Kathy Pollak


Kathy Pollak grew up in New York City. She was accepted into the High School of Music and Art after meeting their rigorous entrance requirements. This school is now known as Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Kathy was a bronze medal winner from the Art Students League in a city-wide contest and received a scholarship to the Pratt Institute. Her BA is in Fine Arts from Hunter College.


Kathy’s skills as an artist cover a broad range of media. She creates with oils, water color, pen and ink, and colored pencils and does three-dimensional work, including original sculpted dolls in Polymer and Fiber. Kathy worked for a time as a commercial artist. “How-to” articles and photos of her dolls have appeared in Dolls and Doll Crafter & Costuming magazines. Kathy has earned recognition in all the fields of art she has pursued.


A retired classroom teacher, Kathy spent most of her thirty-two years teaching first grade, twice appearing in Who’s Who in America’s Teachers. She also taught art to children of all ages including adults.


Memberships include President Miniature Art Society of Florida, The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington DC, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Colored Pencil Society of America, Sorority Alpha Delta Kappa (a women educator’s altruistic organization).

Awards


Judge for the Colored Pencil Painter’s Guild 2018 Miniature Art Show in the Villages, FL


Miniature Art Society of Florida

2012 Best work by a first time entrant “The River” 5 X 2

2015 2nd Pastel & Drawing “M and M’s Dockside” 4 1/8 X 2 1/2

2018 1st Drawing & Pastel “Yukon Gold” 2 7/8 X 2 5/8


The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington DC

2016 3rd Drawing “ Lets Be Friends” 3 X 2 3/8


The Art Gallery Of Fells Point

2013 1st Colored Pencil “ Golden Valley” 2 1/8 X 2 ½

2014 2nd Scratch Board & Colored Pencil

“ Late Shopping” 2 1/2 X 2 1/16

2015 2nd Scratch Board & Colored Pencil “Autumn Meadow” 3 7/8 X 2 8/16

2016 1st Colored Pencil “Tow Path” 4 1/4 X 3

2017 3rd Drawing “The Flower Market” 2 7/8 X 2 7/8


The Cider Painters of America

2013 First Time Entrant “The Market” 3 ¼ X 2 ½

2014 Figural Award “Summer Friends” 2 3/8 X 3 1/4


Ridge Art Association

2013 Award of Excellence “Autumn Meadow” 3 7/8 X 2 1/2

2017 Award of Excellence “Sunshine And Shadows” 4 X 4

2019 Judges Choice “Sunrise Magic” 2 1/2 x 1 7/8


Parklane Gallery Annual International Miniature Show

2013 “Eggs Over Easy” 1 5/8 X 2 7/8


Live Oak Artists Guild Autumn Artfest

2013 Judges Choice “Sunset Walk” 4 1/2 X 4


Prairie Winds Art Center Annual National Miniature Show

2014 Honorable Mention “ Eggs Over Easy” 1 5/8 X 2 7/8


Council for the Arts Chambersburg Annual Miniature Art Exhibition

2014 Honorable Mention “Town Square” 2 1/2 X 2 1/16                                                    2019 Honorable Mention " Looking For Love" 2 x 4


The Renaissance Art Gallery Annual National Miniature Exhibition

2014 Honorable Mention “Foggy Morn” 3 9/16 X 2 1/4


The Elizabeth Specht Memorial,

Miniatures In Mariposa 

2015 2nd Landscape “ Golden Valley” 2 X 2 1/2

2018 1st Portrait “Clarinet Solo, New Orleans” 1 3/8 X 2 1/4 

2018 HM Landscape, “Shadows In The Spring” 2 1/4 X 3 3/4

2020 1st Marine, “Midnight Sun” 3 x 2

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Kathy Pollak

648 Wisteria Court, Dunedin, Florida 34698, United States

(727) 738-9132 kathy@kathypollak.com

Hours

Monday - Friday: 11am - 5pm

Saturday: 11am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

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