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MEET KIM NORLIEN

Best known for creating scenes of beauty with breathtaking realism, Kim Norlien is one of America's most collected artists. He has exhibited his art in shows throughout the United States and his museum-quality originals are highly regarded by collectors.

Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Kim Norlien has a creative spirit and a strong work ethic that laid the foundation for his art career. He is a self-taught painter, and his full-time fine art career began in 1995. Since then, he has gone on to win numerous awards, duck stamps and has published over seventy originals. As an artist, Kim Norlien believes all of creation reflects God's glory and nothing is impossible with the Lord and His guidance in our lives.

It is his hope and prayer that his artwork will continue to be a source of encouragement to others around the world.

When they are not traveling, Kim and his wife Lori reside at their country home in central Minnesota, where his studio and gallery overlook beautiful wetlands and farmland. They are proud parents and grandparents of four grown children, and eight grand-children.

INSPIRATION

Kim Norlien was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and spent his childhood summers enjoying nature and being up at the lake with his grandparents and family in rural Minnesota. The beauty of creation inspired Kim Norlien to become an artist. Mr. Norlien’s passion for his art is only exceeded by his faith in God and his love for his family and friends.

TECHNIQUES

Painting predominately in acrylics, Mr. Norlien complements his technical detail with a skillful interplay of light and shadow.  The result is subtle, yet powerful – vibrant, lifelike, and compelling. Complementing his detail, Kim Norlien has become well known for his use of hidden images within many of his paintings. He believes these hidden images can be conversation pieces for families to enjoy art together.

career highlights

2022: Published Kim Norlien's 70th original, titled Hidden Paradise.
2021: Surpassed over 3 million Norlien puzzles sold, around the world.
2020: Completed remodeling of Kim Norlien's studio gallery in Clearwater, Minnesota.
2015: MHS Licensing began representing Kim Norlien art to manufacturers around the world.
2015: Buffalo Games began marketing Kim Norlien puzzles around the world.
2014: Accepted into the Minnesota State Fair, as a vendor, exhibiting in their Grandstand.
2012: Opened a 2400 square-foot studio gallery, in Clearwater, Minnesota.
2010: Published Kim Norlien's 50th original, titled Light of the World.
2009: Federal Duck Stamp Finalist.
2006: Alumni Hall of Fame Artist, Minneapolis Community & Technical College.
2004: Opened and operated Norlien Fine Art & Frame galleries within Minneapolis malls thru 2016.
2003: Masterpieces Puzzle company began marketing Kim Norlien puzzles.
2002: Surpassed over 200,000 Norlien art prints sold, in the US & Canada.
2000: Began licensing Norlien Art for products with US manufacturers.
2000: Minnesota Duck Stamp Winner.
1999: Minnesota Pheasant Stamp Winner, and Norlien Fine Art began publishing Kim Norlien art prints.
1998: National Wildlife Art Show (Kansas City), Best of Show in Landscape, Waterfowl, and Nostalgia.
1997: National Wildlife Art Show (Kansas City), Best of Show in Wildlife.
1997: Minnesota Wildlife Heritage Art Show: Featured Spotlight Artist, People's Choice Award.
1996: Minnesota Wildlife Heritage Art Show: People's Choice Award, Two Celebrity's Choice Awards.
1995: Received a publishing contract from Picturesque Wildlife Art, and began working full-time as a fine artist.
1994: Commissioned by the Minnesota State Fair to create the 1994 State Fair Commemorative Poster.
1991: The original "Winter's Glory" was Kim Norlien's first self-published art print.
1987: The original "The Lookout" sold, and was Kim Norlien's first original sale.
1986: Founded Norlien Fine Art, and began working as a freelance commercial illustrator.
1977: Started employment with Honeywell, Inc, as a commercial artist.
1977: Graduation from Minneapolis Technical and Community College with a commercial art certificate.

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