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Kathryn Myers
Kathryn Myers
Email: kathryn.myers@uconn.edu
Bio:
Kathryn Myers was born in Chicago, Illinois and received her BA from Saint Xavier University in Chicago and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has been a professor of painting at the University of Connecticut since 1984 and currently serves on the board of the university's India Studies program.

In 2002 she held a Fulbright Fellowship to India. She has exhibited her work widely in the United States and India as well as lecturing on the topic of American artists who have been influenced by the art and culture of India. She has attended artist residencies in India including the Kanoria Center for Arts in Ahmedabad and Sanskriti Kendra in Delhi. Recently she organized an exhibition titled "Everywhere/Nowhere, The Spiritual temperament in Current American Art for the 2009 International Festival of Sacred Arts in Delhi. Prior curatoral project include "Masala: Diversity and Democracy in South Asian Art" at the William Benton Museum of Art, at the University of Connecticut in 2004 and in 2005, "Proximities of Distance" work by Indian artists in the permanent collection of the Benton Museum.
 
Education
1983 MFA, The University of Wisconsin, Madison
1980 BA Saint Xavier College, Chicago, Illinois
   
Professional experience
2003 Professor of Art, The University of Connecticut
1990 Associate Professor of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs
1984 Assistant Professor of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs
1983 Instructor, The Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio
   
Selected Exhibitions
2008 Junctures & Constellations, Kathryn Myers & Hanuman Kambli, Ruchika Gallery, Panaji Goa, India Obscure and Common Duties, Furman University, Greensboro SC (solo)
Gouache and only Gouache, Andrea Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Winfisky Gallery, Salem State University, Salem, MA (solo)
Connecticut Contemporary, The Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Kathryn Myers & Brian Shure, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI,
From Sun Pictures to Mega Pixels, Williamsburg Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Cultural Identity, Sophia Press Gallery, Sophia, Bulgaria
2006 Åurodhan Gallery, Pondicherry, India (solo)
Fundacao Oriente, Panaji, India (solo)
M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India (solo)
War is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Framing Space, Marking Time, The University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL (solo)
2004 Realism, Symbol Gallery, New York, NY
Street Graphics: India & Mexico, Kathryn Myers & Ricardo Milla, Congregation Beth Shalom, Chester, CT
Mystery & Ordinariness, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, The University of Connecticut (solo)
Mirror Mirror: Self-Portrait, Self-Image, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of CT, Storrs
2003 Recent Works, Kathryn Myers & Stephen Fisher, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
Masala, Street Graphics of India, Department of South Asian Studies, The University of Chicago (solo)
Aurodhan Gallery, Pondicherry, India (solo)
2002 Mainsite Contemporary Art, Normal, OK (solo)
Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL (solo)
ArtWorld Gallery, Chennai, India (solo)
DakshinaChitra, Chennai, India (solo)
Artists to Artists: A Decade of the Space Program, Ace Gallery, New York, NY (group)
Shold, ArtChamber-Goa, Calangute, India
2001 Chitraniketan Gallery, Trivandrum, India (solo)
Journeys, Kathryn Myers & Suzanne Stevens, 100 Pearl Street Gallery, Hartford, CT
Fact, Fantasy, Fiction, Kathryn Myers & Elisabeth Condon, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence RI
2000 Galerie du Tableau, Marseilles, France (solo)
The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (solo)
The Irish Art Center, New York, NY (solo)
Land, Sea, Sky, Artworks at Dover, New Bedford, MA
Senior Faculty Invitational Exhibition, Jenkins Gallery, The Crealde School of Art, Winter Park, FL
Palm Beach International Art Expo 98, West Palm Beach, FL
Inside Stories, Kathryn Myers & Mark Stock, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
Degrees of Realism, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
1998 The DeLand Museum of Art, DeLand, FL (solo)
The Frizzell Cultural Center, Ft. Myers, FL (solo)
The Richmond Art Center, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT (solo)
Park Avenue Gallery, Monroe, LA (solo)
From Virtual to Real, The Romanian Cultural Center, New York, NY
Eleven Faces, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Representing Herself, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA
1997 The Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL (solo)
The Mazur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA (solo)
Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI (solo)
Andrews Gallery, College of William &Mary, Williamsburg, VA (solo)
1996 Jenkins Gallery, The Crealde School of Art, Winter, Park, FL (solo)
Liberating Spirit, St. Marks Church, New York, NY
Selections 96, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
New Acquisitions, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs
1995 Figures Painted/Constructed, Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL (two person)
Spiritual Inquiries, Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
Inspiring Intensity, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
Unpeopled Places, Keeney Cultural Center, Wethersfield, CT
1994 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI (solo)
Visual Arts Gallery, Marietta College, Marietta, OH (solo)
Sleeping & Waking, Wellesley Ross Gallery, New York, NY (group)
Women Artists/Educators, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, DeCatur, GA
The Painted Portrait, Montpelier Art Center, Laurens, MD
1993 Galeria Silvano Lodi, Milan, Italy (solo)
Mahler Gallery, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1992 C&A Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Blind Faith Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
A.Montgomery Ward Gallery, The University of Illinois at Chicago (solo)
Activated Walls, Artist's Space, New York, NY
They Earned Their Keep, The Museum of Art, Science & Industry, Bridgeport, CT (group)
Drawings, C&A Gallery, New York, NY (group)
1991 Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI (solo)
Paintings From Theatre Stu Expo 92' Seville, Spain
Kathryn Myers & Phyllis McGibbon, Untitled Gallery, SanFrancisco, CA
Figures, PS 122, New York, NY
The Postmodern Baroque, The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Lives Still & Otherwise, Galerie Simone Stern, New Orleans, LA
Paintings from Theatre Stu, Kopiec Koszusco, Krakow, Poland
1990 C&A Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Galeria Akademii, Krakow, Poland (solo)
   
