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Katherine Sullivan
Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Williamsburg



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EDUCATION
2001 M.F.A., Boston University, Boston, MA

1998 Post-Baccalaureate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1997 B.F.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


GRANTS
2013-14
Fulbright-Nehru Core Scholar Grant
Andrew Mellon Great Lakes Colleges Association New Directions Initiative Grant: "Pursuing Perception: An Interdisciplinary approach to Color Theory in the 21st Century"

2013
Fellowship, Shalom Global Learning Program, Hope College
Faculty Development Grant, Hope College

2012
Andrew W. Mellon Great Lakes Colleges Association New Directions Initiative Grant: "Open Studio: Image and Text Explorations in Lithography"
Jobe and Julie Morrison Family Faculty Development Grant, Hope College

2010
Third Place, "Young Painter’s Competition," Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

2008
Best in Show, "Interpretations of the Figure," University of Indianapolis
Second Place, "Electoral Collage, Art and Politics in 2008," Oregon College of Art and Craft

2004-09
Jacob Nyenhuis Faculty Development Grant, Hope College

2001
Graduate Teaching Award, Boston University

2000
Richard Ryan Sr. Memorial M.F.A. Award, Boston University

1999-2001
Constatin Alajavov Fine Arts Scholarship, Boston University
Teaching Assistantship, Boston University


ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2013
Project R5- Studio/Seminar, South Africa

2012
Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, New Mexico
Open Studio print shop, Toronto, Canada

2010
(finalist) Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop artist’s residency, New York, NY

2009
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada
Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, Virginia

2008
Pouch Cove Foundation, Newfoundland, Canada

2007
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2006
Vermont Studio Center Johnson, VT
Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

1997
New York Studio School, New York, New York

1996
Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 "The Docile Body," Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI

2010 "The Docile Body," DePree Art Gallery, Hope College, Holland, MI

2008 "Body Electric Remix," University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2007 "The Snake Pit: A Metamorphosis of Form," Saugatuck Center for the Arts, MI

2006 "Past Perfect: Recent Work by Katherine Sullivan" (catalog), Ithaca College, NY

2006 "Caldarium," Gebben Gray Gallery, Fennville, MI

2006 "Body Electric," Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI

2004 "Katherine Sullivan/Israel Davis" (two-person show), Hope College, Holland, MI

2001 "Seascapes," Open Court Gallery, Boston University


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)
2012
"MACAA Exhibition," Wayne State University Art Gallery, Detroit, MI
"Juried Exhibition," Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY
"Art Gallery Benefit Invitational," Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
"West Michigan Show," Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, MI, Curator: Vincent Desidereo

2011
"Juried Members Exhibit," Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

2010
"Young Painters 2010," Miami University, Oxford, OH, Curator: Raphaela Platow
"Seeing the Land," University of Indianapolis, IN
"Members Exhibit," Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

2009
"Imagining the Universe," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
"73rd National Midyear Exhibition," Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
"West Michigan Show," Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, MI Curator: Larry Fink

2008
"Electoral Collage: Art and Politics," Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
"Social Discourse, An Arts Experience," Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI
"51st Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art," Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY, Curator: Rachel Vancelette, Barbara Gladstone Gallery
"Interpretations of the Figure," University of Indianapolis, IN
"They Practice What They Teach," Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
"Connecting 2008," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
"Metro 25," City Without Walls, Crawford St. Gallery, Newark, NJ, (traveling exhibit)

2007
"Night of 1,000 Drawings," Artists Space, New York, NY
"The Body Sublime" (6-person exhibit), Parkland Art Gallery, Parkland College, Champaign, IL
"The Nude," Lexington Art League, KY, Curator: Vincent Desiderio
"Small Wonders," Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art Annapolis, MD
"Discipline/Undisciplined," Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI

2006
"Cooper Union Summer Residency Exhibition," Cooper Union, New York, NY
"Anonymous Drawings," Bluetenweiss Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"20th International," Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Curator: Patterson Sims, Director, Montclair Art Museum
"Great Lakes Drawing Biennial," Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Curator: Don Bacigalupi, Director, Toledo Museum of Art
"In Motion," Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Virginia

2005-07
"Faces of the Fallen," Women’s Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, DC

2005
"Contemporary Realism," Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
"Interpretations of the Figure," University of Indianapolis, IN
"Real People 2005," Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

2003
"Representative Work," Inaugural Show, Atlantic Works Gallery, East Boston

2001
"M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition," 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

2000
"M.F.A. First–Year Show," 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA


COLLABORATIONS (Selected)
2009-present "Negatively Bound": Image-Text collaboration with poet Christopher Rizzo. Publication by Sous Rature.

2009 "Cormorants" painting: American Ballet Theater invitation for Alexei Ratmansky World Premiere at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York

2007 Detroit Institute of Arts: "Garden of Earthly Delights": Collaboration with choreographer Steven Iannacone, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan

2006-07 "Violet": Collaboration with InSync Director/Choreographer Ray Tadio. Performances in Holland, Michigan, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Nagoya, Japan

2007 "Strange Figurations": Interactive exhibit incorporating photography, paintings, video, installations and choreography of STERKA: artists’ collaborative of Steven Iannacone, Erik Alberg, Katherine Sullivan. Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, Michigan

2005-06 "Carmina Burana," "Unet," and "The Three Graces": Collaboration with Aerial Dance Theatre and Director/Choreographer Steven Iannacone, Holland, Michigan


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
2012 "The Docile Body: The Appearance and Absence of Authority," Strange Movements, Mid-America College Art Association Annual Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, October 4.

2012 "Negatively Bound: The Collaborative Work," The Body, School of Visual Arts National Conference, New York, New York, October 8.

2008 "The Dialectics of Power: Abu Ghraib, Brecht, and the Body," War and Violence, School of Visual Arts National Conference, New York, New York, October 16.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2003-Present, Associate Professor, Hope College, Holland, Michigan
2000-2001 Instructor, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts


VISITING ARTIST
2011 Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2008 University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
2006 Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York (multiple visits)

 








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