Kathleen Smith is active/lives in New Mexico, New York. Kathleen Smith is known for pastel plein-aire landscape painting.
Biography Kathleen Smith
"The specifics of a place, the angles, the alleys, the tiny corners where patches of color flourish, bursting with energy, offer far more than a quick glimpse into a locale. Kathleen Smith is masterful at capturing the sense of a place, because the energy and color depicted in her plein-aire landscapes resonate far beyond their intimate boundaries. "Pastels became my chosen medium for their immediacy and the purity of colors which were part of my experience in the New Mexico light," Smith says.
A native of Delmar, New York, Smith freely admits that she has been under the influence of the New Mexico landscape since she moved to Taos in 1980. "It has shaped the very nature of my vision," Smith says.
"Although it appears to be a
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