present day identify as women, only 28% of museum solo exhibitions actually spotlight them…