Katherine Dunn

Katherine Dunn Home Decor Artist

Katherine Dunn interprets the countryside and creatures around her Mid Coast Maine farm, in paintings that both shroud and reveal. Influenced by moonlight, mists and other atmospheric phenomena, she characterizes her work as "reflections of my own inner mysteries." Wood is her preferred substrate, especially found wood; acrylics, pastels, inks and the occasional collage are her media of choice.

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Slide 0: BIRD GREETS YOUNG TREE PRINT
$198.00
Artist Katherine Dunn of Apifera Farm in Oregon's Willamette Valley celebrates the special relationships between animals and nature in her earthy yet mystical art. Printed on archival paper from her original work, this unframed print captures birds celebrating the return of spring in blossoming trees. USA. Sundance exclusive. 20" sq.
 
Slide 1: ONCE WE LEFT A FARM PAINTING
$1,650.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn layers colors in a way that creates a foggy, dream-like patina. Of this painting, she says, "We moved our farm from Oregon to Maine in 2016. Although we're so happy to be in Maine, the old farm is in my heart and skin, and sometimes I imagine floating above it and checking on it and all of the animals who used to live there." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang, acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective non-gloss varnish coating. 12" sq. x 3/4"D.
 
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Slide 2: FULL MOON OVER GARDEN PAINTING
$3,975.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn layers colors in a way that creates a foggy, dream-like patina. Of this painting, she says, "The full moon came up. The colors of the garden could be seen, but it was the moon that became the showpiece of the garden. The garden gate is slightly ajar. The bramble on the edge creates its own pattern." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Framed, ready to hang, acrylic on stretched canvas and protective non-gloss varnish coating. 22"W x 1"D x 30"L.
 
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Slide 3: EARLY SPRING MORNING PAINTING
$2,900.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn layers colors in a way that creates a foggy, dream-like patina. Of this painting, she says, "After a long winter, the spring brings with it fog and bits of color in the fields. The moon shines on the ocean cove, even in fog we know it is there, and the field starts to brighten with light lime green and yellow glints." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Framed, ready to hang, acrylic on birch board and protective non-gloss varnish coating. 16"W x 3/4"D x 20"L.
 
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Slide 4: FOG & ROAD PAINTING
$2,900.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn layers colors in a way that creates a foggy, dream-like patina in her 'Fog & Road' painting. Of this piece, she says, "In Maine, we have old apple trees everywhere. In winter, spring and fall, the fog comes off the ocean and the roads and orchards are joined in silence. It is beautiful." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang, acrylic on stretched canvas and protective, non-glass varnish coating. 16"W x 3/4"D x 20"L.
 
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Slide 5: BIRDS & FOG ENCOURAGING YOUNG TREE PRINT
$198.00
Katherine Dunn of Apifera Farm in Oregon's Willamette Valley celebrates the special relationships between animals and nature in her earthy yet mystical art. Printed on archival paper from her original work, this unframed, signed print captures fledgling birds amidst a young fruit tree. USA. 21" sq.
 
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Slide 6: DONKEY AT DUSK PAINTING BY KATHERINE DUNN
$1,600.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn layers colors in a way that creates a foggy, dream-like patina in her 'Donkey At Dusk' painting. Of this piece, she says, "My small herd of donkeys will often be out in the early morning, or at dusk in the hotter months, to avoid the heat. They often blend in with the landscape depending on the light that day, but I always find their bodies merge with the land somehow, becoming another organic shape, especially their ears. And they love to eat thistle tops." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang, acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 11"W x 11-1/4"H.
 
Slide 7: FOG ON A COUNTRY ROAD PAINTING
$5,000.00
Layers of paint wax and wane in Katherine Dunn's dreamy painting. Inspired by fog dancing across the fields, streams and roads near her Maine farm, Dunn has created a work alive with moments of color, bold shapes and creamy neutrals as ethereal as fog itself. One of a kind created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Ready to hang with acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 48"W x 1"D x 36"H
 
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Slide 8: THE BLUEBIRDS CAME BACK PAINTING
$3,275.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn says of her painting, "I work in acrylics, but layer my colors in a way that often creates a mystical end result, where foggy, dreamlike layers appear. This one was inspired by the aftermath of a large nor'easter storm that blew over the coast of Maine. Trees broke, the barn swayed, but afterwards, the skies returned to normal and the bluebirds came out flying above the barnyard." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang. Acrylic paint on stretched canvas with protective varnish. Signed by the artist. 20"W x 1"D x 24"L.
 
