Sausalito - Artist


Kathleen Lipinski  Artist  Biography


Born 8/11/50, Detroit, Michigan.

Became California resident in 1968.

Married to artist Steve Emery in 1985.



B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, fine art.

A.A., College of Marin, fine art.

Also attended Santa Monica City College, U.C. Extension, College of Marin Adult Education  and private classes.


Self employed artist since 1981.

Co-founder and Board Member, Artists for Social Responsibility, Marin, 1982-6.

Co-curator of exhibits at the Evergreen Center, Mill Valley, 1984.

Co-founder, Santa Cruz Art Center: coordinated, designed, built and managed Center; curated, installed and promoted exhibitions.

Drawing and Painting Studio member, Santa Cruz Art Center: extensive study with painter Jack Hooper.


Sausalito Art Festival, first and second place awards in painting, 2009, 2008.

Sausalito Art Festival, first and second awards in printmaking, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1981.

California State Fair Fine Art Exhibit, award winner five consecutive years.

Marin County Fair, Best in Class (drawing and painting), firsts and multiple other awards.

Pacific Sun “Best in Marin” award for best local artist.

100 Magnificent Marin Women, 2007 recipient.


Cover, Bay Nature Magazine, Tenth Anniversary issue, 2011.

Book cover, Tamalpais Trails by Barry Spitz.

Book cover, Open Space by Barry Spitz and David Herlocker.

UC Santa Cruz Review.

Ross Valley Winery, label art.

Poster artist, Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival 1997, 1987.

Poster artist, “Marin/Scapes”, Buckelew fine art exhibit.

Screenprinting Magazine

Cover, Common Ground


222 South Main, 8' x 14' and 8' x 4’ paintings commissioned by SOM  for Salt Lake City, UT

Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.

Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco and New York.

Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA. Three person show.

Bolinas Museum, group show and auction, Bolinas, CA.

"Miniatures", group show, Bolinas Museum, CA.

"Works on Paper", group show, 7 pieces, Gump's Gallery, San Francisco.

Stanford University Artspaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. One person exhibit.

Hop Kiln Winery, one person show, Healdsburg, CA.

“Married to Art”, Bay Model, Sausalito, CA.

Branson School Art Gallery, Ross, CA, one person exhibition.

Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, one person exhibition.

Bear Valley Visitor Center, Point Reyes National Seashore, Pt. Reyes, CA,  one person exhibition.

Marin General Hospital,Greenbrae, CA, one person exhibition.

Pacific Presbyterian Professional Building, Lobby, San Francisco, one person exhibition.

West Coast Works on/of Paper", Humboldt State University.

E. Pickard-Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, juried group show.

San Diego Art Institute National Juried Exhibition, San Diego, CA.

Dominican College, San Rafael, CA, two person show.

John Ash & Co., two person show, Santa Rosa, CA.

Artist's Proof Bookstore & Gallery, Larkspur, CA, one person exhibition.

Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, one person exhibition.

"Landscapes" and “California Printmaking”, group shows, Marin Civic Center.

"Long Horizons", group show, Falkirk Community Center, San Rafael.

Falkirk Annual, San Rafael, CA, group show.

"Printmakers" Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. Juried group exhibit.

"100 Artists 100 Ways", Artisans Gallery Invitational, Mill Valley, CA.

Pacific Art League, "Pacific Prints", Palo Alto, juried group show.

Art Concepts, "Natural Reflections" Invitational, Walnut Creek, CA.

Los Angeles Audubon Society, Wildlife and Environmental Art  Show, juried group show.

LaGrange National, Georgia, group show.

Ryan/Johnson Gallery, Fairfax, national juried group show.

Gallery Three, San Luis Obispo, three person show.

Sausalito Art Festival, repeat award winner and juror.

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival participant and juror.

California State Fair Exhibit,  repeat award winner.

Marin County Fair Fine Art Exhibit, repeat award winner.           


Kathleen Lipinski

38 San Francisco Blvd., San Anselmo, CA 94960    (415)453-3648

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