Kate Marr is a professional oil painter from Bournemouth and is an artist in residence at the Christchurch Emporium, Dorset, UK. Here you can purchase original oil paintings and merchandise, discuss commissions and see Kate paint.
“Capturing character, essence, and soulfulness is what it’s all about. Portraits and atmospheric scenes are my speciality, bringing alive precious memories of people, pets and places.”
Kate’s style is a fusion of modern impressionism and realism with a lively use of brush marks. She is known for her colourful and atmospheric paintings of various subjects, which include people and pet portraits, flowers, landscapes and seascapes.
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The Leisure Painter magazine, current edition (May 2019), has an article about my painting: ‘A busy day at Bournemouth’ inside.
Kate’s painting: “Rhinefield Ornamental Drive” has been selected for the St Barbe Open Exhibition 2019, St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, New St, Lymington SO41 9BH (link) March 23 - June 2.
Since it was established in 2000 the Open has become one the highlights of the local arts calendar, drawing artists from Hampshire, Dorset and beyond.