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Katherine Ugarte is a Sydney-based artist who's works are inspired by her current environment in the Lower North Shore of Sydney, the countries visited, experiences and people she has met along the way.

Self-taught Contemporary and Abstract Artist with creativity running in her blood. She comes from a family where some are artists, painters and photography enthusiasts. 

Medium of work: Acrylic and Mixed Media On Canvas with Gloss varnish to last for years.

Key themes of work: Vibrant, Uplifting Colours, with texture perfect for different décor styles. Her colours are light and bright, expressing optimistic, playful energy in every stroke or pattern formed.

Her history as an artist: She has always been fascinated with the great artists, learning about them, visiting galleries and museums in Europe. During school years winning art awards with sketches of charcoal, enjoying portrait drawings, then in later years moving on to painting.

Awards/Achievements/ Media Coverage: Achievements have so far been creating works for Australian Celebrity contestants from the hit TV Show “The Block” and for influencers from the TV series “The Bachelor”.

Katherine is known for her wide variety of styles, experimenting with Pops of Colour and texture. Working mainly with acrylics and mixed media forms on canvas, her works have included abstract expressionism, re-imagined sea scapes, abstract animals and florals.

Living in Sydney's Lower North Shore, she has always loved interior design and the way a room brings emotions and feelings of 'Yes this is home' to each individual. 

Currently, Katherine and her husband work in the business they have grown together, however Katherine found that getting back into painting during the pandemic was a real form of relaxation, this is where she has rediscovered her joy and passion for creativity again. Her other hobbies include Cooking up a storm, spending time with loved ones and experiencing life’s little joys that make people happy.