Katherine Dunn's Profile
Katherine Dunn works as both painter/ illustrator but also as writer/photographer/puppet maker and farmer from her rural Apifera Farm west of Portland. She considers Apifera a "collision of art, farm and animals" and it shows in all her work.
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. The evolving "Healing Creatures" can be seen on her main site katherinedunn.us.
She works with acrylics and mixed media on wood, but also uses canvas and paper. Her illustrative primitive folk style weaves together layers of color and textures, along with collaged bits of color whose shapes…
- Joined January 16, 2007