WASCO -Watercolor Artists of Sonoma County


Katrina Small

Katrina was born and raised in Colorado and now makes Northern California her home. Along with pursuing fine art, she is an illustrator, graphic and web designer, and works in watercolor, pastel, acrylic, oil, colored pencil and pen and ink. She produces the WASCO website and newsletter.
Katrina was commissioned in 2009/2010/ by Quarto Publishing (The Reader's Digest and The Running Press) to produce four step-by-step paintings for "Must Paint Watercolor Flowers" and "The Encyclopedia of Watercolor Techniques". In 2011 she was commissioned to produce a watercolor painting called "Pears in Paper" for "Watercolor Secrets: 200 Tips and Techniques for Painting the Easy Way" by Quarto Publishing (The Reader's Digest).
Katrina's oil painting of Zwanda Cook appears in the book, "Zwanda, 48 Artists", published November 1, 2011, by Just Press International.

Galleries, Shows, Exhibits, Demo's & Workshops:

Galleries:
Upstairs Art Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
Mendocino Art Center Abramson Gallery Exhibit
Shows:
2011, Sonoma County Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: First Place: "Autumn Vineyard" Oil, Award winner: "Herd it Through the Grapevines"
2011, Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival Fine Art Show: First Place Watercolor, "Fleur de Feet"; Second Place Oil: "Bee-utiful!"
2011, "Art Exhibit 2011" Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library, six paintings exhibited
2011, Commissioned to produce a watercolor painting called "Pears" for Quarto Publishing entitled "200 Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets for Watercolour Artists"
2011, Watercolor painting "A Rose is a Rose" published by Running Press
"Frau Katze" Watercolor
2010, Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival Art Show: Best of Show, "Frau Katze" Watercolor
2009, Aqua Areas Watermedia Show
2009, Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival Art Show
2008, Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival Art Show: First Place Watercolor Division, "Apples and Blossoms" Watercolor
2007, Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival Art Show: Second Place Watercolor Division, "Apple Blossom" Watercolor, Sold
2007, Montgomery Village Show
2007, Rosso & Bianco Plein Air Paint Out
2007, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 2 First Place, 2 Second, 1 Third
2007, Aqua Areas Watermedia Show: Rod Lee Memorial Award, "Daydreamer", Watercolor
2006, North Coast Bank, Windsor, CA -show
2006, FFC (Rosso & Bianco) Plein Air Paint Out
2006, Sonoma County Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 2 First's
2006, Windsor Chamber of Commerce: art exhibited
2005, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 1 Best of Medium, Pastel; 1 Best of Medium, Acrylic; 4 First Places
2005, Sonoma County Fair Fine Art Exhibition: Awards: 1 First Place; 1 Second Place; 1 Third
2005, Windsor Chamber of Commerce: art exhibited
2005, Pedroncelli Winery: paintings exhibited
2005, Montgomery Village Show
2004, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 3 First's
2004, Kendal Jackson Tomato Festival
2003, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 1 Best of Medium, Watercolor Division; 2 First Place, 1 Second
2003, Kendal Jackson Tomato Festival
2002, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 2 First Place, 1 Third and Fifth
2001, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 1 Best of Medium, Watercolor Division; 1 First Place; 2 Second's
2001, Sonoma County Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 1 First Place, Second Place, Third Place
2001, Sonoma/Marin Fair: 1 Best of Section & Special Award (runner-up to Best of Show); 1 First Place
2000, Sonoma County Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 2 First's
1999, Sonoma Harvest Fair Fine Art Exhibition: 1 Best of Medium, Watercolor; 2 First Place; 2 Second Place
1980's, Handmade Pueblo (CO) Christmas Show: Portraits
1980's, Beulah (CO) Arts and Crafts Show: Portraits
1980's, Garden City (KA) Home and Garden Show: Portraits
1978, Garland (TX) Community Fair Fine Art Exhibition: Best of Show; 1 First Place
Workshops Given:
2008, 03/28, Portrait Workshop: "How to Draw and Paint the Face"
2007, 12/17, Portrait Workshop: "Transforming the Mundane and Ordinary into Spiritual and Magical"
Workshops Taken:
2009, Portrait Workshop with Virgil Elliott
2009, Plein Air Workshop with Judy Butler
2008, Color Workshop wiht Elin Pendleton
2008, Wine Country Plein Air Workshop with Richard McDaniel, Santa Rosa, CA
2007, Sketchbooking with Susan Cornelis
2006, Wine Country Plein Air Workshop with Richard McDaniel, Santa Rosa, CA
2005, Hibernation Workshop with Richard McDaniel, Santa Rosa, CA (fine art, pastel)
2003, Painting With Presence Workshop with Philip Buller, Saucalito, California
2002, Point Reyes National Seashore Association Field Seminars: Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil
1987, Leslie B. DeMille Portrait Workshop, Westcliffe, Colorado
1986, Color Workshop, TNR Engraving, Denver, Colorado
Demonstrations Given:
2009, 10/04, Demonstrator for Artists Round Table, "Channeling: The Contemplative Artist" watercolor
2007, 5/17, Demonstrator for Art Workshops of Western Sonoma County (AWS), "Lemon Drop" pastel
2007, 6/6, Demonstrator for Artists Round Table, "Yellow Daisies" watercolor
2007, 11/8, Demonstrator for Watercolor Artists of Sonoma County (WASCO), "White Face" watercolor portrait
Affiliations:
Art Workshops of Western Sonoma County (AWS) Office held: 2008-2010 President
Artists Round Table (ART)
Watercolor Artists of Sonoma County (WASCO), Newsletter Editor, Webmaster
Monday Morning Painters, Webmaster
Artists' Resources, Webmaster/Owner

Contact Katrina:
PO Box 1283, Windsor, CA 95492
Phone: (707) 620-0128
Email:
katrina@katgrafix.com
Gallery:
Upstairs Art Gallery
306 Center St.
Healdsburg, CA
Websites:
http://www.katrinasmallstudios.com/
www.artistsresources.com
www.katgrafix.com
Blog:
http://katrinasmall.wordpress.com/

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Katrina Small
"Swallowtail Butterfly"
Watercolor

Katrina Small
"Pears in Paper"
Watercolor

Rose
"Rose"
Watercolor

Egret
"Egret"
Watercolor
Jay Bird
"Jay Bird"
Watercolor
Brown Thrasher
"Brown Thrasher"
Watercolor (Sold)
Katrina Small
"Seagul on Foggy Day"
Watercolor  (Sold)

Fleur de Feet
"Fleur de Feet"
Watercolor

Keaton Close
"Keaton Close"
Watercolor (Sold)

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