Katherine Valentineís paintings flicker with saturated evanescent light, subtle movement, and palpable emotion. Her painting process mimics life itself, with its constant negotiation of boundaries and cycles of dissolution and regeneration. Valentine reworks her compositions constantly; alternately dissolving borders to let the space creep in and adding more definition to reclaim the subject matter.
Valentine received her bachelorís degree in film from UCLA and earned her masterís degree in painting at the Academy of Art College. A native of the Bay Area, she has a spent time living abroad in Italy and