Born in Medina, Ohio, Kim Zarney attended Syracuse University and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Zarney has worked as an illustrator, graphic designer and advertising agency creative director. Recently renewing his fine arts career, Kim is currently building a body of work with a specific focus on contemporary monochromes inspired by elements of the natural world. His work has been in over 70 national juried art exhibitions and is included in numerous public and private collections.