ArtTALKS: Katherine Mitchell: Hearing the Trees

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Katherine Mitchell was a 2010/2011 MOCA GA Working Artist Project awardee, and 2007 Atlanta City Gallery East Master Series artist, with a major retrospective and catalogue. Her first solo museum exhibition was in Krems, Austria, 2006, preceded by a 2005 solo exhibition at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Her work has been collected by numerous museums, including the High Museum of Art, MoCA GA, Emory University’s Carlos Museum, the Speed Museum in Louisville, the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, and Agnes Scott University to name but a few. She has exhibited widely including at the National Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, the High Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of GA. Until retiring in 2009 she taught drawing and painting at Emory University. Her work was featured in “Georgia Masterpieces: Selected Works from Georgia Museums,” published by the Georgia Council for the Arts. Originally from Memphis, TN, she has a BFA (1968) from the Atlanta College of Art, did post-graduate work at Tyler School of Art (Temple University) in Rome, Italy, and holds an MFA (1977) from Georgia State University.

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