June 7, 2019

Cowboys and Indians
Features Kathryn Mapes Turner

Cowboys and Indians feature Kathryn Mapes Turner in their May/June issue of 2019. Read the full article here.
January 2, 2019

Top 10 Paintings of 2018

I take a look back through my favorite paintings of 2018. Here are my top ten favorite paintings to share with you and why!
April 6, 2017

Does size really matter?

When it comes to size, I feel that there is a difference in both the creation of the painting and the experience of it.
January 2, 2017

My favorite things from 2016!

On this spectacular, albeit cold, winter’s day, I am reflecting back on such a happy 2016. Here's what I love about being a painter and my favorite paintings of the year!
November 29, 2016

The Role of Travel in the Lives of American Artists

What does the role of travel have in an artist's life? I share my thoughts with you and paintings from my recent trip to Paris!
April 9, 2016

Let’s Talk About Commissions

What does an artist take into consideration for commissions and is that different than internally motivated work?
May 2, 2015

A Day in the Life

I take a moment to reflect on the special moments in my life in which I glean inspiration and motivation for doing what I love best.
January 12, 2015

Some Favorite Paintings of 2014 – and why!

Each painting of 2014 was a valuable experience, but here I am highlighting specific ones that taught me something important.
September 29, 2014

What it Takes to Paint in Color

As a painter, I am challenged and inspired by the effects of light on all these colors found in nature. Everything is the combination of hue, value and intensity.