Kim Roth was born in New South Wales, Australia in 1953. He was educated in Sydney, attending the National Art School and Julian Ashton Art School. He moved to Florida, in the United States in 1987, after marrying a US citizen, Cheryl. In 2015 they began a gradual return to Australia. Unfortunately, during their resettlement, Kim was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. He passed away in Sydney, AU, in May of 2019.

Kim lived in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, with his wife and 3 children for 25 years. He taught classes in drawing and painting at E. W. Poore Art Studio, Kimball Jenkins Art School, Prime Time, Pleasant View Retirement Center and other locations. He was on the Board of Directors for the Manchester Artist Association Art Gallery. His work has been displayed in galleries and shows in Florida, Washington D.C., Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. He actively promoted his student’s work, and participated in faculty and community exhibits throughout NH, and has won several awards.

Kim also is offering his services as an exhibition juror for several shows, including the National Scholastic Awards. From 2014 to 2017 he took on students as a private tutor in Sydney, Australia. As well as being a working artist, Kim was an art historian, known for his entertaining and insightful lectures and guided museum tours.