January 2, 2017
Kathryn Mapes Turner - Favorite things of 2016

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
Kathryn Mapes Turner

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
Kathryn Mapes Turner | Artist | Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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
Kathryn Mapes Turner

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
Kathryn Mapes Turner - Favorite Paintings of 2014

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
Kathryn Mapes Turner

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.
June 2, 2014
Kathryn Mapes Turner

Paintings from Photos vs. Life

Weighing in on the debate over a painter's use of photographs vs painting from real life.
January 7, 2014
Kathryn Mapes Turner | Artist | Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Some Favorite Paintings of 2013!

Here, I have gathered a group of paintings from 2013 that are favorites of mine, not because they are the 'best' ones, but because they taught me something important.