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Katherine McArdle

Katherine McArdle
Solvay, NY 
[email protected]

BFA Fine Arts, MAT Preperation, minor in Art History

Self-Portrait
Mixed Media- Acrylic,Lipstick, and Mason Jar lids
38.5 in. x 40.5 in.
2019
Advanced Drawing and Painting
Four self portraits on a grid over mason jar lids attached to wood. Top left and bottom right are side-profile silhouettes, top floral pattern over a black background, bottom right the inverse. Top right is front-facing and monochromatic blue, while bottom left is front facing and monochromatic brown over black backgrounds.

A blue full-body figure steps forward from an orange gradient background, with light blue squares in the background. Words are written on the boxes, backwards, and are unintelligible.

Body Language
Watercolor 
30 in. X 22 in.
2020
Design Concepts 3
A blue full-body figure steps forward from an orange gradient background, with light blue squares in the background. Words are written on the boxes, backwards, and are unintelligible.

A self-portrait looking into a mirror, with a skull, candle, rat, and flowers on the table below. A half-curtained window shows a pigeon and a dove.

Vanitas
Graphite
22 in. x 30 in.
2018
Figure Drawing 1
A self-portrait looking into a mirror, with a skull, candle, rat, and flowers on the table below. A half-curtained window shows a pigeon and a dove.

A self portrait done from life while drawing from a mirror. It shows me in the act of drawing, with a hand on my hip, hair in a bun, and a shelf of still-life props behind me.

Looking in a Mirror
Graphite
18 in. x 24 in.
2018
Figure Drawing 1
A self portrait done from life while drawing from a mirror. It shows me in the act of drawing, with a hand on my hip, hair in a bun, and a shelf of still-life props behind me.

orange figure of myself stands in the middle of a hallway like spaces, arms up as if holding the ceiling up above them. Several smaller orange boxes are placed in the wall and ceiling, while words start at the front of the image and move smaller as they go towards the figure and further down the hallway. The sentences read, from the left wall counterclockwise,“I CAN’T STAND THE UNCERTAINTY”, “I’M AFRAID ALL THE TIME”, “THERE IS TOO MUCH HAPPENING”, “CAN I MAKE IT THRU THIS?” “I CAN’T HANDLE WORK”, “YOU’RE C

Quarantine
Watercolor
30 in. x 22 in.
Spring 2020
Design Concepts 3
orange figure of myself stands in the middle of a hallway like spaces, arms up as if holding the ceiling up above them. Several smaller orange boxes are placed in the wall and ceiling, while words start at the front of the image and move smaller as they go towards the figure and further down the hallway. The sentences read, from the left wall counterclockwise,“I CAN’T STAND THE UNCERTAINTY”, “I’M AFRAID ALL THE TIME”, “THERE IS TOO MUCH HAPPENING”, “CAN I MAKE IT THRU THIS?” “I CAN’T HANDLE WORK”, “YOU’RE CRAZY”, “I WANT NORMAL”, “I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO”, “EVERYTHING IS FOR NOTHING”, “I CAN’T STOP OVERTHINKING”, and “WHAT IF SOMEONE I LOVE PASSES AWAY?”

High Strung
Wood and embroidery floss
Spring 2021
Sculpture 1
A figure sits on the ground, leaning forward with hands on the head. It is wrapped in black thread to cover the body, while other pieces of thread connect parts of the body to each other.

High Strung
Wood and embroidery floss
Spring 2021
Sculpture 1
A figure sits on the ground, leaning forward with hands on the head. It is wrapped in black thread to cover the body, while other pieces of thread connect parts of the body to each other.

High Strung
Wood and embroidery floss
Spring 2021
Sculpture 1
A figure sits on the ground, leaning forward with hands on the head. It is wrapped in black thread to cover the body, while other pieces of thread connect parts of the body to each other.

A blue image of myself with hair down, face neutral, staring directly at the viewer. Over the blue is red ink swirled over the image, so that the blue image is slightly obscured but still seen.

Color Coded: Red and Blue
Plexiglass Etching
18 in x 24 in
Spring 2021
Advanced Printmaking
A blue image of myself with hair down, face neutral, staring directly at the viewer. Over the blue is red ink swirled over the image, so that the blue image is slightly obscured but still seen.

An image of myself with hair down, face neutral, and eyes staring directly at the viewer. The lower right is purple, the upper right pink, the upper left green, and lower left blue watercolor, blending between colors.

Color Coded: Mood Swing
Watercolor over plexiglass etching
18 in. 24 in.
Spring 2021
Advanced Printmaking
An image of myself with hair down, face neutral, and eyes staring directly at the viewer. The lower right is purple, the upper right pink, the upper left green, and lower left blue watercolor, blending between colors.

An image of myself with hair down, face neutral, and eyes staring directly at the viewer. The image is mostly watercolor in pink, with green in darker areas and coming through slightly in lighter areas. Green ink is smudged lightly over the image in the face and the lower background.

Color Coded: Red and Green
Watercolor over plexiglass etching
18 in x 24 in
Spring 2021
Advanced Printmaking
An image of myself with hair down, face neutral, and eyes staring directly at the viewer. The image is mostly watercolor in pink, with green in darker areas and coming through slightly in lighter areas. Green ink is smudged lightly over the image in the face and the lower background.