Katherine Dunn's Profile
Katherine Dunn works as both painter/writer but also as photographer/puppet maker and farmer from her rural Apifera Farm. She considers Apifera a "collision of art, farm and animals" and it shows in all her work. Apifera was located originally in Oregon but in May, 2016 Katherine and her husband relocated Apifera across the country to mid coast Maine where they bought a 1760 house. They took The Misfits, donkeys and horse, of course! It was a five day journey and each night they slept in barns on the way,
While she paints and illustrates for a living, she also creates raggedy sewn messes, aprons and folk dolls, as well as felted animal creatures which she creates stories with. She considers these creatures 'healing' in both the messages they bring, but also in the soothing process of felting and sewing.
She works with acrylics and mixed media on wood, but…
- Joined January 16, 2007