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Katie Parkin

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Katie Parkin is a visual artist based in Dundee, Scotland. Through Katie's practice she asks the viewer to question the nature of nature?

As society becomes more aware of its footprint on the environment she utilises mediums drawing and lithography to challenge the perception of nature as an untouched eden.

By exploring the geology of Scotland's coast through tactile natural materials such as ground rock from the cliffs together with charcoal she investigates the rock formations, drawing attention to their variation and beauty while highlighting how erosion will change this coastline as sea levels continue to rise.
Katie Parkin
www.katieparkin.net katiecparkin@gmail.com 07875022160
39 Forest Park Pl. Dundee
Education
Bachelor of Art Fine Art with Honours First Class, DJCAD 2018
Bachelor of Art Illustration with Honours, DJCAD 2012
Scottish Higher English, Morgan Academy, 2007
Scottish Higher Maths, Morgan Academy, 2006
Scottish Higher Art and Design, Morgan Academy, 2006

Exhibitions
Solo show, Meffan Institute, Forfar. Spring 2019.
‘OPEN/CLOSE Dundee’, Perth Road, Dundee, August 2018. Ongoing.
‘Save the Graduate’, Dock Street Studios, Dundee. July 2018.

‘DJCAD Degree Show 2018’, DJCAD: Dundee. May 2018.
‘Print Exchange between DJCAD and NSCAD’, DJCAD: Dundee. April 2018.
‘Edition 4’, Visual Research Centre: Dundee Contemporary Arts. December 2017.
‘Resources’, Anna Leonowens Gallery: Nova Scotia. July 2017.
‘Immerse Yourself’, Visual Research Centre: Dundee Contemporary Arts. March 2017.
‘Squirrel, Badger, Hog Fable’, DJCAD: Dundee. December 2016.

Collections and Publications
Loch Lomond Light, waterless lithograph. Print Exchange Publication, DJCAD Dundee and NSCAD, Nova Scotia. 2018
Landlines, screenprint. Dundee Print Collective, DCA. 2018
Changing Tides, monotype. Myth/Reality: Contemporary Artists from Scotland, Imago Mundi: Luciano Benetton Collection. 2017

Awards
Angus Arts Alive Award 2018
Associations
Member of Dundee Print Collective.
Member of Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Studio.
Work Experience
Invigilator- Lifespace and VRC, University of Dundee. June – Dec 2017.
Install Team- Lifespace. October 2017.
Admin and Reception- BERA, Adult Education. March 2017 – Dec 2017.
Career Gap to have children and return to DJCAD as a student.
Kindergarten Teacher, Phuket, Thailand. April 2013 – Oct 2013.

Other Work
Currently working with Dundee Print Collective on Project ‘IMPACT’
Volunteer Teaching Assistant at Blackness Primary School.
Auchmithie Harbour
  • Katie Parkin
  • Auchmithie Harbour
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