Catherine Roberts lives on the South Coast of Wellington, where she has painted her semi-abstract landscapes for 17 Years. Catherine’s inspiration comes from our environment, in particular, New Zealand forest and bush scenes. Aesthetically her work is organic by nature, and so too is the painting process she undertakes to produce her work. The execution of each piece, usually evolves from layers of texture, paint and lacquer, resulting in an “organic looking” piece of work. No perfect Lines or brushstrokes to be seen.
“Each piece of work starts with an idea and an open-minded vision. Due to the style and process of my painting techniques, some of the movement of paint, and colour distribution is out of my control, and there is a lot of letting nature take its course. Painting is this hopelessly shy introvert’s, absolute vessel of communicating to an intimidating world….”