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Bio

Originally from the East Coast, Katherine Vetne received a BFA from Boston University and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is the recipient of SFAI’s Graduate Fellowship in Painting as well as the Allen B. Stone Award. She has exhibited her work in Los Angeles (Angles Gallery; CB1 Gallery), Boston (Samson Projects, 808 Gallery), and San Francisco (2nd floor projects), where she currently lives and works.
 

 

Education     

        2015     San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California, Master of Fine Arts in Painting     
        2009    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Magna Cum Laude

Solo* + Two Person Exhibitions  
   
        2015    Vernissage, San Francisco Art Institute MFA Thesis Exhibition, San Francisco, CA *
        2014    PreciousSentimentalCoyConcealingWithholdingNarcissisticObsessive, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
        2012    Thirty Spoons, The Hallway Gallery, Boston, MA *
                   Hyperconscious, Lynn Arts, Lynn, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions

        2017    Women to Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC (Nomination)
                   Stardust to Steel, Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA (Forthcoming)
                   Josh Faught :: Katherine Vetne :: Wayne Koestenbaum, 2nd floor projects, San Francisco, CA
                   Daniel Samaniego, Katherine Vetne, Xiao Wang, No Exit, San Francisco, CA   
        2016   Tight Ass: Labor Intensive Drawing and Realism, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles CA     
                   Common Dilemmas, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA
                   The Alchemist, Root Division, San Francisco, CA     
        2015    Nourish, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA         
                   Introductions, Root Division, San Francisco, CA     
        2014    Hidden and Revealed: Representations of Women by Women, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA         
                   Badlands, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA         
                   Gold Rush, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA         
                   Piecework, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA         
                   Artist’s Choice, The Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA     
        2013    Black Ink, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA 2012    
                   December Salon, The Hallway Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA         
                   Boston Critique Group, The Lily Pad, Cambridge, MA         
                   TEDxSomerville, The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA     
        2011     On or Of Paper, Lynn Arts, Lynn, MA         
                   Inside-Out, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA         
                   Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA         
                   A Taste of Boston, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA               
        2010    Draw Drawings Every Day, Washington Street Art Center, Cambridge, MA                  
                   Secrets, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA     
        2009   Materials are Language, 119 Gallery, Lowell, MA         
                   Boston Biennial, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA         
                   The Sixth Arches Print Show, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

Awards   

        2014     Allen B. Stone Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute
        2014     Partial Tuition Fellowship in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute
        2009    Gold Award, Drawing Category, Boston Biennial, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA
          
Press      

        2017    The File, Interview by Daniel Samaniego. (LINK)
                      Settlers + Nomads, 2017
       2016     Tight Ass: Labor Intensive Drawing and Realism, by Max King Cap (LINK)
                      Artillery Magazine, March 16, 2016
       
Community   
   
        2010-
        2013     The Boston Critique Group: A Boston-Based Artist Collaborative
                     Founder and Lead Facilitator