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Kate C Fauvell
NY, NY
Neighborhood: Gowanus



ARTIST STATEMENT: Kate Fauvell (katefauvell.com) is a visual artist based in Gowanus whose work explores memory, impermanence, and the inner and visceral experiences that connect people. While much of Fauvell’s work is deeply personal and draws primarily on her relationship to her family, it is her close and careful look into her own history that makes her work emotionally resonant and evocative for others. Kate explores what it means to be human. Working in collage, painting, and photography, Fauvell has produced a series of paintings of the teenagers she mentored in Flatbush, and collages of loved ones constructed of old family photos and letters (The Legacy Project). She is currently developing an installation project that uses collage, audio, photography and film to explore memory, specifically within the home (The Archived Memories Project). Inspired by recent political tumult and a wave of mass protests and marches, Fauvell has printed her illustrations of the Women’s March onto postcards. She is selling them on Etsy to raise money for the ACLU. Fauvell holds a BFA from SUNY Binghamton and an MFA from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She had her first solo exhibition at Rush Gallery this fall. 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; the Vermont Studio Center; the Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, NY; and PROGR, Switzerland, receiving funding from various organizations including the U.S. Swiss Embassy, Rauchenberg Foundation and Change Inc.
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  • A Love Letter to My City- City Hall
    2018
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 84"

  • The Tunnel
    2018
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 84"

  • A Love Letter to My City -The Post Office
    2018
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 84"

  • A Love Letter to My City - Gramercy
    2018
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    100" x 84"

  • A Love Letter to My City- Brooklyn Meets Manhattan
    2018
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 84"

  • A Love Letter to My City- Bed Sty
    2017
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    100" x 84"

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  • The Living Room Wall 1
    2016
    Photo, Collage and Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 84"

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  • Deconstruction/ Reconstruction
    2017
    Photos, Collage, Acrylic, Canvas
    65" x 84"
    This is a part of my latest series " A Love Letter to My City". In the series I use photos I have been taking over the last few years around the 5 boroughs of New York City. It documents our

  • The Day We All Marched
    2017
    Photography, Paint, Collage, on Canvas
    58" x 84"
    This is a part of the series dealing with the current state of our country. It is a part of the series " A love letter to my city"

  • The Living Room Wall 1
    2016
    Photography, Paint, Collage, Objects on Canvas
    Varies 150" x 84"
    This is a part of the installation Archived Memories. It is created from photos I have taken and include objects from their home.

  • Installation view of Archived Memories Living Room Wall 1, Kitchen Wall 2 and Rug
    2016
    Photography, Paint, Collage, Objects on Canvas
    Each collage is 110" x 84"
    This is an installation shot of my Archived Memories series.

  • Installation view of the Kitchen Wall 2 and The Dining Room Wall 1
    2016
    Photography, Paint, Collage, Objects on Canvas
    Each collage is 110" x 84"

  • Refugees Welcome
    2017
    Collage, Photos, Acrylic on Canvas
    24" x 36"

  • The Shelf View
    2016
    Collage, Photos, Acrylic on Canvas
    16" x 20"

  • Family Recipe
    2015
    Canvas, My Grandmother's Apron, Recipe and Kitchen Cabinet Liner

  • Dear Jim
    2016
    Giclee
    12" x 25"

  • Baltimore
    2015
    Collage, New Paper, Old Family Letters and Photos, Paint
    19" x 25"
    This piece was made from an image of the protesters in Baltimore this year. It is made with a combination of NYTimes articles about the protests and riots as well as images and letter from my family

  • Renata and Paloma
    2014
    Collage, Old Family Letters and Photos, Paint
    19" x 25"

  • Jarett and Sarah
    2015
    Collage, Old Family Letters and Photos, Paint
    25" x 19"
    This is a part of my Legacy Project. Using old family photos an letters to capture the legacy of my family through contemporary portraits.

  • James
    2013
    Collage and Paint
    19" x 25"
    This image is a part of THE LEGACY PROJECT.

  • Danny S
    2013
    Collage and Paint
    19" x 25"
    This piece is a part of THE LEGACY PROJECT.

  • Johnny
    2013
    Collage and Paint
    19" x 25"
    This piece is a part of THE LEGACY PROJECT.

  • Mom
    2014
    Collage, Old Family Letters and Photos, Paint
    19" x 25"
    This is a part of my Legacy Project.

  • Nan
    2014
    Collage and Paint
    19" x 25"
    This piece is a part of THE LEGACY PROJECT.

  • Kyle
    2014
    Collage and Paint
    19" x 25"
    This piece is a part of THE LEGACY PROJECT.

  • Coney Island (Part 1 of diptych)
    2013
    Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 48"
    This painting is a part of a diptych.

  • Coney Island (Part 2 of diptych)
    2013
    Acrylic on Canvas
    120" x 48"
    This is part 2 of the diptych called Coney Island.

  • The Last Day of Summer
    2013
    Acrylic on Canvas

  • The First Time We Really Saw Our City
    2013
    Acrylic on Canvas
    60" x 48"
 








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