a little about me and my art

Katy Keuter, (Artist)
 I was born in San Francisco, California, but consider Oregon my home as it is where I was raised.

I attended Lane Community College in 1985-1989 and this is where my love of the arts was truly kindled. During this time period I not only took classes at Lane community College but also at the University of Oregon’s Craft Center.  I also put together a successful showing of some paintings in 1989, had two paintings selected to be in the New Zone Art Gallery in Eugene, Oregon,  and I had a booth at Eugene’s Saturday market where I sold my original stained glass work. 
In 1991 I moved to Portland Oregon, and worked for a motion picture film company called Teknifilm Labs. Our clients included Gus Van Sant, Will Vinton Studios, Nike, and Wieden and Kennedy Advertising. Working for this company was a very rich experience and allowed me to be surrounded by people who influenced my desire to continue creating.
In 1994 I had my first child. He was soon followed by my other two children. I write this in my bio because this is the most important part of my development as an artist and the most important position I have held to date, being a mother.
I started oil painting classes which instilled a love for painting people.  Finally, this was a time when I decided to have a booth again at Eugene’s Saturday Market.  I sold ceramics, sewn goods, and paper crafts.
In 2001 a quilted fabric piece I made was selected to be shown at the juried Eugene's Mayor's Art Show.
In 2009 I officially opened up my first on-line shop through etsy, kt40. In 2010 I had two paintings selected by Brownyn Keenan, currently working for New York Guggenheim Museum, for her “My etsy art collection” show in New York City.
In 2010 I had four photographs selected to be in the Air force Gallery. Then again in 2011 three of my photographs were selected by the the Air Force Gallery. 
In 2011 I was selected in to a juried art show at Lane Community college titled 40 works.
I currently sell my artwork locally in Eugene, Oregon, at local stores, galleries and at the Saturday market.
In 2013 I had a painting selected to be in the Eugene mayor's art show and was awarded the jurors pick award for my painting light in the darkness.

If you need to contact me regarding my artwork you can reach me at:

My blog: http://kt40s.blogspot.com/
40 works LCC art show 2011 

"Love" Art show in NewJersey

on-line interview crescendoh 

art show through esty with Bronwyn Keenan of the Guggenheim museum in NY 

on-line interview with  finally me 

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