Katherine Colborn
Curriculum Vitae


2019    *MFA in Studio Arts | University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC (*expected)

2014   BA in Fine Arts (Painting and Drawing) and English, Magna Cum Laude, minor in Gender and Diversity studies | Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

additional study

2017    Workshop with Vincent Desiderio | New York Academy of Art
2016    Workshop with Savannah Tate Cuff | Manifest Drawing Center
2014    Workshop with Ellen Eagle | Art Students League of New York
2012    International Study | National University of Ireland, Galway



Surrounded | Xavier University Art Gallery – Cincinnati, OH | Curator: Kitty Uetz (November 2015)


Recurrent Elements | Greensboro Project Space - Greensboro, NC | group show (September)
Enchanted Woodlands, nationally juried show | Era Contemporary - Philadelphia, PA | Juror: Jessica Libor (December)

Drawing Marathon Show 2017, group show | Greensboro Project Space - Greensboro, NC | Curator: Miriam Aziza Stephan (September)
24th Annual Juried Exhibition | The Women's Art Club of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH | Juror: Pamela C. Newell (April)

Pastel National Exhibition 2016, nationally juried show | Witchita Center for the Arts - Witchita, KS | Juror: Liz Haywood-Sullivan (April)
12th Annual Small Works Exhibition, nationally juried show | Mamaroneck Artists Guild - Larchmont, NY | Juror: Kenise Barnes (April)
123rd Annual Juried Exhibition, regionally juried show | The Women’s Art Club of Cincinnati - Cincinnati OH | Juror: Shaun Dingwerth (April)
Celebration of Women Artists, group invitational show | Indian Hill Gallery - Cincinnati, OH | Curator: Casey Dressel (May)
*Welcome to My World: Mental Health Awareness Through Art, nationally juried show | Miri Gallery - Salt Lake City, UT | Gallery Director: Keith Beard (September)

Face It: The Face in Contemporary Art, nationally juried show | OnSite: Brooklyn - New York, NY | Juror: Annette Rose-Shapiro (June)
Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition, nationally juried show | The Shirt Factory - Glens Falls, NY | Juror: Susan Story (July)

Senior Thesis Exhibition | Xavier University Art Gallery - Cincinnati, OH (March)
Portraits: Group Invitational Portrait Show | Mary Ran Gallery - Cincinnati, OH | Curator: Mary Ran (September)
Art of Women online internationally juried show | ArtisTTable.com | juror: Michaela Mende Janco (November)

SummerFair Emerging Artist Exhibition | Clifton Cultural Arts Center - Cincinnati, OH (February)
National Conference for Undergraduate Research | University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse Gallery - LaCrosse, WI (April)
November Group Show | 83 Gallery - Columbus, OH (November)

awards / grants / residencies

Helen Thrush Scholarship | May 2017
Awarded by the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Artist Residency | February 2015, Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland
Honorable Mention in Figure and Portrait competition | April 2015
Contemporary Art Gallery Online

Three Arts Scholarship: First Place, Honorable Mention, Longacre Printmaker Award | April 2014, Awarded by Cincinnati Women's Club
Phi Beta Kappa | Membership granted by Xavier University Chapter
Alpha Sigma Nu | Membership granted by Xavier University Chapter
University Art Award | May 2014, Awarded by the Xavier University Art Department
Sweeney Award | May 2014, Awarded by the Xavier University English Department


Interview with Miri Gallery | http://www.mirigallery.com/mirivoices/2016/9/12/welcome-to-my-world-artist-katherine-colborn


Graduate Student Faculty (Instructor of Record), University of North Carolina Greensboro | Foundations of Drawing | 2018-19

Adjunct Professor, Xavier University | Drawing I | 2016

other related work experience

Graduate Assistant to the Registrar | Weatherspoon Art Museum | 2017-19

Graduate Assistant to the Office of the Graduate School | University of North Carolina, Greensboro | 2018

Printmaking Shop Assistant | University of North Carolina, Greensboro | 2017

Media Producer | Scenario Learning, Cincinnati, OH | 2015-17

Gallery Assistant | Mary Ran Gallery, Cincinnati OH | 2014