Kate's studio is in Charleston, SC. Kate is completing her MFA in Studio Art at Maryland Institute College of Art.


From a 1,000ft. view, the surface of the Earth is expansive and delicate. Rivers become highways. Towns are islands. Forests mirror buildings in an image that appears in an instant and vanishes the next: golds, silvers, burning rivers, a racing sky, and glistening houses and factories. The stillness created by the distance of flying high in a helicopter over my world betrays the energy and the powerful potential of the systems below. I capture a moment in the air and translate it onto my canvas: bold colors, lines of glowing energy, and careful moments of pause. I paint places as I understand them rather than how I see them, in order to process how our world outside reflects our world within. I cannot see all that we do with my feet on the ground. A new perspective helps. 

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MFA Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2019

BA Fine Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2005

Publications and Awards

Charleston City Paper. "View from Above." November 1, 2017

Lowcountry Artist of the Year/ Griffith-Reyburn Award, 2017

Finalist. Chippendale World Art Residency. Sydney Australia, 2017

Artmag. "8 Artists Bringing the Heat the Summer." Summer 2017

ArtPop Billboard, Jury Selection Winner. Charleston, SC region. 2017

Commission selection recipient, Inspirational Pathways/Charleston Promise Neighborhood. 2017

Merit Award, ArtFields, 2017

Semifinalist, Bethesda Painting Awards, 2017

Third Place, The Artist's Magazine Annual Competition, Student Category. 2017

First Place, “Global Landscapes” Maryland Federation of Art, 2016

Juror’s Selection, “American Landscapes” MFA, 2016

Semifinalist, Bethesda Painting Awards, 2016

“Annapolis Artist Paints as Post-Partum Depression Therapy.” Capital Gazette Newspaper. August 25, 2014

Mulberry Tree Magazine Summer Issue. St. Mary’s, MD 2009

Emerging Artist of the Year Award. First Sunday Arts Festival. Annapolis, MD 2009

Cover Article. Bay Weekly Magazine.  2009

Residencies

Artist Residency in Motherhood. 2016- present

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Maryland 2015-2017

Santee State Park, South Carolina Parks and Recreation. 2011

Solo Shows

"Oversight" Miller Gallery. Charleston, SC 2017 

"Get Low" Redux Contemporary Arts Center 2017 

“Memory Lane” MFA. Annapolis, MD 2014

Select Group Shows

Abstract Mind. CICA Museum. Seoul, South Korea 2017

ArtFields, Lake City, SC 2017

Global Landscapes. MFA. Annapolis,MD 2016

American Landscapes MFA. Annapolis,MD 2016

ArtFields. Lake City, SC 2016

Artist in Residence Group Show, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. 2016

DeColArt Design House, Collaborative designer and artist event invited contributor, Annapolis,MD2015

“Perinatal Depression Conference”, Philadelphia Department of Health. 2015

 “Red Winter, Pink Spring and all the Color in Between.” Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, BWI Airport, MD2015

“ART-chitecture” Anne Arundel County Arts Council. BWI Airport 2014

“Fiber Options” MFA Annapolis, MD2014

Baltimore Heritage Charity Ball. Baltimore, MD 2010

“Eye of the Beholder.” MFA. Annapolis,MD 2010

“Out of Order.” Maryland Art Place. Baltimore, MD 2010

Metamorphosis Art Show. Arlington, VA 2009

Affiliated Organizations:

Redux Contemporary Art Center

Inspirational Pathways

Maryland Federation of Art


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