Kathrin Longhurst

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Kathrin Longhurst

Kathrin’s work reflects her diverse cultural background, having lived in many European countries and finally settled in Australia in 2000. Kathrin grew up in Communist East Germany where she started taking life drawing classes at age 14. Her work is strongly influenced by socialist realism and communist propaganda art. Kathrin spent a decade in Scandinavia visiting galleries in Denmark and Sweden as well as a year in Belgium where her work gained its Art Nouveau influences. She travelled extensively through Europe, Asia and America. Kathrin has been a full time artist since 2003. She is actively involved with Portrait Artists Australia, Australia’s largest industry association for pr

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