Scene Below the Surface – Deep Rooted Dimensional Collage and Jewelry


Do you need to rest your eyes and soul on cheerful vibrant images that expand your imagination? I invite you to browse my art that combines abstract watercolors, drawings and botanicals into collages that appear dimensional. Find delight in jewelry made from antique, ancient, vintage and handmade beads.

There is much to explore. Begin your tour of the studio at Sunwise Farm and Sanctuary by seeing a slide show of the last Open Studio. Read about studio activities,  or look at one of the nine art portfolio pages. Watch a video produced by Kentucky Educational Television. Mine is the last 10 minute segment titled, Transparent Nature.

I hope you experience peace and pleasure while visiting.

  “This kind of layered meaning and symbol is something I’ve come to love and expect from Kathleen’s work, and is much of what keeps me coming back to the same pieces over and over again. Every single color choice, brush-stroke, botanical, found object, and shape is replete with many-tiered significance, making each piece a highly complex web of interconnected meanings. Ask her about any piece and she can begin to unravel its many threads, teasing out the various geometrical, astrological, mathematical, elemental, spiritual, and visual components. In other words, if you’ve ever wanted to get lost in a piece of artwork, seeing Realms of Wonder is the way to do it!”
Mariel Smith, Art Writer

“Darling Starlings 3”, MM Collage on paste paper by Kathleen O’Brien © 2015

As a thank you for subscribing to mid-season updates and occasional announcements I am sharing with you this “Darling Starlings 3” image to use as a desktop wallpaper.