Commissioned Work

Katherine is a Hobart based artist whose work is dedicated to raising awareness of the beauty and fragility of our wildlife and their habitats.

Her work is particularly drawn to the birdlife of our wilderness areas, islands and oceans.

She has been exhibiting in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally since 1990 and her works are represented in corporate and private collections in Australia, UK, USA and the House of Krug, France.

Katherine was the winner of the Holmes Art Prize for Excellence in Realist Bird Art 2015 and a Finalist in 2016 and was recently voted the People's Choice Award Winner - Wrest Point Art Award 2017.

Winner of the 3rd round Artist of the Year with the Wildlife Art Society of Australia in 2014.
She was also a Finalist in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the year 2012 and 2011.

In 2012, Katherine traveled to the Shetland Isles to participate in a 6 month art residency and exhibition held at The Old Haa, Isle of Yell, Shetland.

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Previous commisions by Katherine include

  • Commissioned to create children's mask of endangered species for production of 'Noyes Fludde' – LochShiel Festival - Scotland
  • Remy Krug Australia for House of Krug, France – Menu Covers for National product promotion
  • Airport Murals – King Island Council
  • Natural Resource Management Logo
  • Collections
  • House of Krug, France
  • Burnie Private Hospital
  • King Island Council
  • King Island Hospital
  • Represented in various private collections including Australia, France, Canada, UK, and USA 
  • Publications
  • Remy Krug Australia
  • Herald Sun
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • 1994 - Advocate Newspaper
  • 1994 - Examiner Newspaper
  • 1994 - The Mercury
  • 1994 - Arts Council of Tasmania
  • 1995 - The Examiner and Advocate
  • 1996 - Wildlife Artists of Australasia Catalogue
  • 2002 - The Mercury 
  • 2003 - The Mercury
  • 2006 - Cradle Coast Authority Promotional Magazine
  • 2006 - Living Artist's Week Magazine
  • 2007 - Living Artist's Week Magazine
  • 2008 – The Mercury Newspaper
  • 2009 – Tasmanian Life Magazine, The Art Collector, The Mercury Newspaper
  • 2010 - The Shetland Times
  • 2011 - Australian Guild of Realist Artists
  • 2013 - Zoneone Arts, The Shetland Times, BBC Radio
  • 2014 - Canberra Times, CSIRO/Wildlife and Botanical Artists magazine, ACT
  • 2014 - 'On the Wing'  The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania

About Katherine

Katherine is a Hobart based artist whose work is dedicated to raising awareness of the beauty and fragility of our wildlife and their habitats.
She has won many awards and her work has been displayed at numerous exhibitions.  Katherine also provides group tuition sessions where she helps aspiring artists.


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