Dreams and nature have inspired me to create believable illusions with paint, both for commercial clients and gallery exhibitions. All are gouache on paper. Yes, the brushes are tiny; no, I don’t use a magnifying glass (yet!).
"The two smallest paintings in the exhibition held me the longest… Tiny gouaches,…meticulously rendered, and with the most extraordinary background detail, beautifully painted in this semi-transparent medium.... I returned to these pictures several times. -- Pamela Forbes,
"(Edwards') work is emblematic of the exhibition; a striking combination of craftsmanship and content." -- David Harris,
"Kathleen Edwards rejects traditional assumptions of her medium. (She) views her work as a 'kind of science'; the scale of her small delicately rendered...works on paper reflecting a rejection of our culture's insistence that 'bigger is better'. -- Barbara Morris, Artweek