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  • Studio 281 281 Guildford Road Maylands, WA, 6051 Australia (map)

Sydney based Pop artist Kathryn Gallagher is best known for her boldly-coloured paintings based on mash ups of comic strips, advertisements and iconic Hollywood Celebrity. Like much Pop Art, it provokes debate over ideas of originality, consumerism and the fine line between fine art and entertainment. Yet at the sime time appeals to the child within. Kathryn approaches the creation of her art and use of subject matter similar to how a new born child would view the world; everything is fascinating and nothing mundane. She aims to capture a childlike innocence and wonderment in all her works, because she feels that children best understand the essence of creativity. They don’t try to dissect and over analyse what they see, but rather get lost in the magic and joy in what this world has to offer. 

Career highlights include: 2012’s first solo show “The Return Journey” which sold out on opening night, a presentation of a commissioned work to singer – actress Julie Andrews, personal invitation to contribute commissioned work for The Marilyn Monroe Festival in both Sydney and Melbourne, and personal invitation from Martin Sharp to contribute work for “Graceland” exhibition at Goulbourn’s South Hill Gallery.

Kathryn’s work has appeared in various art publications and newspapers including, Australian Art Collector, Art Edit Magazine,Empty, Vivid Magazine, Phoenix Graphics featured artist, art almanac and Jetstars in flight Magazine (November 2015 issue)

Michael Powe , Anala Art Advisory

Go to store, to view Kathryn's work 

After her Solo Exhibition at Studio 281 Kathryn has another upcoming show in Sydney 

Tuesday October 13th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Project 504 Gallery, 504 Pacific Hwy,
St Leonards NSW 2065.



Earlier Event: June 25
Making Waves
Later Event: October 15
Jonathan's Art exhibition