Artist: Katarina Issksson
Katrina Isaksson was born in Göteborg, Sweden in 1957 and educated in the U.S. receiving her MFA from Hunter College in New York City. She exhibits frequently in New York and her work has been reviewed in The New York Times,Sculpture Magazine and the Observer-Dispatch. Today she teaches art at Hunter College in New York City, helps her family run their organic farm in Franklin, NY and, most importantly, continues to make her art. Issakson, originally from Goteborg, Sweden, erected her welded steel and rock sculpture entitled Contemplating Sisyphus. This is the third in a series of works entitled “Sisyphus” that Issakson has been working on since 2005.