Barbkat Art--Kathy Metcalf, ArtistArtist directory :: Barbkat Art--Kathy Metcalf, Artist
Various contemporary selections in acrylic of the artist's interpretation of texture, movement and color. Most paintings done by the artist using only her finger as her brush. Must see to appreciate the texture of her work.
I've always had trouble with "bios" and I never really know where to begin or exactly what to say.
I am a native born and bred Dallasite, so I guess this makes me a true Southerner....like it or not. The first 50 years of my life I have spent learning about life and now I'm using the last years to express what I've learned and seen and I'm able to put that reflection into my art. There is no formal art education tucked under my belt, just trial and error. Actually, being self-taught has been fun. It has shown me how to express myself in my own way without any interference from the outside world.
With the dawn of the 21st century came the awakening of my need to paint. Since then, I've grown in more ways than I can imagine and a...
| ||Hard to photograph, but a joy to behold in person. Heavy raised texture created with the stroke of my finger.|
| ||A collection of paintings showing that black and white really are colors and can be used in a variety of ways.|
| ||Every once in a while I have to go off the deep end and do something just a wee bit out of the ordinary|
| ||If you like color....then, this is the place to be|
| ||This is a collection of paintings using paper instead of my usual "secret' texture method. Different feelings. Different emotions.|
| ||Instead of acrylic paint, this gallery consists of works done using colored inks.
| ||In this series I tried to create as many different ways to use color with boxes and circles as possible. Each painting is the same basic theme (a box grid containing circles), but each painting is different in that the configuration of the grid varies.|
| ||Just another step in my experimentation with things that are a little different.....who said that "all" art had to be created with paint?|
| ||A new series of artworks showing the breakdown of emotions and life. This group of pieces represents the way in which the tiles of a life can be scattered and broken.|
| ||Art, antiques and more. Visit the Richardson Mercantile at the intersection of Coit Rd and Belt Line.
| ||Thank you to my friend, Alexa Grossman, of Lignet Roset Furniture for allowing me to photograph my art at her furniture gallery. Lignet Roset has two stores in Dallas, one at 4516 Mclinney Ave and the other in the Design District.|
| ||Art shows and art donations to the "BEST LITTLE PLAYHOUSE" in Texas
BlogART SOWAnyone in the Dallas, Tx area is invited to my May 5th art charity show at the Cathedral of Hope/Interfaith Peach Chapel. Lots of new works, a few light snacks and something to wash it down with. The show starts at 5pm and is over at 7:30.
New Art for BOGO Gallery
Finally uploaded some pictures of my latest artwork. Here is one piece to peak your interest.
I've just finished a new series of pieces that have stretched my abilities. With these new creations I've taken what I call "tiles" and stacked them, scattered them and tried to create a sense of being "broken". I've also completed two different pieces (one in the Paper Series and one in the Black and White Series.
Home...Is this really where the heart is?
My home, my existance, my world. It's all changing and I'm not sure I like the direction it's going.
A NEW PIECE
Just finished another new piece for my foil collection. I entitled it THE RUNNER and it's easy to see in person, but like most of my works, it's hard to capture in a photograph. Stare at it long enough and I think the vision of the person will come through.