Kate Langlais is a Minnesota artist working mainly in oil paint and charcoal. She also works in graphite and chalk pastels. She has been doing art for as long as she can remember and is most inspired by wrinkles and clouds. Look through her galleries to get a sense of her work and what she can create for you!
Kate’s work can be found in galleries and stores in various locations around the country.
The Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault, MN
St. Cloud Book Shop, St. Cloud, MN
Two different galleries in The Arcade, Nashville, TN
Kate also teaches classes and private lessons for students of all ages. Her most well-known class, Painting with Kate started in 2008 and has been taught in various schools in Minnesota and most recently, online. Click here for information about classes and lessons.
Kate’s most recent art show, “I Am Minnesota,” features hand drawn portraits of immigrants alongside their stories. Audrey Kletscher Helbling wrote about it here in her blog:
For more information on how to support the project or if you know of a local immigrant who would like to be drawn and share their story, contact Kate at katelanglais.artist@katelanglais
In July 2023, she will be showing this collection of work again with 6 more portraits and stories added thanks to a grant from SEMAC.
Kate offered free classes to students for the entire calendar year of 2021. Kate Langlais is a fiscal year 2021 recipient of a Creative Support for Individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.