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Catherine Repko

London, UK

Artist Statement

Catherine Repko’s practice takes the relationship between the artist and her three sisters as a point of departure. Intimate and poignant, Repko’s work examines familial bonds, identity and humanity, examining both the literal and figurative space between sisters – through time and distance, childhood to adulthood. Using an emphasis on reduced forms and negative space, Repko explores the intersection between documentary and painting, memory and obfuscation, to create nostalgic and painterly tableaux.

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Artist Biography

Catherine Repko was born in the United States in 1990. She completed a Foundation in Art and Design at Chelsea College of Art, London in 2010 before obtaining a BA in Illustration from the University of Brighton in 2013. She graduated with an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art in 2021. Repko was selected for The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust prize for 2021-22, the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 2020, and was the recipient of The Triangle Network Fellowship from The Arts Council England in 2016. She lives and works in London.



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