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Kate Anderson

Nominated by Columbia College Chicago

My work incorporates process-based mark-making to evaluate how time is marked, spent, and recorded. I embrace a broad interpretation of drawing processes as documentation of lines and traces.

These actions are exhibited through sewing, textiles, gesture paintings, endurance-based performances, and handwriting exercises to highlight the fabrication of a routine within extensions of the drawing medium. In executing these process-oriented activities and investigating the development of muscle memory to inform new methods of pattern making, I am documenting the mastery of seemingly inessential skills. My work encourages the viewer to consider the act of making as a ritual-oriented experience which can challenge the value of time.

Image: Red Pen: Letter R (1/26 drawings), artists book, 9.75”x15.5”, 2017-2018 

Resident year: 
2018
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident