Out West NSW
Kathryn is an artist living in regional NSW, on the fringe of the outback. Her work is typically neo-expressionistic and of her environment around her is on a NSW cattle property.
In the 80’s, she studied marine science at UQ and worked on the Great Barrier Reef earning an income as a taxonomical artist to support her degree.
Quals: BS Zoology, GradDipEd, MEd Multimedia, MHE.
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Kathryn started her journey as a field biologist in Idaho, gaining a BS in Biology,
where she traveled to many parts of the North and South American studying geology and ecology of different biomes.
In the 70’s, Kathryn’s work filled into marine life, where she worked and studied at
the University of Queensland and Heron Island as a taxonomist. In those days,
her drawings where done by hand with the old radiograph pens and endless journals.
She gained further insight of the natural world from those around her including Ron and
Val Taylor as well as the taxonomic keys of Emperor Hirohito, who worked on the classification of Paguridae, or the hermit crab. Kathryn also worked on the classification of pagurus of the east coast of Australia.
In later years, Kathryn worked as a teacher in the primary years as well as a
Biology/Chemistry teacher. She came out to Regional NSW in 2013 to teach and then
later turning to art, documenting what she sees around her in nature. Her current interests
are as an environmental artist.
BS, GradDip Ed, MHE, MEd, IT & Training