kathleenpdurkin@gmail.com

EDUCATION:

2016

University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Candidate for MFA 19’

2015

University of Maryland Extension, Maryland Master Naturalist Certificate

2009

Maryland Institute College of Art, Painting and Lithography BFA

AWARDS AND GRANTS:

2013

Artist-In-Residence, Creative Paradox Cooperative, Annapolis, MD

2012

Illustrator and Contributor to Middle Prong Press, Townsend, TN

2010

Artist-In-Residence, North Cascades National Park, Newhalem, WA

2008

MICA Painting Department Thesis Prize

Reba Stewart Memorial Scholarship (Genevieve McMillan Foundation)

2007

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2006

Maryland State Award in the Fine Arts

NFAA Merit Award in Painting

2005

Maryland Artists Equity Foundation Scholarship

2005

Evelyn Chattle Schabb Memorial Scholarship

Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation

Scholastics National Gold Award in Painting

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS

2016 

Unknown Artist Sketchbook Exhibition, Champaign, IL

2015

“Art to Dine For”, Creative Alliance Curated Satellite Show in Roland Park, Baltimore MD

2014

“12 X 12 Exhibition”, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

2014

“AIR End Of The Year Show”, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD
2013
“Winter Artist-In-Residence Exhibition”, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

2013
“12 X 12 Artist-In-Residence Exhibition”, Creative Paradox, Annapolis, MD

2012
Installation of “Biodiversity Mural”, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GSMNP, Townsend, TN

2011
“Synthspiration Exhibition”, Light Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2010
Installation “Skagit Valley Watershed”, Concrete Elementary School, Concrete, WA

2010
“Community Diversity Mural”, Fallstaff Elementary, Baltimore, MD

2009
“Volunteer Programs Murals”, Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore, MD

2009
“Spring Exhibition”, Light Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2009
“Commencement Exhibition”, Maryland Institute College of Art

2008
“Disegno: Contemporary Drawing Exhibition”, Maryland Institute College of Art, Kansas City Art Institute, San Francisco Art Institute

2006
“Maryland Artist Equity Foundation Alumni Show”, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016

Graduate Instructor, UIUC Department of Art, Champaign, IL

Instructor, Suny Purchase Summer Extension, Westchester, NY

Mural Coordinator, Tool Bank, Baltimore, MD

2015  

Art Educator, St. Vincent of Pallotti High School, Laurel, MD

Art Camp Director, Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, MD

2014

Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL

2010-2014

Teacher Assistant, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Summer Sessions

2012

Mural Coordinator, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, Townsend, TN

2011

Volunteer Gallery Coordinator, The Light Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2010

Volunteer Afterschool Coordinator for First Bloom in National Parks, Concrete, WA

Visiting Artist/Lecturer, North Cascades National Park, Newhalem, WA

Art Teacher and Mural Coordinator, Fallstaff Elementary, Baltimore, MD

2009 & 2010

Mural Coordinator, Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore, MD