Kate McAllister's Profile

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I am a visual artist of many mediums and no particular style. I paint in oil, acrylic and watercolor. I draw all sorts of things. I sew, repurposing old fabric into new hand bags, totes, pillows, curtains or what ever else I can think of. I create hand made one of a kind jewelry and craft 3D paper art from old paint fans, wall paper books or scrapbook papers. All requiring a bit of design savvy and a flair for creative adventure. I do pride myself on all of my art and creations being one of a kind and hand made by me. I have done custom paintings for the local primary school and the Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge among other commissioned works. I love getting the opportunity to create for others and sharing the creative process. I open my studio every afternoon to school aged kids offering them the opportunity to come in and learn everything they can about Art and its processes and in the summer I hold a daily art camp. Never losing…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 25
  • Joined February 3, 2011

Favorite materials

acrylic, oil, canvas, paper, glue, pastels, markers, oil pastels, watercolor, beads, findings, wire and more

About

I am a visual artist of many mediums and no particular style. I paint in oil, acrylic and watercolor. I draw all sorts of things. I sew, repurposing old fabric into new hand bags, totes, pillows, curtains or what ever else I can think of. I create hand made one of a kind jewelry and craft 3D paper art from old paint fans, wall paper books or scrapbook papers. All requiring a bit of design savvy and a flair for creative adventure. I do pride myself on all of my art and creations being one of a kind and hand made by me. I have done custom paintings for the local primary school and the Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge among other commissioned works. I love getting the opportunity to create for others and sharing the creative process. I open my studio every afternoon to school aged kids offering them the opportunity to come in and learn everything they can about Art and its processes and in the summer I hold a daily art camp. Never losing sight of why I do what I do, River City Art is grounded in the belief that visual art is vital to the living and learning process. From decision making to problem solving. Life skills where you least expect them! It is my continued mission as an artist and educator to help cultivate, inspire, encourage, and provide an artistic education and appreciation to anyone that comes through my door. Join me any time.

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