press release

Kerstin Kartscher (b 1966) is the third artist to participate in the prestigious Tate St Ives Artists' Residency Programme, based at the historic Porthmeor Studios in St Ives. During the 12 month residency Kartscher has developed a new body of work for a special exhibition opening in October 2005. Born in Nurenburg her work portrays new fantasy worlds for contemporary women. Free of social, emotional and psychological constraints Kartscher's women celebrate their femininity within fantastical, elegant and immense landscapes.


Kerstin Kartscher
Tate St Ives Artist Residency Programme