"Sierra Granite" by Kathleen Dunphy
Sierra Granite, Kathleen Dunphy, Oil on linen, 12" x 16," framed.
Kathleen Dunphy’s rapid success in the competitive art world was predicted when American Artist Magazine recognized her as one of the Top Ten Emerging Artists in 1998, just 2 years after she closed her floral design business to devote herself full time to painting. She is one of those rare people who have true passion, dedication, and a gift for transposing nature’s beauty to canvas.
Kathleen’s career started in Anchorage, Alaska, while her husband was stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base. After moving back to Northern California In 1999, Kathleen attended the Academy of Art University in San Francisco to hone her artistic skills. In 2003, she designed and built her own studio in the Sierra Nevada foothills where the pristine setting of her home continues to provide endless inspiration for her work.