This body of work explores the possibilities of a pared back selection of materials within the one format.
Recent studies have focused on intimate sketchbook drawings, moving between detailed accuracy and intuitive scribble.
This has inspired a new series of work where I strive to translate this layered, mark making monologue onto larger scaled works, keeping this instinctual and loose aesthetic.
These portraits begin to speak of the figures internal monologues; exterior expressions of their interior implosions.
Kate Gagliardi is an artist and freelance illustrator, living and working in Naarm.