An Illuminating Nature: Ohio Artist Kathy Skerritt Brings Viewers Environment and Emotion in Her Large, Textural Paintings
Hart, Jane, Art Business News
Geology, white-water rafting, the divine, struggles, triumph, light--all have been integrated into the illuminating paintings of Cleveland artist Kathy Skerritt. Her work represents a blending of the fractured and the whole--the revealing of a story that shows how the crevasses and the smooth points in life can culminate into a finished product that projects maturity and openness.
Skerritt herself exudes depth, warmth and centeredness--qualities that find their way on to her canvasses. In fact, it was an interest in the deeper questions in life that moved her from forestry to art as a major at Marietta College in Ohio. It was during this time that she began to ask questions such as, "what is light" and "what is love?" "These questions helped me move into the realm of the imaginative and the …
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Publication information: Article title: An Illuminating Nature: Ohio Artist Kathy Skerritt Brings Viewers Environment and Emotion in Her Large, Textural Paintings. Contributors: Hart, Jane - Author. Magazine title: Art Business News. Volume: 30. Issue: 10 Publication date: October 2003. Page number: 62+. © 2009 Summit Business Media. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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