Kathleen Scoggin 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

2018-1019 - JUST WATERCOLOR - TWO DAY WORKSHOPS IN PALM DESERT CALIFORNIA

  Loosen up with review of Wet into Wet and Negative painting. Developing your subject matter and new twists for giving your paintings the wow factor!  

Dates to be announced soon

TWO DAY WORKSHOP - SAN DIEGO WATERCOLOR SOCIETY JULY 21 & 22, 2018

  

This workshop will focus on creating various types of texture on paper, canvas or board using acrylic and acrylic inks. You may use watercolor if you wish. Design and Composition will be explored as part of the process. From these texture starts, abstract or more realistic paintings will be developed. You will learn how to incorporate the new techniques into your own painting style. 

“ART GROOVE” ART CAMP FOR ADULTS August 17-August 22, 2018.

  

I  will be teaching watercolor at Camp de Benneville Pines, Angelus Oaks, Ca. The The camp is high in the San Bernardino National Forest, away from the summer heat! 

The fees include board, room, art instruction, and other varied activities.   You will be with your instructor of choice each morning for in depth study and each afternoon you will have the opportunity to get involved in the mediums of the other instructors. It is a wonderful emersion in art and lots of fun.

Cost is: $850 with discount for early enrollment, which ends June 30. 

For further info on the camp:  uucamp.org

Contact Me

Kathleen Scoggin - Watermedia Artist

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