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EDUCATION

1972-1976             Rhode Island School of Design BFA

1989-2007            Vermont Studio Center residencies

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017                       Into the Woods, Festival Gallery, Waitesfield, VT

2017                       Thin Places, Long Light, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, Vermont

2017                       Shedding Light on the Working Forest with poet Verandah Porche, Paul Smith’s College in the Adirondacks, NY; Holden Arboretum, Ohio; Dartmouth                                   Hitchcock Medical Center Gallery, NH  

2016                       Shedding Light On The Working Forest with poet Verandah Porche: Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, VT; Vermont Supreme Court, Montpelier, VT

2015                       Shedding Light on the Working Forest, with poet Verandah Porche, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, VT

                               Houses, West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park, Stowe, Vermont

2014                       Galerie Provenance, Middlebury, Vermont

2012                       Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery, Stowe, Vermont

2011                        Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

                               Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

2009                      Jackson Gallery, Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, Vermont

                                Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

2008                       David Findlay Galleries, New York

2007                       Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

2006                       David Findlay Galleries, New York

2005                       Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

2004                       David Findlay Galleries, New York

2003                       Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

2001                        Sherry French Gallery, New York

                                Sterling College, Craftsbury, Vermont

2000                      Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

1999                       Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

1998                       Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

1996                       Lewiston Auburn College, Maine

                               Sheldon Museum, Middlebury, Vermont

                               Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

1995                       T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont

1994                       Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

1993                       Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont

1992                       Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

1990                       Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

                               Catamount Art Center, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

1987                       Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

1986                       Catamount Art Center, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

                                North Country Hospital, Newport, Vermont

1985                       Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

                                North Country Hospital, Newport, Vermont

1984                       Fern Gallery, East Hardwick, Vermont

1983                       Fern Gallery, East Hardwick, Vermont

                               Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, New Hampshire

1982                       Fern Gallery, East Hardwick, Vermont

                               Granite Hills Gallery, Hardwick, Vermont

1981                        Fern Gallery, East Hardwick, Vermont

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018                      New England Now, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT

                               Nor'easter Annual Juried Exhibition, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

2017                       Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition, invited artist, Waitesfield, VT

2015                       Annual Exhibition, New Britain Museum Of American Art, New Britain, CT

                               Country Life, Downing Yudain Gallery, North Stamford, CT

                               Summer Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT

2014                       City Days, Country Nights, Two person show, Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA

                               Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition, juried show, ELEANOR AHERN AWARD FOR USE OF COLOR, VT

                               Working the Landscape: Vermont’s Fields, Trails and Forests, Bailey Howe Library, UVM, Burlington, VT

                               Landscape Traditions, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, VT

2013                       Annual Exhibition, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain CT, VIEWERS CHOICE AWARD

                                M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK

                                Flowers, Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA

                                New Visions, New Voices, Millers Thumb Gallery, Greensboro, VT

2012                       Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

                                KOLB / LOMBARDI New England Oils/New York Watercolors, Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA                                                                        

                                The Working Landscape, Vermont State House, Montpelier, Vermont

                                Summer Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

                                Landscapes in 2012, Chandler Gallery, Randolph, Vermont

2011                         Land Use/Misuse, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010-11                   Contemporary Voices from Vermont, Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont

                                National Fall Exhibition, invited artist, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

                                Art in the Coach Barn, invited artist, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, Vermont

2009-10                  Art of Action, one of ten awarded artists, tour of 24 venues throughout Vermont

2009                      A Beckoning Country, Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont

                               National Fall Exhibition, invited artist, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

                               Champlain’s Lake Rediscovered, tour to Vermont, New York and Boston

                                Summer Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

2008                       Counterbalance, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York

                                National Fall Exhibition, invited artist, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont

                                Holiday Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

2007                       Holiday Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

2002                       The Image of Vermont Agriculture, tour of eight Vermont venues for the Vermont Dept. of Agriculture

                                Painting = Poetry, Mainely Maine, Small Sizes, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                                Contemporary American Realism, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

                                Holiday Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

2001                        Flint Institute of Art, Michigan

                                Painting = Poetry, Mainely Maine, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                                Contemporary American Realism, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

