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BIOGRAPHY - Katie Swatland (Born 1981)

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The paintings of Katie Swatland are an intrinsic dance between reality and rêverie. She approaches the canvas through means of discovery, imparting a sense of playful curiosity throughout a broad range of subject matter. Gestural brushwork combine with areas of transparency, offset by passages of thick impasto paint, all intermingle in a symphony of lost and found edges.

Katie's intense curiosity led her to pursue a formal education in the sciences. Trained as a mechanical engineer, she harness a deep affection for theoretical physics. She is a passionate advocate of cross-disciplinary undertakings as a way to deepen the practice and understanding of one's primary life's work.

“THE INTENTION OF ART IS FAR MORE THAN PURELY AESTHETIC PLEASURES. IT OFFERS A WAY TO EXPLORE THE INFINITE . . . ” - Swatland

AVAILABLE WORKS
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
In the Luxembourg Gardens
Oil on canvas-panel
9 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Paris in the Afternoon
Oil on canvasboard
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Moonlit Dreams
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Paris in Early Spring
Oil on panel
12 x 16 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Garden Tea
Oil on panel
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
A Quiet Moment
Oil on panel
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Blue Angel Fish
Oil on stainless steel
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Young Queen Angel Fish
Oil on stainless steel
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Queen Angel Fish
Oil on stainless steel
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Summer Afternoon
Oil on panel
12 x 16 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Prelude in D Minor, op. 11
Oil on canvas
13 x 18 inches
Signed
Sold Works
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Afternoon in the Tuileries
Oil on panel
12 x 16 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Springtime in Paris
Oil on panel
12 x 16 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Windswept Sails
Oil on stainless steel
16 x 20 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Yellow Tipped Angel Fish
Oil on stainless steel
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Canzonetta Sull'aria
Oil on canvas
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Fire
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
The Secret in the Garden
Oil on panel
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Eloise
Oil on canvas
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Allegro
Oil on canvas-panel
8 x 12 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Minuet
Oil on canvas
16 x 20 inches
Signed
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Along the Ogunquit Coast
Oil on canvas
14 x 18 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Canzonetta Sull'aria (Little Song on the Air)
Oil on canvas
13 x 18 inches
Signed; also signed and inscribed on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Boat House
Oil on canvas
12 x 16 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Afternoon in Paris
Oil on canvas
16 x 12 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Spring Pansies
Oil on canvas
12 x 16 inches
Signed; also signed and inscribed on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Symphony in White
Oil on canvas
16 x 20 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Oceanside View
Oil on canvas
12 x 16 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Afternoon Read
Oil on canvas
18 x 24 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Amore Risveglio
Oil on canvasboard
16 x 20 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Apples, Pears and Oranges
Oil on canvas
16 x 20 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Etude
Oil on canvas
16 x 20 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Orchestral Suite
Oil on canvasboard
16 x 20 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Morning Light
Oil on canvas
18 x 24 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Orchestration in G
Oil on canvas
8 x 12 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Boats at Wainscott
Oil on canvas on board
13 x 18 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse
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Katie Swatland
(Born 1981)
Noelle
Oil on canvas
13 x 18 inches
Signed; also signed and titled on the reverse