Kate Klingbeil


Kate Klingbeil: ‘Unseen Animal’

Returning to Our Roots

Zara Kand

Kate Klingbeil. <em>Willow Tree Finds A Way</em>, 2022. Acrylic, pigment, watercolor, vinyl paint, sand, pumice, crushed garnet, paper clay, paper, glass, shells, found objects from Dead Horse Bay and Manhattan (balloons, toothbrush, walnut shell, tile, plastic toys, nail polish bottles), rocks from Lake Michigan, ceramic and oil stick on canvas, 87 x 152 1/4 x 3 inches (221 x 386.7 x 7.6 cm)

Enclosed within the walls of Steve Turner Gallery, an entanglement of biologic and manufactured systems converge, beckoning us into lush, electric landscapes. Through these worlds, Kate Klingbeil presents Unseen Animal, a solo exhibition of paintings all created within 2022. More accurately, these are sculpture paintings, in which Klingbeil has created dimensional layers by painting with various objects.

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