M. Kathryn Massey OPA
American painter, M Kathryn Massey (b. 1953- ) is a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America and Audubon Artists by juried review. She holds, or has held memberships, with American Academy of Women Artists, American Artists Professional League, and Allied Artists of America among others. Ms. Massey began to paint in 1994 at age 41 and has worked independently of any school or individual.
Influenced chiefly by the Dutch and Flemish Masters, she also ascribes to the sensibilities of the 19th and 20th c. Italian and French painters. While these periods most directly inform her painting, she is responsive to Hovsep Pushman, symbolist, Odilon Redon, as well as Rodin, Michelangelo and Bernini.