Kathleen Scoggin Abstract Watermedia Artist

About The Artist

Kathleen is a multimedia artist and instructor located in the Southern California desert.


  

Kathleen is a contemporary abstract artist working in watercolor, acrylic and  mixed media. Her work is inspired  by nature and  expresses organic subjects inviting the viewer to see and be aware of the beauty around them. The work is based on unique texture techniques to describe the varied earth forms that are all around us. 

 Her  art is created to help the viewer see and be aware of the electrifying beauty of nature but still create mystery. 

She paints commissioned portraits of dogs and cats of all breeds.


JURIED & JUDGED EXHIBITIONS:


San Diego Watercolor Society, Coachella Valley Watercolor

Palm Springs Art Museum Artist Council   Exhibition

 Riverside County Date Festival

 Lake Oswego Festival of Arts

 Watercolor Society of Oregon  

Village Gallery of Art, Pacific Northwest Plein Air Show, Oregon Society of Artists, Rose Festival Art Show.


INVITATIONAL AND GROUP EXHIBITS:


Two Woman Exhibit – Two Babes With  Brushes, Palm Desert Visitors Center & Desert Art Center

Art On The Edge Group Show UCR -Palm  Desert

Lake Oswego Visions Invitational, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lakewood Art Association. Art in the Burbs, Frame Central Solo Exhibition, Art Media Show, Art Exhibit in Portland City Commissioner’s Offices.


AWARDS:

Multiple Awards, San Diego Watercolor Society

Multiple Best in Shows, Coachella Valley Watercolor Society 

Best in Show & Judges Award of Excellence,  Riverside County Date Festival

 Best in Show  Coachella Valley Watercolor Society Plein Air Show 


EDUCATION:


Basic Design, Fine Arts Coursework & Art History, Oregon State University, Portland State University & Chemeketa Community College

 Dietetic Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital

 B.S. Dietetics and Institution Management, Oregon State University

Classes and Workshops

MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP -January 5 & 6, 2019 - Palm Desert, Ca.

  THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.   EMAIL ME AND I WILL PUT YOU ON A WAIT LIST

January 5 & 6, 2019 - Mixed Media Workshop - We will be using acrylic, watercolor, and multiple other mixed media to create abstract or more realistic paintings.


Please email me to reserve a spot in each of the classes.


Location:  Activity Room at Palm Desert Greens,  73750 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert, Ca.

Main gate on Country Club one block west of Portola

Time:  9 am to 4pm

Cost:   $80

Contact: Kathleen Scoggin

503 515- 9633

kscogginart@gmail.com

kathleenscoggin.com

DESIGN AND COMPOSITION MADE FUN! - February 23 & 24, 2019 - Palm Desert, Ca

   THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.   EMAIL ME AND I WILL PUT YOU ON A WAIT LIST

Feb 23 & 24*, 2019 - Design and Composition Made fun! This workshop will concentrate on making your paintings stronger by identifying various principles of design to strengthen in your paintings. You will learn to use elements as tools and how to incorporate into your paintings. You may work in any media you choose.

* Sunday will be a half-day.

Bring supplies of your choice.

 

Please email me to reserve a spot in each of the classes.


Location:  Activity Room at Palm Desert Greens,  73750 County Club Dr., Palm Desert, Ca.

Main gate on Country Club one block west of Portola

Time:  9 am to 4pm

Cost:   $60

Contact: Kathleen Scoggin

503 515- 9633

kscogginart@gmail.com

kathleenscoggin.com

MIXING IT UP WITH NEW APPROACHES - March 9 &10, 2019

   THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.   EMAIL ME AND I WILL PUT YOU ON A WAIT LIST

March 9 & 10, 2019 – Mixing it up with new approaches to painting. I will introduce new techniques, processes and materials to incorporate into your paintings.


Please email me to reserve a spot in each of the classes.


Location:  Activity Room at Palm Desert Greens, 73750 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert, Ca.

Main gate on Country Club one block  west of Portola

Time:  9 am to 4pm

Cost:   $80

Contact: Kathleen Scoggin

503 515- 9633

kscogginart@gmail.com

kathleenscoggin.com

MIXED MEDIA ABSTRACTS At Desert Art Center FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MARCH 22-24, 2019

  

This workshop will focus on different approaches to creating an under painting. You will learn how to develop these starts into abstract or more realistic paintings.  We will be using acrylic, watercolor, and other other mixed media.

Design and Composition will be explored as part of the process. Each student will be encouraged to develop their own abstract style. 

Supply list will be emailed upon registration.  

Please signup for the workshop by emailing Kathleen at kscogginart@gmail.com. or call 503 515-9633. 

Payment be will be taken the first day of class. 

  

Workshop will be held at Desert Art Center in Palm Springs California

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MARCH 22-24, 2019

9:00 AM – 4 PM

COST: $250

Contact Me

Kathleen Scoggin - Watermedia Artist