Art by Kate Furman

Homes

I draw houses to help you remember. If you are celebrating a first house or saying goodbye to your old home, I am here to put those memories on paper.

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Pets

I am an animal lover just like you! My pets are my family, and I want to celebrate them. Let me help honor your deserving pet with this valued gift.

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Custom Illustration

If you need a special sketch, a book illustrated or an idea put to life, this is your place! I love a good challenge and collaboration. Get in touch with me here to begin the process.

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Licensing

My illustrations are meant to be enjoyed and cherished. Let’s work together to spread the love. If you are interested in collaborating through a licensing deal, please reach out!

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Learn to Draw... on your own time!

Opt in here to be the first to know! I am creating an online drawing course! As it develops, I will be in touch with you so that you can begin sketching in no time. Here are a few of the materials I will cover...
  • Pencil
  • Pen and Ink
  • Watercolor
  • Ink Washes
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Drawing Workshops with Kate Furman

I teach various group classes and workshops throughout the year at Greenville Center for Creative Arts. I offer private instruction in my studio and am available to teach through your organization. Contact me to check availability or to talk through the experience you need.

The best way to learn art is to try it! I offer a hands-on approach to learning to sketch, watercolor paint and make jewelry. My students’ grow technically, artistically, and often emotionally, as art is good for the soul. Let’s talk about what you are looking to learn and how I can serve you.

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Kate is a phenomenal teacher of all her skills. I've taken classes from her for several years from GCCA as well as personal one on one. She really helped bring my skills to another level.

I highly recommend Kate as a teacher & will do more classes in the future with her.

Glenda Gallagher

Kate is not only a lovely person but wonderful instructor. I have enjoyed many of her classes, learning new skills each time. I have noticed her students continue to return and I believe it is because she is able to meet people at whatever their skill level may be with patience and an ability to intuit  where direction is needed .I have watched beginners bloom under her guidance as well seasoned professionals learn and enjoy with Kate.

Robin Walton

I have taken classes in lost wax casting design with Kate Furman at Greenville Center for Creative Arts for the past several years.

She is a sensitive and capable teacher; able to support students at many different levels of experience in the same class.

I have taken jewelry design classes for many years in the Boston area and Kate is by far my favorite teacher.

Carol Justice

I have wanted to learn how make jewelry for a very long time, and last year I finally signed up for my first class with Kate. Her class exceeded all of my expectations. I learned how to use all the supplies and equipment needed to make wonderful custom pieces. I suppose that is what I expected. What I didn’t realize was what a warm welcoming and fun environment it would be. I have now taken her class several times and have developed my skills with each new class.  I look forward to being able to sign up again. 

Anna Skerman
Kate Furman Workshop

Best Local Visual Artist (Runner Up)

2020

Kate Furman Workshop

Best Local Visual Artist

2019

Kate Furman Workshop

Best Local Visual Artist

2018

Kate Furman Workshop

Best Local Visual Artist

2017

Kate Furman Workshop

Best Local Visual Artist

2016

Mural at Stax’s Original

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