Meet Local Artist Kim Hovell

Annapolis has become known for art and imagery surrounding the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay. Among maritime-inspired art, you’ll mostly find visual representations of sailboats, lighthouses, crabs, and of course, the water itself. Local painter, Kim Hovell has chosen a different inspiration – the humble oyster. Around town, mentions of Kim’s name bring about the statement, “Yes, the oyster painter!” She has become known as our beloved, local oyster artist. But Kim Hovell as an artists and businesswoman is so much more.