Katherine Galbraith

by | Sep 20, 2020 | Blog, Featured Artist | 0 comments

Can you tell us a little about yourself?
Katherine: “My name is Katherine Galbraith and I live in Westfield, New York in the USA.

When did you start painting?
Katherine: “When I was a very young child.”

What materials and tools do you use?
Katherine: “I use oil paints (Vasari and Michael Harding and Rublev), and long flat and long filbert brushes by Rosemary & Co., and stretch and prime my own linen canvases.”

What subjects do you paint?
Katherine: “I love to paint living things, especially people, animals, and things that grow.”

Where did you go to art school?
Katherine: “I attended the National Academy of Design in NYC on a scholarship where I studied under Daniel Greene, NA.”

Is art a hobby or career for you?
Katherine: “It is a lifelong career and calling.”

Fun Fact
Katherine: “I’m goofy and clumsy, but I’m not a bad public speaker.”

Have you exhibited your art work?
Katherine: “Yes, since I’ve been a professional artist for at least 50 years, I’ve had quite a few one woman shows. I also participate regularly in juried exhibitions by Oil Painters of America, the Portrait Society of America, American Women Artists, National Oil & Acrylic Painters and Women Artists of the West.”

Where has your art work been published?
Katherine: ”In Fine Art Connoisseur, February 2020
American Art Collector, December 2019, Artist Focus
Southwest Art Magazine, October 2019
Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Nov/Dec 2016
“Today’s Masters:  The Enduring Appeal of Youth”
Fine Art Today, Oct 26, 2016
“An Opportunity Artists Should Take”
International Artist Magazine, June/July 2015
“The Art of the Portrait: Members Only Competition Winners”
Art of the Portrait,   Spring 2015
“Members Only Competition Winners”
Coastal Illustrated,  August 2005
“Women Artists:  A Closer Look”

Have you won any art awards?
Katherine: “Yes I have.
2020 Signature Status, Portrait Society of America
2019 Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Beverly McNeil Gallery, Birmingham, AL
2019 ARC International Salon: Finalist
2019 Award of Excellence, American Art Collector Magazine, NOAPS Best of America Small Works, Fredericksburg, TX
2019 Best In Show,  NOAPS Best of America Small Works, RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX
2018 Oil Painters of America Online Juried Show, Honorable Mention
2018 Finalist, 13th International ARC Competition
2016 Finalist, Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, Landscape
2016Finalist, Portrait Society of Atlanta Summer Juried Show
2015 Third Place, Portrait Society of America, Annual Member Only Competition, Outside the Box
2014 First Place, Portrait Society of America, Annual Members Only Competition, Commissioned Portrait
2015 Second Place, American Women Artists 2105 Annual Online Juried Show
2105 Award of Excellence, Plein Air Magazine

What is your painting style?
Katherine: “Figurative painting”

Which artists inspire you?
Katherine: “John Singer Sargent”

I am proud to be a Signature Member of The Portrait Society of America, Oil Painters of America, and American Women Artists

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