Originating from Whangarei, Kathy completed her B.A. (Fine Arts) with Honours in Perth, Australia before relocating to Europe to focus on developing her own unique style.

Enjoying the open interpretation that abstraction brings, Kathy works from mental snapshots of her physical and emotional environment, intuitively extracting the essence of what has been captured. She fills her canvases with broad brushstrokes, combining visceral colour and form.  Each painting is built up in layers and as the layering process repeats itself, Kathy centers on making the colours come alive – the painting gaining more depth and detail until completion.

Now based in Auckland, Kathy has been exhibiting both nationally and internationally since 1996.