Kathleen Kolb earned her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been represented by David Findlay Galleries (2003-2010) and Sherry French Gallery (1996-2003) in New York City, and by Clarke Galleries (1992-2009) in Stowe, Vermont. She is currently represented by Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne, VT and Gallery North Star in Grafton, VT; as well as by MA Doran Gallery in Tulsa, OK. She has participated in over 40 solo shows and 90 group shows in New York and New England.
In the fall of 2015 Kathleen was an invited fellow at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, Ireland. From 2014 to 2017, with poet Verandah Porche, she created and managed an ambitious collaborative touring exhibition project called Shedding Light on the Working Forest. www.sheddinglightontheworkingforest.net The show opened at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, and traveled to the Vermont Folklife Center and eight other locations across six states, from Maine to Ohio.
In 2009 Kolb was one of ten artists selected from over 300 applicants to be part of the ART OF ACTION, a unique public/private project to create and exhibit work addressing issues facing the future of Vermont. Her work has appeared in American Artist, Vermont Life, Art New England, Northern Woodlands and many other publications. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Shelburne Museum, the Fleming Museum and the New Britain Museum of American Art.