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Kim Toft with the ChildrenSchool Visits and Workshops

Kim Michelle Toft is a regular at many festival events, as well as visiting many schools around the country and overseas.

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New Book Due for release July 2017

Posted on June 28th, 2017

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Coral Sea Dreaming Book Launch and Exhibition

Posted on June 28th, 2017

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Coral Sea Dreaming : The Picture Book by Kim Michelle Toft   

The Library is pleased to host this wonderful exhibition of silk originals and limited edition prints from Kim’s new book Coral Sea Dreaming: The Picture Book.  Kim has collaborated with internationally renowned underwater cinematographer, David Hannan to produce this stunning childrens’ book.

The exhibition will show in the SCU Library, Gallery Space, Lismore Campus from 3 – 16 July with a presentation from the artist on Thursday 13 July at 3.00 pm.

Kim Michelle Toft first met David Hannan when she bought his classic video Coral Sea Dreaming and shortly after that, David started collecting Kim’s silk illustrations featured in her award-winning children’s books. Twenty years later and they have produced a stunning new book together Coral Sea Dreaming : The Picture Book.

All the illustrations in the book are hand painted onto silk, each measuring 140cm x 100cm.

CD Launch December 2016 – I Can Swim A Rainbow.

Posted on November 10th, 2016

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CD Launch December 2016

Everyone is invited ,especially children, to the launch of the CD , I Can Swim A Rainbow.

Saturday 10th December at 1pm – 3pm

The Fenwick Room at The Ramada 2 Martin Street Ballina NSW .

The ‘amazing’ Lisa Hunt will be performing the song.

A special performance by the Ballina Public School Choir.

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Young Fan Enjoying I Can Swim A Rainbow

Posted on November 10th, 2016

young-fanA happy Auntie sent me this picture of her nephew enjoying my latest book I Can Swim A Rainbow.

The Cd will be launched On Saturday 10th December at 1pm – 3pm

The Fenwick Room at The Ramada 2 Martin Street Ballina NSW .

The ‘amazing’ Lisa Hunt will be performing the song.

Southern Cross Uni Display October 2016

Posted on October 10th, 2016

2016-10-27-14-54-05It has been fantastic to display my work and books at Southern Cross Uni’s Learning Centre. I gave a presentation and workshop on Thursday 27th October and sold out of books! It will remain at the Uni for 3 weeks and will finish on Monday 7th November.

Artists For Conservation Septemeber 2016 Vancouver Canada

Posted on October 10th, 2016

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So honoured and proud to exhibit my work alongside some of the world’s most famous wildlife artists including Robert Bateman , Guy Coheleach and Chris Maynard. I had a fabulous time and then holidayed with my daughter for 3 weeks. I also made the calendar with this piece , Coral Sea Dreaming.

Art Selected for Anual Exhibition

Posted on July 1st, 2015

I am pleased to announce that my two Paintings “Yellow” and “Green” have been selected for the Anual Exhibition 2015 for Artist for Conservation.

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http://www.artistsforconservation.org/

Artists for Conservation-Award for Kim Toft

Posted on July 1st, 2015

We are excited to announce that Kim Michelle Toft has been selected as the Artist of the Month for July 2015 for Artists For Conservation. The Award is made each month to a member of the group AFC  who has demonstrated a combination of artistic excellence and an outstanding contribution to the conservation cause.

The recipient is featured for one month on the homepages of AFC.IMGP4140

http://www.artistsforconservation.org/

I Can Swim A Rainbow Official Launch

Posted on May 7th, 2015

I Can Swim A Rainbow I am delighted to invite you to the official launch of My new book I Can Swim A Rainbow
On the lawn next to Ramada Ballina 2 Martin Street, Ballina NSW 2478
On Saturday 13th June 2015 @ 2pm
Ballina Public School choir will be performing at 2:30pm

All welcome, for enquiries: info@kimtoft.com.au
Hope to see you there Kim Michelle Toft

Hong Kong Visit

Posted on April 6th, 2015

A few images of Kim’s recent visit to Hong Kong to pre-launch her latest book ‘I Can Swim a Rainbow’.

 

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