Kathy Ikerd was born and raised in Northern California. She and her family enjoyed a military lifestyle, moving often and living in different parts of the country. The vibrant colors and elegant simplicity of a trip to Japan left a lasting impression that often appears in her work.
Kathy’s paintings reflect a post-impressionist style utilising Bravura brushwork and a heightened sense of color. She often paints plein aire, as well as enjoying life drawing and figurative painting.
She has recieved several regional awards for her extrordinary use of the acrylic medium.