II started making small linocut mini biographies and portraits of famous pre 20th century female artists when I was between projects. Now it's taken on a life of its own as a whole long
project. The more I do the more I find. Often it was very hard to become an artist as a woman and yet they did. And they were often celebrated and revered in their lifetimes, what
is frustrating is how they have been deliberately erased from the canon. So this project is called 'Kate's Canon and is an attempt to put them back into history.
OCTOBER 2014 - LOST AT SEA; BOATS, SOULS AND STRANGE CARGOES LOST AT SEA
The Mary Celeste
Sophia Briggs, daughter of the captain who also went missing along with the rest of the crew of The Mary Celeste in 1872
A boat similar to the Portugese ship Nossa Senhora da Ajuda wrecked off Italy in 1516
Durer's drawing and engraving of Ganda or Abada the Indian Rhinoceros who was never actually seen by Durer as she was drowned in the wreck of the Nnoss Da Ajuda.
AN EARLY WOODBLOCK PRINT OF GANDA/ABADA AND A CERAMIC TILE STREET NAME COMMEMORATING HER SHORT TIME IN LISBON
ACTUAL INDIAN RHINOS
Meissen version of Durer's engraving.
I like these Ruby Lustre pieces
CERAMIC SCULPTOR AH XIAN