March 2017

Kay Curtis

Paintings, Monoprints, Cards, Mobiles & Coloring Books

Being an Artist…is a practice.

I have been making art since I was seven. I have always known that seeing pictures is a way for me to understand and collect my world. I began selling my work in 1970 on the East Coast producing a line of hand made block printed cards. I moved in 1975 to the West Coast where I supported myself for 25 years as an artist. I produced block printed cards, soft sculpture mobiles, paintings and prints that were sold in shops and artist’s cooperatives all over the US.

In 2000, I returned to Brattleboro to begin anew. I worked with children for 15 years encouraging them to find their unique voice in art making. I learned that if given materials, space and time every child, can and will make extraordinary art and that doing this gives them confidence and mastery in all areas of their life.

I often work in sets and gather that which interests me inside a structure of limits. My palette and visual landscape is influenced by my childhood in the West Indies. I am an enthusiastic reader of books about art and have received much of my art training from this pursuit.

Kay Curtis currently lives in Brattleboro, Vermont where she divides her time between art, children and advocacy. She is the RGS teacher for Art Making for Little People on Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am.

Visit her Website: kaycurtis.com

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