Throughout her career, New York-based artist Kate Shepherd has explored abstracted spaces in her richly colored works. For this Artist Talk, Shepherd discusses the evolution of her formal technique, including her signature use of fine lines to delineate space, her focus on paint reflectivity and texture, and her most recent works on paper. She will also discuss how she developed the exhibition April, May, June, etc., etc., Upended Floor (Mud, Blood), 2020, at Josh Pazda Hiram Butler Gallery in Houston from afar while living in New York City. Two of her works related to that exhibition are currently on view in Spatial Awareness: Drawings from the Permanent Collection at the Menil Drawing Institute.
As always, Menil programs are free and open to all.
The Artist Talk series is supported by a gift from the Cockrell Family Fund.