Artist Kathy Adamo grew up in the heart of historic Nova Scotia amongst the lush foliage of the Annapolis Valley near the Atlantic Ocean. In the late 1970s she moved west, drawn by Alberta’s big skies, wide prairies and snowy peaks. In 1999, Kathy took her first art class at Swintons Art Supply and has been painting her Impressionist landscapes and still lifes ever since. She has said: “I always knew beauty was everywhere, but until I started painting, I didn’t know its depth.” In France, while studying under Mike Svob, Kathy discovered the singular magic of painting en plein air, now her preferred mode of making art. Locally, Kathy has studied with Erica Neumann, Doug Swinton, Neil Patterson, Frank Serrano and recently, David Sharpe. She has shown pieces in several public and private shows. She has also shown her work in a number of galleries including Venture Art Gallery, Leighton Art Centre, Lineham House Galleries, Art on Ninth and Arts Aqui. Kathy shares her passion with others and taught The Retired School Teachers Association. She has also taught private lessons in people’s homes,.