Woodcut print on paper
Botánica Extraña (2018) is one of eight woodcut prints created by the artist as part of a community-oriented herbal healing project.
Cochineal dye on muslin and yarn
This work was created using cochineal, a dye with a violent colonial history in the Americas. The embroidered plant is "Mirabilis Jalapa."
Kat Chávez is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and curator. Raised on Tongva and Chumash land (known widely as Los Angeles, California), Kat often works as a printmaker and textile artist, occasionally combining mediums to create installations.