Eyjafjallajökull

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Completed

2017

Medium

Acrylic and yarn on linen

Dimensions

9" x 12"

Cost

$1300

Description

My work is guided by the love of painting and the experiments with paint materials. Painting became the source of my thought process and the way to navigate faith; I get inspired by my own and collective experiences.I start with mixing acrylic paint to make skins. I wait patiently for the paint to dry for a few days, and then I peel the layers and physically reshape the paint film. I think about how colors and shapes can symbolize and evoke indescribable feelings. I always refer to nature - as it is undoubtedly one of our greatest teachers and healers. I decide what kind of surface and shape it will take, and hope to implement the feeling of fresh, warm and kind energy.

About this Artist

Kate Bae

Kate Bae

Born and raised in Busan, Korea, Kate Bae (She/her) is an immigrant artist and independent curator based in New York. She holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, both in painting. Bae has exhibited nationally and internationally including solo shows at the Sunroom Project Space in Wave Hill, Bronx, NY and the Deiglan Gallery in Akureyri, Iceland. She is a grant recipient from Real Art Award, MVP Chapter Lead Grant from Malikah Gender Justice Institute, Ora Lerman Trust, Creative Capital Professional Development Program and the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program and has attended numerous residencies including Golden Foundation, the Studios at Mass MoCA, Trestle Gallery, the Wassaic Project, Chashama, Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder and Chautauqua School of Art residency.
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