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Kathleen J. (Kat) King

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Birth year

Lives in

Works in


Cal State, Hayward, 1971, BFA

Representing galleries
Viridian Artists Gallery and Steeple Gallery

figurative, abstract, surrealism, landscape, mixed-media, organic, fantasy, images, abstractions


Kathleen King
1808 West Wabansia Ave.
Chicago, IL. 60622


MFA ,Studio Art.1977. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
BFA, Studio Art. 1973. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
1969-71,University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus.

Present teaching position:

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Art Education Dept. Korea University, Seoul, South Korea.

Upcoming solo show in 2010:

"Obsessions" recent mixed media drawings on paper by Kathleen King. June 1st to June 25th 2010 at Viridian Artists,INC. 530 West 25th Street room 407 NYC, NY. 10001 Reception: June 5th from 3pm to 7pm.

Highlighted Solo Exhibitions:

“Illumatoons” recent mixed media work by Kathleen King,
Reception: Dec.1st  from 3pm to 7pm.
Nov.20th to Dec.15th,.2007 at: Viridian Artists, INC. New York City, NY.
530 West 25th Street room 407 NYC, NY. 10001

*“Hypnotic”: a mini retrospective of works by Kathleen King. May 18th thru June 2007.
Reception: 6-9pm and artist’s talk: 6:30 to 7pm, Thursday, May 17th. 
Steeple Gallery, LTD. 11107 Thiel Street St. John, IN.

“Plastic Pictorials, II” Oct. 2005. Fine Arts Building Gallery Chicago, IL.

“Plastic Pictorials” Mar.-Apr. 2005. Viridian Gallery, New York City, NY.

“Natural Fictions” Sept.-Oct. 2003.  Fine Arts Building Gallery Chicago, IL

“Bio-Logic, II” Oct. –Nov. 2001. Harmon Center for Art, Anderson Gallery, Drake University, Des Moines, IA.

“Works on Paper” May 1995. Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France

Upcoming Group Show:

"Viridian Artists Group Show" Apr.6th thru June 2009. Shacknow Museum of Art Plantation,FLA.

Highlighted Group Shows:

“Square Foot Show” Art Gotham Gallery,  So Ho NYC,NY.
June 7th-July12th 2008. Opening reception June 7th,1pm-8pm.

“Illumatoons @ Looptopia”  2008. May 2 to 4. River Walk Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Hot Spots & Canaries” 2008.  Apr. 22 to May 24. SoHo20 Gallery, NYC, NY

“Small Works” 2007. Nov.29th to Dec. 21st 2007. SOHO20/Gallery 511 West 25th Street NYC,NY.10001

*“Barbies and G.I.Joes” 2007.  An Installation by Patrick Miceli. of Large Drawings by Invited Artists.

Loyola Art  Faculty Exhibition at LUMA (Loyola’s Art Museum) 2006.

Oakton Community College.  Show opens Sept 6th 2007.

“National Premier 2007 Exhibition” Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

“Beyond Boundaries” 2006 and traveling. Chicago Printmaking Collaborative, Chicago, IL

“Detritus”2007 -06+05. Synagogue for the Arts, New York City, NY.

“The Dot”2006.  Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago,IL.

“Invitational Summer Show” 2004.  Denise Bibro Gallery New York City, NY.

“4 Corners of the World” Nov. 2001. Gallery II, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

“15th Evanston Biennial Exhibition” Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. 2000


“Deciduous Divas” 2005, Acrylic and Oil on Canvas. 60”
x 72” x 1 1/2”
commissioned for the Oriole Branch Library, Chicago, IL.


“Spot Light on Living Artists” 2004. Ivy Sundell, Crow Woods Publishing, Evanston, IL.

“Chicago Art Scene” 2002. Ivy Sundell, Crow Woods Publishing, Evanston, IL.

“Wolgan Milsool”( Korean art magazine) 1995. article Seoul, Korea

Represented by :

Viridian Artists, INC. 530 West 25th Street room 407 NYC, NY. 10001
Tel: (212) 414-4040

Steeple Gallery, LTD. 11107 Thiel Street St. John, IN,
Tel: (219) 365-1014


Award of Excellence, 2007. “National Art Premier”
Elmhurst Artists Guild Gallery

Botanic Garden Cash Award for Painting, 1992

Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award  1980

Recent Exhibits

Kathleen J. (Kat) King participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2009 smARTart show
Flat Iron Arts Building
Dec, 2008 "smART show"
Flat Iron Arts Building
Oct, 2008 Illumatoons @ ATC 2008
Around the Coyote
Nov, 2007 Illumatoons
Viridian Artists
Exhibited at these venues
Kathleen J. (Kat) King has Exhibited at these venues:

Flat Iron Arts Building Around the Coyote
Viridian Artists
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