Kathleen Elsey Paintings


Honored to exhibit in the Taos Museum...

Taos Mountain Meadow

"Taos Mountain Meadow," previously winner of
the Louisa McElwain Memorial Award, now exhibiting at the Taos Museum through March 2020

"Lavender Farm" 30" x 40

“Color is magical and fascinates me. I paint to share a vision, a feeling."

“As for the rougher stuff, aesthetically speaking, Kathleen Elsey’s painting exerts a bold, almost post-Fauvist-meets-funk touch. Josef Woodard,
Santa Barbara News Press

Learn about my painting passion through these videos.Kathleen Elsey Grand Canyon

Select any images below to watch my videos.
Lyon Street Steps San Francisco
 Steps of Telegraph Hill San FranciscoStinson Beach Fog Rolling In

“Lyon Street Steps, Afternoon,” featured in solo exhibition in San Francisco. More about my painting process through the interview by Daniel Kepl “Bravo California!“lyon street steps

wildflower Meadow"Flower Garden"  16" x 20"

"River" 24" x 30"

"Hendry's Beach With Palms" 

Taos Mountain Meadow” wins
Louisa McElwain Memorial Award.

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico annual exhibition, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa Fe   

Elsey’s paintings are marked by rich colors and dramatic
brush strokes that recall
Fauvist traditions.”
San Francisco Chronicle


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