Katie m. Berggren's Profile
My current work stylizes intimate daily moments of life - grabs hold of the tactile and visible affection between mother and child.
The new paintings evoke light and texture - playing with how two or more confident figures can fold, bond and tuck together within
a whimsical atmosphere of energy and sparkle.
Each painting is crafted with umbers and white over a vivid under-painting. Pure and simple color allows for introspection as well as the finessing of figures and lines. Using a simple combination of dry brushing and layering techniques, color is infused, allowing warm shadows, thick highlights and energetic motion to be woven loosely together amongst the sounds of inspirational musicians such as Johnny Cash, KT Tunstall, Adam Hood, Ana Nalick and Carbon Leaf.
A mostly self-taught…
- Born on May 15
- Joined May 24, 2008