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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
This spring, I used my iPad, and the app Procreate to develop some painting ideas for a commissioned beach-themed artwork. Painting digitally is helpful because you can work with the client to try out different ideas without actually applying paint to canvas. You can easily go back and remove the changes with just a click of… [Read the rest of the post]
Summer is here, and I’ve relocated to Colorado for the season. The mountains with their wildflowers and quaking aspens have a charm that fills my soul and calls to my heart. Do you have a special summer place you get to visit to recharge your spirit? The beach, a lake, or even a favorite shady… [Read the rest of the post]
It’s been a long winter this year. Spring has crept in so slowly, but I’m happy to say that in New York City, spring has finally decided to stay. One of my favorite spring traditions is participating in the Long Island City Arts Open. I am displaying artwork this year at the Plaxall Gallery,… [Read the rest of the post]
The art world has a brand new publication, Salann Magazine, whose mission is “giving artists a voice.” I am excited to have several of my paintings included in their very first edition of the magazine which should be hitting the newsstands this month. They display the artworks in this issue in two unique ways. First by color theme,… [Read the rest of the post]
My husband and I were in London recently taking a tour of Chelsea. Known as the epicenter of Swinging London in the 1960-70s, it was home to artists, musicians, and models. Though today it’s a more sedate upscale neighborhood, we were lucky enough to find one artist that still calls Chelsea home. Nick Bashall, one… [Read the rest of the post]
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