About Me

Katie (me) is a writer and artist living and working outside of Cincinnati, Ohio.

I’ve been a painter for close to fifteen years now, the last four of which I’ve owned my studio and exhibited professionally. As a child I moved frequently to which I now attribute my love of culture and travel. This passion for life and the everyday moments we frequently take for granted is the push behind the work I do.

As far as background, I am the personification of a distinctively southern mother and British father. We’ve lived in the Shenandoah Valley, the foothills of the Oachita mountains in Oklahoma, the flat lands of Central Mississippi, the levees of the Mississippi River outside of Natchez (where I was born), as well as St. Albans, England, where my father’s family has lived for centuries. I moved to Amsterdam and married ten years ago then lived in Ireland. Most recently I’m staying in Northern Kentucky and enjoying the beauty of bluegrass country.

Mainly self-taught with professional instruction during my high school years, I research the work of various schools of art constantly and use this in my own technique. I’m a avid fan of new realism, figurative painting, and the “new masters”. Perhaps in stark contrast I also love the work of graffiti artists such as Banksy, urban art and abstraction.

Most recently I’ve started venturing into photography and applying the concepts of painting composition to the camera lens.

Katherine H. Bunschoten

Fine Artist/Illustrator/Designer

1997-2010 Owner, BunschotenStudio.

Recent/Past Exhibitions

•May 2010 Design On A Dime/Housing Works Charity Event

•April 2010 Nordheim Gallery, Covington, Kentucky. Solo Show – Vivid

•Dec 2009 BCPL/BCVAA Showcase of Artists (Invitational)

•Nov 2008 Secret Artworks, Cincinnati, OH

•Oct 2008 Artist Profile, Cincinnati.com/Community Recorder

•Jan 2008 Scheben Library, Union, KY

•Jan 2008 BCPL/BCVAA Showcase of Artists (Invitational)

•Dec 2007 Artwanted.com Calendar of Artists (Juried)

•Oct 2007 Art Off Pike, Covington, KY (Juried)

•Aug 2007 Featured Artist, Talentdatabase.com

•March 2007 Art At The Park, Turfway Racetrack, Florence, KY

Sold Work: My work can be found in a number of private and public collections in the United States and the U.K.