Kathy Marlene Bailey CGOS, COAA was raised in Toronto, ON. Both parents were artists – her, father, GJ Kozen, a leading Canadian restaurant designer and her mother, Marilyn Kozen, a fine artist known for portraiture. Bailey graduated in Art Education from the University of Toronto and in Creative Arts from Sheridan College in 1979.
Bailey has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her solo exhibitions include Harbour, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL; Summer Reflections, Art@231 Gallery, Hamilton ON; My Haliburton Home, Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden, ON. Significant group exhibitions include: Verge, Lee Chin Gallery, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, ON; Depths of Beauty, Art Square Gallery, Toronto, ON, Women's Works 30th Anniversary International Exhibition, Woodstock, IL; Urban and Rural, Lee Chin Gallery Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, ON. There have been feature articles on Bailey in the Hamilton Spectator and St. John’s Telegram.
Kathy Marlene Bailey is founding president of the Canadian Glaze Oil Society and is the key instructor and technical mentor of that group. She is a passionate, long experienced teacher of Renaissance Glaze Oil techniques and well-versed in technically advanced, sound archival art practice.