Artist Kathy Mohl

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ARTIST'S STATEMENT: My work is inspired by light, nature and the power of place. I am driven to paint what is unseen and to create a place for the soul to wander. My work often seems to ask questions. What is around that bend? Where does that path lead?  These are questions we all have as we go through life. Looking outside often helps with what we have going on inside. Standing back and taking the long view - sometimes that is when we see things more clearly. 
 I have developed a deep appreciation for the landscape of Michigan, having lived here for almost 20 years. I focus on painting the feeling of a place, striving to express the gentle mystery and powerful energy present in our surroundings. Light itself is often the subject of my work, and painting en plein air is the most fulfilling and challenging way to purse my passion. BIOGRAPHY:Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Kathy has studied and practiced art throughout her life. She studied art at Oberlin College and Graphic Design at Kent State University. She has been exhibiting in galleries and juried shows for over 18 years and her award-winning work is included in many private and corporate collections. She currently resides in Michigan.
2020 First Place Winner, Frederik Meijer Gardens Loeschner Annual Art Competition, Grand Rapids, MI 
2019: Festival of the Arts Warner Norcross & Judd Purchase Award
Second Place Award, Ada Arts Council, "Art at the Barn," Juried Exhibit, Ada, MI
Finalist, Loeschner Competition 2016, Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI
Selected for the 2015 AIR.Exhibit Program at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center, Ada, MI
Selected for the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy 2015 calendar, "Painted Sanctuary"
Selected for the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy 2014 calendar, "Painted Sanctuary"
VanMaarseveen/Timmermanis Award, Festival of the Arts 41st Exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI
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