Kathleen Burke Artist

  • Artists
6A Allen Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 604-0309
(866) 569-9984 (fax)
By Appointment
  • About

    I always wanted to be an artist. How did I know? I was always happiest when drawing or coloring. As a very young child my favorite gift was a paint by number kit. In school, art was my favorite subject. Today, whether creating a painting or waiting for a delivery of art supplies, anything art related still gives the child in me so much joy.

    It was not until 2007 when I began formal training with Pat Lutz at the Artists Playground. It was there where I was encouraged to explore endless possibilities. Life lessons became art lessons. I began taking risks, being true to myself, expressing my feelings, being more spontaneous, less critical and working hard. This philosophy continues today and, as a result, I feel my art continues to evolve.

    My early work consisted of black and white pencil portraits. I was drawn to my subject's soulful eyes and personalities. Eyes truly are the windows of the soul. I began experimenting with light in order to make a rather ordinary black and white drawing take on a new and captivating feeling.

    After some encouragement, color entered my world. Watercolor, colored pencils and pastels now allow me to produce delicate paintings where I can experiment with blending a wide array of colors. I love introducing soft, glowing light into my paintings to create a magical, mystical and peaceful feeling.

    Where this will lead only time will tell. I can't wait to find out.

  • Whom to Contact

    • Ms. Kathleen Burke Corbett
      6A Allen Street
      Newburyport, MA 01950
      Phone: (978) 604-0309
      Fax: (866) 569-9984