Kathryn Engberg (25), the third generation artist in her family, was exposed to art from a very young age. Watching her mother and grandmother paint and spending time in their respective studios was a regular and natural part of her childhood.
After graduating high school, Kathryn went on to attend Grand Central Atelier in Manhattan under the tutelage of the internationally acclaimed classical master Jacob Collins and several of his most accomplished students.
Engberg graduated from Grand Central Atelier in 2016 and is currently a principal instructor at this renowned atelier school, which is modeled after the European atelier schools of the nineteenth century. Kathryn Engberg displays an exquisite sensitivity of highly refined draftsmanship and classical painting technique.
Kathryn Engberg currently resides in Queens, New York. She strives to revive the classical traditions and extraordinary craftsmanship of the past with her own singular perspective, incorporating an exquisite sensitivity and capability extremely unique indeed.
Photography and video by Bas Berkhout