Kathleen Dunphy, b. 1963, Bethesda, Maryland, (United States)
Masterfully capturing the intrinsic beauty of nature, nationally acclaimed artist Kathleen Dun-phy paints with a characteristic passion that radiates true-to-life light and color. Kathleen's broad subjects range from landscapes and seascapes to wildlife and still life paintings.
Nearly two decades after American Artist Magazine recognized her as one of its Top Ten Emerging Artists, Kathleen's star continues rising through her devotion to her career, prolifera-tion of works, participation in distinguished national exhibitions, and sharing of her abilities as a popular instructor to students of all levels.
Kathleen has earned signature status with the Society of Animal Artists, the California Art Club, Oil Painters of America, the American Impressionist Society, Laguna Plein Air Painters, the American Society of Marine Artists, Artists for Conservation, and the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America.
Kathleen’s honors are many and include: Best of Show at the American Impressionist Society; an Award of Excellence from the Oil Painters of America; the Federal Duck Stamp Competi-tion; Birds in Art; Arts for the Parks; Grand Prize at the Acadia Invitational Exhibition in Bar Har-bor, Maine; and participation in multiple juried shows such as the California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibitions. Her highest honor to date came when the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Mu-seum purchased one of her paintings from its acclaimed Birds in Art show for inclusion in its permanent collection.