Professional Activities
2008 Lecture, American Artists and India, Influence & Appropriation, Jnana Pravaha, Varanasi, The Attic, New Delhi, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadadora
2007 Lecture, Alienation, Exile and Belonging, Modern Art in India, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Panelist, The Influence of Indian in Contemporary American Art, 36th Annual Conference on South Asia, The University of Wisconsin, Madison Author, Indian Art in Rural America, pp, 31-36, June/July Span Magazine, New Delhi, India
Author, Indian Art in Rural America, July 5, Matters of Art.Com, India/ Features,
2006

Curator, India, Proximities of Distance, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut
Lecture, Western Artistic Responses to India, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
Lecture, Western Artistic Responses to India, Goa College of Art, Panji, India

2005 Author, The Inspiration of India in Current American Art, pp. 28-33, Sept/Oct, Span Magazine, New Delhi, India
Chair, The Inspiration of India in Current American Art, College Art Association, Atlanta, GA
2004 Curator, Masala: Diversity & Democracy in South Asian Art, The William Benton Museum of Art, CT
Lecture, Diversity in Modern & Contemporary Indian Art, Gallery Arts India, New York, NY
2003 Lecture/workshop, The Kanoria Centre for Art, Ahmedabad, India
Lecture, Department of Art, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
Lecture, Contemporary Portraiture, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Panelist, South Indian Street Graphics, South Asian Popular Culture, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Artist talk, East West Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Lecture, Traditional influence in South Asian Art, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Panelist, Art of the South Asian Diaspora, Sites of Recurrence, DakshinaChitra, Chennai, India
Painting workshop, Stella Maris College, Madras, India
2002 Panelist, Traditional influences in contemporary South Asian Art, Mid America Art Association Conference, Lincoln, NE
Lecture, Contemporary American Figurative Painting, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India,
Workshop, ArtChamber, Goa, Calangute, India
Lecture, Western Artists Response to South Asia, American Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
Workshop, Stella Maris Womens College, Chennai, India
Lecture, Western Artists' response to South Asia, Amethyst Gallery, Chennai, India
Lecture, Contemporary American Figurative Painting, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, India
Lecture/workshop, Government College of Arts & Crafts, Chennai India
Workshop, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
Workshop, Government College of Arts & Crafts, Calcutta India
2001 Panelist, Arts of India Conference, Western Artists' Response to India, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI,
Panelist, Positive Power, The Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford, CT
Visiting artist, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
1999 Lecture, Figurative Painting in America, The Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad India,
1998 Workshop, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
Workshop, Park Avenue Gallery, Monroe, LA
Workshop, The Crealde School of Art, Winter Park, FL
Visiting artist,, The Chelsea College of Art, London, England
1996 Workshop, The Crealde School of Art, Winter Park, FL
1995 Guest professor, Summer program, Arts in Provence, St. Saturnin les Apt, Provence, France
Visiting artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY,
Visiting artist, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Visiting Artist, Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL
Visiting Artist, Montavalo State University, Montavalo, AL
Visiting Artist, The University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lecture, Narrative Painting, The New York Academy of Figurative Art,
1994 Visiting artist, Boston University, Boston, MA
Workshop, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
Visiting artist, Kutztown State University, Kutztown, PA
1993 Visiting artist, Holy Cross College, Worchester, MA
Guest professor, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, summer session
1990

Visiting artist, The New York Academy of Figurative Art, New York, NY

   
Awards/Residencies
2003 Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca Spain
Chancellors Research Grant, The University of Connecticut
2002 Fulbright Senior Scholar, India
2001 Chitraniketan Residency, Kovalam, India
1999 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India
The Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad, India
1997 The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Ireland
1996 Fundacion Valpraiso, Almeria, Spain
1995 Casa Manilva, Spanish Studio, The Delfina Studio Trust, London, England
1992& 91 The Space Program, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY
Project Residency Grant, The Hillwood Museum of Art, Brookville, New York
1991 Individual Artist’s Fellowship, The Connecticut Commission on the Arts
   

  
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