Event Painting by Katherine is an award-winning event painter based in Brooklyn, New York. Artist Katherine Gressel captures the action of your special day; traveling worldwide to do so. With over eight years of experience, the company has been featured by various publications including the New York Times style section and Sophisticated Weddings. Let her provide a stand-out experience for your guests and create a one-of-a-kind memento of your special day.
Event Painting by Katherine offers a variety of services to ensure your painting is the work of art you deserve. They offer a detailed consultation so you can determine what key components you want in your painting, such as important guests and unique decorations. The option to recreate a photo into an original composition is also available.
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Susie · Married on 08/05/2017
I found Event Painting by Katherine in an article entitled “10 Things People Wish They Had At Their Weddings” and immediately fell in love with her work. I looked at other event painters in my area and just none of them held a candle to her work. I reached out to her just on a whim figuring I’ll NEVER get a hold of (or be able to afford) someone who’s been featured in a magazine article. Her prices wound up being very reasonable for the amazing service she offered. She was a HUGE hit at our reception! She served as a form of entertainment that we and all of our guests got to watch come to life in front of our very eyes. I would highly recommend her for any event!!! I look at the painting she did of us every day and I have never ever regretted it!Sent on 04/26/2018
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Alicia · Married on 11/17/2018
Unique and Beautiful!
We found Katherine through my mom, who saw her painting at another wedding. When my mom came to us with the idea to have Katherine paint our first dance, we jumped at the chance. Katherine is incredibly talented and we were so impressed with the speed in which she was able to complete so much of our painting! Our reception started at 7:00 and because there was another wedding before ours, Katherine could not set up to start painting until 5:00. When we got to the venue at around 5:30, Katherine was just starting to tape off her canvas. By the time we checked back in on the painting, she had the entire background painted and was starting to add people. We were amazed at how quickly she got so much done without compromising the quality of the painting. Our guests LOVED watching Katherine paint all night and multiple guests came up to us to say how unique and different it was to have a painter at our wedding; several even took Katherine’s information for use at future events. Katherine must have stayed past the ending time of our reception because she was able to complete majority of the painting that night - it’s clear she loves what she does. Because we got engaged in Disney World and are avid Disney lovers, we asked Katherine to include some “hidden Mickeys” and we loved that we were able to add this personal touch. Katherine added a unique and special element to our wedding and we are so happy to have found her. We cannot recommend her highly enough!
Christine Brower · Married on 11/13/2018
Social Event - Spectacular Painting for a Surprise 65th Birthday
We hired Katherine to capture the moment at my boss's Surprise 65th Birthday and she created an incredible painting! I wish I could describe the sheer joy in my boss's face when she saw the finished painting (which Katherine kindly included family members who couldn't be present that day, as well my boss's kitty cats!) This is an incredibly special gift for someone. Katherine was so professional and listened to all our needs and what we hoped for, and she created an incredible masterpiece that my boss will cherish forever! It is already hanging up in her office! Thank you Katherine for sharing your incredible talent with us!
I had the pleasure of working with Katherine on a gorgeous winter wedding in the Hudson Valley. Her painting is nothing short of amazing! I could not believe how quickly she could paint a scene from the wedding with such extraordinary detail and care. If you are looking to preserve your wedding memories in addition to your wedding photography in a very unique manner, having a live event painter at your wedding is an investment you will not regret. Your painting will be cherished for generations.
Katherine transforms events. She shows up on your special day and paints the event in person, live, creating an unforgettable experience through her engaging and intriguing on-site painting. Discreet yet available for guests to watch and admire, Katherine's expertise is in creating memories that not only last a lifetime but generations. If you're on the fence about who to hire to make your important event extra memorable, don't think twice: Katherine is gracious, professional, and a true delight to spend time with. I enthusiastically recommended her.