Kat Bailey
  • Female
  • Huntsville, TX
  • United States

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Writing About Art

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stanton M Frey Jan 19. 5 Replies

Last year, one of the essays I wrote for Hello Humans was about accepting myself and declaring myself an artist. I had been many things: an accountant, a teacher, a restaurant owner to name a few -…READ MORE

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After retiring from 30 years in education, I discovered, shockingly, that I had been a workaholic. I had always written and made things and said for a long time, "I make stuff" before I settled into an ease with calling myself "an artist" with any conviction. I live in a small community in Texas called Hopewell and create and paint in our log cabin as well as at my studio in Huntsville, Texas (@HeatonHouseStudio). I write for Hello Humans, contribute to The Huntsville Item (@Kat Bailey on Facebook) and post my writing on Medium. I love to upcycle and spend a little time each month combing resale shops for inspiration and unusual art (@SassyKatStuff).  Life as an artist is good.  My website: hopewellkat.com is updated as I can get to it; but, I'm found on Instagram, Twitter, and lots of other social media sites as HopewellKat, Hopewell Kat, and Kat Bailey. 

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Kat Bailey's Blog

You Are My Sunshine

Posted on November 18, 2018 at 1:26am 0 Comments

(From a Facebook "Note" post last year)


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On being/becoming an artist and acknowledging the fragile moments, steps and stumbles on the path to an intimate understanding of my journey thus far. My most recent essay on Hello Humans.

HINDSIGHT: An artist who always was

I have a dilemma.

While updating inventory in my space at a co-op shop, a flash of horror came over me as I looked at several…


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At 9:50pm on January 18, 2019, marilyn grimble said…

Thank you for your kind words of encouragement. Mxx

At 4:06pm on January 18, 2019, John R said…

Kat....thanks again for the wonderful comments on my work. Always appreciated 

Have a great weekend 


At 3:41pm on January 18, 2019, Mary Rogers said…

Thank you so much, Kat for your comment and like on my "Pot of Orange" pastel. You're so very kind to leave me such a beautiful compliment. I appreciate it my friend!

At 9:54pm on January 17, 2019, John R said…

Thanks again Kat for the likes and comments on my work....always so very very appreciated. 

Looking at our gallery....you are so very creative....excellent work. 

John :)

At 4:57pm on January 17, 2019, Mary Rogers said…

Hello Kat, thank you my kind friend for your nice comment and the likes on my artwork. I really appreciate it!

At 2:13pm on December 20, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

HI Kat, thanks for the like on my pastel work. I appreciate that!

At 6:30pm on November 28, 2018, Ed Holland said…

thanks Kat    I agree, I used to have difficulty drawing a horse facing forward and I'm afraid the only way to get it right is by practising it over and over. It will come, I promise. Have a great day     Ed 

At 8:29pm on November 27, 2018, marilyn grimble said…

Thank you so much for your kind words, always appreciated. Mxx

At 4:51pm on November 27, 2018, Debra Ericksen said…
I appreciate your comments on my castle! Thanks
At 11:22am on November 27, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

Thank you Kat for the like on my cat pastel. I appreciate it. Hope you have a great day!



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