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KATHRYN KELLER

 

EDUCATION

MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1973.

MA, BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin,  1972, 1971

 

EMPLOYMENT

Fine Art, (full-time studio practice) 2003- present

Freelance Artist/Designer, San Francisco Bay Area, 1992-2003

         Specialty in architectural painting and design for residential and commercial spaces, emphasis on

         creating original trompel'oeil murals, faux finishes, custom lighting and furniture.

Special Education Assistant, part-time, Petaluma City School District, 1998-2001

Business Partnership, "Surface Effects”, San Francisco Bay Area, 1983-1992

         A two person architectural painting and design team working with Bay Area architects and

         Interior designers on local and national projects.

Belvedere Land Company, Belvedere, CA., 1981-1983

Assistant Professor of Art, California State University, Sacramento, CA., 1977-1980

Visiting Instructor of Art, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1975-1976

Printmaking Instructor/Technician, University of California, Davis, 1973-1975

 

AWARDS AND MERIT

Guest Curator, “Contemporary Perspectives”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Luther

  Burbank Center for the Arts, 2005

Juror's Award, Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Festival on the Lake, Oakland, CA., 1985

National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Project Grant, 1982

National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship 1975

 

EXHIBITIONS 

"The NeuwPolitic: Artists Explore", Juried Regional Competition,Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA, 2017
LA Art Brewery, Spring 2017
"Zeitgeist", Northern Ca Juried Regional Art Competition, Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, Ca, 2016
LA Art Brewery, Spring 2016, Los Angeles, Ca
LA Art Brewery, Fall 2015, Los Angeles, Ca
LA Art Brewery, Spring 2015, Los Angeles, Ca
“Contemporary Perspectives”. MOCA at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 2005

“FirstAnnual Member’s Show, Petaluma Arts Council, Copperfield Annex Gallery,

 Petaluma, CA, 2001

"Cancer As a Turning Point", the Phantom Galleries, Sacramento, CA., 1995

“3rd Annual Chain Reaction Show”, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery,

San Francisco, CA., 1987

“Miniature Show”, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA., 1983

"Private Gardens", Sculpture/Installation, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA., 1982

(solo exhibition)

"Pacific", Installation (in collaboration with Valerie Reichert), Richard L. Nelson Gallery,

University of California, Davis, CA., 1981

“Three Thousand Worlds”, Installation, Art Department, University of Santa Clara,

CA., 1980  (solo exhibition)

“‘Faculty Show”, California State University, Student Union, Sacramento, CA., 1980

"Almost a Full Moon", Installation, (collaboration with class), Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, CA. 1979

"Inner Octaves", Installation, Robert Else Gallery, 1978 California State University, Sacramento, CA. (solo exhibition)

"Chicago Installation", Installation, (in collaboration with Sylvia Lark) N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 1978

2 Artists from California, Siegfried Hall Art Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1978

"Paradams” Installation, Center St. Studio, Oakland, CA,. 1977
"Exterior Garden Landscape", Permanent Outdoor Installation, Commons, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1976 (solo exhibition)

"Interior Garden Landscape", Installation, Court St. Studio, Athens, Oh., 1976 (solo exhibition)

"ICEKOHII", Installation, Court St. Studio, Athens, Ohio, 1975 (solo exhibition)

Faculty Show, Siegfried Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1975

"Works on Paper - 6 Women Artists", California State University, Sacramento, CA., 1975

“Aerial Fantasies”, School of the Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois, 1975 (2 person exhibition)

"Glad", 3 person Show, Artist’s Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA. 1974

"New Multiples", Print Invitational, California State University, San Diego, CA. 1974

"National Print Invitational - Prints of the 70's", Artist's Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA., 1974

"Colorprint” U.S.A.", (juried) Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas, 1973

"Midwest, U.S.A.", Galerie 1640, Montreal, Canada, 1972

National Graphics Competition" (juried), University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 1972,  (purchase award)

"Albrecht Durer Commemorative Print & Drawing Competition" (juried) Goethe House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1972, (purchase award)

National Print & Drawing Show" (juried), Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, 1972

"Wisconsin Salon of Prints & Drawings" (juried), Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, 1972 (purchase award)

 

REVIEWS

Magpie Weekly, Vol 2: 30, "The Beat Goes On", Rachel Hoover, Sacramento, CA; 11/2/95

Artweek,  "Reviving Traditions", Mark Levy; 8/14/82

San Jose Mercury News, Art Reviews, Dorothy Burkhart; 7/29/82

Artweek,  "Low Culture in High Relief", Renny Pritikin; 4/4/81

Davis Daily Democrat, "Ocean in Davis"; 3/81

Art in America, “Chicago Installation” review, Joanna Frueh; 1/79

Rapline Magazine, "On Review Special", Ann Forefreedom, Sacramento, CA; 11/78

Sunset Magazine (reproduction); 5/78

KPFA, Sunday Arts Review, John Fitzgibbon; 11/78

Athens Post, "Far East Meets far-out West", Jim Frantz, Athens, Ohio; 9/78

San Francisco Examiner (reproduction); 5/19/75

Artweek; 6/14/75, 5/74

Sacramento Bee; 1/13/74 and 5/12/74

Montreal Gazette, Montreal, Canada; 7/2/72

Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin; 11/28/71