Abalone over LA
On View in the Poster Case
This print is from a series of collages that celebrate Indigenous California and the coastal community of the Tongva. Watercolor paintings inspired by traditional marks and lines are combined with collage. The final product is an inkjet print of blended mediums, imagery, and eras making something that looks to the future, reclaiming a place real and fantastic.
Abalone over L.A., digitized collage & watercolor painting: digital print, 2020
Katie Dorame is a visual artist born in Los Angeles, currently living and working in Oakland. Dorame’s work has been exhibited at Shulamit Nazarian in Los Angeles, Southern Exposure, Galería de la Raza, Guerrero Gallery, Incline Gallery, and the Thacher Gallery in San Francisco as well as the Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College in New York. She received her MFA from the California College of the Arts and her BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is an Indigenous artist of mixed descent, and member of the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe of California.