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Photograph of Artist CATHERINE F.  BOTCH
CATHERINE F. BOTCH
Allentown, Pennsylvania - United States


, Sitting Nude, Figurative, $210
, I Am, Culture, $158
, Enter The Enchanted Garde, Fantasy, $2,100

Art Starting At $1,050

Artist Statement

Artist Statement for Catherine Botch Art is play- the possibilities, “the what ifs”,diverse perceptions! Ideas come and haunt me till I can reveal them through my Art. As an artist, I am pulled to observe and examine then document, translate, interpret, affect and effect through my perception and understanding of what takes place around me. From Order, I make Chaos then, ascertain a path to Reorder into a new visual statement. Art becomes an adventure inviting discovery, an intriguing problem or a puzzle calling me to unravel and explore. I enjoy working in a variety of media. I pick the one that will best portray what I wish to tell. My work tends to use mixed media, lately. The collage influence is becoming stronger. I enjoy using the traditional formats and bringing it to the new technology of today. Textiles and Quilting have always been very mathematically based, lending itself to the digital format of today’s technology, fused with the artistic use of color theory. Quilting also is based in the compositional qualities used in collage, replacing paper with cloth. Textile Sculptures use the idea of mixing materials for contrast and embellishment. I use these basic qualities to make the process Fine Art, thereby taking it beyond the utilitarian qualities of yesterday. Challenging perception, illusion, surreal and fantasy themes are complemented by optical illusion or portrayed to look as if you could find it anywhere. They do exist- in my mind. I am drawn to the use of ...

Original Artworks (20)

Catherine F.  Botch; Enchanted Mermaid, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 acrylic painting on stretched canvas...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; I miss my old dance partner, 2005, Original Collage, 6 x 4 inches. Artwork description: 241 collage of dance costumes/ small memory pieces/ stamping/ hand decorations...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Collage, 2005
6 x 4 inches (15.2 x 10.2 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; I miss my old dance partner, 2005, Original Collage, 6 x 4 inches. Artwork description: 241 collage of dance costumes/ small memory pieces/ stamping/ hand decorations...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Collage, 2005
6 x 4 inches (15.2 x 10.2 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; I am view 2, 2005, Original Artistic Book, 8 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241  view 2altered book- heart shape/ accordian foldfigurative shapes collaged with faces of women  ...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Artistic Book, 2005
8 x 8 inches (20.3 x 20.3 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Sitting Nude, 2005, Original Watercolor, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 watercolor nude back view sitting...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Watercolor, 2005
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; I am, 2005, Original Artistic Book, 8 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 view 1altered book- heart shape/ accordian foldfigurative shapes collaged with faces of women...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Artistic Book, 2005
8 x 8 inches (20.3 x 20.3 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Enter the Enchanted Garde..., 2005, Original Textile, 30 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241 3d optical illusion quiltfrom left view 1from right view 2from center 2 pictures in accordian fold blend to make 3rd illusion pictureElemnets are fantasy charaters: fairies/ unicorn/ dragon ...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Textile, 2005
30 x 28 inches (76.2 x 71.1 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Enter the Enchanted Garde..., 2005, Original Textile, 30 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241 3d optical illusion quiltfrom left view 1from right view 2from center 2 pictures in accordian fold blend to make 3rd illusion pictureElemnets are fantasy charaters: fairies/ unicorn/ dragon ...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Textile, 2005
30 x 28 inches (76.2 x 71.1 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Moravian Trombone Choir, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 19 inches. Artwork description: 241 Bethlehem, Pa Moravian Trombone Choirplaying in winter outside of church...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
16 x 19 inches (40.6 x 48.3 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; The Farm  Storm Brewing, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Sunny day clouds darkening in west( bkgrd) ...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Unicorn Under the Walnut Tree, 1988, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 inches.
Catherine F. Botch
Original Acrylic Painting, 1988
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; A TWIST OF MOTION, 2004, Original Assemblage, 17 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 wool cloth and fibercut, bent, twisted on canvas painted with acrylics mount on wood...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Assemblage, 2004
17 x 11 inches (43.2 x 27.9 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; THE WILD HONEYSUCKLE DANC..., 2003, Original Mixed Media, 36 x 42 inches. Artwork description: 241 women riding unicorn prancing around honeysuckle in woods...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Mixed Media, 2003
36 x 42 inches (91.4 x 106.7 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; IN ALL THIER GLORY, 2001, Original Painting Acrylic, 61 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 after 9/ 11/ 01 they appeared without order or discussion but simple patriotism, loyalty and love of country of basic freedoms from all types of homes, businesses, and vehicles....
Catherine F. Botch
Original Acrylic Painting, 2001
61 x 36 inches (154.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; More Time, 2002, Original Collage, 11 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 How computers promised more free time- But we are expected to do 2- 3xs more work in the same time, only take 5 minutes and 3 hours later. . . , more info generates more work, etc. ! ! ! ...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Collage, 2002
11 x 8 inches (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Stainedglass  columbines, 1997, Original Mixed Media, 7 x 5 inches. Artwork description: 241 Photo manipulated, collaged and painted in computerReworked again as printPrints on various papers...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Mixed Media, 1997
7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; The Dance, 1996, Original Drawing Other, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 computer  drawing...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Other Drawing, 1996
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Butterfly Moment, 2001, Original Photography Color, 7 x 5 inches.
Catherine F. Botch
Original Color Photograph, 2001
7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Romantic Realist inModern..., 2000, Original Collage, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 collage done with computer and accented with tissue paper...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Collage, 2000
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Catherine F.  Botch; Square, 2002, Original Collage, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 folded fadless paper assembledShadows play with reflected colors...
Catherine F. Botch
Original Collage, 2002
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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