Exhibitions and Collections

Born 1941, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

EDUCATION

1959-63 Colorado College, B.A.

1962 Boston University

 

Exhibitions + Collections

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria

2011

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria

2008

Celestial Electric Set, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C.

2007

Color Coded, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

2005

Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA

2001

Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY

1999

Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY

1995

Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY

1993

Smith-Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992

Victoria Munroe Fine Art, New York, NY

Nina Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

The Graphic Art of Katherine Porter, Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA

1991

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

1990

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

1989

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

1988

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Richmond, VA

Knoedler Gallery, London

1987

University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, NY

Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY

1986

William Halsey Gallery, Charleston, SC

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1985

Katherine Porter Paintings 1969-1984 (retrospective), Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1984

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Pace Gallery, Addison, ME

Katherine Porter: I am American…Drawings and Small Paintings, Cape Split Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Beaver College, Glenside, PA

1982

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Colby College, Waterville, ME

1981

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (drawings)

1980

Katherine Porter: Works on Paper 1969-1979, organized by the Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA,

Traveling to Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Harbor, CA

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1978

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1976

Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

1975

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1974

Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA

1973

Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA

1972

Parker 470 Gallery, Boston, MA

Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1971

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Parker 470 Gallery, Boston, MA
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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010

Contemporary Landscape Painting, Nagoya/Boston Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

2005

Selected Works from Norma B. Marin’s Collection, University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, ME

2000

Beyond the Mountains, Tulane Art Museum, Boise Museum, New London

University of CT Museum, Moskegan Art Museum, Fort Wayne Museum,

Newly Collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Dillard Collection, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC

1999

Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC

Painted Landscape, Ashville Museum of Art, Ashville, NC

1997

Abstract Painting, Snug Harbor Art Museum, Long Island, NY

1996

Painting Abstract, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Maier Museum,

Randolph Macon College, Boston University Art Gallery, Cedar Rapids Art Museum

Movement and Meaning, Bayley Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

1995

Abstraction, Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA

10 + 10, Studio Art School Gallery, NY

1994

From the Collection of Edward Broida, Palm Beach Art Museum, Palm Beach, FL

Voices, IPA, Boston, MA

1992

Abstraction Per Se (through January 1993), Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

Painting Self-Evident (Curator), Picolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

1990

Art on Paper 1990, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1989

Field and Frame, Meyer Shapiro’s Semiotics of Painting, NY Studio School, NY

A Selection of Works, Sigrid Freundorfer Fine Art, NY

Museo Barjola, Gijon, Spain; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal;

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

Sightings, Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona; Casa Revilla, Valladolid, Spain

1988

Making Their Mark, Cincinnati Art Museum; New Orleans Museum of Art; Denver Art Museum; Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts

10th Annual Academy-Institute Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY

New Work/New York, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1988 Invitational, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

1987

Beyond Reductive Tendencies, Michael Walls Gallery, New York, NY

Atelier Project, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, NY

Landscape Show, Allan Frumkin Gallery, NY

National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Iowa Arts Council, traveling exhibition, Des Moines, IA

1986

National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Rethinking the Avant-Garde, by Jonathan Fineberg, The Katonah Gallery, NY

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NY

1985

An American Renaissance: Painting/Sculpture since 1945, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Group Show, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland

Contemporary Drawings from the Last Three Decades, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1984

Hassam Speicher Purchase Fund Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY

Location: A 20-Year Anniversary Exhibition, Nina Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

Currents, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Painting and Sculpture, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Humanism and Undercurrents, University of South Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, FL

An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NY

Beauties and Beasts, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

Modern Expressionist: German, Italian, & American Painters, Sidney Janis Gallery, NY

American Women Artists, Part II: Younger Generation, Sidney Janis Gallery, NY

Mari Michener, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX

1983

Contemporary Works on Paper, Frumkin-Adams Gallery, NY

Hassam Speicher Purchase Fund Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY

Invitational, Brown University, Providence, RI

The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse, The New York Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Homage to Arthur Dove, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Six Painters, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Twenty New York Painters, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1981

Currents: A New Mannerism (Part II), Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL

University of South Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, FL

74th American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Abstract Painting, Women’s Caucus, NY

Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1980

Painterly Abstraction, Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA

Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, NY

1979

New Options in Painterly Abstraction, Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

New York: A Selection From the Last Ten Years, curated by Betty Parsons, Otis Art Institute,

Los Angeles, CA

Works on Paper, USA, selected by Stephen Greene, Rockland Center for the Arts, NY

1978

Recent Acquisitions from the HHK Foundation, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI

Spoleto Choice, Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

1977

From Women’s Eyes, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Theodoran, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1973

Boston Collects Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Six Visions, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1970

Drawings Re-examined, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Six Artists, Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Studio Coalition, Boston, MA

1969

Three If By Air, Obelisk Gallery, Boston, MA

Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Collaboration, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1967

Betty Parsons Collection, Finch College, New York, NY
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HONORS

1992 Honorary Doctorate, Bowdoin College, Maine

1982 Honorary Doctorate, Colby College, Maine

1972 National Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

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SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

Bayley Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Bowdoin College Museums of Art, Brunswick, ME

Collection of Edward R. Broida

Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH

California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Achenbach Foundation), San Francisco, CA

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Contemporary Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

Currier Gallery, Manchester, NH

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, MI

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Gemeentsmuseum of the Hague, The Hague, Netherlands (permanent installation)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mount Holyoke Art Museum, Mount Holyoke College, Mount Holyoke, MA

Munson Williams Proctor Museum, Utica NY

Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR

North Carolina Museum Of Art, Raleigh, NC

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

San Francisco Museum of Art

Smith College Art Museum, Northampton, MA

Stanford Museum of Fine Arts, Stanford University, Palo Alto. CA

Tel Aviv Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson, AZ

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection

Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. NC