Kataraina's Story

Painting blind: The visually impaired artist focusing on Tasmanian landscapes | ABC Australia

Kataraina Koroheke is a Tasmanian artist known for her detailed nature-inspired paintings, despite facing legal blindness due to a genetic eye condition called keratoconus. Kate remains determined to pursue her passion for art. Story by Sarah Abbott.

Words From Kataraina

"Through the lens of my visual impairment, I paint worlds inspired by Tasmania's nature. Every creation is a testament to emotional expression, breathing life and vibrant colours into profound concepts that speak to the essence of life. Despite challenges, my art is a labour of love that satisfies my soul. May it instill positive energy and love into your life as well."