SPIVA Center for the Arts Interviews Catherine Kirkland
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It was a delight and honor to be interviewed by Jade Henning-Cantrell of the SPIVA Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri.


Jade asked questions about my work and process, as well as for my to take viewers on a tour of my Studio(s)! Here is the link to the YouTube video: https://youtu.be/KMkhveFElu4


Below are links to published articles about Catherine Kirkland's art work and exhibits.


September 2021

Shawnee Mission Post article about Catherine's collaboration with Felipe Roberson-Torrech to develop the Freedom Collection of Mugs. A portion of the proceeds from mug sales are donated to the Stop Trafficking Project, which works to prevent domestic minor sex trafficking.


March 2021

The Sign of the Times article describes Catherine Kirkland's involvement in the design of banner signage over the entrance of The Lofts City Center entrance, that features her artwork.


December 2020

Shawnee Mission Post article describes how the Lenexa Arts Council and Lenexa City Hall Gallery bring attention to art that people might otherwise not be able to experience. The article tells the story of how a solo exhibit by Catherine Kirkland in the Lenexa City Hall Gallery led to exciting professional opportunities.



September 2020

Shawnee Mission Post article about The Lofts at City Center with Catherine Kirkland's work featured throughout.




May 2019

Kansas City Business Journal article announces the groundbreaking of RPG Lofts in Lenexa. Catherine Kirkland's work is featured on banners at the entrance of the building and throughout the interior.



Feb 2019

Catherine was among those whose work was awarded at the  2019 Heartland Artist Exhibition opening reception in Merriam, Kansas. This year, 261 entries from 91 artists submitted work for the exhibition. Of those, 117 works by 70 artists were displayed through March 30 at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery.


Nov 2018

Photographer and writer, Anne Marie Hunter, details Catherine Kirkland's reasons and intentions for creating her art.


Oct 2018 KTWU Sunflower Journeys Episode 3106

Watch for my paintings during the Lenexa City Center segment which starts around 10:40 in the video.


Oct 2018 Lee's Summit Tribune

Article about the Meet the Artist Reception at my solo exhibit opening in Lee's Summit City Hall.



Oct 2018



Aug 2018 City of Lenexa, Kansas web site

Catherine has two paintings recognized with awards at the 2018 Lenexa Artists Show.


Aug 2018 Shawnee Dispatch

Article about my solo show at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center


July 2017 DHTV Blog

DHTV posts about the video production featuring Catherine Kirkland describing her inspiration and demonstrating her painting technique.




July 2017 Shawnee Dispatch

Write up featuring Catherine Kirkland following her dreams of becoming an artist.


June 2017



Sept 2016