Painting collaged with matchsticks

Cate Holt, Demi monde (2023). Acrylic, flash, pigmented gesso on linen with faux fur, matchsticks, sock, can of tuna, thread. 18 x 38 x 2 in.

Current work includes paintings enmeshed with everyday objects, that ask questions about function, gender expectations, play, and bodily humor. Items include a snorkel, kitchen strainer, jump ropes, a can of tuna, rubber shrimp and foam ear plugs.