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Events

Gallery Exhibits, Fairs, and more

February 2 - March 24, 2024
Organized Perspective Exhibit

Organized Perspective is a Lehigh Art Alliance group collaboration. LAA members will be creating an installation comprised of individual pieces illustrative of their unique and personal perspectives. The works of art will fill the Banko Gallery of the Banana Factory with a colorful and eclectic display made up of 75 10” x 10” canvases, in vertical rows of three, to create a grid pattern. This will demonstrate our members' wide-ranging talents, techniques, and styles. The canvases will be works unto themselves and collectively form a larger work physically demonstrative of the Lehigh Art Alliance as an organization. I have 2 paintings in this exhibit. Receptions will be on the First Fridays, February 2 & March 1, 2024.

January 12 - May 13, 2024
Lehigh Art Alliance Contemporary Works

The exhibit is of 2D Contemporary Work, 18” x 24” or larger in scale. I have one painting, "Being Within The Electrum," in this exhibit at SteelStacks, Bethlehem, PA. 

December 9, 2023 - February 23, 2024
Midnight Gallery Winter Show

I am one of four Featured Artists for the Midnight Gallery Winter Show. My entire Tonglen series of nine paintings are on exhibit for the first time and available here. Opening Reception: December 9, 6 - 8 pm. Midnight Gallery, 4315 Independence Dr, Schnecksville, PA.

December 2 - February 2024
Lehigh Art Alliance Winter/Holiday Theme Exhibit

Juried group exhibit of artworks by Lehigh Art Alliance members UPSTAIRS at Luckenbach Mill, Bethlehem, PA. I have two paintings in this exhibit. Closing reception: January 13, 2024, 1 - 4 pm.

December 2 - February 2024
Connexions Winter Exhibit

Group exhibit of artworks at Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA. I have several paintings available in this exhibit. Opening reception: Saturday, December 2, 7 - 10 pm.

November 19, 2023
Lehigh Art Alliance Studio Tour

Please join us at the Nazareth Center For The Arts, Nazareth, PA, for Carol Perlowski's Art Opening on the 19th from 10 am to 5 pm along with the LAA Artist Studio Tour! I am one of the artists, along with several others, on the tour at the arts center. 

November 15 - December 30, 2023
Holiday Pop-up Art Show

Holiday Pop-up art show at Midnight Gallery, 4315 Independence Dr, Schnecksville, PA. Affordable works for under $300, perfect for gift giving!  

October 27 - November 7, 2023
Artwrkd "From the Inside Out; The Betrayals of Family" Exhibit

"From the Inside Out; The Betrayals of Family" is a powerful group exhibition opening Friday, October 27th from 6 pm to 9 pm in the ArtWRKD Exhibition Space. My painting, "But I Remember," is available at this exhibt.

October 7 - 29, 2023
Maker's Alley Annual Juried Art & Artisan Exhibition

In collaboration with New Hope Arts. I have one painting juried into this exhibit. Opening Reception: October 6, 5 - 8 pm. New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Ave, New Hope, PA. 

September 10 - November 5, 2023
Lehigh Art Alliance 88th Fall Exhibition & Modern Exhibit

Juried group exhibit of artworks by Lehigh Art Alliance members UPSTAIRS and I was invited to participate in the Modern Exhibit DOWNSTAIRS at Luckenbach Mill, Bethlehem, PA. Opening reception: September 10, 4 - 7 pm.

September 9 - November 2023
Connexions Fall Exhibit

Group exhibit of artworks at Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA. My painting, "Elusive Embers", is available in this exhibit. Opening reception: Saturday, September 9th, 7-10 pm.

August 31, 2023
Colors For Cancer Fundraiser

Capital Blue Cross Connect presents this year's Colors for Cancer fundraiser kickoff. I will be one of the featured artists and have an original painting available for auction. Enjoy food, light refreshments, and breathtaking visual art as we fight against childhood cancer. All proceeds from registration will be donated to St. Jude. Can't make it? Head to the [freelaxepaint.com] homepage for the Colors for Cancer 2023 donation page.

6 pm: Cocktail Hour

7 pm: Thanks, and Fundraiser Info (Artists Speak)

8:30 pm: Painting Giveaway Winners and Closing Remarks

9 pm: Event Close

 Get tickets here.

July 28 - August 27, 2023
In The Gloaming Solo Exhibit

Solo exhibit first release of my "In The Gloaming" painting series at the Goundie House, 2nd Floor,  Bethlehem, PA. Meet & Greet reception: August 20, 2 - 4 PM. Hours: F - Su, 11 - 5 pm. Musikfest week: Daily 12 - 7 pm. Get directions here.

July 1 - August 1, 2023
Art @EPL

Featured artist for the month of June at the Emmaus Public Library, Emmaus, PA. 

June 8 - July 9, 2023
Plein Air Nazareth

Group exhibit of artworks that were painted plein air around the Lehigh Valley at Nazareth Center For The Arts in Nazareth, PA. Opening reception: June 24, 2 - 4 PM.