2000                       Four Seasons, Flowers in February, Painting = Poetry, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                                Summer 2000, NTWH Gallery, Belfast, Maine

                               Contemporary American Realism, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1999                       Four Seasons, Mainely Maine, The Poetry of the Hudson, Small Sizes, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                               The Great Outdoors, Manhattan Athletic Club, New York

                               Group Show, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

                               Magic Realism: A Selection of Paintings 1925-1998, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston

                                Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1998                       173rd Annual Exhibition, William Paton Prize for watercolor, National Academy Museum, New York

                                Director’s Choice, Members’ Gallery, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York

                                Four Seasons, Mainely Maine, Pears and Other Pleasures, Small Sizes, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                               On the Road, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia

                               Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1997                       Director’s Choice, Members’ Gallery, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York

                               Small Sizes, Mainely Maine, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                               On the Road, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia

                               Off the Beaten Track, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont

                                Dwellings, Real and Imaginary, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

                                Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1996                       12 X 12, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, San Francisco, Palm Beach

                                Small Sizes, Mainely Maine, Sherry French Gallery, New York

                                Summer Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

                                Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1995                       Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1994                       Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

                               Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1993                       2 X 12, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence

                                In Praise of Vermont Landscape, T.W. Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont

                               Group Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont

                               Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1992                       In the Garden, T.W. Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont

                               Three Person Show, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

                              Group Show, Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

                              Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1991                       Turnings into Night, two person show, Frog Hollow State Craft Center, Middlebury, Vermont

                               Summer Watercolors, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

                               Four Person Show, Webb and Parsons Gallery, Burlington, Vermont

                              Group Show, Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

                              Vermont Harvest, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont

                              Group Show, Gallery Two, Woodstock, Vermont

                              Small Pictures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts

1990                      Group Show, Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont

1989                      Winter Art: The Magic Mirror, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont

                              Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, Vermont

                              Almost Miniatures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Newbury Street, Boston

1988                      Developments in Watercolor, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont

                              Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, Vermont

                              Almost Miniatures, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Newbury Street, Boston

1987                      Art in Vermont, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont

                              Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, Vermont

1986                      Group Show, Gallery Two, Woodstock, Vermont

 

DANCE/FILM/TV

2011                       Sangita Chandra. “Main Streets and Back Roads of Addison County.” ABC Boston Channel 5 Feb 16, 2011.

2003                     Paintings for set of Strategies Stabilizing by Peggy Peloquin, Dance Theater Workshop, NYC

1999                      Paintings and studio furnishings used for set of What Lies Beneath

 

GRANTS

2015                       Fellow of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, County Mayo, Ireland

                               For Shedding Light on the Working Forest: National Endowment of the Arts and Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Community Foundation, Stony Point                                     Foundation, Plum Creek Foundation, Windham Foundation, Vermont Performance Lab, International Paper Foundation

2009-10                 Art of Action, Lyman Orton and Vermont Arts Council, commission/exhibition project

2008                      Vermont Community Foundation, Arts Endowment Grant

2000                      Vermont Arts Council

1999                       Vermont Community Foundation, Arts Endowment Grant

1998                       Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, A.R.T. Fund

1995                       Vermont Community Foundation, Arts Endowment Grant

                                Haymarket People’s Fund

                                Vermont Arts Council

1994                       Vermont Community Foundation, Arts Endowment Grant

1986                       Vermont Arts Council, Touring Exhibition Grant: four exhibits in public spaces

 

TEACHING

2012                       Middlebury College, visiting professor in watercolor painting, winter term

2012                       Painting Workshop at the Brick House, Shelburne Museum, VT

2011                        Painting Workshop at the Brick House, Shelburne Museum, VT

2009                      Middlebury College, visiting professor in drawing, winter term

                               Painting Workshop at the Brick House, Shelburne Museum, VT

1990-2004            Faculty, Governor’s Institute on the Arts, VT

2000                      Watercolor classes: The Grist Mill, Bristol, VT

                               Watercolor classes: Frog Hollow Craft Center, Middlebury, VT

1993-1994             Watercolor classes: T.W. Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, VT

1978-1979              Art Teacher: Greensboro Elementary School, Greensboro, VT

1979                       Art Teacher: Woodbury Elementary School, Woodbury, VT

1978                       Community College of Vermont

 

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Shedding Light on the Working Forest (exhibition catalogue) 2015

Kadour, Ric Kasini. “Kathleen Kolb: Houses” (exhibition catalogue) West Branch Gallery, Stowe Vermont 2015.

