Katie Sollohub

Katie studied Anthropology and Fine Art. She teaches freelance and in 2014 she received an Arts Council Award for a residency at Turner's House. Working in charcoal and oils, her work has been shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize, the Lynne Painter Stainers Prize and the RA Summer Show.

My approach to teaching.

Teaching is a chance to share my enthusiasm for looking, experimenting, discovering. Drawing and painting is a process to be explored. Be curious, and find your own way of seeing.

What inspires my work?

I am fascinated by interior spaces: my own home and studio, other people's homes. Starting with observation of space, light, line and colour, I am drawn into memory, stories and personal experience.

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