Katy Bishop is a contemporary abstract painter based in California. Her work is characterized by bold, expressive strokes and vibrant use of color. Some of her paintings feature abstract landscapes, with swirling shapes and patterns that evoke the movement and energy of the natural world. Others are truly abstracts.
Katy is represented by TAG Gallery, in Los Angeles, and MEGA ART Gallery in Rome.
Katy’s early art education at the Art Institute of Chicago on a high school scholarship began her pathway to use the arts to enhance others' lives and her own. After college graduation, she became part of creative teams, producing national TV commercials and independent films for many years. She had been working with acrylics and encaustics when a friend introduced her to alcohol inks. Katy found her expressive medium.
In 2021, Katy finally began showing her artwork publicly. Since then, The Los Angeles Art Association, the California Art League, and the International Association of Art – USA have included her as a member.
In 2022, her work was honored with 43 juried online gallery exhibitions. She also had 5 in-person gallery exhibitions in Southern California, all in her first 2 public years.
So far, in 2023, Katy has a solo exhibition, VIVID INK, at TAG Gallery, Los Angeles. Her alcohol ink reverse painting on plexiglass, TERRA FIRMA VII, is part of the USA Exhibition at The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, in June 2023. Global Painting Conclave awarded the Bronze Award in the competition Abstract Painting January 2023, for BEYOND. SPRING ROSE Is part of the in-person exhibition COLORS OF THE WORLD in Rome.
Katy's artworks are in private collections in New York, Pennsylvania, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Beverly Hills.