Kristy Kutch
Biography/Resume
 

Kristy is a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, with both bachelor's and master's degrees in education, as well as a life license in teaching. She has taught colored pencil/watercolor pencil workshops nationwide, sometimes combining the two types of colored pencil for aqueous effects and intensely rich color. Having worked in colored pencil since 1986, she enjoys portraying flowers, fruit, and the Indiana Dunes and its Lake Michigan beaches. She is the author of Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil, and is a contributor to The Best of Colored Pencil 1, 3, and 5; Creative Colored Pencil; Design: Illustration; The Best of Business Card Design 3 and 5; Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil; Floral Inspirations; Exploring Color (Revised Edition), and Colored Pencil Explorations. Her work has also appeared in "Master Painters of the World: United States Showcase" in International Artist Magazine and "Le crayon de couleur dans tous ses états" in Pratique des Arts. Kristy has a DVD called Colored Pencil Landscapes: Beyond the Basics through Artist Palette Productions. Her new techniques book, The New Colored Pencil, is a May, 2014 release from Watson-Guptill Publications.


PUBLICATIONS
 
The New Colored Pencil, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2014. Author.
Signature Showcase, Crane Dance Publications, Eugene, OR, 2010. Contributor.
"Le crayon de couleur dans tous ses états", Pratique des Arts, April/May, 2011 issue, p. 11.
Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2005. Author.
Colored Pencil Explorations, North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 2002. Contributor of a section.
The Best of Business Card Design 5, Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, MA, 2002. Contributor.
Gallery of Master Artists, International Artist Magazine, June/July, 2001 issue, p. 28.
Sanford Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils Technique Sheet, author, artist, 2000.
The Best of Colored Pencil 5, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1999. Contributor.
Exploring Color, North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1998. Contributor.
Catalog illustration, Daniel Smith, Inc. 1998-99 Reference Catalog, p. 77.
Catalog illustration, Daniel Smith, Inc. 1998 Summer Project Guide, p. 49; workshop teacher's profile article, p. 63.
To the Point, (Colored Pencil Society of America newsletter), Spring, 1998, p. 15.
Exploring Color, North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, revised edition due for late 1998 publication. Contributor.
The Best of Business Card Design 3, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1998. Contributor.
Floral Inspirations, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1997. Contributor.
Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil, North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1997. Contributor of a section.
The Best of Colored Pencil 3, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1996. Contributor.
Design: Illustration, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1995. Contributor.
Creative Colored Pencil, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1995. Contributor.
Featured art for promotional flyer advertising Dillman's Art Foundation "A Brush with Excellence" Faculty Show at New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI, 1995.
The Best of Colored Pencil, Rockport Press, Gloucester, MA, 1993. Contributor.
To The Point, (Colored Pencil Society of America newsletter), November, 1992, p. 11.
The Lively Arts, (Local fine-arts newsletter), February, 1990. Cover Art.
Compressed Air Magazine, February, 1990, p. 5.

AWARDS
 
Honorable Mention, Associated Artists of Ocean Shores Juried Exhibit, 2003.
Merit Award, Art Barn Juried Exhibit, 2003.
Second Award, Chesterton, IN, Women's Club Show, 2000.
Judges' Mention of Excellence, Chicago Chapter, Colored Pencil Society of America, 2000.
International Artist Magazine, "Gallery of Master Artists" section, contributor; future issue.
National Semifinalist, American Artist Floral Art Competition, 1999.
First Place, Drawing Division, Hilton Head, SC, Art League National Juried Exhibit, 1999.
Merit Award (Second Place), Art Barn/ Gallery North, New Buffalo, MI, "Other Side of the Lake" Juried Art Exhibition, 1997.
Semifinalist, Skagit Valley, WA, Tulip Festival Poster Contest, 1996.
C.W.C. Award winner, Chesterton, IN, Women's Club Show, 1995.
Merit Award, Art Barn/Gallery North, "Other Side of the Lake" Juried Art Exhibition, 1995.
Second Award Winner, Chesterton, IN, Women's Club Show, 1994.
Purchase Award, Lakefront Art Festival, Michigan City, IN, 1989, 1987, and 1986.
Honorable Mention, Chesterton, IN, Women's Club Show, 1989.
Third Award, Biennial Juried Fine Arts Competition, LaPorte, IN, Presbyterian Church, 1989.
Honorable Mention, Crown Point, IN, A.A.U.W. Spring Art Show, 1987.

EXHIBITIONS
 
Valparaiso, IN, Village Gallery, 2012.
Michigan City, IN, City Hall/ Mayor's Office, 2001.
Hamilton Community Administration Building, New Carlisle, IN, 2000.
Michigan City, IN, Public Library, 1994.
Dunes Summer Theater, Michigan City, IN, 1994.
First Presbyterian Church, Michigan City, IN, 1993.

EDUCATION
 
Life License Teacher (K-8), State of Indiana.
Master of Science, Elementary Education, Purdue University. (June, 1972)
Mortarboard Fellowship recipient.
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, with highest distinction, Purdue University, (June, 1971).
Member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, and Phi Kappa Phi academic honor societies.

AFFILIATIONS
 
Colored Pencil Society of America, Charter Member.
Colored Pencil Society of America, Signature Member, 2002.

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