Kate back after 10-year gap

Kate back after 10-year gap

By Charles Graves | 07/04/2010 0 comments

Kate back after 10-year gap

ARTIST Kate Sully is back in Rotherham after a decade for a new exhibition.

Hidden Treasures and Pretty Maids In A Row are on show at the Arts Centre until April 24.

Kate is based in Sheffield but originally from Doncaster.
It features latest the Sheffield-based artists'  work from the last three years.

The Hidden Treasure collection, funded by the Arts Council, was inspired by artefacts from the basement at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.

She said: “I chose ten items including jewellery boxes, shells, pieces in glass cases and created work exploring contemporary ideas using the historical items.

With the jewellery boxes I made giant replicas using wood, velvet and digital images of what is precious in our world today including Jewel, an underwater image incorporating mixed media to create a magical world of beneath the sea and Ice, a jewellery box which is inspired by the melting ice caps and captures both its beauty and fragility.”

Also in this collection is Pearls of Wisdom, a series of large scale acrylic spheres containing images about the world and our need to protect it.

Kate added: “Pretty Maids All In A Row is a series of artworks exploring our world and our desire to manipulate and affect it."

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