Kathy Ferrell Chambers holds a BFA from Valdosta State College in Georgia and an MFA in printmaking from Auburn University in Alabama. She was an art instructor at Richland College, Dallas Baptist University, and Collin County College (all in Texas) prior to moving to Atlanta in 1988.
In Atlanta, Kathy taught classes at Dunwoody School for the Arts and developed a love of painting while studying with Joseph Perrin, professor emeritus, Georgia State University. In 1996, Kathy moved to Illinois where she was an adjunct professor of art at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. In 2019, Kathy moved to Thomasville, GA where she currently resides.
Kathy paints, freelances, and does volunteer work. She is a frequent guest artist and lecturer at various colleges, schools, organizations, and art groups, including a lecture titled "Art and Design" at the Dallas Museum of Art. Kathy has shown her work in juried and invitational exhibitions since 1974. Her work is represented internationally in private collections and the permanent collection of Auburn University and the College of Lake County.