About the Artist


Kathleen Probst’s work has been shown in solo and group exhibits in galleries primarily in the United States including; Quilts=Art=Quilts at the Schweinfurth Art Center, the Whistler House Art Museum, Form, Not Function at the Carnegie Center for Art and History and Quilt National 2015 where she won the Emerging Artist Award.

In downtown Boise, Probst has 2 public installations on utility boxes. She has artwork in both the Boise Visual Chronicle collection and the Thomas Contemporary Quilts collection as well as many private collections. Her work has been featured in Quilting Arts magazine and in the emagazine, In Stitches.

Probst is a member of several professional organizations including the Boise Open Studios Collective Organization, Visions Art Museum and the Northwest Designer Craftsmen. She was also a recipient of an Alexa Rose Foundation grant in 2016.

Probst is a self-taught artist. Prior to working as an artist, Probst directed an non-profit Forestry Association in upstate New York and also spent time teaching high school math in Colorado. Currently, she works out of her home studio in Eagle, Idaho where she enjoys white water rafting and mountain biking with her husband and 2 sons.



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