Kathy Fincher | Childhood Pastel Paintings

Kathy Fincher is one of the most popular pastel painting artists from Duluth and was born in an artistic family. She entered in the world of drawing, painting and illustration at a very young age.  She focuses on painting children using pastels. She is the proud recipient of the Quintessence award which is given to the America’s best painter and which is organized by ‘Save the Arts Foundation’. She is a daughter of a fine artist mother who worked to raise funds for starting fine art centers. Many people in the family of Kathy are into fine arts; Kathy’s aunt was also into the field of painting. Thus, it is evident that she was hugely influenced by her family members with their rich art culture. Apart from drawing and painting, Kathy showed huge interest in skiing. She is also the national champion in water skiing. She also had much interest in Ballet Skiing. She tied a knot and entered into the institution of marriage at the age of 33 and this was the time when she decided to devote much of her time into arts.


Earlier her interests were much in wild life and other subjects but later she started painting children also. She loves pastels as the painting medium and she loved to paint and portray her children. She also painted children from the neighborhood area and made paintings of her daughters too. According to her, her style is a mix of impressionism and traditional realism. It is truly justified to call her a master of pastels. Some of her famous paintings include “perfect Fit”, “The Dream Keeper” and “When You Get Big Like Me”. Have a look at some of her beautiful paintings and I am sure that you will love all of them J

















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