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Welcome to my gallery of fine art watercolor paintings and giclee reproductions. I hope you will enjoy browsing through selections of my different series of artwork.

I would enjoy hearing your comments!


I am heading to China on December 1, which means my hours at the The Studio Gallery are coming to an end for this year.

Through December the Gallery will be open Saturdays from 10 to 5:30, or by appointment or by chance! We will reopen Memorial Day weekend. To make an appointment, please call 906 360-0596 or 906 250-8159.

The Studio features my work exclusively along with daughter, Amy's, beautiful reclamation jewelry. I look forward to seeing you!


Migration: Industrial Evolution, from the Industrial Evolution Series, has won an award at the Shenzhen Biennial International Juried Exhibition 2015-2016. Over 3700 works from 73 countries were submitted and the judges voted and selected 29 to be awarded.

I will be in China for the reception in December. To win an award from some of the world's best watercolor painters, well, I am over the moon!


Industrial Morph, from the Industrial Evolution Series, was on exhibit at the Fabriano (Italy) Biennale Invitational Exhibition. It is always an honor to be an invited artist, as opposed to compete for inclusion in an exhibition. This took place in April and May, 2015.

Industrial Morph has also won an award and been juried into the 42nd Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia (RMNW) Exhibition September 19 to October 25, 2015, at the Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO.


Timelines on the Silk Road, from the Industrial Evolution Series, won second place in the 35th Annual San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) International Exhibition.

This painting was on exhibit at the SDWS Gallery in September 2015, but is now on its way home. The original is available for purchase.


Industrial Lace (study) was chosen for exhibit in the first ever USA and China exchange exhibition. It will open December 6, 2015, at the Shenzhen Louhu Museum in China.

The painting will then travel to the USA for exhibition at the National Watercolor Society (NWS) Gallery in San Pedro, CA, July 2016.


This Industrial Evolution Series painting Changing American Landscape was accepted into the American Watercolor Society annual International Exhibiton, which opened April 11, 2014 and then toured the United States throughout the year.

This painting has received the Mary Bryan Award and earned Kathleen the highest achievement in the American Watercolor Society, Dolphin Fellow Status.

In 2015, this painting was purchased for a permanent collection in the new Watercolor Museum in Shenzhen, China. Giclee reproductions of this piece are available for purchase online.


Keeping Peace has been invited to be part of the Thessaloniki International Watercolor Salon exhibit at the Piraeus Bank Convention Centre Gallery during the month of November in 2015.


Invention Reflection, part of the Industrial Evolution Series, has been selected for Eau en Couleurs 2014. The painting was on display at the Castle of Bourgogne, Place de Bourgogne, Estaimbourg, Belgium beginning August 15. This piece has now returned home and is available for purchase.

Previously, this painting received the Potomac Valley Watercolorists Award by the National Watercolor Society (NWS).


Cola Fans: Industrial Evolution, from the Industrial Evolution Series, has been accepted into the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibit (RMNW) at the Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado.

The exhibit runs from September 13 through October 26, 2014. This painting was inspired by Kathleen's visit to Qingdao, China.

Have you spotted the coke cans?


This Kathleen Conover painting, "Shadows of a Milltown" was selected as "Best of Show" in the California Watercolor Association (CWA) Exhibit.

The 44th National Exhibiton was held at the Olive Hyde Gallery located in the historic Mission San Jose area of Fremont, original home of the Ohlone Indians. The Gallery's charm and rustic simplicity make it a favorite showcase for Bay Area artists and traveling exhibits.


The painting, "Sunset: Industrial Evolution" was selected from 3000 entries to be exhibited in the Shenzhen, China, Biennial Juried Exhibition. Kathleen attended the prestigious reception December 10, 2013. This exhibit toured China in 2014/2015.

Giclee reproductions are available for purchase online.


The Industrial Evolution painting Conference Call received the North West Watercolor Society third place award in their juried exhibition for 2013.


Kathleen Conover, was awarded the 2011 American Watercolor Society Silver Medal of Honor on April 29 at the Salmagundi Club in New York City for her water-media painting "Change is in the Air" featured above.

This painting was also the entry that gained her Signature Status in AWS earlier this year. Says Conover, "It is the second biggest honor in the watercolor world," (Gold is first).


  The Fine Art Gallery of Kathleen Conover

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