KATHY KAREN ROCK
Raised in Grand Rapids Michigan Kathy loved art in school, reading books from the bookmobile, and playing in the endless waters of Michigan. Great grandparents influenced the artistic fabric of her family with their careers as set designer and ballet dancer in Barnum &Bailey Ringling Brothers Circus. Their talents were passed to their son who taught drafting, shop and set design in Dayton Ohio. Kathy grew up watching her grandfather build, design and create art with paint, wood, copper and steel.
High school years were spent in Arizona at the Orme School, a boarding school on a working cattle ranch. Orme provided immersion in the arts, college prep education and unique connections to nature and other cultures. From hiking throughout...