Kathy Sparks lives in Florida near Anna Maria Island in Cortez. Summers are spent camping in Michigan.
A natural, she has been drawing and painting since she was small. She claims to have been an Artist since kindergarten!
The Artist keeps busy showing in several local fine art functions. She belongs to the Artists' Guild of AMI of which she is Gallery Director. Acrylic painting classes with Kathy are offered through the Guild and her work is on display for sale at the Artists' Guild Gallery throughout the year. She also belongs to the Art League of AMI.
Kathy loves the outdoors and enjoys spending free time hiking, biking and on the water boating with her husband, John. She finds all of nature her creative and spiritual muse.
A retired school bus driver, grandmother and now author, illustrator, she loves children and they often find their way into her paintings. Portrait art is her favorite, though sea and landscape, as well as murals are fun. She is attracted to the bright beautiful colors of acrylic paints, they work well with her quirky coastal style.