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Katie McIntosh

Born: 1984

Hometown: Dunstable, England

Based in: Sydney

born in england, uk - based in sydney, australia

self-taught emerging abstract artist katie edwards is inspired by music, the places she travels to and the landscape she sees.

using a palette of pastels, fluorescents and earth tones, she uses a number of different techniques to create layer upon layer of texture and colour. her most loved techniques include dripping, colour washes, application with her fingers and saturation of under-layers to create crinkling.

katie’s pieces fill a room with joy, wonder and excitement - reflective of how painting makes her feel.


Katie McIntosh In The Studio

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More About Katie McIntosh

Question IconWhat inspires you?

music, travel, nature

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

I will either draw on how music I'm listening to makes me feel, or recall a feeling or colour palette from places I have been to and express these feelings in my work using different colours and techniques.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

layered, bold, free

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Kirsten Jackson, Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still, Naomi Hobson

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

My hands

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

Know when to stop painting

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

My music collection

Collections Featuring Katie McIntosh

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Articles Featuring Katie McIntosh

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