Bridging our Differences by Kathy Ferguson

Kathy Ferguson

Kathy Ferguson


Kathy Ferguson, a mixed media artist living in Colorado and New York City, paints colorful abstract settings that are whimsical, richly layered, and complex. Using combinations of geometric and organic shapes, she creates imaginary worlds using paint, hand-printed papers, and ink. Her colors are often bold and saturated alluding to worlds that are more illusionary than authentic, places more commonly found in dreams than in reality.




Artwork Portfolios

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“Women Celebrating Creativity” celebrates YOU!

February 28, 2019

I particularly enjoy showing my artwork in all woman art exhibitions.  For the next four months, the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (NAWA) is hosting the exhibition “Women Celebrating Creativity” on their online gallery.  This exhibition and the amazing artwork 86 talents women (including mine!)is on view from February 1 – May 29, 2019…. [Read the rest of the post]

Using an iPad to create painting studies

February 26, 2019

Figuring out exactly what type of painting a commission client wants is harder than you might think.  I start with having them review my past work and telling me which elements appeal to them.  Then I ask about size, color palette, mood, and more.   I’m just starting a new commission and I thought it would… [Read the rest of the post]

I’m today’s “Featured Artist” on Artsy Shark

February 25, 2019

A big thank you to Caroline Edlund at Artsy Shark for making me today’s “Featured Artist” on her popular arts website.  The article is filled with lots of my colorful artwork and the story behind my inspiration.  Click HERE to read the complete article.

Let’s speed things up!

January 21, 2019

One suggestion to working faster and looser is to on start multiple paintings at one time. I use the same paper size and color palette to work up four different versions. That way, I can just move from painting to painting, adding a little here and there, letting it evolve more naturally. Everything is a… [Read the rest of the post]

What is your 2019 intention or “word”?

January 14, 2019

It’s time to set my art business goals for 2019. I’ve been reviewing my past goals and the systems I used to achieve them, then evaluating what worked and what didn’t. Every past year, I have lower the number of major goals I set for the future year. I’ve found that setting too many goals… [Read the rest of the post]

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