Kay Kittell

1932 - 2011

“I have always painted – always.”

“My whole interest in art is the power of shape. I use color to separate the shape and line which floats on the color. Color is covered by tones … tones over the dark areas which give the painting a shimmering quality and patina of surface.”

Artist Biography: 

Kay Kittell lived and painted in a large rambling farmhouse north of Waupun Wisconsin, near the Horicon Wildlife Refuge. The farm itself is a sanctuary of woods, hills, pasture, alfalfa and corn fields.

Kay studied art at Ripon College under Lester Schwartz. Later, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she worked under Robert Grilley, Bill Armstrong, and Dean Meeker. Later still, she studied painting with Joanne Kindt and serigraphy with Tom Brady in Oshkosh.

She was strongly influenced by the New York School, Georgia O'Keefe, an

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Kay Kittell
Altitude 1.7 kM Series by Kay Kittell
Altitude 1.7 kM Series
48 x 48 in.
$3200.00
California Crabgrass by Kay Kittell
California Crabgrass
44 x 36 in.
$3200.00
Matthew in Saudi Arabia - WAR by Kay Kittell
Matthew in Saudi Arabia - WAR
30 x 28 in.
$2400.00
Red, Red Flower by Kay Kittell
Red, Red Flower
22 x 19.5 in.
$500.00
Sea by Kay Kittell
Sea
48 x 48 in.
$3200.00
Untitled (Abstract with Figure) by Kay Kittell
Untitled (Abstract with Figure...
48 x 48 in.
$3200.00
Untitled (Abstract) by Kay Kittell
Untitled (Abstract)
48 x 48 in.
$3200.00
Untitled (Floral) by Kay Kittell
Untitled (Floral)
48 x 48 in.
$3200.00
Untitled (Still Life) by Kay Kittell
Untitled (Still Life)
16 x 18 in.
$500.00