This week’s featured artist is sculptor Kate Clark from Brooklyn, New York. She takes sculpture and taxidermy to a new level by blending the human form and the form of wild animals together through sculpting. The body of her sculptures stay true to classic taxidermy and the original animal but she stitches and sculpts hides together to form human faces on her subjects. There is a very raw visceral reaction to her work and it draws the viewer in and makes them ask questions. Her work is haunting. The first impression I had viewing them was the juxtaposition of the animal and the human like heads but after a moment the facial elements seem to blend in seamlessly into the body of the animal and they become one entity. Where her work is most successful is this blending and believability, you can see the emotions on the face and it stays true to the body position and spirit of the animal. Below I have links of where to find out more about her and some of her most successful pieces.