Katie Willes | Artist | Salt Lake City | Art Jobs
Country: United States
City: Salt Lake City
Industry: Visual Arts
Professional Title: Artist

- About -

I like abstract because I like imperfection.  I like to call myself an imperfectionist.  I like how you can take messy lines or a little bit of chaos and make a pleasing composition.  I feel like that reflects life.  Life is messy.  No one is perfect.  We might have huge flaws, or be in a bad situation, but that doesn't mean that we can't have a beautiful life.  I think my paintings reflect that hope. When I paint, I like to tap into the inner well of creativity that we all have, but we often feel cut off from as adults.  There's a state of mind that allows access to free-flowing creativity without censure from thought. Artists thrive on it, but everyone has access to it.  It allows for creative problem solving. To get to that state of mind, I try to feed my inner child.  Play is a big part of my art practice.  I devote time every day to "playing with paint."  This play informs my work.