By Howard Pousner
A good man is hard to find in Kimberly Dawn Clayton’s paintings. Heck, there isn’t even a good bad boy.
This painting by Kimberly Dawn Clayton was commissioned as the Valentine’s Day-inspired cover for Alternatives News Magazine in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The surfer girl in a bikini is a recurring motif for folk artist Kimberly Dawn Clayton, who lives in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
That’s on purpose. The art of the 39-year-old mother of three from Myrtle Beach, S.C., speaks to the strength and beauty of women on their own terms, not as refracted through the lens of any man.
In the fractured-in-a-thousand-different-directions, male-dominated world of folk art, the tropically colored, feminine creations of Kimberly