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Artist: Kathy Plank (Cranleigh)

Artist: Kathy Plank (Cranleigh)

Whitesands Beach Pembrokeshire - Dramatic Skies Art Gallery - Painting by Cranleigh Surrey Artist Kathy Plank

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Painting Medium: Oil On Canvas

Image Size: 100cm x 100cm

Availability: Sold

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Kathy Plank

Fine Artist. Cranleigh, Surrey

Expressionist Art - Mostly Oils On Canvas
Commissions Invited

Phone:  01483 268 489
Mobile:  07703 119 993
Please mention the Surrey Artists website
Email: dreamfairy1@hotmail.com

Gallery Of Art

About The Artist

Kathy Plank has been working as an artist for over 20 years. After completing a Pre BA foundation course at Epsom school of Art and Design, Kathy went on to successfully complete a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores University.

Kathy largely works in oils on canvas and her work is inspired by the power, force and colours of nature, ranging from wildlife, seascapes, skyscapes and space. Whilst a student, Kathy developed a passion for the Impressionist and Abstract Expressionist artists. She works to combine the ever-changing beauty of the natural world with an energy of expression to depict the spirit of the force of nature.

“It is far better to capture the glorious spirit of the sea than to paint of it’s tiny ripples.” Jay Meuser

Kathy continues to strive to show the light of nature through the contrasts of colour. Alongside her painting, she also teaches art to adults and young people and runs art workshops. As a practising artist, Kathy is represented by local, national and international galleries and has work privately owned in the UK and overseas.

“In nature, light creates the colour, in the picture, colour creates the light.” Hans Hoffmann

Kathy Plank studied at Epsom school of Art and Design and awarded BA Honours Degree in Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores

Kathy (centre of photo) with fellow artists at an exhibition.

Art Groups

Kathy is a member of the RSA (Royal Society of Arts).

The Artist's CV

Katharine Agnes Louise Plank - Fine Artist

26 Parsonage Road, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 7AJ

EDUCATION
Epsom School of Art & Design
Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey

School of Art
John Moores University
Myrtle Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1

QUALIFICATIONS
Pre BA Foundation Diploma : Art & Design

BA(Hons.) Degree, Fine Art : Upper Second Class

EXHIBITIONS
Solo Exhibition: Oldham St. Café, Oldham St., Manchester 19-26 November 1993

Group Exhibition: Baa Bar, Bond Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, July 25th- 5th August 1995

Group Exhibition: Architecture- Habitat & Environment : Arts Centre, Cranleigh, Surrey 22nd August- 19th September 1998

Solo Exhibition: Arts Centre, Cranleigh, Surrey, 1st- 30th May 2000

Group Exhibition: Malvern Gallery, Melbourne Victoria, Australia 10th October-12th February 2001

Group Exhibition: Apple Gallery, Godalming, Surrey, 1st - 30th November 2004

Group Exhibition: Apple Gallery, Godalming, Surrey, 1st  -  30th November 2006

Group Exhibition: Arts Centre, Cranleigh, Surrey, 1st – 28th February 2013

Group Exhibition Arts Centre Cranleigh Surrey, 1-14th August 2017

PRIZES
Shortlisted for ‘Art in Nature’ Award, The Artist Magazine, UK (1992)

Winner of ‘Professionals and  Peoples’ Prize in ‘Architecture - Habitat & Environment Exhibition  UK (1998)

Shortlisted for ‘Maritime Artists’ Exhibition, Gallery, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia (2000)

Shortlisted for ‘Britain’s Got Artists’ Competition UK (2013)

Shortlisted for ‘Maritime Exhibition of Artists’, Mall Galleries, London, UK (2014)

Winner of ‘People’s Prize’, Open Exhibition, Cranleigh, UK (2016)

'Elements' Exhibition , Cranleigh Arts Centre, UK (2017)

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