Kathleen Friedenberg

fellow member

Kathleen Friedenberg began her professional career as a veterinary surgeon in England, and came to the United States, on a Thouron scholarship, studying human and equine orthopaedics at the University of Pennsylvania. Following marriage and study at a commercial art school. she spent several years doing medical and veterinary illustration. Sculpting began at night school, but soon became a full-time occupation. Further study with Zenos and Evangelos Frudakis resulted in a more structured and classical approach, and her veterinary background gives unexcelled understanding of human and animal anatomy and movement. Horses are the favourites in a multitude of human and animal subjects, and she was actively involved with the American Academy of Equine Art, conducting an annual workshop of equestrian sculpture for them at the Kentucky Horse Park or Penn's School of Veterinary medicine, at New Bolton Center, for twenty years. She won the Academy's "Award of Excellence" for three consecutive years as judged by fellow equestrian artists. In 2002 and 2003 she taught classes at The Scottsdale Artists School. in Arizona. She was selected to appear in Daphne s. Landis's book, "Speaking for Themselves- The Artists of Southeastern Pennsylvania". She was also featured in an article on Equestrian art in Wildlife Art magazine in 2006. a profile in "Horses in Art", 2008, and in Sidelines magazine June 2013. She was the subject of National Sculpture Society's May/June 2013 on-line "Profïle". She is particularly known for the accuracy and vitality in her work. "If it isn't alive, I've failed!"

fellow member

Kathleen Friedenberg

Kathleen Friedenberg began her professional career as a veterinary surgeon in England, and came to the United States, on a Thouron scholarship, studying human and equine orthopaedics at the University of Pennsylvania. Following marriage and study at a commercial art school. she spent several years doing medical and veterinary illustration. Sculpting began at night school, but soon became a full-time occupation. Further study with Zenos and Evangelos Frudakis resulted in a more structured and classical approach, and her veterinary background gives unexcelled understanding of human and animal anatomy and movement. Horses are the favourites in a multitude of human and animal subjects, and she was actively involved with the American Academy of Equine Art, conducting an annual workshop of equestrian sculpture for them at the Kentucky Horse Park or Penn's School of Veterinary medicine, at New Bolton Center, for twenty years. She won the Academy's "Award of Excellence" for three consecutive years as judged by fellow equestrian artists. In 2002 and 2003 she taught classes at The Scottsdale Artists School. in Arizona. She was selected to appear in Daphne s. Landis's book, "Speaking for Themselves- The Artists of Southeastern Pennsylvania". She was also featured in an article on Equestrian art in Wildlife Art magazine in 2006. a profile in "Horses in Art", 2008, and in Sidelines magazine June 2013. She was the subject of National Sculpture Society's May/June 2013 on-line "Profïle". She is particularly known for the accuracy and vitality in her work. "If it isn't alive, I've failed!"