Kay Lybrand

A native of Columbia, South Carolina, currently residing in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

My work is inspired by nature. I chooses my subject matter for a variety of reasons: to explore color, mood, and the overall theme. Having grown up in South Carolina, I spent much time on the coast and fell in love with the soft ever changing light, particularly in the marshes.  For me, the mystery of the landscape is a metaphor for life- full of transitions, both subtle and dramatic, soft and delicate, others more severe.  My goal is to translate in paint the realism and abstraction and let them merge and co-exist in a beautiful w