Kathryn Oberdorfer is an abstract painter rooted in the era of Abstract Expressionism. She is a long-time resident of Denver Colorado and is affiliated with Spark Gallery and Art Gym-Denver. She holds a BFA from the University of Denver.
What intrigues me about abstract art is the problems it presents.
It is much like putting the pieces of a puzzle together – arranging and rearranging elements until the composition comes together.
My imagery is based on abstract forms found in natural settings - most recently, Denver's Botanic Gardens. My recent exploration of printmaking introduces a dialogue between my paintings and prints. Notable is my expression of linear elements through the use of mixed media - threads, strings and tape...
IN GRATITUDE, acrylic, pastel on canvas, 36 x 46", 2021