November 20, 2017

“Tropical Magic” from the Ocean Magic Collection

The ocean enchants me. I have lived by the sea most of my life in the states, and here in Mexico. If I am visiting a new place, the ocean is part of the equation in choices for my workshops and […]
November 12, 2017

Puerto Vallarta Romance

Be sure to visit the Kathleen Carrillo Galleries located on Constitucion just off of Basilio Badillo right next to Bandaras Bay Trading Company when you are visiting Old Town Puerto Vallarta. It is well worth a visit to engage in […]
November 4, 2017

Living a Bohemian Life

Today Kathleen lives a bohemian life style, spending half of the time in her Artist’s salon above the gallery in Puerto Vallarta and half of her time on the coast in San Diego, in a charming cottage overlooking a lagoon, with a lovely outdoor studio which can be visited by appointment. Kathleen spends a month in Europe each year doing a week long workshop and then explores some of the most magical locations that show up time after time in her works of Whimsical Architecture. Research is in the works to spend another month in the beautiful island of Maui where she intends on creating an ...
October 29, 2017

Figurative Art – and how it relates to my work

Figurative art, describes artwork—particularly paintings and sculptures—that is clearly derived from real object sources, and is therefore by definition representational. "Figurative art" is often defined in contrast to abstract art: Painting and sculpture can therefore be divided into the categories of figurative, representational and abstract. However, "abstract" is sometimes used as a synonym for non-representational art and non-objective art ...
July 27, 2017

Italy Inspirations

Kathleen's Italian Art Workshops. Our Classroom in Lerici Italy. June 2015 overlooking the Poet's Bay. What a glorious week my class had in June.  Our first day was spent learning how to take photos for a great painting.  How to crop it and find a good focal point,  Here is the example of photo that the class chose to paint for our final project..  We had a wonderful time and completed it in three sessions.