Born in Lawrenceville, NJ / Works in NYC
Katie’s mixed-media paintings burst out from two-dimensional space in smears of concrete and swirls of neon color. After the first three seconds of trying to identify an object and failing, you’ll be inclined to smell, touch, and listen to these sites left behind by some mysterious encounter. Are the two circular marks in Katie’s FOMO series dinosaur footprints or the result of someone angrily punching at a slab of clay (my friend who makes ceramics does this…)? Prehistoric or Gen-Z? Wild moss or silica gel beads? Pools of magma or ketchup and mustard? You tell me.
You’ll love Katie if you: were that kid who mixed the 20 kinds of sodas and juices at TGI Friday’s to make mystery concoctions
“Through textures and chemical processes, I explore the schism between synthetic and topographical; images and objects.”