Kim Dorland and KAORUKO are reviewed in “Smoking White Hot: Mana Flames the Art Fire” By Michelina Docimo

"The paint is so thickly textured I can feel the clumpiness of the grass. Close-up, it’s easy to have more interest in the background and the figure fades. Dressed in a short red-and-white summer frock that resembles a picnic tablecloth, the girl seems comfortable and contemplative at the same time. Her legs are defined, but as you move farther up her body, the arms are not visible — possibly located behind her back, or perhaps her sense of touch is completely severed." Read more

Kim Dorland / Untitled / 2011