From humble beginnings in Vancouver, Canada. Katherine's family relocated to Santa Rosa, California in 1951. She was eager to learn and develop a passion for art, Enrolling in Santa Rosa Community College at age 36. Because of those excellent classes, she went out and bought a “How to Oil Paint” book, which led to her first ever solo oil painting. Katherine  moved to Colorado in 1978 being and drawn to the overwhelming beauty of the scenic nature there, Katherine was  blessed to take classes under Lloyd Thorston. The majestic mountains brought out her deepest ambitions and she  began to paint with her  heart snd soul. Capturing her paintings with colorful strokes and  her use of exceptional light,  brushes and self designed palette knives, now gives her paintings a three dimensional appearance. A company from Denver, Harding Lawson and Associates, gave Katherine the opportunity to paint eight originals for their company, that jump started her career. 

     Once the paintings were noticed, she started to be widely accepted to many art shows and was overwhelmed with the positive responses on all platforms. Articles started to be written about Katherine in magazines and newspapers such as, Castle Rock New Press, Artist Magazine, Art Collector Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, etc..  She also gave  TV interviews and  live demonstrations every summer from 2005 to 2013. Exhibiting throughout Colorado, Florida, California, the New York Art Expo., Celebration of the Arts, and Scottsdale Art Expo.. Though  honored to been in these public and invitational expositions, her  proudest moments are recently receiving the Award of Excellence and Participation in Manhattan Arts International "The Healing Power of Art Exhibition,  1st place in the Summit County Art Show, and La Quinta Fine Art Show, in California.  If you would like to know more about Katherine and her journey as an artist, she has written and published a book titled “Art by Faith”.    As an artist, Katherine statement is as follows, " I have worked  hard to develop paintings that speak of the feelings that lie deep within my soul and the beauty that exists around me. I try with every piece of work to breathe life into what God has created through light color and  my  spirit. "

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 Santa Fe, New Mexico  Hunter-Wolff Fine Art Gallery, Colorado Spring, Colorado  Courtyard Gallery, Castle Rock, Colorado  Sacred Dancing Gallery, Montana  Imperial Fine Art Gallery, Sarasota, Florida Katherine