We do not want merely to see beauty… We want something else which can hardly be put into words—to be united with the beauty…Read More
Kate MacDowell’s hand-built porcelain sculptures respond to environmental threats and their consequences, revealing the rifts and frictions between man and nature. Based out of Portland, Oregon, her work has been shown throughout the US, Japan and Europe and at Scope Miami and New York, Seattle Art Fair, ArtAmsterdam, Art London, London Art Fair, Showoff Paris, Art Paris, Solo Project Basel, NEXT and Art Chicago fairs among others. She was an artist in residence at the Kohler Arts and Industry Program and had work in group exhibits in the Museum of Arts and Design (NY), Banksy’s Dismaland Bemusement Park, and more recently at MOCA North Miami and Virginia. Her work has been published in books and periodicals including The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Hi-Fructose, American Craft, O.K. Periodicals (NL), Creative Review and Rooms (UK), and Hey! (Paris) among others. Her work was featured on the CD and single cover art for Erasure’s album, “Tomorrow's World” designed by Tom Hingston. She can be seen sculpting in stop motion in the official audio video for a song on Miike Snow’s recent ‘III’ album.