Mixed Media on Canvas (Acrylic, oil, conte, maps)

A bright coloured nature-inspired abstract…. no, look deeper, discover the inner journey….


acrylic, oil, maps, journey, abstract, paths, conte

My work is inextricably linked to my African homeland. I pursue issues of dislocation, diaspora & journeys. Maps and aerial views feature predominately in my recent work. Drawing is my passion. I love to paint too, but struggle with it’s complexities – Colour is an important part of my work but every now and then I yearn for the honesty of the plain, drawn line.

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  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 4 years ago

    Katie, the series is so beautiful. I LOVE this one. Your cellular, pithy plant structure (how I think of it) is gorgeous. Your gold is so perfect, and translucent. These lavender shades, although the least exciting, bring a wonderful balance to the work. And there is your touch of red. I cannot say enough about this beauty.

  • F.A. you really know how to make me feel good! Thank you for your kind comments! :-)

    – Katie Grubb

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerabout 4 years ago

    GORGEOUS color combinations and texture, Katie! So beautifully rendered!

  • Thank you so much Pat :-)

    – Katie Grubb

  • Maj-Britt Simble
    Maj-Britt Simbleabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful art! – I love the colours…

  • Very kind of you to say Maj-Britt, thank you!

    – Katie Grubb

  • Andrea Ida Rausch
    Andrea Ida Rauschabout 4 years ago

    Wow, so…….organic and full of life! A wonderful vibrant and lovely abstract! Steady fav!

  • Oh thank you for your kind words Andrea!

    – Katie Grubb

  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...about 4 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you Pauline!

    – Katie Grubb

  • BenPotter
    BenPotterabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations this awesome work has been featured in the Acrylic Painting Group!

  • Wow, Thanks Ben – what an honour! Made my day!

    – Katie Grubb

  • evon ski
    evon skiabout 4 years ago

    KATIE- OMG I LOVE this. Such an exciting piece of work!

  • thank you so much Yvonca! I’m very glad you do!

    – Katie Grubb

  • annamora
    annamoraabout 4 years ago

    this is beautiful Katie :)

  • Thanks Annamora :-)

    – Katie Grubb

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinabout 4 years ago

    This is sooooo beautiful…so unique .

  • So glad you like it Christine, thanks for taking the time to look! :-)

    – Katie Grubb

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    well done love the colours and the map beneath ,creative and interesting !LIZ

  • Thanks very much Liz!

    – Katie Grubb

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