Kathleen Elsey | Paintings | Workshops


Rio with Chamisa” 18" x 24"
A Winter Exhibition at Taos' Fechin Museum thru March 4, 2019
Santa Fe Taos Paintings

"Lavender Farm" 30" x 40"lavencer van gogh

“As for the rougher stuff, aesthetically speaking, Kathleen Elsey’s painting exerts a bold, almost post-Fauvist-meets-funk touch.Sunlit Room,” for one, flirts with burly Van Gogh effects, with a vivified palette and brusque brushwork. It’s the mightiest and most memorable piece in the room, says this unavoidably subjective observer.” Josef Woodard, Santa Barbara News Press

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

I am always learning and I enjoy sharing my thoughts and techniques. Select any of the images below to watch a painting video.
Lyon Street Steps San Francisco
 Steps of Telegraph Hill San FranciscoStinson Beach Fog Rolling In

“Lyon Street Steps, Afternoon,” was featured in the 2015 solo exhibition in San Francisco. Also included in the exhibition were my landscape paintings vibrant with color, beach paintings dancing with movement and still life paintings full of memories. More about my process through the interview by Daniel Kepl of “Bravo California!“


Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden"Alice's Garden with Lovers"  16" x 20"

Mission San Juan Capistrano
"Mission in Pink"  16" x 20"

Taos Mountain Meadow” wins
Louisa McElwain Memorial Award.

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico annual exhibition, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa FeTaos Mountain Meadow   

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

rio pueblo Taos New Mexico

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