Category Archives: commissioned portrait

painting of a cat with an amaryllis

In Good Company: Cat Writers’ Association Communication Contest Awards

I couldn’t be in White Plains, NY, with all my fellow member of the Cat Writers’ Association (CWA) this Friday and Saturday, but I was there as much as possible in spirit, obsessively checking e-mail and Facebook to read news

painting of a cat with an amaryllis

In Good Company: Cat Writers’ Association Communication Contest Awards

I couldn’t be in White Plains, NY, with all my fellow member of the Cat Writers’ Association (CWA) this Friday and Saturday, but I was there as much as possible in spirit, obsessively checking e-mail and Facebook to read news

Great Rescues Calendar and Gift Book

I’m pleased to present my first published work, truly a labor of love from creating the portraits within it to collecting the stories and designing, printing and publishing it. Great Rescues is a 16-month desk calendar and gift book featuring

Great Rescues Calendar and Gift Book

I’m pleased to present my first published work, truly a labor of love from creating the portraits within it to collecting the stories and designing, printing and publishing it. Great Rescues is a 16-month desk calendar and gift book featuring

pastel portrait of two dogs

Another Portrait: Bodie and Bear Bear

Meet Bodie and Bear Bear! This portrait is also a gift from a husband to wife—a wife who several years ago commissioned me to do a portrait for her husband! And ironically enough, she contacted me earlier this year about

pastel portrait of two dogs

Another Portrait: Bodie and Bear Bear

Meet Bodie and Bear Bear! This portrait is also a gift from a husband to wife—a wife who several years ago commissioned me to do a portrait for her husband! And ironically enough, she contacted me earlier this year about

painting of a cat with an amaryllis

A Portrait Finished and Delivered

I just finished a portrait and shipped it off to my customer, who in turn will give it to her friend as a Christmas gift. How wonderful to be trusted with creating a gift, and to be part of a

painting of a cat with an amaryllis

A Portrait Finished and Delivered

I just finished a portrait and shipped it off to my customer, who in turn will give it to her friend as a Christmas gift. How wonderful to be trusted with creating a gift, and to be part of a

Join me for “A Taste of Station Square” August 4

Join me for the seventh annual Taste of Station Square to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society! The event gives you a discount ticket to visit as many restaurants and shops as you can, a ticket for one of many

Join me for “A Taste of Station Square” August 4

Join me for the seventh annual Taste of Station Square to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society! The event gives you a discount ticket to visit as many restaurants and shops as you can, a ticket for one of many

I Am Interviewed by Author Ingrid King

Ingrid King, author of Buckley’s Story: Lessons from a Feline Master Teacher, has featured in an interview on The Conscious Cat in “An Interview with Animal Artist Bernadette Kazmarski” as I explain how I came to be inspired by my

I Am Interviewed by Author Ingrid King

Ingrid King, author of Buckley’s Story: Lessons from a Feline Master Teacher, has featured in an interview on The Conscious Cat in “An Interview with Animal Artist Bernadette Kazmarski” as I explain how I came to be inspired by my

E-newsletter and Articles on The Creative Cat

Celebrating Our Animal Companions Animals give us so much in everyday life, but my cats have given me my career Each time my life changed course, they were there to provide inspiration for a new possibility—when I decided to paint,

E-newsletter and Articles on The Creative Cat

Celebrating Our Animal Companions Animals give us so much in everyday life, but my cats have given me my career Each time my life changed course, they were there to provide inspiration for a new possibility—when I decided to paint,