Kathleen McKenna Painting Figurative Works, Portraits, Still Life
Expressive brushwork and rich color characterize the paintings of Kathleen McKenna. Widely exhibited nationally, and through the Art in Embassies Program internationally, her work has garnered numerous awards including the Allied Artists of America’s Gold Medal. McKenna’s oil paintings and pastels are in many private and public collections, among them Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, the Intercontinental Hotel, The Cleveland Play House and Cleveland State University.
Kathleen McKenna received her training at the Cooper School of Art in Cleveland. There she won several awards in student concours for her life drawings and portrait paintings. She furthered her studies in New York at the Art Students League with a number of contemporary masters including Robert Brackman, Frank Mason, David Leffel, and Everett Raymond Kinstler.