Biography

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Kathleen Lanzoni is an award winning signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society, the Western Colorado Watercolor Society, the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society and the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies. She divides her time painting between the studio, Plein Air(outdoors on location) and on site murals.

Kathleen grew up in Montreal and California and has lived in Colorado for over 25 years. She was formally trained at the Art Institute of Boston and the Massachusetts College of Art, receiving a BFA.

Awards ~

  • Red Brick Plein Air Festival in Aspen, Aspen, CO August 2017 – First Place Quick Draw Competition & First Place People’s Choice Award
  • Telluride Plein Air Festival, Telluride, CO July 2017 – First Place Quick Draw Competition & Third Place People’s Choice Award
  • Boulder Plein Air Festival, Boulder, CO June 2017 -First Place Quick Draw Competition & Third Place Exhibition Body of Work
  • Governor’s Art Show, Loveland, CO, May 2017 – Award of Merit
  • Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Eugene, OR, April 2017 – Honorable Mention
  • Boulder County Parks and Open Space, Outdoor Creations Plein Air Exhibit, October 2016 – Second Place
  • Plein Air Artists Colorado, September 2016 – Award of Merit
  • Red Brick Aspen Plein Air Event, Aspen, CO, August 2016 – Honorable Mention
  • Colorado Plein Air Arts Fest, Denver, CO, November 2015 – Second Place
  • Red Brick Aspen Plein Air Event, Aspen, CO, August 2015 – People’s Choice, Second Place
  • Red Brick Aspen Plein Air Event, Aspen, CO, August 2015 – Quick Draw, Second Place
  • Why Not Niwot Exhibit, Niwot, CO, May 2015 – People’s Choice Award
  • Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibit, Lone Tree Arts Center, March 2015 – Third Place
  • Colorado Plein Air Exhibit, November – December 2014 – Honorable Mention
  • Rockies Plein Air at CAC Gallery, August – October 2014 – Gold Award
  • Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibit, Foothills Art Center, March 2014 – Honorable Mention
  • Boulder Art Association -Colorado Chautauqua Art Exhibit, September 2011 – Third Place
  • CAC Random Works of Beauty, Women’s History Month , February 2011 – Artist’s Choice Award
  • Boulder Art Association, Colorado, Chautauqua Exhibit, September 2010 – Third Place
  • Boulder Art Associations Second Chautauqua Juried Show, September 2009 – Best of Show Award
  • Denver Plein Air Exhibition, Denver Public Library, November 2009 – Fine Art Connoisseur Award
  • Spirit of Chautauqua Juried Exhibit, September 2008 – Founder’s Award and People’s Choice Award
  • National Watercolor Society, All Member Juried Exhibit, April–May 2008 – Third Place
  • Colorado Watercolor Society, Member Exhibition, Lapis Gallery, 2005 – Third Place
  • Colorado Watercolor Society, Botanical Gardens Exhibition, 2005 – 2nd Place, Favorite Painting
  • Colorado Watercolor Society, Member Exhibition, 2004 – Second Place
  • Colorado Watercolor Society, Botanical Gardens Exhibition, 2004 – Award of Merit
  • Colorado Watercolor Society, Botanical Gardens Exhibition, 2003

Publications ~                              

  • Longmont Times-Call – May 2017 Governor’s Art Show exhibition article- interview
  • Splash 17:The Best of Watercolor, Inspiring Subjects, Published by North Light Books 2016 – Quote in Introduction and painting “Pastoral Afternoon”
  • Longmont Times-Call, Review of Old Firehouse Art Exhibit, September 2009
  • Fox News TV, interview for mural paintings at Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, 2006
  • Foundation Magazine, Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, Review of Kids Trek, public art installation, 2006
  • Boulder Daily Camera, Review of Kids Trek, public art installation, 2006
  • Boulder Daily Camera, Review of Art, 2003