CV/Bio

 

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2016
Quarry Project – Tennessee, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN. Exterior architectural projection

2013/2012
KNIT 1, 4 RELIEF, Knitting Project. CGPS Hurricane Sandy Relief Program. New York, NY. Coordinator

2000
Ron K. Bills Memorial Fountain, Miller Park, Seattle, WA. One of five artists selected by Rene Soulard, Landscape Designer

 

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
Of Earth & Stone, Works on Paper & Sculpture, Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY

2014
Carving Studio & Sculpture Center Gallery, Quarry Project – Then & Now. W. Rutland, VT
Of Land and Local, Quarry Project, Immersive Environment, CSSC Gallery and Quarry, W. Rutland, VT
Topographies: Mapping History & Time, Two-person exhibition with JoAnne Lobotsky. Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY

2012
M&B Gallery, Portland, ME. Quarry Cyanotypes. Selected

2010
M&B Gallery, Portland, ME. Quarry Project. Selected

1994
A.I.R Gallery, Gallery II, Emerging Artist, New York, NY. Juried

1992
Emerging Artists, Two-person exhibition with Sharon Portelance. Wheeler Seidel Gallery, NY,NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES and SCREENINGS

2017
SculptFest 2017 – The State of Hope, Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, Installation,W Rutland, VT
Rock of Ages, Extended Exhibition, E Tennessee Museum of History, Knoxville, TN
South of the River, Candoro Arts & Heritage Center, Quarry Project – Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Innovation Expo, Museum L-A, Lewiston, ME. Quarry Project-Tennessee installation & projection
COLLECT 2017, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2016
Quarry Project-TN, 
Knoxville Museum of Art, “Rock of Ages” – Lobby, Knoxville, TN
Rock of Ages,
E. Tennessee Museum of History, Knoxville, TN
Space Studios Summer Show Part One, Space Gallery, Portland, ME

2015
Small Works Show, Ocean House Gallery & Frames, Cape Elizabeth, ME

2014
Of Land and Local, Quarry Project, Shelburne Farm Coach Barn, Shelburne, VT
SculptFest 2014, Immersive Installation Collaboration with Judd Mulkerin, CSSC, W. Rutland, VT

2011
Jar Project, Spring Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Belgrade Lakes, ME
Jar Project, Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME. Invitational
Members Exhibition, Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, W. Rutland, VT

2008
The Crossing of Time and Environment, Micro Installation Exhibition, Artist collaboration, Toshei Village, Tainin County, Taiwan
Gathering, Jameson Gallery, Portland, ME. Invitational
Get the Vote Out, Free Street Gallery, MECA, Portland, ME. Curated

2007
Intervals, Maine College of Art at Fort Andross, Brunswick, ME. Curated
Nine-x-Twelve, Works on Paper, Fort Worth Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Split, Drawing Room, Portland, ME.

2006
Nine-x-Twelve, Works on Paper, Fort Worth Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY. Invitational

2005
Light in the Dark, Space Gallery, Portland, ME. Curated

2004
Self-Inflicted, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA. Selected group show
National Megaphone Monument, Creative Time, New York, NY. Juried
Matzo Files, Streits Matzo Factory, New York, NY. Group show

2003
International Center, Exhibition Space, New York, NY. Proposed Installation
Sacred and Profane, performance/installation, Peaks Island, ME
IMBY, Fluxus Event, performance/installation, Yarmouth, ME

2002
Episodes: 9/11, The Kitchen Art Gallery, New York, NY. Curated
New York Stories, Bullet Space, New York, NY. Curated
Artists Response to September 11, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY. Curated
Baxter Library, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME. MFA Thesis Exhibition Installation
Reactions, Exit Art, New York, NY
Reactions, Traveled Exhibition, College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA
Literature in Film, “Woman Found Dead in Elevator”. Alliance Theater, New York, NY. Screening, collaborative film

