Art Spotlight: Kate Breakey

Art Spotlight: Kate Breakey

Lone Sheoak Tree by Ocean,
Kangaroo Island, South Australia

See Kate Breakey’s work in WTP Vol. V #7

Lone Sheoak Tree by Ocean, Kangaroo Island, South Australia by Kate Breakey

digital archival print
hand-colored with pencil
edition of 20, unique various
24” x 30”

Kate Breakey is internationally recognized for large-scale, richly hand-colored photographs, including her acclaimed series of luminous portraits of birds, flowers, animals, and insects. Beginning with a silver photographic image, she paints over this with many transparent layers of oil, melding together different media. Her landscape images—selected from a lifetime of photographing all over the world—were published in the catalogue Slow Light.

Image courtesy of the artist and Littlejohn Contemporary.

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