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The Issue of Doubt (Yellow). 2009. Acrylic, graphite and chine collé on paper. 22” x 22”ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

KATHERINE MITCHELL
katherine@katherinemitchellart.com

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, 1944; lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia. 1980-2009, Senior Lecturer, retired, Visual Arts Department, Emory University.

EDUCATION
1964-1968 Studies at the Atlanta College of Art (B. F. A., 1968).
1968-1969 Post-graduate studies at Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy.
1976-1977 Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta (M. F. A., 1977).

CURRENT PROJECTS
Gathered: Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists, II.
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Opening February 28, 2015.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
More than 20, including:
Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1978.
Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1981.
City of Atlanta Chastain Gallery, Georgia, 1983.
Heath Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1986, 1987, 1991.
Goodwyn Gallery, Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1990.
City of Atlanta Chastain Gallery, Retrospective with catalogue. Georgia, 1991.
Moon Gallery, Berry College, Rome, Georgia, 1992.
Galerie Stil und Bruch, Berlin, Germany, 1993.
Georgia Council for the Arts, Carriage Works Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994.
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005.
Factory, Kunsthalle, Krems, Austria, 2006.
Atlanta City Gallery East, Retrospective with catalogue. Georgia, 2007.
Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, December , 2009-January, 2010.
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia. 12/17/2011-3/31/2012.
Sandler Hudson Gallery.Atlanta, Georgia, 2012.
Places of Memory and Dreams. Working Artist Project exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2011-12.
Transitions. Emory College at Oxford, Georgia. 2013.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
More than 100, including:
RAW Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978.
The Avant-Garde: 12 in Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979.
Hassam Fund Purchase Exhibition, American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, 1979.
The Art of Atlanta, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1988.
The Art of Atlanta, Georgia Artists International Exhibition Fund, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1989.
Artists in Georgia, The Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia, 1990.
Vital Signs, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991.
Nine Women in Georgia, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D. C., 1996.
Defining the South, Georgia Council for the Arts Carriage Works Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996.
Prints from the Permanent Collection, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1997.
The Avant-Garde Revisited, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 1998.
Three Women Artists. Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, 1998.
Spiegel Buch, GmbH, Ulm, Germany, 1999.
Science and Art: Shared Frontiers. Schatten Gallery, Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001.
Marking Time: Contemporary Drawings by Georgia Artists. Brenau University Galleries. Gainesville, Georgia, 2001.
Artists of the Heath Gallery. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia, 2002.
Exhibition of the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2002.
Contemporary Southern Drawings, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004.
Selected Works: State of Georgia Art Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004.
3 significant group exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 2006.
The Master Series Reunion. City Gallery East, Atlanta, Georgia, 2008.
Aesthetic Connections, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2008.
Art by Emory Visual Arts Faculty, Emory University Medical School, 2009. Catalogue published.
Spirited Calligraphy: Texts Marks & Meanings - East & West. Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 2010.
Trading Places, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-2012.
Drawing Inside the Perimeter, High Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia. 2013
Georgia Artists Select I and II. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2013 and 2015.
Cross-Reference: Emory Faculty & Alumni Exhibition. Visual Arts Gallery, Emory University, 2014.

SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS & COMMISSIONS
Hassam Fund Purchase Exhibition, 2 purchase awards, American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, N. Y, 1979.
RollingStone Press Invited Artist, Atlanta, Georgia. 1986.
Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship for Painting & Works on Paper, 1992.
Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences, Residency Fellowships.
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Bronze tile for The Women’s Path, permanent installation, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991.
Commission for ceramic tile murals for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority station N10, 1995-2000.
Grant recipient, University Research Committee, Emory University, 2001 and 2006.
Winship Award. Emory University. 2004.
Institute for Comparative and International Studies grants, Emory University. 2003, 2005, and 2006.
Artist In Residency Program. Krems, Austria, 2003, 2005 and 2006.
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Working Artist Project Award, 2010

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
In addition to numerous other private, public and corporate collections:
Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia.
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia.
City of Atlanta, Georgia.
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia.
The Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia.
Landes Museum, St. Polten, Austria (artist book: An Artist’s View)
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.
Hocheschule fűr Angewandte Kunst, MAK
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
Richard B. Russell Federal Office Building, Atlanta, Georgia.
Schatten Gallery, Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
J. B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky.
Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia.
Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Katherine Mitchell
Katherine Mitchell, 2011

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
1971 and 1972 Georgia Artists, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.
1979 Howett, John. The Avant-Garde: 12 in Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia, High Museum of Art).
1982 Howett, John. Art in America, Vol. 70, No. 1, Jan., 1982, New York, page 149.
1986 Lyman, Thomas W. Katherine Mitchell: Paintings (Atlanta, Georgia, Heath Gallery).
1988 Wolfe, Townsend. American Abstract Drawings, 1930-1987 (Little Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas Art Center).
1988 The Art of Atlanta, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
1991 Howett, John. Katherine Mitchell: A Retrospective (Atlanta, Georgia, Chastain Gallery).
1992 Jinkner-Lloyd, Amy. "Katherine Mitchell at Chastain and Heath." Art in America (New York) 80, no. 2:123.
1992 Vigtel, Gudmund. 100 Years of Painting in Georgia.( Atlanta, Georgia, Alston & Bird.)
1992 Lieberman, Laura. "Katherine Mitchell: A Retrospective." Art Papers (Atlanta, Georgia) Jan. & Feb.: 53.
1993 The Habersham Review, fall, 1993, Piedmont College, Demorest, Georgia.
1993 Howett, John. "Katherine Mitchell." Southern Arts Federation Nat'l Endowment for the Arts Painting, Drawing & works on Paper 1992 Fellowships, Atlanta, Georgia. Reprinted in The New Art Examiner Sept., 1993.
1996 Vigtel, Gudmund, Nine Women in Georgia, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D. C.
2001 Judith C. Rohrer, Variations on a Theme of Modules, The MARTA Project, Atlanta, Georgia.
2001 Art Papers. Headlines: Prizes and Awards. Michael Pittari, Editor. May/June, 2001., Vol. 25, No. 3
2002 Gudmund Vigtel, John Howett & Laura Lieberman. Artists of the Heath Gallery. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia .
2003 Emory Visual Arts Program Faculty Exhibition (catalogue).
2006 An Artist’s View, Galerie Stadtpark limited edition book, Krems, Austria.
2007 Harper, Glenn and Magee, Rosemary M. (catalogue essays for Katherine Mitchell: A Retrospective 1974-2006, Atlanta City Gallery East.
2008 Fenton, Julia. Art by the Emory Visual Arts Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine (exhibition catalogue).
2009 Georgia Masterpieces: Selected Works from Georgia’s Museums. Georgia Council for the Arts.
2012. Judith Rohrer, "Places of Memory & Dreams", Working Artist Project 2010-2011 catalogue, MOCA GA.
2014. Carter, Rebecca Dimling. Cross-Reference, exhibition catalogue. Visual Arts Gallery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.