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In the Community

I try to take advantage of any and every opporunity to showcase my art. I take part in many art shows, community gatherings, and even showcase my art at local small businesses. 

Virtual Art Show in France

Galerie Azote of Art Contemporain, 9 Rue Saint Paul, 75004 Paris, France. 

Oct. 20 - 28.

My featured pieces: 

What Lies Beneath

Wizard Falls

Water Over Rocks 

Kathy Rush MADS Art Gallery
Kathy Rush MADS Art

Thompson Valley Art League - Lincoln Gallery

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“Members Only” show

Art in the Park Loveland

August 13 &14, Will have a booth

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100th Annual Windsor Harvest Festival


Sept 3,4,5, Will have a booth

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21" x 29" 

Acrylics on paper

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Crooked River, Smith Rocks


Acrylics on canvas

Virtual Art Show

Shades in pink.heic, 4.5”x5”, Mixed media - acrylics and watercolor crayon on archival pap
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Shades in Pink


Mixed media - acrylics and watercolor crayon on archival paper, $50

Calling Salmon


Mixed media Acrylics

Pretty Petals Community Exhibit 
through May 22nd
*In association with Valley Art

Available for purchase
Sunny Daffys
Watercolor on archival paper

Available for purchase
Spring Haze
Acrylics on canvas


Multnomah Days Fair

Portland, Oregon, (Multnomah Village), August 21, 2021, 9a - 5p. “This event is a privately hosted, non-political, community gathering intended to provide a civic benefit to the community and to promote and encourage a culture of respect among all persons in attendance…Multnomah Village is a family-friendly community celebration”.

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology 

“The Heart of Painting” with Jef Gunn. October 11-15.

This is for skilled artists to work in their own medium choice on a variety of topics. I’ve been waiting for this class for a while - it was cancelled last year. This is a week long class held at the center on the Oregon Coast. 

Neighborhood Craft Fair

Fall 2020

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Brilliant Pearl

Written by Alicia Martwick

Illustrated by Kathy Rush

September 2020

This was a fun project with Alicia! Together we teamed up to create a children's book filled with creativity, love, and friendship.

You can purchase the book here:

The Souper Bowl

January 2020

Held at The Valley Art Gallery, Forest Grove, Oregon. Held the week before the Super Bowl. This was an artist “competition” where the artists were required to complete a piece within a 5 hour time limit. The piece will then be donated to the Galley for sale. 

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Courage to Grow Show

October 2019

I demonstrated some of my painting techniques during this 1 day event. The event was a conference of health care professionals. My part of this event was to emphasize the aspect of having a health concern (brain tumors & treatment thereof) it is quite possible to grow beyond the limitations that life puts upon us.

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The Corn Roast Festival

September 2019

This one day festival was a celebration of the harvest in Forest Grove on the campus of Pacific University.

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Little River Cafe Show

July to October 2018

This exhibit was located in downtown Portland on the Riverwalk. I’m a paddler and often ate in this cafe. My pieces were well received here. 

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