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Kat Collins

(b. 1977 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, US)
Lives and works in Easton, PA.

EDUCATION

1999 B.A. Fine Arts, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mt. Vernon, OH

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023

In The Gloaming, The Goundie House, Pennsylvania

Featured Artist, Emmaus Public Library, Pennsylvania

2022

Emotional Weather, ArtsQuest Center Steelstacks, Pennsylvania
Abstract Landscapes, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, Pennsylvania

2014

I Am a Shaman, Performance Art, Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania
I Am Mother, Performance Art & Painting, Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania

2000       

Pieces of Me, Schnormeier Gallery, Ohio

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

21st Annual Art Gallery Juried Show, The Art Gallery at Devon, Pennsylvania.

Organized Perspective, Curated by Elena Shackleton, Banko Gallery, Pennsylvania.

Lehigh Art Alliance Contemporary Works, Composed by Nicole Gencarelli, ArtsQuest at SteelStacks, Pennsylvania.

2023

Featured Fall Online Artist, PXP Contemporary, www.pxpcontemporary.com.

Winter Show, One of four featured artists, Curated by Nina Boodhansingh, Midnight Gallery, Pennsylvania. 

Lehigh Art Alliance Winter/Holiday Theme Exhibit, Juried by Gerald Simcoe, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania

Winter Show, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Connexions Gallery, Pennsylvania.

Holiday Pop-Up Show, Midnight Gallery, Pennsylvania.

From The Inside Out: The Betrayals of Family, Curated by Ashara Shapiro, ArtWRKD, Pennsylvania

Makers Alley: 4th Annual Juried Art & Artisan Exhibition, New Hope Arts, Pennsylvania

Thoroughly Modern, Curated by Elena Shackleton & Lindsay Jancay, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania

Lehigh Art Alliance 88th Annual Juried Fall Exhibition, Juried by Amy Forsyth & Suzanne Fellows, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania

Fall Show, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Connexions Gallery, Pennsylvania

2023 Abstract Art, Las Lagunas Gallery, California
Scenes of Easton, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Connexions Gallery, Pennsylvania
Nazareth Plein Air, Nazareth Center For The Arts, Pennsylvania

Summer Exhibit, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Connexions Gallery, Pennsylvania

15th Annual National Juried Exhibition of 2D Artwork, Juried by Mark Mahosky, Irvin & Loise E. Cohen Gallery, Pennsylvania

Lehigh Art Alliance 88th Annual Juried Summer Exhibition, Juried by Marita Hines, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania
5x5, Whitespace Art Gallery, New Jersey
ACE Small Works Show, Sigal Museum, Pennsylvania
The Art of Jazz, Schmidt Gallery, GoggleWorks, Pennsylvania
Art & Autos Pop-Up Art Exhibit, Midnight Gallery, Pennsylvania
Landscape & Floral, Whitespace Art Gallery, New Jersey
Scratching The Surface, Lehigh Art Alliance, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania
All Abstract, 311 Gallery, North Carolina
Spring Exhibit, Connexions Gallery, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Pennsylvania
Let Us Build Bridges, Nazareth Center For The Arts, Pennsylvania

2022

Winter & Holiday, Lehigh Art Alliance, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania
Winter Exhibit, Exhibit B Gallery, Curated by Harry Boardman, Pennsylvania
ACE Member Show Second Act, Arts Community of Easton, The Lehigh Valley Health Network Gallery, Pennsylvania
Joy, Nazareth Center For The Arts, Curated by Jenny Swanker, Juried by Nancy Bossert, Pennsylvania
Winter Exhibit, Connexions Gallery, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Pennsylvania
Play, Lehigh Art Alliance, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Art Alliance 87th Annual Fall Juried Exhibition, Juried by Amy Forsythe and Kathi Ember, David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, Pennsylvania
Scenes of Easton, Connexions Gallery, Curated by Anthony Marraccini, Pennsylvania
ACE Member Show First Act, Arts Community of Easton, The Lehigh Valley Health Network Gallery, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Art Alliance 87th Annual Summer Juried Exhibition, Juried by Emily Thompson and Dale O. Roberts, 1860 Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania
Contemporary Abstract Show, Curated by Dominick Naccarato, David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries, Pennsylvania
Ebullition, Eclipse Center for Creative Community, Pennsylvania
Something Blue, Gallery 840, Curated by Wendy Stoudt, Pennsylvania
Art on The Hill, The Boyer Gallery, Juried by Elena Shackleton, Pennsylvania
Featured February Artists, with Amanda D’Agostino, Emmaus Public Library, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Art Alliance 87th Winter Juried Exhibition, Ronald K. De Long Gallery, Juried by Ron De Long and Ann Lalik, Pennsylvania

2021

Winter & Holiday, Juried by Adriano Farinella, Historic Luckenbach Mill, Pennsylvania
Peace & Joy, Gallery 840, Pennsylvania

2014

Reflections of Self, Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania
Altar, Site-Specific Installation, Trexler Park, Pennsylvania

2013

Group Exhibition, Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania            

  

2008        

Juried Exhibition, Bethlehem Juried Art Show, Pennsylvania

2000        

Group Exhibition, Mansfield Art Center, Ohio

 

AWARDS

2023

Third Place, Schmidt Gallery, GoggleWorks, Pennsylvania

2022

Honorable Mention, Nazareth Center For The Arts, Pennsylvania

2014                      

Spirit of the Market, Easton Farmer’s Market, Pennsylvania

1994                      

Gold Medal, Festival of Life, Massachusetts

1994                      

Gold Medal, Festival of Life, Pennsylvania

1993                      

Gold Medal, Festival of Life, Pennsylvania

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2012                      

History Photo Book Commission, History of Sacred Heart Hospital 100th Anniversary Celebration, design of book, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pennsylvania

2003          

Miles of Mules, Public Art Commission, life-size fiberglass mule, Lehigh County Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania

 

TEXTS

"Art@EPL: Meet Kat Collins," Emmaus Public Library, July 2023.

“New Exhibit ‘Let Us Build Bridges’ to Open at Nazareth Center For The Arts,” The Home News, January 12, 2023.
“Tamaqua arts center to hold gallery opening with artist,” Times News, August 2022.     
“Lehigh Art Alliance puts 9 decades of experience into annual winter exhibition", Lagore, Connor, Lehigh Valley Live, January 27, 2022.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Rayne R. Schnabel, Elisabeth Flynn, Carole Hurst, et al. Miles of Mules. Progress Printing, October 2003.   

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2022, “Play,” Lehigh Art Alliance at Historic Luckenbach Mill, Co-curated with Elena Shackleton.
2022, “Abstract Landscapes,” Tamaqua Community Arts Center

 

CURRENT REPRESENTATION

Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA, USA. www.connexionsgallery.com, (610) 250-7627.

Whitespace Gallery, Hackettstown, NJ, USA. (908) 451-7364.
          

MEMBERSHIPS

Lehigh Valley Arts Council
Lehigh Art Alliance, Board Member & Webmaster
ACE (Arts Community of Easton)

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