Katherine K Allen
Katherine K. Allen is active/lives in Maryland, Arizona, Minnesota. Katherine Allen is known for Botanical fiber art, textiles.
Biography Katherine K. Allen
Katherine K. Allen loves talking to nature. Her colorful artworks bring that conversation visually to life. With a vocabulary of lively gestural marks, abstracted botanical shapes and subtle textural stitching on cloth, Allen works to convey a sense of bringing the outside inside.
Her "soft paintings" are steeped in personal experience and the remembered atmosphere of the natural world, evoking landscapes that feel recognizable yet imaginary. In her studio gardens, surrounding woods and nearby wetlands, Allen grows and gathers the botanical materials used in her creative process. Painted gestural marks and washes are combined with the impressions of scattered leaves and string. To complete the work stitches pierce the cloth leaving
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