My Background

 “Kim Snyder is a valuable asset to our gallery capturing our local surroundings and presenting them with exceptional elegance. Showcasing the wide range of Kim’s painting talent, featuring the local wildlife, including local landscapes and birds along our coast, to the wild horses of Return to Freedom.  Kim has also painted many of our clients pets.” Quote from a gallery manager during the Solo Maritime Museum Exhibition showing her large paintings.

Studied at Santa Barbara City College and UCSB Extension in the late 70’s, early 80’s with teacher Robert Frame, among others, as well as painting for other artists including Mike Dolas, Illustrator of the Golden age of Illustration. Offering Paintings and Photography in her Carpinteria Studio recording the beautiful surroundings we all enjoy here in Santa Barbara County.
Awards include Best in Show to benefit the Santa Barbara Audubon Society, First Place Surf’s Up Show, among others. Public and private collections include B. Eric Rhodes of Plein Air and Art Connoisseur Magazines, CEC at Arroyo Burro Beach, and private collections worldwide. 

My Medium

Working in oil, graphite, acrylic, photography, fabric, and whatever inspires me.

My Inspiration

I’ve studied art all my life, painting professionally over 35 years. I feel fortunate to have lived in Carpinteria for the last 30 years. Always appreciating the surrounding beauty of the area and its wildlife, I try to capture these elements in my art.


Get in Touch!


Kim Snyder Fine Art Studio and Online Art Gallery

805-698-5589 to leave message 

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Gallery Representation 

Bird art, seascape art, horse art, pets, landscapes
Monday-Saturday 10-5 Sunday 10-4
1225 Coast Village Road suite B 
Santa Barbara, CA 93108​

Kim Snyder