Kathryn has completed a Masters in Visual Arts (MVA) through Monash University GCAD, Victoria.
My practice focuses on traditional materials used in a manner to convey drawing and painting as a conceptual process – exploring the nature of meaning making – as a form of reverie …. the art of making meaningful marks. My work responds to and represents the passage of time through the layering of materials and meticulous detail.
When I work I try to see and represent forms as if discovering them for the first time. I use my imagination and play with metaphor and illusion to create surrealist imagery. I’m interested in looking for shared patterns across different natural forms and mixing imagery together. Intricate multi-media drawings and large scale paintings are slow-paced re-enactments of what is seen in a photograph, observed or experienced.
Subject matter can be light-hearted and even humorous but other times may offer comments advocating for social change.