Kathleen Elsey is active/lives in California, Ohio. Kathleen Elsey is known for landscape, interior, contemporary colorist.
Biography Kathleen Elsey
Kathleen Elsey is a colorist who works in plein air in California, the Southwest, Mexico and Europe. She grew up in Ohio where she studied fine arts at Bowling Green State University. She moved to California in 1973 and established a very successful career in design and advertising in San Francisco. She now resides in Santa Barbara and concentrates full time on her fine art career.
As a colorist she is influenced by the fauvists, especially Vincent Van Gogh and the California impressionists. She applies her background in design, color and composition to her paintings, reaching inside to express from her heart rather than her mind.
"My interest in painting is with direct paint applic