June 30 - August 13, 2023
Scenes of Easton

Group exhibit of artworks that represent scenes of Easton, PA at Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA. Opening reception: July 9, 7 - 10 PM. 

June 2 - August 6, 2023

Exhibition of a selection of exemplary 2D artworks from artists around the country and will showcase over 90 artworks spanning across several mediums such as drawing, painting, print, collage, photography and more at IRVIN & LOIS E. COHEN GALLERY, Goggleworks, Reading, PA.  Opening reception: June 2, 6 - 8 PM.

May 12 - August 26, 2023
Lehigh Art Alliance 88th Annual Summer Exhibition

Juried group exhibit of artworks by Lehigh Art Alliance members at Luckenbach Mill, Bethlehem, PA. Opening reception: June 10, 2 - 5 PM.

May 5 - May 13, 2023
5x5 Group Exhibit

Group exhibit of artworks that are all sized 5x5 inches (actual artwork) at Whitespace Art Gallery in Hackettstown, NJ. Opening reception: May 6, 5 - 9 PM. Get directions here.

April 28 - June 11, 2023
ACE Small Works Group Exhibit

ACE Members are challenged to create and submit artwork on a smaller scale for the annual ACE Small Works Show. The exhibition is held at the Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St., Easton, PA. My painting "Confessions" will be part of this show. Opening Reception: Friday, April 28th, 2023 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in conjunction with ‘Easton Out Loud’ and as a kick-off for the ACE Easton Arts Tour.

March 31 - April 8, 2023
Landscape & Floral Group Exhibit

Landscape & Floral group exhibit at Whitespace Art Gallery in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Opening reception: April 1, 5 - 9 PM. 

March 24 - April 21, 2023
"Art of Jazz" Juried Group Exhibit

Founded during the 2005 Berks Jazz Fest, The Art of Jazz honors the legendary local jazz musician Frank Scott. The Art of Jazz exhibits annually in coordination with Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest. My painting "Longing For a Place I Don't Know" was juried into this show and won 3rd place.

March 19 - May 3, 2023
Art & Autos Popup Gallery

Art and Autos is an event hosted by Midnight Gallery and Vollux Autowerks where the creativity of both art and automobiles meet, featuring a display of customer cars and an art exhibition in our pop-up gallery. Selected works will be on display for 3 weeks at Midnight Gallery.

March 3 - April 28, 2023
"Scratching The Surface: Texture and Form" Group Exhibit

What fascinates you as an artist; the shadow cast by an object, the translucence of a petal, the juxtaposition of metal and tar, or a deft stroke of brushwork? This theme is intentionally broad to allow for artists' interpretation. My painting "Call Me When You Land" was juried into the show. Event info: Historic Luckenbach Mill

March 3 - April 28, 2023
"All Abstract" Group Exhibit

All Abstract is just what it sounds like, a visual art exhibit comprised entirely of abstract works (non-representational too)!

This will be a physical visual art exhibit located in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina at 311 Gallery. My painting "Ephemeral" was juried into this exhibit.

January 8 - February 2, 2023
"Let Us Build Bridges" Exhibit

I’m thrilled to be one of the featured artists for the “Let Us Build Bridges” Themed Exhibit at the Nazareth Center For The Arts. The local newspaper also featured my painting along with two other artists in a story about the exhibit.

Event Info: Nazareth Center For The Arts

December 19, 2022 - March 12, 2023
Emotional Weather: Solo Exhibit by Kat Collins

I’m excited and honored to be invited by ArtsQuest to have a solo art show at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, PA! 17 of my large paintings and several of my small paintings are available to view and purchase. If you would like me to be there so we can chat about the art, please hit me up! Event Info: ArtsQuest Center

November 18, 2022 - January 28, 2023
Winter Exhibit

I’m delighted to share that my painting “Winter’s Light” was accepted into the Winter Show at the Exhibit B Gallery in Souderton, PA! And it sold to a happy collector! Event Info:Exhibit B Gallery

Show runs November 18 - January 28, 2023. Free and Open to the public.

November 18 - December 30, 2022
JOY Themed Exhibit

I’m happy to share that my paintings, “The Opening of Light” (won Honorable Mention) and “Water’s Edge” were juried into the Nazareth Center for the Arts “Joy” Theme Exhibit. Juried by artist Nancy Bossert and owner of The Art Den of Nazareth, Kelsey. Event Info: Nazareth Center for the Arts

December 2022 - February 2023
Winter Exhibit Connexions Gallery

I’m happy to share that my painting “Shadow Play” is exhibiting and available for purchase at Connexions Gallery in Easton, PA. Event Info: Connexions Gallery

December 9, 2022 - January 29, 2023
LAA Winter/Holiday Exhibit

I’m happy to share that my painting “A Winter River”” was juried into the Lehigh Art Alliance Winter/Holiday Theme Exhibition at the historic Luckenbach Mill in Bethlehem, PA. Juried by artist, Gerald Simcoe.Event Info:
Luckenbach Mill Awards/Artists Reception: January 15, 2023, 2-4PM.

