KATE'S RESUME

KATE CHRISTOPHER
651-231-0387      kate.christopher@icloud.com      www.katechristopher.com

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS
       2013        SMS Juried Show 3rd Place Award, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN
       2012        Artistic Merit Award, Sculpture Walk, Castlegar, British Columbia
       2011        Awarded Best in Show in Sculpture Walk, Sioux Falls, SD
       2011        BTCA Best of Show in Sculpture Walk, Bloomington, MN
       2008        Bloomington Art Center -  Greenberg Gallery, Bloomington, MN 
       2007        Sculpture Scene Show - Premier Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
       2006        Seasons on St Croix Gallery, Hudson, WI
       2006        Phipps Center for the Arts - Gallery Two, Hudson, WI
       2006        Exhibition of Sculptures and Drawings, Unity Church, St. Paul, MN
       2000        Annual Solo Sculpture Exhibition, Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, MN
       1989        Concordia College Individual Exhibition, Concordia College, St. Paul, MN
       1975        Small Works–Two person exhibition, Visual Artists Union Gallery, Boston, MA


COMMISSIONS
       2008        Ceramic Wall Tile "Celebrating the Arts in Education," Mahtomedi High School, MN
       2003         Bronze Chalice for White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church, Mahtomedi, MN
       2002         Three "Parent Child" Ceramic Wall Sculptures for Fairview Hospital, Red Wing, MN

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
       2011          Featured Artist, Alesci Gallery, Stillwater, MN
       2011-12    Sculpture Walk Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD
       2011-12    Sculpture Walk Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD
       2011-12    CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour, Mankato, MN  
       2010          White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church, November 28-December 26, Mahtomedi, MN
       2010          MNWCA Group Show at Northrup King. Minneapolis, MN
       2010          Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, St. Paul, MN
       2010          Arts In Harmony, Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN * Merit Award
       2010          Sculpt Siouxland, Sioux City, IA * Purchase Award  
       2009          Architectural Exhibition, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN
       2009          Minnesota Sculpture Society, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN * Second Place Award
       2009          MN State Fair Exhibition, St Paul, MN
       2008          Minnesota Sculpture Society at the Phipps, Hudson, WI * Honorable Mention
       2008          Sculpt Siouxland, Sioux City, IA * Purchase Award
       2008          St. Croix Valley ART OPENER – Studio 211, Stillwater, MN
       2007          Northern Lights Exhibition, White Bear Lake, MN * Merit Award    
       2006          Opening Night - The Gallery at Frame Ups, Minneapolis, MN  
       2006          Studio 211 Fall Exhibition, Stillwater, MN
       2006          Opening Night - The Gallery at Frame Ups, Minneapolis, MN  
       2006          St Croix Valley ART OPENER – Studio 211, Stillwater, MN
       2005          Healing Arts Program Exhibition, Hudson Hospital, Hudson, WI
       2005          Society of Minnesota Sculptors, Minnetonka Art Center, MN * Second Award
       2004          MN State Fair Art Exhibition, St. Paul, MN * Honorable Mention
       2004          Society of Minnesota Society, Edina Art Center, Edina, MN * Best in Show
       2004          Northern Lights Exhibition, Century College, White Bear Lake, MN * Award of Excellence
       2003          Society of Minnesota Sculptors, Master Framers Gallery, St. Paul, MN * Award of Excellence
       2003          MN State Fair Art Exhibition, St. Paul, MN * 4th Award in Sculpture
       2003          Stillwater Art Crawl, Tamarack Gallery, Stillwater, MN * Best in Show               
       2002          Northern Lights Exhibition, Century College, White Bear Lake, MN * Honorable mention
       2002          Stillwater Art Crawl, Stillwater, MN * Peoples Choice Award
       2002          Society of Minnesota Sculptors,  Premier Gallery, Minneapolis, MN * Special Recognition
       2001          MN State Fair Art Exhibition, St. Paul, MN * First Award in Sculpture
       2000          Homebrewed Art Exhibition, Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
       1999          Northern Lights Exhibition, Century College, White Bear Lake, MN * Award of Excellence
       1997          Studio Grand Opening and Home Show, Mahtomedi, MN
       1987          Members Juried Show, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN * Grand Prize

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
    •    Café Latte, 850 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN. 55105
    •    www.katechristopher.com    www.mnsculptors.com   www.mnartists.org

RESIDENCY
    •    (2000) One month residency at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN

REVIEWS AND ARTICLES
    •    Poey, Dick: Sculptor Profile, Highlights and Shadows (2011)
    •    Gonzales, Leticia: Walk This Way, Mankato Free Press (2011)
    •    Poey, Dick: Kate’s Vision: Humanity’s Private Journeys through Life, Highlights & Shadows (2007)
    •    Zahn, Tom: Kate’s Journey, Highlights & Shadows, (Winter 2004)
    •    Peck, Joel: Sculpting the Human Condition, White Bear Press, (October 31 2001)
    •    Fallon, Michael: Earth, Wind & Fire, City Pages, (October 17, 2001)
    •    Carey, Catherine: Earth, Wind and Fire, Town Life Magazine, (Jan./Feb. 2000)
       
EDUCATION
    •    (1971) Beloit College, Beloit WI. - BA in Art
    •    (1972-1974) Massachusetts College of Art, Boston - MA, graduate courses in cast metal and ceramics
    •    (1975) University of Connecticut, Storrs, CN - MA in Educational Counseling and Administration 
    •    (1977-1987) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - Graduate Courses in Cast Metal and Ceramics
    •    (1996-2009) Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN - Classes in Clay Techniques and Firing

MEMBERSHIPS
    •    Northern Clay Center
    •    Society of Minnesota Sculptors
    •    River Valley Arts Council
    •    White Bear Arts Council
    •    Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    •    (2000-2009) Taught various group classes in the Mahtomedi studio and lectured about my work and    techniques at several area schools and churches