Roanoke artist Katherine Devine joins host Douglas Jackson for a discussion of books that have shaped her identity as an artist. “Writing and Reading is really how I make decisions about my life,” says Katherine.
In the sense of personal transformation, Katherine is steadily at work. If you’re a fan of memoir and art, creative thought and reflection, you’ll enjoy this conversation with a working artist.
Katherine Devine received her undergraduate degree in art from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and her Master‘s degree from Hollins University. She received the Woman of Achievement Award in Art from DePaul Community Resources in 2011, and the People’s Choice, Top Three Best Local Artists, from the readers of Roanoke’s City Magazine in 2013. She has over 25 years experience teaching art to all ages and has exhibited original artwork and facilitated art workshops at schools, museums, art shows, festivals and community events throughout the Roanoke Valley. Visit Katherine’s website.
Check out these titles mentioned in the conversation:
- The Reenchantment of Art by Suzi Gablik (Thames & Hudson, 1992)
- I Just Like to Make Things: Learn the Secrets to Making Money while Staying Passionate about your Art and Craft by (Quarry Books, 2013)
- Living the Magical Life: An Oracular Adventure by Suzi Gablik (Phanes Press, 2002)
- Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything by Barbara Ehrenreich (Twelve, 2020)
- the bell hooks Institute