Katie Smith: capstone
The artist's statement: In a painting, a major goal of mine is to capture a mundane situation and make it interesting and beautiful. It is the unassuming relationships between people, and the excitement or sometimes lack thereof in human interactions that I find potentially interesting. These moments are generally unnoticeable, but by translating the image into a painting and taking liberties with color, light, and pattern, I am able to make the beauty of the situation the focus. I try to create interest in these situations not only by capturing an image in which the narrative is exciting, but ...
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