Katherine
Keefer

 

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EDUCATION

                2007-8 Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA (Applied Theology)

MA         1999     Mills College, Oakland, CA (Developmental Perspectives in Teaching)

                            Multi-Subject Teaching Credential, CLAD, Art Certification

M.F.A.    1986     Washington State University, Pullman, WA (Ceramics/Sculpture)

B.S.        1970      Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR (English Literature)

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2013    ODOT/DMV, Oregon Arts Commission, Bend, OR

2010     I-90 Interchange, Denver, CO   Semi-Finalist

2009     Millennium Bridge, Denver, CO   Semi-Finalist

2007     West Regional Library, Broward Co. FL (Americans for the Arts Award)

            Coffman Pool, San Francisco, CA

2005     Loma Prieto Memorial, Oakland, CA

            South Berkeley Neighborhood Project, Berkeley, CA

2001     City of Dublin, Dublin, CA

2000     Anna Jean Cummings Park, Santa Cruz, CA

            Lake School, San Pablo, CA

1999     Peace Lutheran Church, Danville, CA

1998     California Veterans Memorial Commission, Sacramento, CA

1996     Osage Monastery, Sand Springs, OK

1994     City of Dublin, Dublin, CA

 

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions:

1993     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992     Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1988     Graystone Gallery, Portland, OR (NCECA Conference)

1986     Graystone Gallery, Portland, OR

1983     Graystone Gallery, Portland, OR

 

Selected Group Exhibitions :

2013     The Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2012     Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA

             The Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

1995     The Artery, Davis, CA

             ProArts, Oakland, CA

1994     Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1993     San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

1992     Michael Himowitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1991     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1990     Art in Public Places Program, Todos Santos Plaza, Concord, CA

Downtown Gallery, San Jose, CA

Gladding McBean TerraCotta Factory, Lincoln, CA

Judith Weintraub Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/ART RELATED

2020-     Children's Art Program, Rodeo Hills Elementary School, Rodeo, CA

2012-     Studio and commission work

2016      Teacher/Woman's Art/Writing Workshops, Gurgaon, Ambala, India

2013-15 Managed care of elderly mother

2013-     Editorial Committee WEAD (Woman's Environmental Artist's Directory)

2012-13 Board of Directors, WEAD

2011      Teacher/Woman's Art/Writing Workshops, ANNNI, Pune India

2010      Teacher/Woman’s Art/Writing Workshop ANNNI, Goa, India

2009      Artist Residency, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India

              Teacher/Woman's Art/Writing Workshop, ANNNI, Mumbai, India

2008-11 Travel : Madagascar , Kenya , Ireland , Germany , England , India , Ecuador , Antarctica , Spain , Morocco , Tunisia , Italy , Algeria

2004-07 Teacher/1st grade, St. Martin de Porres, Oakland, CA

1999-04 Teacher/6th grade, Lake School, San Pablo, CA

1992-99  Partner/Gillman Granite, Oakland, CA

1991-92  Substitute Teacher and Volunteer, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA

1990-96  Instructor/Ceramics, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center; Walnut Creek, CA

1984-86  Teaching Assistant/Ceramics, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

1982-84  Artist-Teacher/N.E.A., “Artist-in-Schools”Program, Portland, OR

1979-83  Instructor/Talented and Gifted Program, Multnomah County and Portland

1978-79  Instructor/Ceramics, Multnomah County Parks Department; Portland, OR

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019      San Jose Mercury News, July 29, Lifestyle, Travel, San Jose, CA – photo

2018      The Wall Street Journal, Feb 3-4, The Review C8, New York, NY – photo

2008      Sculpture Magazine, May, article, photos

2005      The New York Times, October 22, National Report p.A9 – photo

              San Francisco Chronicle,October 17, Bay Area, p.B1 – photo

             Oakland Tribune, March 21, front page, photo, Oakland, CA

2004      San Francisco Chronicle, March 31, B1, photo, San Francisco, CA

1998      Sacramento Bee,December 12 ,front page – photo

1993      Artweek, August 5, p.23, photo, San Jose, CA

1992      Valley Times, August 6, “Up Front”, p.3A, photo, Dublin, CA

1990      San Francisco Chronicle, June 3, “Review”, p.15, photo, San Francisco, CA
            
Sacramento Bee, April 20, “Hot Tickets”, p.4, photo, Sacramento, CA
            
San Francisco Bay Guardian, April 18, p.41, San Francisco, CA
            
Sacramento Bee, April 15, 1990, “Encore”, p.16, Sacramento, CA