Kathleen Scoggin Abstract Watermedia Artist

About The Artist

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

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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

NEWS

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Painter of the Year - 2019 - Coachella Valley Watercolor Society

Earth Patterns - Watercolor

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First Place - San Diego Watercolor Soci ety 2019 March Member Show

Carbon Count - Mixed Media

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Best In Show - 2019 Coachella Valley Watercolor Society Annual Show

Turquoise Tango  - Watercolor

Accepted into the San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibition - October 2019.

Classes and Workshops

CREATE COLLAGE at Art Camp 4 Grown-ups, August 16 - 21, 2019. Camp de Benneville Pines

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Have you ever wished you were a kid again so that you could go to summer camp?  Come study how to create Collage with acrylic paint in the beautiful San Bernardino National  Forest.  This is where you’ll learn dramatic techniques for making your own unique papers using color theory in acrylic paint.   Have fun creating new and exciting abstract or more realistic images in collage.  Master how to adapt collage into your own current work and how to use it as a tool for saving failed paintings of any medium.  Sleep in a quaint cabin and enjoy wonderful food  included in the fee.

For additional information and registration go to: https://www.artcamp4grownups.

2- DAY WORKSHOPS Palm Desert Greens Winter - 2020

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 January   25 & 26, 2020 - Watercolor

 Feb   29 & March 1, 2020 - TBD

 March 28 & 29, 2020 - Mixed Media



WATERCOLOR ABSTRACT WORKSHOP - MID VALLEY ARTS LEAGUE -October 17-19, 2019 - Arcadia, Ca.

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In this workshop we will let loose and play!
You will learn how to use Composition and Design to plan a strong painting. We will use line, shape, color, value and texture to make your paintings exciting. Step by step instructions will be given for a no fail abstract with lots of WOW FACTOR. 

Fee: $300 MVAL Members / $325 Non-Members.
Mail to: MVAL c/o John Taggart, 8472 Woodlawn Avenue, San Gabriel, CA 91775. Questions: 626.840.6434 / wc_art@mail.com 

Additional information and Registration form at: http://www.midvalleyartsleague.org

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Kathleen Scoggin - Watermedia Artist