Tamara Kay McDowell, Kansas City Member Since September 2009 Artist Statement Tamara Kay is a newly established artist, residing in Kansas City, who began painting 5 years ago. A self taught painter, Tamara Kay enjoys to paint with bright bold colors. She experiments with different mediums but mainly paints with acrylic and oils on canvas. Tamara’s focus is in abstract artwork and is inpsired by shapes and linear designs. A creative soul, Tamara Kay considers herself an emotional painter, who uses painting as an alternate form of self expression.