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Award-winning artist opens new show

posted May 22, 2017, 11:45 AM by Wayne Wieseler   [ updated May 22, 2017, 1:54 PM ]

Award-winning watercolor and acrylic artist, Kathleen Andre, is an is now showing her work at the Sebastopol Area Senior Center into midsummer.

She is a native Californian, growing up on a peach farm near Modesto, and has enjoyed living in Sonoma County since 1988. She currently lives with her partner Alex and her cat Ari in Santa Rosa.

Since childhood, art and creativity came naturally, and she has taken classes in arts and crafts most every year since high school. For the past fourteen years, a passion for watercolors and acrylics has taken over. Her favorite subjects are landscapes, animals, birds, people, water scenes, and Koi.

Kathleen has studied art with local artists — Marsha Connell, Jean Warren, Karen Ingalls, Birgit O'Connor, Michele Farendell, and Barbara Marlin-Coole. She also enjoys and learns from the many fine artists in her classes, and has been a member of Artist's Round Table, WASCO, and currently AWS - Art Workshop of Western Sonoma.

Kathleen shows and sells her work in local galleries, shows, festivals, and other venues including the Gravenstein Apple Fair, Graton Gallery, Chroma Gallery, Senior Art Show at Finley Center, The National Arts Program, Montgomery Village Art Show, SoCo Coffee Shop, and Slice of Life Restaurant.She has won awards at the Apple Blossom Art Show, Sonoma County Fair, The Harvest Fair, Town of Windsor Fine Art Show, and WASCO.