Kate paints what she knows, stories about life, moments in time that make us all human, love, loss, paint. From paintings of the teenagers she mentored in Flatbush to the collaged portraits of loved ones constructed of old family photos and letters, Kate tells us her story through her work.
Kate Fauvell is a visual artist from New York City. She is a visual story teller. She archives time through photographing all around her and uses those photos to create large scale photo based collage paintings.
Her work explores all that makes us human.
Her work explores memory, impermanence, and the inner and visceral experiences that connect people.
Fauvell is a 2108 recipient of a grant from the Pollack-Krasner Foundation. She holds a BFA from SUNY Binghamton and an MFA from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This year she has been part of exhibitions at Tabla Rasa in Brooklyn as well as at BRIC Arts. In 2016, she had her first solo exhibition at Rush Gallery. In the last year, she has also exhibited at Ground Floor Gallery; BRIC Art House; A.I.R. Gallery; Littlefield and LIU’s Selena Gallery, all Brooklyn; Rush Arts Gallery, NY; and Washington Project for the Arts to name a few. In 2015 she was selected as the New York representative for Bombay Sapphire’s Artisan Series, and her work was exhibited at Scope Art Fair at Art Basel.
Kate has held residencies at the Studios at Mass MoCA, Vermont Studio Center, in Troy at CAC Woodside and in Bern,Switzerland at PRGR with funding from the US Swiss Embassy.
Kate was selected to be in LMCC and Creative Capital’s Artist’s Summer Institute, Mass MOCA’s Assets for Artists Program, LMCC’s Basic Finance For Artist’s and Creative Capital’s Seven Elements of Strategic Marketing. She has also received grants from the Artist Felloship, Meyer Foundation, Rauchenberg Foundation and Change Inc.to name a few.