Katherine Brupbacher finds refuge in both painting and nature. Nature, intricate dreams and life experiences inspire her work. Having grown up in Texas, the artist is greatly influenced by the native landscape, flora and fauna. Her process involves observing and responding to the natural world around her. The feeling of specific moments with nature are expressed in her work through color and movement. 

As they view the works, the artist hopes the audience will come away with a sense of curiosity. From that curiosity the viewer will further explore their own connection with nature and the healing properties nature provides. The paths crossed between encounters with nature and a dreamlike memory of those experiences can create a fresh perspective for the viewer with their environment.


Katherine Brupbacher is an artist living in Austin, Texas with her partner, two teenagers and two rescue dogs. She has a home studio space which allows her to create daily. Art has always been an important part of Katherine’s life, and she began her painting practice over twenty years ago. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design from Baylor University. Katherine also taught high school art after completing her teaching certification. Painting is a necessary means of expression and communication for her. Katherine enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, paddle boarding and listening to live music.


Finding Peace, Beyond Words Literary Magazine, January 2022 Edition

Solo Exhibitions

J’Lin Gallery, Solo Show, 01.25.20-03.07.20, Thorndale, TX

Juried Exhibitions
Austin Studio Tour, November 2021, Austin, TX
Inspired Minds Art Center, Creative Arts Society Juried Show, July- August 2021, Buda, TX
Art for the People Gallery, THRIVE!, June 2021- September 2021, Austin, TX 
Art for the People Gallery, Celebration of, January 2021- May 2021, Austin, TX
Inspired Minds Art Center, The Gray Areas, January 2021- February 2021, Buda, TX
Art for the People Gallery, Austin Art + Home=Love September 2020- January 2021, Austin, TX
Bass Concert Hall, Juried Show (Virtual), July 2020, Austin, TX

Group Exhibitions
Zaviya Grill, December 2021, Austin, TX
Cypress Grill, November 2021, Austin, TX
CAS Online Holiday Market, November 2021, Austin, TX
Cypress Grill, January 2020, Austin, TX
EAST Austin Studio Tour, Carver Library, November 2019, Austin, TX
Link & Pin, Big Little Show, September 2019, Austin, TX
Cypress Grill,  July 2019, Austin, TX
Urban Hair, June 2019, Austin TX
Cypress Grill, May 2019, Austin, TX
AVAA Members Show, 2017, Austin, TX
AVAA Love Show, 2017, Austin, TX
AVAA Fall Show, 2014, Austin, TX
AVAA Fall Show, 2013, Austin, TX

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