Inside the Studio

Visit with Kate Roebuck

Chattanooga-based artist Kate Roebuck shares her studio with us for a behind-the-scenes look at how she creates her distinctive work.

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“When the weather permits, I love to forage for branches and plants outside to draw from life— though throughout the winter my 'foraging' often means a trip to the local wholesale florists coolers.”

— Kate Roebuck

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“When I’m looking for plants to draw from, I like to think about the basic elements of design. These delicate plants can articulate power and dominance just within their form, or their hardy existence can exemplify grace and line.”

— Kate Roebuck

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“ I'm always amazed at what you can see when you open your eyes.”

— Kate Roebuck

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