About the Artist

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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, Studio Art Quilt Associates, 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. While teaching high school mathematics, Probst discovered the freedom to create her own compositions using quilting methods. She works out of her home studio in Eagle, Idaho where she enjoys white water rafting and mountain biking with her husband and 2 boys.

 

 

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