Landscape painter Kate Thayer doesn’t just recognize earth tones. “All colors are in nature if we really see,” she says. But that kind of deep looking can usually only be done solo. The mountains, forests, and rivers of Western North Carolina form the collective muse for Thayer’s work. “Walking in the snow, rain, or sun-filled woods recharges me,” she says. Later, “creating something with my hands that can be shown to others is a way of giving back what nature has given me … and the process provides me with a connection to the natural world.”Read More
This week's artist from artGuide Magazine's artist directory is Flat Rock artist Kate Thayer.Read More
Pardee Hospital’s new cancer center sits as a gleaming, glass-shrouded beacon on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Oak Street. Its bold architecture could be seen as a reflection of the state-of-the-art cancer care now provided within.
On the inside, numerous walls have been covered with original pieces created by local artists whose work reflects the beauty of Western North Carolina.Read More
Asheville Gallery of Art’s April show, “The Nature of Things,” will feature the work of new member artists, Tebbé Davis, Mark Harmon, t.e. siewert, and Kate Thayer.Read More
Through April, Seven Sisters Gallery in Black Mountain is hosting an exhibit of paintings by Kate Thayer. “She is a master of pastels and now with her incorporating oils, it’s even better,” says gallery owner Andrea McNair. “You really have to get up close to her pieces to enjoy all of the unexpected details.”Read More
As an artist, my aim has always been that of attempting to kindle in the viewer the same kind of emotional exhilaration that I experience when I am seduced by a scene that asks to be brought to life in pastels or oils.Read More