Ann Kathryn Kagan’s large, expressionistic, fantasy interpretation of flowers, landscapes, skyscapes and romantic symbols of hearts and figures are influenced by forms and colors of nature. She works on conveying an atmospheric mood with a technique of energetic brushstrokes and vibrant color.Originally from New Brunswick, New Jersey she majored in painting at the University of Cincinnati, school of Design, Art and Architecture where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Art Education. Ann arrived in Baltimore along with her husband architect Leonard Kagan in 1969 and continued her education at the Maryland Institute of Art and The College of Notre Dame.In addition to being a private art teacher she has also volunteered at numerous organizations throughout Maryland. Ann’s painting donations have helped to raise funds for various schools and non-profit organizations in and around the Baltimore area including Park School, Indian Creek School, The Carroll Museum, The Children’s Guild Outreach program, and the Emerge Program among others.Ann’s paintings are in many public and private collections and she has also been featured in numerous solo exhibits. Ann was recently recognized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts.