January 26, 2017

The way I work generates a certain amount of material, usually some form of drawing media on paper, that does not end up being used in the initial project. Sometimes this is because the only way to test an idea out is to start working with it and see where it wants to go. Where it wants to go may not fit this time but could end up being the starting point for something else or just what is needed to combine with something in the future. Shown here is a single collage, made from left over drawings, that was part of my installation Guest Guide Book 1992 (the first version), made in homage to Gordy Richardson, for the University of Dayton alumni exhibition Remembering Gordy 1992.



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SECOND SIGHT is a 24 month project to revisit, reconnect, and share 30+ years of my own studio work (drawing, works on paper, artists books, installations) and featuring work, ephemera and  projects of other artists that have enriched my personal and working life over this time period.


Via weekly posts that move forward by linking some aspect of the previous post to the current one and using tags as a creative way to search the ongoing entries – Second Sight will grow into an alternative archive.


I invite you to join me at any and all points during this probably odd but hopefully compelling voyage.

Finding Connections in a Drawn World

KATE KERN  Visual Artist