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also known as Kathleen R. Graves


Kã Graves, American artist.


Graves, Kã was born on January 19, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of John Joseph and Bertha (Padar) Drake.


Associate of Arts, American College, Paris, 1974. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, Arizona State University, 1979.


Owner Sol Studio Originals, Inc., Phoenix, since 1990. Conductor workshops in field. Graduate teaching assistant Arizona State University, Tempe, 1976-1978.

Artist-in-residence McClintock High School, Tempe, 1979-1980, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, 1981-1983, S. Mount High School, Phoenix, 1987. Adjunct faculty painting and dwg. Grand Canyon College, Phoenix, 1983-1985.

Faculty associate oil painting Arizona State University, summer 1986. Part-time faculty life dwg. Glendale (Arizona) Community College, 1986-1987.

Faculty associate Arizona State University, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • One person shows Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1986, 90, Winged Horse Gallery, Las Vegas, 1989, John Douglas Cline Gallery, Phoenix, 1981, 83, 84, Fine Arts Center Tempe, 1985, Scottsdale Center Arts, 1982, others. Group shows include Hearst Art Gallery, Moraga, California, 1990, International Gallery, San Diego, 1989, Navy Pier, Chicago, 1988, 89, Elaine Horwitch Gallery, 1987, 88, 89, Gallery 500, Pennsylvania, 1986, Winged Horse Galerie, Las Vegas, 1988, Judaica Museum, Phoenix, 1984, many others.


Married Keith Earl Graves, July 10, 1971.

John Joseph Drake

Bertha (Padar) Drake

Keith Earl Graves