Kima Lenaghan

About & CV



Available Works, 2023

The groundskeeper has walked this forest a thousand times. Her paths now wind through it: older ones worn along the forest’s edge, and newer ones reaching into the heart of it. The forest is endless, but she feels it is her work to know it, and tend to it.


If I look for a thread between the imageries that come up as I journal, I begin to see a landscape. There are endless forests, green lakes, beasts familiar and unknown, quiet magics, and lands beyond. Being lost in a forest or taming an animal are embodiments of — or metaphors for — life’s feelings that seem to belong to this inner world

This summer’s works are excursions into the inner world: some intentional, others that arose on their own. Sometimes I visit, by journalling, drawing, imagining, to search for meaning or metaphors for my work in the imagery it offers. Other times, life unexpectedly delivers a glimpse into it, which I’ll try to call onto paper. The world makes itself as much as I make it. 

Strong and immediate feelings usually find their footing in imagery with little searching, and will more likely depict a figure. Other figures or animals act out broader concepts or small threads of narratives from life’s observations. Environments and objects have their roles too, and, as with figures, I have a sense of what they may mean to me, but to others I hope they might open a door, and a dialogue.

sketchbook pages

The scales listed below are the measurements of the paper, 
the prices listed are for the work unframed. 

Thank you for looking.



Rabbit with Pearl, 2023
4.25 x 4.25 inches

Souleater, 2023
6 x 8 inches

Taming the Wolf, 2023
10 x 7.75 inches

Lovers (You, You), 2023
10 x 7.75 inches


Headspace, 2023
5 x 7 inches

Fantasy (The Eros Cycle), 2023
6.5 x 8.5 inches

Dawn Passage, 2023
5.5 x 8 inches


Captive Rabbit, 2023
5 x 7 inches

As it Is, 2022
4 x 6 inches

Know Thy Nature, 2022
3.75 x 5.5 inches

Blacklegs, 2023
4.25 x 4.25 inches