Kat Rodriguez

KatRodriguez

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  • Art › painting
  • Design › graphic

My art is inspired by my migraines while exploring elements found in nature. I work regularly in watercolor, but also explore a variety of projects and mediums including fibers and digital art.

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Drawn Out's Valentine's Cards

February 10, 2018, 9:56 am

Presented by DRAWN OUT. Volunteers from the community met at KitschëCoo Art & Craft Shed and made Valentine's cards for local senior citizens. 105 Christmas cards were made for the Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach program and Lexington Village! Every year, I am inspired and love all the creativity that goes into each and every one of these cards :)

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January Gallery Night and Day Photos

January 23, 2018, 10:39 am
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2017, 10:14 am
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July Update

June 14, 2017, 8:55 am
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Gallery Night and Day (April 21-22nd)

April 18, 2017, 10:15 am
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SWAN Day MKE 2017

March 1, 2017, 2:09 pm
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Happy Valentine's Day

February 14, 2017, 11:46 am

Last weekend, Drawn Out was at KitschëCoo Art & Shed and was with Artist Volunteers from the community to make Valentine Cards for local seniors. This year 100 cards were created! Cards went to Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach and also Lexington Village. 
Thank you to everyone who participated in making this an awesome and successful event!

You can check out photos of some of the cards here.

I hope everyone has a beautiful day :)

What a great event!
Posted By: carl
363 days 19 hrs 49 mins 13 secs ago
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Drawn Out's Valentine Card Making Event

January 16, 2017, 8:49 pm

It's almost February already! That means it's time for Drawn Out's first event of the year. Make Valentine Cards and crafts for local seniors. Join Drawn Out artists to get your creative juices flowing and enjoy some time crafting your heART out <3

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2016, 8:30 am
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Carnival of AWE

September 30, 2016, 11:58 am

Tomorrow (Oct. 1st) is the Carnival of AWE made possible by Artists Working in Education. There will be so many great activites going on like caricatures, a photo booth, cash raffle, carnival games, face painting and more! Make sure to check out the coloring pages they'll have there and see if you can find mine. Here's a link to this event's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/1349422738416060/ Hope to see you there! 

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Annual Members Show

September 2, 2016, 8:25 am

The Walker's Point Center for the Arts has their Annual Members Show starting tonight and runs through October 8th. The opening reception is tonight (9/1/16) from 5-9pm. Check out the work by over 200 artists! I'll have three pieces at this event. You'll have to ispy them on the wall. Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/174689689608076/

That's awesome, I'm glad you could make it! It is such a unique show with so many different artists, I'm happy I can be apart of it. Thank you!
Posted By: KatRodriguez
537 days 6 hrs 4 mins 13 secs ago
Julie and I stopped by on Friday night. Saw all 3 of your great pieces! :-)
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538 days 5 hrs 39 mins 13 secs ago
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Coloring Pages

July 21, 2016, 10:50 am

Pick up some NEW Drawn Out coloring pages at the next two Doodle@ events! These events are for all ages and for anyone who loves making, viewing and sharing art. Join the event page today and share with friends at www.facebook.com/events/1132406540138514/. Find Drawn Out at Bradford Beach, July 29th, for some sketching, coloring, and sand between your toes.

Fun!
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582 days 21 hrs 35 mins 13 secs ago
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Now at KitschëCoo Art & Craft Shed

June 21, 2016, 9:30 am

KitschëCoo Art & Craft Shed in downtown Greendale is now selling my Medallion wood plaques and selected prints. This shop is amazing in its support and variety of local artists' works. So check them out when you get the chance! Here's a link to their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kitschecoo/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

Congrats, Kat!
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612 days 21 hrs 34 mins 13 secs ago
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Concrete Idea!

May 27, 2016, 3:35 pm
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Drawn Out's Patriotic Pinwheels

May 8, 2016, 10:05 pm

Help make a special 4th of July pinwheel for local seniors this year!

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Doodle at the Domes Orgainized by Drawn Out

May 1, 2016, 10:08 am

Get your sketchbooks and pencils ready. Today is the day! Support the Domes and enjoy the flowers and paintings they have to offer in the Show Dome from 9-4 today. Remember to use the hashtags ‪#‎DrawnOutWorkshop‬ and ‪#‎DoodleAtTheDomes‬ when you share photos of your sketches on your social media so fellow Drawn Out artists can check out your work. You can also share your photos on the event's Facebook page here.

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Gallery Night and Day

April 13, 2016, 10:54 am

The countdown has begun for April's Gallery Night and Day. Install was last Sunday and it is looking great! Make sure to stop by April 15th and 16th in the Third Ward at Onesto. There will be 10+ artists with tree tables and work all over the walls. Hope to see you there! You can join the event Facebook page here.

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Sneak Peek: April Gallery Night and Day Work

March 23, 2016, 3:52 pm
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New Pieces!

March 4, 2016, 9:53 pm

Some great new pieces are in the works from last month and this month so far. Here are two pieces that are finally finished and ready for viewing. They'll be up on my website later this month. Lots more to come, stay tuned!

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Gallery Night and Day: New Work!

January 19, 2016, 4:14 pm
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Drawn Out's Valentine Card Making Workshop

January 15, 2016, 2:50 pm

Folded 70+ cards for the Valentine Card Making Workshop this February. Now all that's missing is you! Why be cooped up inside all winter when you can show your community some love. February 7th from 1-3pm. Open to all ages. Kids can grab a goodie bag afterwards. For more info click here.

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December Work in Progress

December 27, 2015, 10:03 am

 

I hope everyone is having a great December. With Christmas past, the new year is right around the corner. With a new year, comes new projects. A few pieces I've been working on now are for a show in January. 

I use gesso to cover the surface of my painting first so that the colors will not soak into the wood. I wanted to work with a woden surface for these pieces because the bleeding of colors works differently when working from paper to wood. There's more drips and stains to experiment with and if you know me, I love experimenting with different art techniques.

After I gave my surface a couple gesso layers, I used watercolor to mark where I wanted my shapes to go. Once that dries, I either go back with more watercolor, or start the gouache stages. Gouache is applied over the watercolor to deepen and darken the colors I am looking for. At this point, I am almost at the midpoint of the painting. Many more layers of gouache, possibly acrylic and pastels will be added to finish this piece. There's still much to be done, but by January, they will be finished and ready for exhibition!

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Christmas at Suskie!

December 6, 2015, 11:59 pm

How fast time flies, it's already December! I love this holiday season, because it means hanging the  decorations and lighting up the Christmas tree. This week, I updated my Etsy shop, Suskie, with some fun little characters. My Shoehorn Ornaments are all hand-painted and made to order. Unique in every way. Check them out here!

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Pop-Up Gallery Show 

November 29, 2015, 3:15 pm

Video I made of the Pop-Up Gallery Show presented by Gallery 326 and Flux Design at the Big Head Brewing Co. in Wauwatosa. 20+ artists with 170+ attendees.