A printmaker and visual artist, who’s practice is deeply informed by the joyful clash of diversity, shapes and people and places in her surroundings.
Katrina is a self-taught artist known for her vividly abstract two and three-dimensional artworks which feature geometric shapes and a refined colour palette. Her work explores the relationships between shapes, composition, and their graphic language - taking the form of murals, printmaking, assemblage, sculpture, site-specific installation, and public and private commissions.
Having graduated from the University of Glamorgan with a degree in Behavioural Sciences and with a successful career in social housing under her belt, Katrina took a break to bring up her three children. Katrina then came to a career in the visual arts following an adult learning course in printmaking in 2014. Her work continues to evolve; inspired by the history, architecture, colour and cultures of her surroundings - bold and seemingly simple shapes are used to create images and moving sculpture that draw viewers into their own journey of discovery. She is passionate about community initiatives and public accessibility to the arts.
Katrina is making her initial step to recovery from a traumatic brain injury sustained in 2020. The injury has left her facing new challenges that she is having to learn to adapt to, Taking the positives from life changing events of 2020, Katrina is getting back to being creative however now living and working in a much more introspective way, studying a Foundation in Art Psychotherapy