Kathryn R Dawson is a self-taught Boise artist. Dawson grew up in West Papua, Indonesia, has a B.A. in Anthropology, and has traveled to many countries. Her work is best described as abstract surrealism, drawing from her subconscious experiences and transcribing with acrylics onto canvas. She has shown her work at Urban Ascent (2018), Boise Escape (2018), Indigo Art Festival (2018), Art and Roses (2018), and Thousand Springs Festival (2018).