MFASO Lecture

Katherine Bradford

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Flex Space / 205 Hudson

7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Katherine Bradford is a New York artist represented by CANADA, a New York gallery which has just relocated from the Lower East Side to Tribeca. This past season she had a solo shows at CANADA, Haverkampf Gallery in Berlin and Campoli Presti in London. Up ahead are shows in Paris and Tokyo.

She began to paint while living in Maine and then moved to NYC in the 80’s. In 1985 she found a studio in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn where she continues to work today.

Bradford received a Guggenheim in 2011 and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award in 2012. She has also received a Pollock Krasner Grant and two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York.

She was Senior Critic at the Yale School of Art from 2016-2017 and has been on the faculty of the Skowhegan School (2009) and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia (1995-2014) .

Last season Bradford was part of the Superman show at the Chrystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas. The year before she had a solo show

at the Modern Museum in Fort Worth Texas and was part of Prospect 4, the New Orleans Biennial.

Her work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Menil Collection, and the Dallas Museum of Art among others.

She holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MFA from Purchase College, NY.