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Katy Schimert
on Armored Landscape, 1994
Katy Schimert on Armored Landscapes, 1994

In spring 2014 artist Katy Schimert was interviewed by Skidmore College students Heather Ashe ’14 and Adam Smith-Perez ’14 about her work, Armored Landscapes, 1994, in the exhibition One Work, 2014.

This interview was part of a series of interviews with artists in One Work organized and conducted by Skidmore students in the Art History course AH-351A. The series was funded by The Alfred Z. Solomon Residency Fund.

About Katy Schimert
Katy Schimert is a New York-based who creates work in a wide range of media, including drawing, sculpture, and video that resemble dream-like, otherworldly, and cosmic landscapes. Interested in the interplay between the concrete and the conceptual, Schimert merges natural forms found in the landscape with elemental, abstract shapes that imbue her work with a mythic or archetypal resonance.
Five metal, silver, mountainous sculptures sit on a dark floor.
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Katy Schimert (born Grand Island, New York, 1963)
Armored Landscapes, 1994
sheet metal
Purchased with funds in honor of Morgan Leger Rosenberg, Class of 2009

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Schimert, Katy. “Katy Schimert on Armored Landscape.” Interview by Heather Ashe and Adam Smith-Perez. 2014. Tang Teaching Museum collections website, last modified October 17, 2018.
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