UC Graduate Katrina Beekhuis is an artist who creates installations using objects or structures which are embedded, aligned or enmeshed with the physical space they inhabit, is holding an exhibition from 10 October – 2 November.
The exhibition, titled Pensieri, continues her investigation into the revealing and concealing nature of perception.
The title is borrowed from 18th century sculptor Joseph Nollekens who referred to the small figures he molded from clay as Pensieri, or ‘thoughts’.
Katrina Beekhuis received a BFA from Ilam SoFA (2005) and an MFA from Elam SoFA (2015).
In 2015, she was awarded the Iris Fisher Scholarship by Te Tuhi Centre for The Arts and in 2017, was the recipient of the International artist’s residency at Gasworks in Vauxhall, London.