Kathryn McGovern

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Kathryn McGovern

My practice focuses on traditional drawing materials used in a manner to convey drawing as a conceptual process – exploring the nature of meaning making – drawing as a form of reverie; the act of making meaningful marks. I draw to take risks, to explore and pretend. I am inspired by Surrealism and automatic drawing. Sometimes a photograph or object can serve as a starting point; however the drawing departs from this at the point at which intellect, imagination and observation collide. My whimsical drawings offer an insight into my interest in the wonder and brutality of human nature, folklore and superstition

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