Kelly Hine is a Santa Barbara native and currently lives in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. She is an Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America, West Coast Pastel Society, Associate Member with the American Impressionist Society and Associate Artist with the California Art Club. Her work has been juried into International, National and Local exhibitions and she has private collector’s throughout the country. A great source of her creative energy comes from the diverse geographical region in which she lives, works and runs. She is an avid photographer, marathon runner, having competed in the Boston Marathon three times and qualifying eight. She enjoys trail running, hiking the back country with her dog “Bear” and working in the Santa Barbara County Wine Industry. From the great Pacific Ocean to the beautiful Santa Ynez Mountains there is never a shortage of natural beauty for her inspiration.
Professional Affiliates and Exhibitions
Pastel Society of Eastern Canada, Pixel Pastel International Online Exhibition
American Impressionist Society, 4th Annual All Member Online Exhibition
2024 IAPS-International Association of Pastel Societies, UCT-Urania Christy Tarbet Scholarship Recipient.
2023-S.C.A.P.E., “Trails, Parks and Open Spaces” Second Place
2023 - 43rd Open Division International Association of Pastel Societies
2023 - Red Rock Pastel Society International “ORANGE” Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV
2023- PSWC 37th Annual International Exhibition/ 99 Voices in Pastel
2023-American Impressionist Society, 3rd Annual Associate Member Online Exhibition
2023-Dakota Pastels 2nd Quarter, HM-Honorable Mention-Emerging Artist Category
2023-Northwest Pastel Society, 37th International Exhibition
2023-PSSC 14th Annual Members Exhibition, Rolling Hills Estates, CA.
2023-Pastel Society of the West Coast, Members Only Online Show-MOOS
2023-APAA, 7th Open National Show, Phippen Museum, Best in Category-Landscape w/Water
2022-Audubon Artists, 80th Annual Online Juried Exhibition
2022-Degas Pastel Society, 19th Biennial National Juried Exhibition, Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Niceville, Florida
2022- C.A.C. Traditional Fine Art Competition, Expressions, Gestures and Feelings Online Juried Show
2022-PSNC 6th Annual “Pure Color” International Online Juried Exhibition
2022-PSSC 4th Annual “Make Your Mark” International Online Juried Exhibition
2022-CMPS “Marks of Distinction” National Juried Show, Harvard, MA.
2022-S.C.A.P.E., California Mission Trail Juried Webshow, Santa Barbara, CA.
2022-Red Rock Pastel Society International Juried Webshow, NV.
2022-Slopoke Western Fine Art Show, Solvang, CA.
2021-Slopoke Western Fine Art Show, Solvang, CA.
2021-Wildling Natural Museum, Featured Local Artist, Solvang, CA.
Pastel Society of America
American Impressionist Society
California Art Club
Red Rock Pastel Society
Pastel Society of the West Coast
Pastel Society of Southern California
Women Artist of the West
Santa Barbara Art Association