Kathy Rennell Forbes

Area of Study: 
Art Education
Drawing and Painting
Year Graduated: 

Kathy Rennell Forbes is an accomplished artist and instructor. Her representational paintings are in private and corporate collections around the world, including the French Olympic Committee in Paris, the Hotel Intercontinental in Buckhead-Atlanta, Telstra in Melbourne Australia, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Atlanta, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta and Universal Studios in Los Angeles.

The artist is a 2017 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational “Master Artist,” and a Signature Member and past President of the Georgia Watercolor Society. She has participated in many solo art shows, and has won awards in local, regional and national exhibits. Forbes earned her BFA in Art and Art Education at the University of Georgia in Athens.

Kathy has exhibited and conducted watercolor demonstrations at the High Museum of Art, Booth Western Art Museum and Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. She conducts watercolor workshops around the U.S. and Internationally (Cuba, France, Italy, Spain) and teaches art classes in Atlanta (Chastain Art Center and Kennesaw State University Continuing Education). Forbes creates, instructs and shows her artwork at ‘Studio Z’ in Atlanta’s Westside Arts District.