Kay Botet moved to Ormond Beach after many years in south Florida. There she taught art in the Miami Dade County Public Schools as well as served six years in the Museum Education Program at the Florida International University as an Educational Consultant.
Her favorite source of inspiration is earth forms and the colors of nature, capturing their essences in her Plein Air watercolor paintings. She believes there is something extraordinary and compelling about the sensory experience of painting on site that makes it unique. “To spend the day outside experiencing the light, patterns and rhythm of nature is the best it can be.” She says.
Botet is a signature member of The Florida Watercolor Society. She frequently shows at The Casements in Ormond Beach, and recently exhibited at the Webber Gallery in Ocala. Her works have been shown at such places as The Ximenez–Fatio House in Saint Augustine, The Museum of Florida Art Biennial in DeLand, The Art League of Daytona Beach as well as with The Florida Watercolor Society( an on line exhibit). Spreeding out to juried exhibits such as The Fine Art Center and Bascom Louise Gallery in Highlands NC. along with the American Impressionist Society National Exhibit at The Nichols Fine Art Gallery in Taos, NM.