Giving Back

Creating art brings joy and fulfillment to the artist, and, hopefully brings joy to those who view it. A founding principle of the company is that of returning a portion to charitable causes as a way of improving lives beyond the circle of patrons and viewers.

Since the beginning in 2008, Kathleen Bates Designs has supported the following charitable and non-profit ventures:

Christmas Birds is an award-winning full color, 8.25 x 8.25 inch coffee table book. The linen fabric hardcover is stamped in gold foil and is encased in a full color dust jacket.
The book includes 112 pages featuring twenty- five original bird paintings and Christmas stories by Kathleen R. Bates.