“Having been a painter for most of my life- I came to ceramics rather recently. Once I started, I was hooked! I do not use potters wheel, but hand build. I am inspired by nature and like to incorporate it in my work.”
After graduating from the School of Visual Arts, NYC Kathy married the well-known painter and sculptor Alexander Rutsch in 1968.
In honor of her late husband Kathy established the bi-annual Alexander Rutsch Award Exhibition competition for visual artists. This program continues his belief that art transcends all of our humanity. She has also been an active member of the gallery board at the Pelham Art Center for 18 years.