Katie Jo Anderson

Artist based in South West Scotland; interested in people, places, materials and collaborative practice.
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The beginnings of a new project that has been under wraps for a while, but is now just starting to emerge! Myself and Kirsty Turpie will be effectively artists in residence in Lochside, popping up at the Family Centre and at various events over the next while. Drop in for a chat and to hear […]

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I’m on the hunt for phone boxes. This is a somewhat ongoing mapping project… with an exciting project to follow! There are a few gaps to fill in on my map… watch this space…

wild bells flyer

Cancel your plans! Creetown is (officially) the place to be next Saturday. My alter-blogger-ego (thecommonty.blogspot.com and¬†ferrythorn.blogspot.com) has been busy madly promoting the large gathering of folks to witness what is a bit of a one off, it’s not everyday we cast a new bronze bell for the village after all! For anyone who has not […]

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This came up in a discussion over dinner a while back, and I had been pondering over it a while before it hit paper in a format I particualarly liked…

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I’m currently on the look out for an old phone hand set for casting – any suggestions other than e-bay which I’ve got covered, I’d be open to! Phone boxes have started to catch my attention – Kirkcudbright’s phone box is looking particularly unloved and grubby. There’s a strange sort of nostalgia surrounding these dated […]

Concrete Shrine Attempt 1

  More prototypes, this time the shrine type objects I have been blethering about for a while now… these are the first attempts to visualise this notion – and it may take a while to come to it’s full state of being… It’s only taken about 24 hours to persuade these to upload, so apologies […]

Bone China Light Test 1

So it’s been one of those weeks. A lot has happened, and kiln successes have been had. See, not the moon, but initial light experiments with Powfoot shore casts in bone china. The intention involves having these installed successfully in two weeks time for the Open Weekend (8th to 9th December). These feel more like […]

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Plaster Casting

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Lights Out at the Galley for RISE

Now there is a headline suitable for any local newspaper! Cheesy or otherwise… But one way or another RISE shut for the last time tonight, it’s been a great opportunity to show with a fantastic selection of artists – thank you to all involved!

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Temporal Permanence

(2012) Cast concrete, unfired ceramics and cables. Final installation in RISE at The Galley, Atlas Works, Nelson Street, Carlisle. It’s open 2-8 everyday until Thursday!