kate alterio

Kate’s journey as an artist has taken a circuitous route, beginning with contemporary jewellery, moving into painting and more recently to photography. Kate finds it deeply satisfying to work with different media, pushing personal and technical boundaries to express ideas. Each medium has a different quality: the precision of jewellery, the fluid nature of painting, and capturing and holding time with photography.

Through creative expression, Kate connects the spiritual and physical worlds, bringing the formless into the world of form. Kate often explores diversity, human connectedness, physical, metaphysical and spiritual themes. Her conceptual approach questions the relationships between ego and consciousness, duality and paradox, and liminality and transformative processes.

Kate’s work is held in private and corporate collections in New Zealand and overseas.