Kate Renee is an acrylic painter from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has been a professional artist since 2008 and works out of her space in the 2010 Artblok building where she also offers creative coaching and arts business assistance for artists.
Kate actively participates in the local arts community but is also building a national reputation as a fine artist. Her work encompasses technique where resin and acrylic paint are layered to create a three dimensional effect. She is recognized for her twisted series, Beauties Behaving Badly, which was a grant supported series of work that nearly sold out at her solo exhibition at Gamut Gallery. Her latest series called, 7 Sins, paired the seven deadly sins with known characters and cultural icons. Read More
My work is edgy with a cute veneer. The paintings teeter towards uncomfortable content with a coloring book style visage. Sarcastic and conversational titles ask questions and make bold statements that illuminate the narratives and personalities to my characters. With a distinctive bright color palate, stylistic lines, and the big eyes and blank stares of my characters, I investigate political, social, feminist and cultural nuances to provoke a visual and conversational discussion with my viewers.