2001
Hanger Show, Hungarian Consulate, New York, NY. Invitational

1999
Umorous, Max Fish, New York, NY. Invitational
Sculpture Center, New York, NY. Invitational
Museum of Art, Corpus Christi, TX. Invitational
Generations, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY. Invitational

1998
The Very Hairy Show, Max Fish, New York, NY. Invitational

1997
Faculty Exhibition, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1996
Faculty Exhibition, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1995
Faculty Exhibition, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1992
The Garden Show, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY. Invitational
Winter Show, Wheeler Seidel Gallery, New York, NY

1991
Collect New York, Fabri Mansion, New York, NY Empire State Crafts Alliance, Juried auction
Stable Group, Wheeler Seidel Gallery, New York, NY. Invitational

1990
A Show of H’Art, A Show of Hands Gallery, New York, NY. Invitational
Collect New York, Fabri Mansion, New York, NY. Empire State Crafts Alliance, Juried auction

 

AWARDED GRANTS and PROPOSALS

Artist Project Grant, Maine Arts Commission, Augusta, ME | 2017
Or Ovid Weiss Scholarship Fund, Faculty Travel Grant, Mark S. Weiss and Columbia Prep School, New York, NY | 2009
Manhattan Community Arts Fund Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY | 2003
Ron K. Bills Memorial Fountain, Seattle, WA. Nominated “Best Neighborhood of the Year”, Awarded Honorable Mention | 2001
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. Awarded proposal “Sixteenth Century Art and Digital Imagery” | 1998
Empire State Crafts Alliance Grant: Bronze casting, Sculpture Center, New York, NY | 1992
Scholastic Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA | 1984

 

PUBLIC and PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN. Permanent Collection
Kitchen Art Gallery, New York, NY. Permanent collection
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Permanent collection
Sterling Software Corporation, Columbus, OH
Birgit Clark & Ashley Capps, Knoxville TN
Susan Knowles & Andrew Saftel, Pikeville,TN
Lane Hays & Stuart Worden, Knoxville, TN
Hunter & Teresa Harrison, Knoxville, TN
Lou Smith & Paul Parris, Knoxville, TN
Paul & Meredith James, Knoxville, TN
Jane Briggs, Portland, ME
Janet Eakins, Portland, ME
Dr. Peter Anton, Los Angeles, CA
Linda Lee, New York, NY
Andrew I. Wolf, New York NY, Los Angeles, CA
Rego Cardenas, New York, NY, Miami, FL
Jose Diaz, New York, NY

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PRESS:

Seven Days, September 27, 2017, Art Review: SculptFest2017, A Hard Place, Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, Meg Brazill
News Sentinel, November 13, 2016, Knox Arts: History of Tennessee Marble, Amy McRary
Seven Days, October 15, 2014. BCA’s “Of Land & Local Keeps Growing” Xian Chiang-Waren
Rutland Herald, September 11, 2014. Sculpfest Celebrates Generations” Erica Housekeeper
Poughkeepsie Journal, July 11, 2014. “Enjoy”, Portrait of the Artist: Kate Katomski, Barbara Gallo Farrell
Portland Phoenix, January 21, 2005. “Arts”, We Are Moths, Maggie Knowles
Springwords.com German Webmagazine, October, 2003. Artist interview
New York Times, August 6, 1998, “House & Home, Currents”
American Craft Magazine, June/July 1992, Volume 52. “Gallery”
The Southampton Press, July 2, 1992
Ceramics Monthly, October 1989, Volume 37 number 8, “News and Retrospect”

INTERVIEWS:

P1 Radio, Stockholm, Sweden, September 11, 2002. Artist interview and exhibition review by journalist, Sophie Allgardh
FRICTION, Visual Radio, Inc. New York, NY. CD Rom presentation, re: March 1995. Artist studio interview
WBAI Radio, New York, NY. October 16, 1994. Artist interview and exhibition review by journalist, Patrika Dallas

 

EDUCATION

MFA in Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Critical Theory, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME | 2002
BFA in Ceramic Art (Major) and Textile Art (Minor), University of Washington, Seattle, WA | 1985
AAS in Horticulture, SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY | 1976

