Kimberly Brooks, (b. New York, NY) is a contemporary American artist and author. Brooks whose work integrates landscape, figuration and abstraction to address subjects of history, memory and identity. Her work has been exhibited and featured internationality. Books featuring her work exclusively include Brazen: A Painting and Poetry Collection and Fever Dreams. Brooks is also the author of The New Oil Painting (Chronicle Books). Brooks hosts artist talks monthly at First Person Artist.