About Kathy Morrissey

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Originally trained as a graphic artist and illustrator, Kathy eventually turned to fine art and specifically oil painting. Both a plein air and a studio painter she has studied extensively at the museum level and has taken various workshops with master artists in the United States and Europe. Recently she has spent time painting and being influenced by great art in France, Italy and Mexico. Locally, Kathy can be seen behind her easel painting coastal scenes and people from Portsmouth NH to Monhegan Island, Maine. Her work is easily recognizable by her use of a rich and vibrant color palette and unique design sense. Kathy’s work expresses a sense of the joy of color and light in everyday scenes.

 

EXHIBITIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

BOSTON GUILD OF ARTSTS, Newbury St. Boston, JURIED NE REPRESENTATIONAL SHOW, 2010, 2011

Gallery at 100 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH, juried, Best In Show 2012 (through Apr.13th)

Newburyport Art Association, Newburyport, MA juried member, juried show and honorable mention 2011

Wentworth Coolidge Center for the Arts, invited artsts show and plein air event 2011

Oil Painters of America juried member 2010, 2011

NH Art Association, juried member, Levey Gallery

Village Gallery,York ,Maine, current

Musuem of Russian Art, Clinton MA, juried, Best In Show Award, 2010

Kennebunk River Club juried show 2009 , 2010, 2011 honorable mention award

The Banks Gallery Portsmouth, NH 2007-current

NH Art Association Art in the Park 2009 1st Place Award

N.W.Barrett Gallery Portsmouth, NH two person show 2006

River Tree Arts Kennebunk Me three person show 2008

The Danforth Museum Framingham MA, juried show2004

York Art Association juried shows

PUBLICATIONS

Monhegan Island Light, Blue Tree Publishing

American Art Collector Magazine, 2011