Kathryn received her BA in 1974 from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee where she majored in Fine Art and English. She has had subsequent studies at The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, The Arts Student League of New York in New York, NY and The New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Her early work can be classified as narrative in nature, focusing on myth, family life, birth, and death. In her late forties, she began working exclusively from life, continuing to draw inspiration from her surroundings, family, and location. Over the past twenty years, she has focused on landscapes, cityscapes, interiors, and portraits, continuing to develop her narrative, figurative, and landscape work. She paints in Oil and Watercolors.
She has shown throughout the south, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dallas, Texas, Charlotte, North Carolina, Atlanta, Georgia, Louisville, Kentucky, Lafayette, Louisiana, El Dorado, Arkansas, Savannah, Georgia, and Bay St Louis, Mississippi. She recently had a museum show at The Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her work was also just acquired by “The Historic New Orleans Collection” for their permanent collection. Kathryn’s is also in a group show called “Family” at LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her work will be featured in the fall of 2020 at Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden in Dallas, Texas, in a show called “On Being Human.” At the end of 2020, her work will be in a group show called “Ensemble” at The Spalding Nix Fine Art Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. In January of 2021, Kathryn has a two-person show in New Orleans at LeMieux Galleries with Marilyn Rabe Masinter.
Kathryn’s work is currently represented by Le Mieux Galleries in New Orleans, Louisiana, Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art in Charlotte, North Carolina and Spalding Nix Fine Art Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to her work being shown throughout the south, Kathryn’s work has also been included in shows out west in Santa Fe, New Mexico and in the northeast in New York City. Her shows have consisted of landscapes, cityscapes, portraits and interiors.
Kathryn presently resides in Alexandria, Louisiana, and New Orleans, Louisiana, with her husband, Scott Anderson. She has three children, Rachel, Jesse, and Hannah. During quarantine, Kathryn has been working on various landscapes, still lifes, interiors, and portraits of Inglewood Farm’s land, structures, and people. Kathryn continues to paint every day from wherever she is in the world.