295 no titleKatherine Kavanaugh constructs site-specific outdoor and indoor installations which sometimes incorporate video and audio. She also makes collage drawings, etchings and uses photography in her work. She has collaborated with composers, poets and dancers. Recent exhibitions include: a multi-media collaboration with poet Soheila Ghaussy, at the Maryland Institute College of Art, in Baltimore; a solo exhibition at Stevenson University; the bi-annual sculpture competition at the Evergreen House of Johns Hopkins University; the Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States, Washington, DC; the Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, VA; the Hemicycle Gallery at the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington, DC; and the Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College. She has been in several artist residencies including the Oberpfalzer Kunstler Haus, Germany; The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Virginia; the Klotz Château in Rochefort-en-Terre, France; and Clo Ceardlinn, County Donegal, Ireland. Among the awards she has received are three Maryland State Arts Council Grants; a printmaking Fellowship at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Silver Spring, MD; Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow for a VCCA residency; a finalist for the Virginia Commission for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship Award for Sculpture; and several Faculty Development grants from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Katherine grew up in Northern Minnesota and has lived in Louisiana and Virginia. She currently lives in Baltimore and is on the faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

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