Pastel, Oil and Gouache Artist
Kippy graduated with a BFA from the University of Georgia. Living in France since 1998, as the director of La Bonne Etoile Artist Retreat, she continues to paint in pastel, oil, and gouache – landscapes, cityscapes and commissioned portraits for clients in the United States and Europe. Ms. Hammond teaches self-mentoring and art exploration workshops in France and the United States.
Her work has been recognized in numerous exhibitions and solo shows receiving state, regional, and international awards. Having exhibited in France, Italy, Russia, Taiwan, Curacao and throughout the United States, she is a signature member of excellence of the Pastel Society of America and the Southeastern Pastel Society.
- 2020 Pastel Society of America Enduring Brilliance – 48th Annual Exhibition – Richard McKinley Mentorship Award
- 2019 Curacao Invitational Plein Air Festival
- 2019 Olmsted Georgia Color Plein Air – Merit Award
- 2019-2010 Plein Air New Bern – Chair and Host Artist