 

RESIDENCIES and ARTIST INTENSIVES

Stephan Pace House Residency, Stonington, ME, Awarded Proposal | 2017
University of Tennessee, Printmaking Collaboration- Beauvais Lyons, Knoxville, TN | 2016
MFA Summer Residency, Maine College of Art. Portland, ME. Selected | 2011
MFA Summer Residency, Maine College of Art. Portland, ME. Invitational | 2010
Printmaking Session, Maine College of Art. Selected | 2010
Carving Studio/Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT | 2010
Carving Studio/Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT | 2009
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, N. Edgecomb, ME | 2007
ARTnetWeb, New York, NY | 1997
Eurocentre, Cologne, Germany | 1995
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, N. Edgecomb, ME | 1990

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEACHING

2017
Maine College of Art, Pre-College Faculty, Portland, ME

2016
Southern Maine Community College, Adjunct Faculty of Fine Arts, S Portland, ME

1989/2015
Columbia Prep School, New York, NY. Art Faculty
Studio Instructor: Mixed Media Sculpture and Metalsmithing
Instructor: Art History, Renaissance to Post-Modernism, Architecture, history & studio practice

2010/2011
Maine College of Art, Portland ME., Resident artist during summer intensive with MFA students
Individual and group critiques, demos

1994/1997
New School University, New York, NY. Art Faculty, College and continuing education
Studio Instructor: Clay and Mixed Media Sculpture

1993/1997
Sculpture Center, New York, NY. Art Faculty. College and adult education
Studio Instructor: Clay and Mixed Media Sculpture

1985/1987
Southwest Arts Advisory Council,
Southwest Community Center, Seattle WA.
Ceramic Studio Director and Instructor

 

WORKSHOPS, LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS

Knoxville Museum of Art, Cocktails & Conversation, Artist talk & video projection | 2016
CSSC Gallery, W Rutland, VT. Artist Talk with DJ Hellerman | 2014
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Artist lecture and presentation | 2007
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME. Artist lecture and presentation | 2007
Space Gallery, Portland, ME. Artist lecture and presentation | 2005
Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA. Gallery panel discussion | 2004
International Center, New York, NY. Artist presentation and discussion | 2003
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME. MFA Thesis artist talk | 2002
Parsons School of Design/Bank Street College, New York, NY. Studio visit and artist lecture | 1994
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Gallery talks, presentation & workshop | 1992
Aberthau Center, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Ceramics workshop | 1992
American Craft Museum, New York, NY. Presentation and demonstration of ceramic exhibition | 1990

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS, GALLERY and CURATORIAL

Port City Connect II, International Mail Art Project with Burnaby BC & Nova Scotia, Canada | 2009
Art Honors Event, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME. Curator, Ceramic Exhibition | 2007
Visions in Fiber, A Show of Gallery, Assistant Curator | 1989
ESCA Exhibition, A Show of Hands Gallery, Assistant Curator | 1989
A Show of Hands Gallery, New York, NY. Assistant Manager | 1988/9

 

INDEPENDENT FILMS and TV COMMERCIALS

Woman Found Dead in Elevator, Art Director, Distribution: film festivals | 1999
Joanie & Amalia, Wardrobe Designer, PBS & IFC | 1999
Destiny, Art Director, PBS & IFC | 1999
Aoki Studio, New York, NY Freelance sculptor, model maker and puppeteer for TV commercials | 1989
Mastercard Gold, Hallmark, General Mills and Gillette | 1988

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Pickwick Independent Press, Portland, ME, Membership
Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, W. Rutland, VT, Art Advisory Council
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, Alumni Council

Kate Katomski is a multi-media artist and educator whose inter-disciplinary experience includes art and architecture history, environmental and landscape design, costume and set design. She lives and works in Portland, ME and New York, NY. Her body of work includes sculpture, printmaking, performance, video and installation.