Katie Uza

Artist_Katie-Uza_620x300


I have been a lifelong Beverly resident and started creating art as soon as I was strong enough to sit up. I come from a family where art and crafts are not just a hobby but a way of life. I have seen first-hand how art brings families together and how it creates remarkable bonding experiences. My family often says that “artistic talent” runs deep through our veins.

I began my formal art education at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. I continued on to study art at Bradley University, where I established my true art form. I can create many different types of art but my passion was found in creating charcoal drawings.

The extreme contrast between black and white invigorates me. I look at things and see them come to life when that dark rich black coal roughly hits that bright white paper. I become so immersed in my work using my hands to shade and blend that I myself become covered in soot.

My drawings are how I see the world. Things start out in black and white and may stay that way for some, but once you begin to become involved and aware, there is a wide range of gray area. The spectrum from black to white actually becomes quite large. Things in life are never just black and white. There is so much in between.


rose

humming

gun

eyecry

clock

ballet

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

social network social network social network