Kate Rattray

Selection of Kate's work
About this Sculptor...
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Artist’s Statement

I make bold and vibrant mosaic art sculptures inspired by nature that often tell a story. The narrative might have developed from a myth or legend or be informed by ecological concerns such as climate change.

I challenge myself to find new ways to construct my work and explore form through
various sculptural techniques using wire, cement board, plaster, jesmonite, plastic and polystyrene . Once I have a bare sculpture I decorate it with a mosaic skin of glass or
ceramic. I also like to incorporate wires and discarded objects such as children’s plastic or rubber figures.
Sometimes I use metal leaf to decorate surfaces of the sculpture and I gild sheets of glass to incorporate in the mosaic skin.

I make bespoke work for clients that include wall mosaic murals for indoor and outdoor spaces and I exhibit my work nationally and internationally.
My latest public commission was a Tree of Life mural mosaic at Royal United Hospital in Bath.

I graduated in 1989 with a BA in Creative Arts. The course enabled me to experiment and integrate visual art, dance, music, video, and photography.
I made my first mosaic on a school wall in 1994.
By arrangement
Black Barns Studios
Gorse Blossom Farm 
Staplehill Road,
Newton Abbot
TQ12 6FU