Award-winning artist Kerima Swain draws inspiration from beauty around her and from within her heart and soul. She creates in her studio and as well as plein air painting outdoors, and furthers her skills by self-study and workshops. Exhibiting publicly since 2006, Kerima has continuously participated in juried exhibits and received numerous awards. Kerima also has credentials as an art therapist and family therapist, Kerima continues to work part time with older adults. Kerima finds balancing her life as an artist and an art therapist very rewarding.