I make multi-layered, mixed media paintings that use maps as a collage material in an unconventional way. I am interested in repurposing maps to create imagined or abstracted places and bodies of water. Using a variety of media allows me to create interesting textures and layers with paper, paint, and thread. When working with my art materials I mimic water currents, and the actions of pulling and pushing. I let chance and surprise dictate how I will add each layer, but the artwork is a balance between exploration and extreme control. Two constant threads that run through my work are nature and movement.
Come on a journey with me through my art. See where it leads.
(c)K.Fitzpatrick 2012-until forever