Katherine Bleser (b. 1942)

Katherine Bleser was born in 1942. She is a self-taught artist based in Atlanta who specializes in capturing the dramatic beauty of landscapes, gardens, and flowers in her paintings. 
Building most of her career in Georgia, she has been commissioned by Anheuser-Busch, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Kaiser Permanente. Bleser's works are part of collections all over the United States, including those of Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Federal Reserve Bank, and Georgia Power Company.
Her oil painting Sissinghurst (1984) is part of Georgia's State Art Collection.


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Sanchez, Corina. "Katherine Bleser (b. 1942)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 12 January 2016. Web. 19 September 2017.
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