AWARDS

Kathy’s work has garnered numerous awards in national and international exhibitions. 

2018

pastel painting with saturday evening post, pepsi bottle, baseball glove
FIRST PLACE -The Reasons I Was Tardy
acrylic painting with saturday evening post writing lines
FINALIST - More Reasons I Was Tardy

First Place: The Reasons I Was Tardy – Federation of Canadian Artists

Finalist: More Reasons I Was Tardy – Richeson 75 – 2018 Still Life & Floral

HONORABLE MENTION: A Boy’s Life – Pastel 100 – Pastel Journal

Second Place: Blast from the Past – Federation of Canadian Artists

Trompe l’oeil painting of life magazine, basball and top
HONORABLE MENTION - A Boy's Life
SECOND PLACE - A Blast from the Past

2017

Trompe l’oeil of a Mona lisa paint by number
3 HONORABLE MENTIONS - The Making of Mona
pastel painting with canadian memoriabilia
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - Canadian-Eh!

Third Place: All That Glitters – Pastel Artists Canada

Honorable Mention: The Making of Mona – Pastel Artists Canada

Honorable Mention: Players & Performers – International Society of Acrylic Painters

First Place: The Reasons I Was Tardy – Federation of Canadian Artists Calgary

Outstanding Pastel: The Reasons I Was Tardy – Bold Brush Competition

Honorable Mention: The Making of Mona – International Association of Pastel Societies

Second Award of Excellence: Canadian-Eh, Society of Canadian Artists

Honorable Mention: Planes, Trains & Automobiles – Pastel Artists Canada

Honorable Mention: The Making of Mona – Federation of Canadian Artists

Third Place: Bad Boys, Bad Boys, Whatcha Gonna Do – Society of Canadian Artists

Third Place: More Reasons I Was Tardy – Federation of Canadian Artists Calgary

HONORABLE MENTION - All That Glitters
pastel painting of saturday evening post, pepsi bottle and baseball
THIRD PLACE - Bad Boys, Bad Boys, Whatcha Gonna Do?

2016

realistic pastel with coke bottle and beatles recod
2 FIRST PLACE AWARDS - Things Go Better With
MULTIPLE AWARDS - Inspiring the Artist's Life
acrylic painting with games and toys in vibrant colors
MOST INNOVATIVE - True Colors

Most Innovative: True Colors – National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society

First Place: Things Go Better With – Pastel Artists.ca

Second Place: Planes, Trains & Automobiles – Federation of Canadian Artists Calgary

Runner Up: First Loves – Strokes of Genius 9

Top 100: Planes, Trains & Automobiles – Southwest Art Magazine – Artistic Excellence

Outstanding Pastel: Planes, Trains & Automobiles – Bold Brush Competition

Honorable Mention: You Like It, It Likes You – Federation of Canadian Artists Calgary

Honorable Mention: Inspiring the Artist’s Life – Federation of Canadian Artists

FIRST PLACE AWARD: Things Go Better With – PASTEL 100 – Pastel Journal

Honorable Mention: Captured Memories II – International Society of Acrylic Painters

Finalist: Crash Landing, First Loves, Slap Shot – Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral Online

First Place: Inspiring the Artist’s Life – Federation of Canadian Artists

PAC Cover Competition Winner: Cover Artwork for Pastel Artists.CA 2016 ICAN Convention

pastel painting of hot wheel cars, trains and planes
MULTIPLE AWARDS - Planes, Trains & Automobiles
saturday evening post painting with coke and baseball
MULTIPLE AWARDS - First Loves
pastel painting with old 7-up bottle
HONORABLE MENTION - You Like It, It Likes You

2015

pastel painting with Pepsi bottle and toys
HONORABLE MENTION - The Pepsi Generation
monopoly board with mondrian style board
HONORABLE MENTION - Monopoly Meets Mondrian

Honorable Mention: The Pepsi Generation – Federation of Canadian Artists

Third Place: Orange is the Nu Black – FCA Calgary Chapter

First Place: First Loves – Federation of Canadian Artists

Outstanding Pastel: Bold Brush Competition – Crash Landing

Honorable Mention: Monopoly Meets Mondrian – Pastel Artists Canada

Finalist: Things Go Better With – Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral

saturday eveing post magazine with betty boop and old orange crush bottle
THIRD PLACE - Orange is the Nu Black
hot wheel cars with crashing toy plane
OUTSTANDING PASTEL - Crash Landing

2014

Trompe l’oeil painting of lige magazine and chocolate box
BRONZE AWARD - Life is Like a Box of Chocolates
Trompe l’oeil painting of star magazine and baseball references
THIRD PLACE AWARD PASTEL 100 - Play Ball
pastel painting of young girl
HONORABLE MENTION - Because I'm a Girl

Honorable Mention: Ode to Simpler Times – Pastel Artists Canada

Honorable Mention: Ode to Simpler Times – Federation of Canadian Artists

Outstanding Pastel: Bold Brush Competition – Just Another Monday Morning on the Deerfoot

BRONZE AWARD: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates – International Association of Pastel Societies

Honorable Mention – Because I’m a Girl – PAC 23 Juried Exhibition

THIRD PLACE AWARD:  – Play Ball – PASTEL 100 – Pastel Journal

Honorable Mention: Harlequin’s Romance – FCA Calgary Chapter –

pastel painting with betty boop, and old toys
2 HONORABLE MENTIONS - Ode to Simpler Times
piles of hot wheel vehicles
OUTSTANDING PASTEL - Just Another Monday Morning on the Deerfoot
pastel painting with harlequin dolls
HONORABLE MENTION - Harlequin's Romance

2013

acrylic painting of toys
SECOND PLACE - Captured Memories II

Outstanding Pastel – Bold Brush Competition – Play Ball

Honorable Mention: Life is Like a Box of Chocolates – FCA Calgary Chapter

Second Place: Captured Memories II – FCA Calgary Chapter

Award of Excellence: Tangerine Sunset I – Federation of Canadian Artists

abstract painting with blue water and tangerine color sky
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - Tangerine Sunset I

2005 to 2012

idiom painting with Trix cereal, teacher and dog references
HONORABLE MENTION - U Can'T Teach an Old Dog New Trix
abstract painting of red sky with blue moon
FIRST PLACE - Blue Moon

Honorable Mention: U Can’T Teach an Old Dog New Trix – FCA Calgary Chapter

Honorable Mention: All Keyed Up – FCA Calgary Chapter

Honorable Mention: From Soup to Nuts – FCA Calgary Chapter

Founder’s Choice Award: A Glimpse to the Past – FCA Calgary Chapter

First Place: Blue Moon – Federation of Canadian Artists

Award of Merit: Silk – FCA Calgary Chapter –

Second Place: Bus To Higuey – FCA Calgary Chapter

Second Place: Little Girl Lost – FCA Calgary Chapter

Third Place: Time Warp – FCA Calgary Chapter

First Place: Ole Glory – FCA Calgary Chapter

Award of Excellence: It’s In the Bag – Federation of Canadian Artists

Third Place: Chinese Red – FCA Calgary Chapter

 Second Place: Every Which Way But Loose – FCA Calgary Chapter

Honorable Mention: Yang – FCA Calgary Chapter

 Second Place: The Eyes are the Window to the Soul – FCA Calgary Chapter

Second Place: A Sunny Disposition – FCA Calgary Chapter

patel paintage of vintage rusted keys
HONORABLE MENTION - All Keyed Up
idiom painting of soup, nuts and rum
HONORABLE MENTION - From Soup to Nuts
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