Katherine Van Uytrecht was born in 1980 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She studied Printmaking at the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town where she graduated in 2002.
After graduating, Van Uytrecht moved from South Africa to Dublin. She joined the Graphic Studio Dublin in 2004 she has been editioning prints for the Graphic Studio Dublin, Stoney Road Press and privately for other artists and members. She has exhibited in various group shows in Ireland, Poland and South Africa.
How do my ideas develop from my imagination and transform into prints? Sometimes it can be difficult to describe the process when at the end a result can appear as if from nowhere. The snail delicate and fragile, moves methodically from A to B, the idea moves to a drawing and from there to a plate and then to ink and paper. And here, a wander, a few diversions and a happy accident until almost unnoticed the print arrives.
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