Oil on Canvas
40 x 30 inches
Signed Lower Right
Inventory ID: hml09
"My work embodies a journey and is meant to provoke others to examine the deeper layers of the human psyche. I reflect the dream world in the mirror of the visual metaphor." - Kate Lackman
Kate Lackman is an American contemporary realist painter predominantly known for her figurative work in oil paintings and sculpture. She also paints some still life and landscape. Kate studied art at the Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After fifteen years in figurative sculpture creating one of a kind dolls, Kate turned back to painting. In 1993, the World Congress of Doll Art recognized her for her cloth figures. She pioneered using glass blown eyes in cloth dolls. Her work was included in the permanent collection of the decorative arts department of The Louvre in Paris, France. In 2000, Kate was invited to create an ornament for the permanent collection of the White House in Washington, DC by then First Lady, Hillary Clinton. Returning to painting in 2002, Kate was juried into a national show in Lexington, Kentucky. The Lexington Art League’s, Art of the Nude, opening in 2003. In 2007, Kate’s work was juried into the 16th National Oil Painters of America Show and the 16th Oil Painter’s of America Regional Show. In 2011, Kate was invited to have her paintings showcased in The Best of Worldwide Artists Volume II, under the category of oil painting. In August 2011, Kate’s work was included in 100 years of Cincinnati’s Artists, alongside Duveneck, Potthast and pop artist, Jim Dine. In 2012, her work, in a group show at CFM Gallery NYC, was positively reviewed in Gallery & Studio Magazine. Currently represented across the country, Kate is working on her next body of work to be launched in 2016 at Cincinnati Art Galleries.