116 Carlyle Street
Norcross, GA 30071
Born in Connecticut, artist Kathy A. Kitz was gifted with the passion to create. In 1992, she rented out a studio space known as Norcross Gallery and Studios and has made it her home ever since. Kathy is the President of Norcross Gallery and Studios and strives to create pieces that inspire others. All of her artwork can be viewed and purchased on her website at KathyKitz.com. She took the time to answer questions about her creative journey and career.
How long have you been an artist?
“I’ve always had art in my life, it is a part of who I am. I’ve evolved over the years, but I have always been an artist.”
How did you get started?
“My earliest memory of creating is when I was four years old, drawing at the kitchen table. I am a self-taught artist, who is continually learning from workshops, books and teaching others.”
What kind of art do you specialize in?
“I work mainly in watercolor and acrylic in a nonobjective, abstract style. My watercolors are done on Yupo, which is a synthetic, nonabsorbent paper.”
What do you love most about your work?
“I love creating, in any form. I love when my work speaks to someone; it keeps them looking and seeing something new the longer they look.”
What are your favorite art attractions in Gwinnett?
“My favorite, of course, is Norcross Gallery and Studios. I love downtown Norcross! It has an amazing atmosphere, wonderful businesses and restaurants. It has something for everyone.”