Kate Downie - PrintmakerRSA, PPSSA
Born in North Carolina, Kate Downie studied at Grays School of Art in Aberdeen before travel and residencies took her to the United States, England, Amsterdam and Paris. Over the past two decades Downie has established herself as one of Scotland’s most prominent artists. Her skill not restricted to painting alone, she works across a diverse range of artistic medium. One recent project for Pittenweem Arts Festival saw Kate juxtapose large colour-field prints with architectural charcoal drawings with extraordinary results. The majority of her work is defined by geography, and the artist’s response to the landscape or subject in front of her. Kate’s constant search for new challenges and inspirations has seen her set up studios in such diverse places as a brewery, an oil rig, and for her most recent show an abandoned Hydroponicum. Her work is held in many public collections including Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art; Kelvingrove, Art Gallery: Reitveld Kunst Academie, Amsterdam; the BBC and Edinburgh Council.
The Winter Commute - Saturday View details
The Winter Commute - Saturdaymonotype and relief print, Variable Edition printH:57cm W:76cm£1,200Rockpool on Thirty Mile Beach View details
Rockpool on Thirty Mile Beachmonoprint on Japanese paperH:30cm W:40cmSoldLong Light on the Late Train View details
Long Light on the Late Train2005lithographH:67cm W:103cm£625 unframedSouth Tower Yellow Crane View details
South Tower Yellow Crane2017hand tinted etchingH:57cm W:74cm£675 (unframed)Estuary Spring and the Gairloch Line (Eye) I View details