katerina rutherford

Kateřina Rutherford ( Pindakova)

  • 1988-92 Gymnasium J.A. Komenského, Valašské Klobouky, CZ
  • 1992-98 University of Technology, Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno, CZ
  • 1996 Academy of Arts Architecture and Design Prague, Studio of Illustration and Graphics, CZ
  • 1997 Winchester School of Fine Arts, UK
  • 1999 founded art group Experiment 2, CZ
  • 2001 since under School of Seeing teaches and gives lectures and classes on plein air painting
  • 2005 married to Mark Rutherford and their daughter Jasmine was born
  • 2006 daughter Olivia was born
  • 2009 with her family moved to Los Angeles, California
  • 2012 moved to Angels Camp, Northern California
  • 2015 moved to spa city Karlovy Vary in Czech Republic, where Katerina paints and gives art lectures
  • 2017 lives, work and giving painting classes in Mikulov and with her husband Mark Rutherford establishes a business Art Wine Mikulov, CZ


  • 2015 Calaveras County Fair art event (awarded two 1st place finishes for city scape and landscape), Angels Camp, California
  • 2013 16th Annual Spring Obsession, Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, California (Judges Merit Award)
  • 1996 Studio award, Faculty of Fine Arts (for the best student in painting studio)

Plein-air Classes of School of Seeing ( Selection)

  • 2018 - ....painting classes in Mikulov and Pálava
  • 2000 - 18 sommer painting course in Sázava, CZ
  • 2017 - 18 "Colors of the Wilderness" painting in plein-air, for ecological organization Duha, Valašské Klobouky, CZ
  • 2017 - 18 Course of landscape painting, Velehrad, CZ
  • 2016 Painting workshop, "Ecological days of Olomouc", CZ
  • 2015 - 16 Plain-air painting Course, Svatý Hostýn, CZ
  • 1999 - 2004 sommer painting workshops in Sázava or Červený Kostelec, for Atelier A Wien, CZ

Individual Exhibitions

  • 2019 Still life of colour, Cafe club, Uherský Brod, CZ
  • 2016 " Colors Above The Gold, Kunstseminar Gallery, Luzern, CZ
  • 2015 "Plein Air in the City", Cafe club, Uherský Brod, CZ
  • 2013 "Freedom to Paint", Freedom Cafe, Karlovy Vary, CZ
  • 2005 "Between Heaven and Earth" Kunstseminar Gallery, Luzern, CZ
  • 2002 "Heaven and Inferno" Gallery Zum Blauen Pfau, Wien, A
  • 1998 Gymnasium J.A. Komenského, Valašské Klobouky, CZ
  • 1994 Castle Kinských, Valašské Mezirici, CZ

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 "Das Ganze Sehen", Obwaldener Kantonalbank ( with plein air painters Doris Windlin, Martha Ziegler, Terry Achermann, Hannes Egli)
  • 2017 "Fermata"( Exhibition of selected projects to the 600 anniversary of Brother Klaus,Turbine Giswil, Schweiz
  • 2015 Calaveras County Fair art event, Angels Camp, California
  • 2015-12 Annual Spring Obsession, Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, California
  • 2013 Experiment 2 "Barev tón, vůně, chut´, tvar a svit", Galerie U Kumštátu, Praha, CZ
  • 2012 "Visual Culture" 40th anniversary exhibition of Kunstseminar, Kornschutte, Luzern, CH
  • 2011 Exhibition for music festival with motive of night, Kunstseminar Gallery, Luzern, CH
  • 2008 Experiment 2, Malá Královopolská Gallery, Brno, CZ
  • 2007 Experiment 2, Kunstseminar Gallery, Luzern, CH
  • 2007 Exhibiton for music festival with motive "Herkunft", Kunstseminar Gallery, Luzern, CH
  • 2006 Experiment 2, Town Museum and Gallery, Hustopeče u Brna, CZ
  • 2006 "Beautifull New World", Gallery U dobrého pastýře, Brno, CZ
  • 2005 Decennial of School of the Seeing in Ambulatory of St. Procop Friary, Sázava, CZ
  • 2005 Experiment 2, J. A. Komensky Museum Uherský Brod, CZ
  • 2003 "Seeing Time", Gebäude des Finanzdepartments and Paulusheim, Luzern, CH
  • 2001 Experiment 2, Old Town Hall, Valašské Klobouky, CZ
  • 2000 Experiment 2, Gallery U Rotundy, Týnec nad Sázavou, CZ
  • 1999 Based Group Experiment 2, Galerry U Synků, Hustopeče CZ
  • 1998 Show of graduates from Faculty of Fine Arts, Old Townhall, Brno, CZ
  • 1998 "New Names", Galerie Aspekt, Brno, CZ
  • 1996 3rd International Bienale of School of Arts IstroArt 96 (catalog IstroArt 96), Bratislava's National Museum, SL
  • 1993 "Second and Last" with Marie Novakova, Red House, Valašské Klobouky, CZ
  • 1992 "First and Last" with Marie Novakova, Red House, Valašské Klobouky, CZ

Mural work/interior/art projects

  • 2005 - 18 devoted to the design of the interior of the apartments and the houses with the emphasis on recycling and the least amount of consumerism in architecture. She and her husband made 3 apartments and 4 houses
  • 2017 Project " Das ganze Sehen" (4 weeks of plein air painting in 4 different cities - Fruelli Ramf, Stanz, Luzern, Bern)
  • 2016 Mural artwork in Waldorf School, Karlovy Vary (with Doris Windlin)
  • 2014 Mural artwork (about 40m2) in Horse Ranch in Angels Camp, California (with Doris Windlin)
  • 2013-14 Art & Recycle - series of art projects in Mark Twain elementary school in Angels Camp for 3rd and 4rd grade classes
  • 2011 Participation on Art Miles project - painting with children, Long Beach Aquarium, USA
  • 1996 Mural artwork in bar Valentyn, Valašské Klobouky, CZ

Documentary / Illustration

  • 2018 Document " Still -life of colours", directed by Broncacco Cozzo, Camera by Koshal Desai and Hamza Hussain (This short experimental film introduces the audience to a painter, Katerina Rutherford, and her artistic approach to working with colours. Provides insight to the artist's philosophy through rapid interviews and via a timelapse of an actual oil painting coming to life via a flurry colorful brushstrokes.
  • 2017 Document "The eyes of the painter", directed by Katerina Rutherford, who is interviewing painter Radoslav Kutra, camera by Jiří Kotek
  • 2011 Children's book "Svet od leptira i zvezda", written by Ivana Dostanic, published in Belgrade by Zmex, Serbia
  • TV2001 Documentary about people and land in Valašský region, directed by Stanislav Zeman, on TV CT 2, CZ

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