Kate Lewis is a textile artist who has been working with fashion brands to predict trends. Kate translates the language of culture, political climate, and world events into beautiful, innovative textiles tapping into a collective subconscious that speaks not only to fashion’s present, but also to its future. She is an artist with a deep personal connection to the world – a blessing and a curse of course. How to process and live through current events that happen far and wide in the world, without feeling overwhelmed and disempowered?
Kate uses her newsprint collage art to transform the news of the world into pieces of art and process her emotional reaction to current events. Doing so gives her a sense of belonging, of contributing to the solution or partaking in the celebration. Provided you follow the news, you will catch the deeply symbolic meaning of the botanical images she creates.