Katherine Dunn

Katherine Dunn Home Decor Artist

Katherine Dunn interprets the countryside and creatures around her Willamette Valley, Oregon, home 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: 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 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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 8: 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 9: SPRING MORNING VIEW PAINTING
$1,600.00
Artist Katherine Dunn created this piece as a love story to the land of mid-coast Maine, where she recently relocated her farm. Inspired by the mystery of the land and the history of her new locale, the blue bridge symbolizes the connection between people and land, forest and creature. 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" Sq. x 1/2"D.
 
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Slide 10: 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 11: 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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Slide 12: SHOWING OF THE GOOSE PAINTING
$2,250.00
Artist Katherine Dunn explains that the way she layers the colors in her paintings creates a mystical end result, with foggy, dream-like layers. This painting was inspired by an old goose who came to live out his life on the artist's farm. Acrylic paint on kiln-dried pine board with protective varnish, ready to hang. Painting made in USA. Exclusive to Sundance. 18"W x 1-3/4"D x 24"H.
 
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Slide 13: MESSAGES IN THE WIND PAINTING
$1,600.00
The wind on Katherine Dunn's Oregon farm speaks to her spirit. At times she feels it responding directly to questions on her mind, at others she finds it brings unexpected messages. In this painting, she pictures herself listening to its voice, taking in its influence. Acrylics, pastels and collage on pine board. One of a kind; subject to prior sale. 12" Sq x 1/2"D.
 
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