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Kathryn Stats

Kathryn Stats was born in Pocatello, Idaho in 1944. She paints impressionistic landscapes which emphasize reflected light, atmospheric and aerial perspective, and evocative color. She lives in Sandy, Utah.

Although primarily a self-taught professional, Stats has attended the University of Utah and has studied with LeConte Stewart, Ken Baxter, and Harrison Groutage. Her subjects range from desert landscapes to winter snows in the Wasatch.

California Coast (1981) is part of the Springville Museum of Art permanent collection.Torrey, Utah(1997) and Country Road (2001) are examples of her work. Stats was the purchase prize winner at the Deseret News annual art show and has been part of the Springville Museum of Art's national April salons.

Biography adapted from material supplied by the Artist.

A fine impressionist painter, this Salt Lake City and Sandy, Utah, resident was born in Pocatello, Idaho. She studied with a number of Utah artists and attended studio courses at the University of Utah. Also a teacher of painting herself, Stats was a Purchase Award winner at the 1983 The Deseret News annual; won prizes for her work at the Utah State Fair; and exhibited her attractive painting at the Salt Lake Art Center's “Celebration“ auction, the Utah Pageant of the Arts in American Fork, and the Springville Museum's National April Salons in recent years. Her specialization is landscape scenes in oil technique.

Biography courtesy Artists of Utah.

Artist's website.

Newspaper Articles

"A Midvale Landmark Home Is an Oasis Of Calm in Busy Commercial Area Deneris Home Is an Oasis of Calm." The Salt Lake Tribune, February 16, 1996.

"A `Souper' Auction for Community Nursing." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 3, 1998.

"Art An Investment In Pleasure." The Deseret News, September 26, 2002.

"Utah Marquee: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 22, 2003.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, November 9, 2003.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, October 20, 2002.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, November 10, 1991.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, July 14, 1991.

"Artistry Doesn't Dry Up in Summer." The Deseret News, July 12, 1992.

"Artists Showing in Homage to Dixon." The Deseret News, November 25, 2001.

"Artists in 'Color of the Land' Show." The Deseret News, September 29, 2000.

"Arts Briefs." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 29, 1999.

"Business is Brisk at Art Galleries Throughout the Valley." The Deseret News, May 2, 1993.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 18, 2002.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, March 31, 2002.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 11, 2000.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, January 2, 2000.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, September 12, 1999.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, January 12, 1997.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, December 3, 1995.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 1, 1994.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, March 13, 1994.

"Covering the Mainstream From Off the Beaten Path." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 9, 2000.

"Culture Fest, Horse Parade Kick Off Days of '47." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 12, 2002.

"Discovering a Gift of Art at Holiday Gallery Shows." The Salt Lake Tribune, December 9, 1990.

"Dixie Show Provides Quality Artwork and Lots of Southern (Utah) Hospitality." The Deseret News, February 25, 1990.

"Fest Over - But Park City Still Gets the Picture." The Deseret News, August 29, 1993.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, February 21, 1993.

"Galleries Going Strong in August: Tivoli Expanding Works to Include Quilts, Antiques." The Deseret News, August 20, 1989.

"Galleries of Gifts." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 29, 1998.

"Galleries Still Awash in a Colorful Tide of Art." The Deseret News, May 27, 1990.

"Gallery Strollers Left Lots of Great Local Art." The Deseret News, May 26, 1991.

"Gifts of Art That Say 'Happy Holidays'." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 28, 1999.

"Juried Art Contest in Mount Carmel." The Deseret News, August 17, 2003.

"Let the Festivities Begin." The Deseret News, June 13, 2003.

"Local Libraries' Walls Lined With Visual Art as Well as Literature." The Deseret News, February 1, 1991.

"Maynard Dixon Home Reopens in Southern Utah." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 22, 1999.

"Nature Beckons to Garden Lovers." The Deseret News, June 12, 2003.

"Nature's Fall Display Takes Back Seat to Wagner Canvases." The Deseret News, October 6, 1991.

"Painted Landscapes 2001." The Deseret News, September 27, 2001.

"Paper's Walls Graced with Art Treasures." The Deseret News, September 17, 2001.

"Parade Boasts Over 100 Entries." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 24, 2002.

"Rewriting the Book on Utah Art; Rewriting The Book On Utah Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, January 4, 1998.

"Romancing Our Land These Artists Capture True Images of Southwest. Arizona Republic, October 29, 1995.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, June 6, 2004.

"Shaw Paints Fastto Freeze a Vanishing West." The Salt Lake Tribune, December 8, 2002.

"S.L. Exhibits Offer Visual Therapy for Viewer." The Deseret News, December 23, 1990.

"S.L. Galleries Safe From Wrecking Ball Exhibits Still Sparkle Despite Dust From Block 57 Demolition." The Deseret News, April 1, 1990.

"Some Thoughts of Art Show Jury." The Deseret News, September 27, 2001.

"Stylistic Preferences Run Gamut at Galleries." The Deseret News, May 24, 1992.

"The Deseret News to Accept Art Show Entries." The Deseret News, September 16, 2001.

"Three Garden Celebrations Benefit Community Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 6, 2003.

"Utah Marquee: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 6, 2003.

"Visual Arts Calendar." The Salt Lake Tribune, June 3, 1994.

"Visual Arts" The Salt Lake Tribune, June 5, 1992.

"Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 15, 1991.

"Visual Treats Abound at 2 Downtown Galleries." The Deseret News, March 22, 1992.

"What Do Steve Bochco, Mahonri Young Have in Common?" The Salt Lake Tribune, October 24, 1999.


Covering the West, the Best of Southwestern Art: An Exhibition of Southwest Art Magazine Cover Artists. Colorado Springs, CO: The Center, 1995.

Dunbier, Roger, ed. North American Artists: The Artists Bluebook. Scottsdale, AZ: AskART.com, 2000.

Olpin, Robert S., William C. Seifrit, and Vern G. Swanson. Artists of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1999.

Swanson, Vern G., Robert S. Olpin, Donna Poulton, and Janie L. Rogers. 150 Year Survey Utah Art & Artists. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2002.

Swanson, Vern G., Robert S. Olpin, and William C. Seifrit. Utah Art. Layton, UT. Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1991.

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