colors (made from marigolds, chrysanthemums, buckthorn berries, saffron, St Johnswort, gold, beeswax), sound of crickets during a summer day, chair
The therapeutic effect of exposure to the late harvest sun is evoked in this meditative circle of yellow pigment (the ingredients are almost alchemical) and is enhanced by the recorded sound of summer crickets. Kate Temple received a BFA in Printmaking from Carnegie Mellon University and completed a four-year training in color, based on the work of Goethe and Liane Collot d’Herbois in 2003. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and she is represented in both corporate and private collections. Kate has won numerous awards for her work including an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and a recent award from Eco Arts for her installation projects in the spring of 2013. She teaches for Artist Space and lives and works in Manhattan.