Kathryn C. Gillispie has a B.A. Art Comprehensive K-12 degree from Glenville State College in 1968 and M.A. in clay from WVU in 1978. She has taught in many public schools in Randolph County, local colleges and private workshops in WV. Numerous merit awards in painting and Best of Show at Mountain State A/C Fair, Ripley, and twice in the Mountain State Forest Festival in Elkins are some of her accomplishments. She is a juried Tamarack artist and a signature member of WV Watercolor Society.
In the past 25 years she has founded 4 art cooperatives in Randolph, Tucker, and Pocahontas Counties as well as advise other states on how to form art groups as cooperatives. Currently she is the owner/ artist of Green Bank Art Center since 2010. Another recognition she has received was to be awarded eleven works since 1987 in the national competitive WV Wildlife Calendar. Her last work was published in 2016 for the month of February 2017 with her watercolor of brook trout. She gladly will paint commission work.
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