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Kay McBeath

Kay McBeath



The Work of

Kay McBeath

 
 
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San Jose CA 95148
United States
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Artist's Statement
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As a youth, Kay enjoyed art classes and painting in acrylics and oil. In college, she took several art history and studio art courses. About twelve years ago, she enrolled in photography courses in the journalism department of Arizona State University. Then, years of critiques from a professional at gurushots.com honed her macro photography skills.

Kay's current macro shots focus upon flora, fauna, and man-made objects in their natural settings. Some of her nature photos depict subjects past their prime because she sees beauty throughout life. Her abstracts often capture colors, textures, and forms created by weathering. Lately, she has found a treasure trove in dumpster exteriors.

Painters such as Piet Mondrian, Jackson Pollack, Georges Seurat, and Georgia O'Keefe as well as worldwide indigenous artists have been influential in the style and vibrant colors of her photos. The result of her diverse training and artist's perception is thoughtful, tightly cropped, and lustrous compositions that reflect her intense love of nature.

She hopes that viewers will find her art compelling and enjoy the serendipitous, even magical elements brought forth by photo magnification.   

 
Bue Iris Chapeau

Kay McBeath Bue Iris Chapeau
Bue Iris Chapeau
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
SIZE: 16
YEAR: 2014
PRICE: $$200 for print
Blue iris with dew, Sonoma county, CA.
Georgia's Hibiscus

Kay McBeath Georgia's Hibiscus
Georgia's Hibiscus
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
SIZE: 16
YEAR: 2017
PRICE: $$200 for print
Macro photo of hibiscus in Santa Barbara, CA.
Sweet Pea Symphony

Kay McBeath Sweet Pea Symphony
Sweet Pea Symphony
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
SIZE: 16
YEAR: 2016
PRICE: $$200 for print
Macro photo of wild sweet peas.
Toyon Fish

Kay McBeath Toyon Fish
Toyon Fish
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
SIZE: 16
YEAR: 2017
PRICE: $$200 for print
Macro photo of leaf from toyon bush.
Hawaiian Jingle Buds

Kay McBeath Hawaiian Jingle Buds
Hawaiian Jingle Buds
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
SIZE: 16
YEAR: 2015
PRICE: $$200 for print
Plant found on island of Hawaii in the Kilauea Volcano's crater.   
Iris Passages

Kay McBeath Iris Passages
Iris Passages
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY:
SIZE: 16
YEAR: 2018
PRICE: $$200 for print
Purple bearded iris found in Hidden Villa community garden, Los Altos, CA.
Two-Tone Succulent

Kay McBeath Two-Tone Succulent
Two-Tone Succulent
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
YEAR: 2016
Macro photo of succulent in San Jose, CA.
Mesa Azul

Kay McBeath Mesa Azul
Mesa Azul
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Abstract
YEAR: 2016
Found on exterior of dumpster. Reminds me of cliff dwellers in S.W.
Forest Floor

Kay McBeath Forest Floor
Forest Floor
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Abstract
YEAR: 2016
Macro photo of rusted porch chair.
Beyond our Sphere

Kay McBeath Beyond our Sphere
Beyond our Sphere
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Abstract
YEAR: 2016
Macro photo of dumpster exterior.
Dotty

Kay McBeath Dotty
Dotty
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Abstract
YEAR: 2016
Macro photo of dumpster exterior.
Milky Moth

Kay McBeath Milky Moth
Milky Moth
CLASS: Photography
CATEGORY: Still Life
YEAR: 2016



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