Kathi Nordone started sketching portraits when she was 13, Pencil, years later Pen, Paintings and Murals, Tapestry dance Company. As a Sign Artist she worked at HEB grocery store winning awards and singing on fruit crates "She's a GOOD'n" KVET said. Soon creating a line of Greeting Cards & Angel T-shirts (REDBUBBLE) ( through out Austin: Amy's Icecream on 6th Street was a favorite spot, where she sang on Tuesdays. More Angel prints were sent from antique shops in NY also 26th & 6th street Chelsea Street market in NYC. Still, wanting to grow, Kathi moved back East to sell her cards. Read about the miracle the took place: Soon after a show at The Job Javitts Convention Center in NYC, Kathi moved back to Austin to perform KUT with John Aielli and record Angel of Forgiveness see Dougherty Art Center ) She taught Color Theory at Austin Community College, and started her own Home Portrait Business.
Eventually moving to Maine, where her Angel winged cards gave way to intimate portraits of the humble songbird Cheering, followed by a series of whimsical ink images "A few of my Favorite things".
Currently her paintings are for sale at River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta Maine.
Kathi holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas. Her work has shown at the Jacob Javitts Center in New York City, Texas Carved Stone in Florence, Texas, Image gallery Austin, Pemaquid Gallery Bristol Maine & currently at River Arts Gallery Damariscotta, Maine.
In Austin, Kathi was interviewed by John Aielli KUT, written about by the Austin American Statesman by Michael Barnes and been played on air at KGSR and WFUV radio stations.
Art Shows ( See last page Gallery)