Rogulina, Anna. “Meet Kathleen Kolb: Winner of the 44th Annual Juried Members Exhibition Viewers’ Choice Award”  New Britain Museum of American Art blog 24 Jan 2014   https://nbmaa.wordpress.com/2014/01/24/meet-kathleen-kolb-winner-of-44th-annual-juried-members-exhibition-viewers-choice-award/

Bushnell, Mark.  “In This State: Artist Kathleen Kolb finds “moments of sublime contact”.” VTdigger.org 2 December 2012

Land Use/Misuse. (exhibition catalogue) Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2011.

Flagg, Kathryn. “Art of Action Work Lands in County.” Addison Independent  24 June 2010: 11A.

The Art of Action. (exhibition catalogue) Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT 2009-2010: 60-65.

The Art of Lake Champlain, Verve Editions, 2009: 18.

Slayton, Tom. “The Art of Logging.” Vermont Life  Winter 2009-2010: 64, ill.

Kelley, Kevin J. “Picture Perfect.” Seven Days  4 November 2009: 62.

Champlain’s Lake Rediscovered (exhibition catalogue) The Willowell Foundation, 2009: 54-55.

Thornton, Clara Rose.“Winter Inspiration.” Southern Vermont Arts and Living  Winter 2009: 28, ill.

Flagg, Kathryn.  “Lincoln Artist Wins Grant for Project.” Addison Independent  9 February 2009: 2.

Flagg, Kathryn. “Lincoln artist looks ahead for inspiration.” Addison Independent  4 December 2008.

Tyrol, Adelaide. “The Outdoor Palette.” Northern Woodlands  Winter 2007: 79, ill.

Price, Linda S. “Kathleen Kolb: Versatility in Vermont.”  American Artist  September 2007: 28-33, ill.

Artist’s Resource Trust the First Ten Years. Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Great Barrington, MA    2006: 49.

Sherman, Michael, Gene Sessions and P. Jeffrey Potash. Freedom and Unity: A History of Vermont. Vermont Historical Society, Barre, VT, 2004, p. 620, ill.

Driscoll, John. The Artist and the American Landscape. Ed. Arnold Skolnick. Cobb, CA: First Glance Books, Inc., 1998: ill. 62.

Slayton, Tom. “Capturing Beauty in Unexpected Places.” Vermont Life  Winter 1998.

Grindon, Leger. “Kathleen Kolb-Gathering Light.” Art New England  1997.

Slayton, Tom. “Kathleen Kolb: Defined by Light.” exhibition catalog 1995.

Seidman, Sarah. “Middlebury Artist Finds New Direction.” Times Argus  8 September 1995.

Polston, Pamela. “Kathleen Kolb: Paintings and Drawings.” Art New England  1995.

Slayton, Tom. “Painting Winter into Spring.” Vermont Life Spring 1987.

Polston, Pamela. “Night Visions.” Vermont Times 26 October 1994.

Polston, Pamela. “Rites of Spring.” Vanguard Press 29 March 1990.

Kirgo, Julie. “Hope is Center of New Exhibit.” Addison Independent 27 May 1991.

Polston, Pamela. “Tis the Season and a Gallery Gets Down.” VT Times 20 December 1990.

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Ballinglen Arts Foundation, County Mayo, Ireland

Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, VT

Lyman Orton and Janice Izzi Art of Action Collection, Manchester, VT

People’s United Bank, Burlington, VT

U.S. Department of State

Vermont State Art Collection

Bank North Group (Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts)

Merchants Bank, Burlington, VT

Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington

Vermont Hard Cider Company, Middlebury, VT

Otis Elevator Company, Hartford, CT

Insulco Corporation, CT

Monumental Corporation, Baltimore, MD

Pizzagalli Construction, Burlington, VT

Vermont Community Foundation

Middlebury College