Full time painting and teaching Pocket Sketching ™ workshops. This includes nine years at Canyon Ranch, Tucson, AZ, the Chautauqua Institutes in Chautauqua, NY, The Burchfield Penney Museum International Institute of Watercolor in Buffalo, NY, and many U.S. and Canadian art organizations.
Produced three hour-and-a-half DVDs covering three-day basic workshop.
Produced webinar in 4 parts to review technique. Trademarked Pocket Sketching as a seminar/workshop. Was an artists’ agent for 11 artists, establishing gallery relationships from San Diego, CA to Taos, NM while studying art marketing at NMSU.
Competed successfully in national shows with several Best in Show awards, plus noted one-person shows including an international show at the Chamizal, El Paso, Texas, sponsored by Mexico and the United States, featuring 56 paintings done by Kath from the Western United States National Parks.
Showed in Mexico via the U.S. State Department.
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
Four years marketing aimed at marketing art
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Scientific illustration (while teaching watercolor and drawing)
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, B.S. biology
Private instruction, master artists:
Nick Brigante, Los Angeles
Robert Carl Cogar, Las Cruces, NM
Bong Wai Chen, Portland, OR
Bob Blair, Buffalo, NY.
My favorite evaluation so far came from a woman at Canyon Ranch in Tucson after an hour and a half overview of my workshop. She had previously registered in six 5-day watercolor workshops nationally, flying to each with hotel reservations, only to stay a few days in each and leave in total frustration: “You just changed my life! I can do this!!!!!”
From students and former students I receive letters, notes, and emails exclaiming their delight. “My sketches bring back more memories than my photographs.” “My friend had the sketch enlarged and taped above her head in hospice.