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Artist Kathy Tate


An example of fine art by Kathy Tate

Photo of Kathy Tate
  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.kathytate.com

  • Year Born: 1953

  • Exhibited in Greenhouse Gallery's Salon International 2008

  • Exhibited in the Oil Painters of America National Showt - WhistlePik Gallery, Fredericksburg Texas

  • Participates in shows such as Mountain Oyster, Night of Artists, and Museum of Western Art's Roundup.

  • Price Range: $1,000.00 - $7,000.00

  • More info on Kathy Tate's FASO Connect profile






The Artist Says:


There are no words that describe the joy that comes from sitting at my easel and watching a painting unfold.  The desire to create these works is truly a gift from God.






Collectors Say:


Regarded as one of brightest stars in the field of emerging artist ...a "must have" in any collection!





Biography


Kathy Tate would be the first to confess that you never know which direction life is going to take you. A sixth generation Texan, Tate was born and raised in north central Texas and never thought she would end up an award winning still life artist.  
 
Cattle and horses were always a part of Tate’s life and that seemed to be the direction her art would go but not so. While raising three sons and helping out on the family dairy farm, there was little time to concentrate on painting during regular hours so she pursued her artwork at night. “Working from photos just wasn’t what I needed to improve my skills so I chose to set up still life objects in order to ‘paint from life’.” Many of the still life objects in her collection are items from old home sites or family heirlooms brought to Texas in the 1800’s.
 
Even though she excels in still life, the love of architecture and life in Texas are often subjects in her work. “I like to keep my work fresh and achieve this by incorporating a variety of subject matter.”
 
Tate’s work has received numerous awards, including most recently, the John Steven Jones Award at the Bosque Art Classic.  She has exhibited at the National Cowboy Museum's "Small Works, Great Wonders", the Briscoe Museum's "Night of Artists", "The Russell" CM Russell Museum, Oil Painters of America, Greenhouse Gallery's Salon International, Mountain Oyster Club, Bosque Art Classic, and the Gilcrease Museum.  She is a member of Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists, and is on the roster of Artists in Residence with the Texas Commission on the Arts
 
"I have known artist Kathy Tate for many years.  Initially, she was a student at my yearly workshop, now she is my assistant.  Kathy has learned what it [...]

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