September 1 - 22, 2022
LAA 87th Annual Fall Juried Exhibition

I’m thrilled to share that my painting, “Before The Rain” was juried into the Lehigh Art Alliance 87th Annual Fall Juried Exhibition at David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries in Allentown, PA. Juried by Kathi Ember. Event Info: David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries Awards/Artists Reception: Thursday, September 15, 6-8pm.

July 30, 2022
Summer Sights & Sounds

I’m honored to share the stage as one of five featured visual artists at the Summer Sights and Sounds event benefitting the Civic Theatre of Allentown (PA)! It’s an evening with Lehigh Valley local original music artists, Lisa Bodnar and Whistlegrass with special guest, Steve Brosky, and also featuring five Lehigh Valley visual artists: Kat Collins, Dan Dechellis, Charla Grim, Tony Miller, and Pantaloop. Event Info: Civic Theatre of Allentown Event Tickets are $20 per person. You can purchase tickets at the link above.

August 4 - 25, 2022
Solo Show at Tamaqua Community Arts Center

I’m excited to announce that I will have a solo art show at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center in Tamaqua, PA!

Event Info: Tamaqua Community Arts Center Opening Reception: August 4, 6:30 - 8:30 PM.

July 29 - September 9, 2022
Ebullition Art Exhibit

I’m thrilled to share that two of my paintings, “Sunwashed Dreams” and “Darkening Sun”, were accepted into the “Ebullition” art exhibition at Eclipse Center for Creative Community! This is a curated show of work by artists who identify as women. Raise your voice through your art. Event Info: Eclipse Center for Creative Community

Opening Reception: July 29, 6 - 9 PM. Closing Reception: September 9, 6 - 8 PM.

July 2 - August 14, 2022
Scenes of Easton

I’m honored that my painting, “A Season Without Sound,” was accepted into the “Scenes of Easton” show at Connexions Gallery in Easton, PA. Event Info: Connexions Gallery

Opening reception: July 9, 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

July 1 - September 11, 2022
LAA 97th Annual Summer Juried Exhibit

I’m thrilled to share that my painting, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” was juried into the Lehigh Art Alliance 87th Summer Juried Exhibition at the historic Luckenbach Mill in Bethlehem, PA. Juried by Emily Thompson and Dale O. Roberts. Event Info: Lehigh Art Alliance at Luckenbach Mill

Awards/Artists Reception: August 21, 2022, 2 - 4 PM

June 13 - July 7, 2022
Contemporary Abstract Show

I’m thrilled to share that two of my abstract paintings, “No Shadow Without Light” and “Things Change,” are part of the Contemporary Abstract show at The Baum School of Art’s David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, guest curated by Dominick Naccarato. Event Info: David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries
Opening Reception: Third Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 6:00-8:00 pm

June 3 - 19, 2022
Art On The Hill

I’m excited that my painting, “Before The Rain,” was juried into the “Art On The Hill” art show at The Boyer Gallery in Pottstown, PA. The show was juried by artist, Elena Shackleton. Event Info: Art On The Hill

June 2 - August 6, 2022
Something Blue Art Exhibit

Three of my paintings, “The Opening of Light,” “Better Days Ahead,” and “Simple Pleasures,” are in the “Something Blue” art exhibit at gallery840 in Allentown, PA. Event Info: Something Blue Art Show Free and Open to the public.

May 7 - 8, 2022
Downtown Bethlehem Fine Art & Craft Show

I am one of the juried fine arts vendors! I will have a tent with my paintings for sale as well as painting live during the event both days. Event Info: Fine Art and Craft Show

Saturday, May 7th from 10am to 5pm and Sunday, May 8th from 11am to 5pm. Free and Open to the public.

February 2022
Featured Artist at Emmaus Public Library

ART@EPL: Meet Kat Collins

Article written by the Emmaus Public Library about the February 2022 Featured Artist, Kat Collins.

“Even though Kat Collins has been drawing and creating for as long as she can remember, and got a degree in Fine Arts, becoming a professional artist didn’t just come naturally. She had to navigate through grad school, burnout, and six years in the wine industry before finding her footing. Recently, she told us more about her background, her art, and how it helps her deal with being an empath …”

To read more, click here.

March 18, 2022
Lehigh Art Alliance/Historic Bethlehem GOT ART!

This fun event makes collectors out of art enthusiasts. Each ticket receives an original work of art by LAA artists. I donated one painting worth $425 for this worthy fundraising event and it went home to a new collector!

5-7 pmLuckenbach Mill, Bethlehem PA

January 29 - March 15, 2022
Lehigh Art Alliance 87th Annual Winter Juried Exhibition

I am thrilled that my painting, “Elusive Embers,” was accepted into this illustrious show. The painting is available through my website. Gallery info and hours: Penn State Ron DeLong Gallery
Opening Reception: January 29, 2022

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