I draw and paint from personal experiences with a focus on the human condition and the natural world. I like to start with numerous drawings followed by the paintings where I work with many layers of paint, colours, lines, marks and textures..
Katherine Surridge's work is in many public collections including Canada Council Art Bank, BC Provincial Collection, Burnaby Art Gallery, Edmonton Art Gallery, Richmond Art Gallery, Surrey Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Nova Corporation, The Toronto Dominion Bank and many more. Among her awards are a Canada Council B Grant, BC Cultural Grant and a scholarship from the Santa Fe Art Institute. Katherine has been an Artist in Residence at The Roundhouse in Vancouver,The Santa Fe Institute of Art and The Arlene Francis Center in Santa Rosa, California. She has a BFA from the University of Victoria.