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Slide 9: FIRST SNOW PAINTING
$3,075.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn says of her painting, "Even as an adult, the magic of a first snow makes the spirit of the child come out in our adult hearts and minds. Our animals are probably aware of the coming snow long before us humans, although as we live amongst nature we are more in touch with our intuitive natures." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang. Acrylic paint on stretched canvas with protective varnish. Signed by the artist. 16"W x 1"D x 20-1/2"L.
 
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Slide 10: SHADOWS OF THE CROW PAINTING
$3,275.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn says of her painting, "This was inspired by one of our coastal wind storms that come through often. The winds were so strong that small structures toppled. After the storm, Earnest the pig stood on a mound and observed the new day as crows were flocking and flying all around, as if they had been perched and hiding on broken branches, just waiting to fly again." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang, acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 20"W x 1"D x 24"L.
 
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Slide 11: PRAYER FLAGS FOR EARNEST PAINTING
$1,600.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm in Maine, artist Katherine Dunn believes that her art is a reflection of her relationship as a human creature within the natural world. She says that the land, animals and nature all work together with Dunn to create a balance and help each other. Of this painting, Dunn explains that Earnest is one of her beloved pigs. "Earnest is a very special pig. I hang prayer flags on one of our trees for my animals, for peace and good."  One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang, acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 12"W x 3/4"D x 12"H.
 
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Slide 12: FOUR DONKEYS PAINTING
$1,600.00
Inspired daily by her life on a working farm, Maine artist Katherine Dunn layers colors in a way that creates a foggy, dream-like patina. Of this painting, she says, "The Maine mid-coast sky is deep with stars and light as I watch donkeys slowly walk in a line, often with the eldest donkey in the lead, heading back to the barn for hay and sleep." One-of-a-kind painting created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Unframed, ready to hang, acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 12"W x 3/4"D x 12"H.
 
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Slide 13: AFTER THE STORM PAINTING
$3,900.00
At her farm on the coast of Maine, Katherine Dunn paints dreamlike scenes, drawing from the fields, flora and fauna around her to create evocative works of art and stories of rich, layered color. Here, storm clouds roll past while the sun bathes the sky in gold, shining upon the storm's unruly work and promising brighter days ahead. One of a kind created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Ready to hang with acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 24"W x 3/4"D x 30"H.
 
Slide 14: WINGS FOR EARNEST IF NEEDED PAINTING
$3,900.00
Imagination takes flight, inspiration flies in Katherine Dunn's abstract painting. Inspired by the rolling fields, wild creatures and broad skies surrounding her farm on Maine's rocky coast, she creates a version of the natural world touched by fancy and wonder. One of a kind created in the USA exclusively for Sundance. Ready to hang with acrylic on kiln-dried pine board and protective varnish coating. 22"W x 3/4"D x 28"H.
 
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Slide 15: BLUE FOREST BLUE HORSE PAINTING
$1,650.00
Painted as a love letter to the forests surrounding her farm, artist Katherine Dunn created this piece to portray the deep wisdom and mystery found within. The blue horse is a spiritual symbol; strong, yet hopeful, and always open to the mystery. One of a kind, created for Sundance in USA. Acrylic on kiln-dried pine board, with protective varnish coating. Edges of board are painted black. Ready to hang. 12"W x 14"H x 1/2"D.
 
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Slide 16: WINGS OVER SHEPHERDESS: AFTER THE STORM PAINTING
$1,600.00
Artist Katherine Dunn explains, "As a shepherdess, there are moments of quiet introspection with my flock. The storm has passed, but the black wings show there are always storms in the horizon, both in nature and in our heads and hearts. The flock is calm, so is the shepherdess, and together they will face what storms return." Acrylic paint on kiln-dried pine board with protective varnish, ready to hang. Painting made in USA. Exclusive to Sundance. 12" SQ x 3/4"D.
 
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