Produced by Niki Dankner
Photography by Tony Vu
Prop Style by Michelle Wong
Text by Julia Millay Walsh
"An artist who works largely in sumi ink and watercolor on handmade paper, Chattanooga, TN-based Kate Roebuck would be described by most as a painter. But it’s her training in textile design and her love of textiles that dropped her into her world of cobalt and ocher inks. After somewhat serendipitously finding herself in a textile-design program at the University of Georgia, Kate worked with 'surface design' company Hable Construction for five years, where she 'really fell in love with pattern and the way pattern and shapes in color interact with one another,' Kate tells us.
When Kate and her husband, Cody, relocated from Athens, GA (where Hable is based) to Tennessee, 'at that time it really felt like what I wanted to do every day was just be an artist and go to my studio and have that creative time to paint and draw and think,' she reveals. 'I had always painted and loved it; I just didn’t know that I could turn it into a career—something that I could do every day.'"
Read the full story here: https://www.onekingslane.com/live-love-home/kate-roebuck-home-tour/