Katherine McGinn Works

BIOGRAPHY

Katherine McGinn is a studio artist and instructor residing in Asheville, NC. Having studied Illustration, printmaking and sculpture her work crosses borders between printmaking, installation, drawing and painting. She received her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA in printmaking from Edinboro University. Katherine has taught printmaking at Edinboro University and drawing at the Virginia Museum School. She has also assisted with Master Printer Kathy Caraccio in NY, NY as well as at Penland School of Craft. Her work is shown nationally in various galleries. Recently Katherine has taught a course in monotype at Warren Wilson College and is an Artist Fellows with Arts For Life teaching printmaking. (www.katherineMcGinn.com)


EDUCATION

2007 - Color Woodcut Printmaking, Huntington Museum of Art (recieved teacher scholorship to attend), Huntington, WV Instructor: Karen Kunc
2006 - Print Symposium, Ukiyo-e: Traditional Japanese Watercolor Woodblock Printing, Edinboro University of PA Instructors: Master printer Kenji Takenaka and Tuula Moilanen
2005 - MFA in Printmaking, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
2003 - 2-D Papermaking In Depth, Carriage House Paper, Brooklyn, NY Instructors: Donna Koretsky and Shannon Brock
2001 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cum Laude, Major: Illustration, concentration in Printmaking Minor: Printmaking and Glass-working Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Department of Communication Arts and Design


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008 - Visiting Artist Faculty: Warren Wilson, Swannanoa, NC College, Instructor of Monotypes and Monoprints printmaking class
2007-08 - Artist Fellows: Arts For Life (AFL), Asheville, NC -Printmaking and Drawing teacher for children at Mission Hospital Outpatient Huff Center
2007 - Art Instructor: Open Hearts Art Center, Asheville, NC, teacher and assistant for art classes for adults with varying abilities
2006-08 - Instructor: BookWorks -Instructor of printmaking classes in monotype, relief, etching and silkscreening, Asheville, NC
2006 - Full-time Faculty Member (Spring semester): Edinboro University of Pennsylvania- Instructor for Print 1 and Relief Printmaking (begin­ning, advanced and graduate level).
2004 - Teaching Assistant: Bill Fick, Relief Printmaking Class, Penland School of Art and Craft, Penland, NC
2004 - Monotype Workshop Instructor for Adult Client-Artists, StairWays Behavioral Health Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
2004 - Guest Artist/ Lecturer and Monotype Workshop Instructor in collaboration with the Exhibition " Flower's Observed, Flower’s Transformed" , Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, Curator of Education: Maritza Mosquera
2004 - Non-Toxic Printmaking Workshop Instructor: Non-toxic Relief and Silk-Aquatint : 23rd Biennial Art Educators Conference, Edinboro University of PA
2003-05 - Assistant Printer, Egress Press and Research: Edinboro University, Assisted artist's; Ayanah Moor (2003), John Hitchcock (2004), and Bill Fick (2005) with editioning
2003-04 - Co-director, SFA Gallery: Edinboro University of PA, organized artists/ shows
2003-05 - Graduate Student Council Representative: Art Department, Edinboro University of PA
2003-05 - Graduate Printmaking Assistant: Print Department, Edinboro University of PA -Print shop maintenance, organizing volunteers, assisting print students and professors
2003 - Internship, Studio Assistantship: K. Caraccio Printing Studio, NYC - Assisted Master Printer K. Caraccio with printing / workshops, maintained shop facilities, curation of prints, assisted with cataloging the print collection and research at the NY Public Library Print Collection
2002 - Adjunct Faculty Member: Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA, Instructor of Art Appreciation/Intro to the arts
2001-02 - Assistant Printmaker for Tanja Softic, Associate Professor of Art, University of Richmond & Kathy Caraccio, Master Printmaker, - Assisted in editioning large, multiple plate etchings and curation of prints
2000-02 - Teacher: Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA - Planned and instructed studio classes in "Experimental Drawing" and “The Art of Illustration” (grades 7th-12th)
2001 - Vitreography Workshop Instructor: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. Instructed glass-working students in printmaking techniques using glass as a matrix.
2000 - Museum Educator: Children's Museum of Richmond, Richmond, VA - Coordinated programs with group activities -Instructed outreach programs at local schools
1999 - Glass Studio Monitor: Glass-working Shop/ Crafts Department, Virginia Commonwealth University - Monitored use of and maintained all shop equipment and supplies - Assisted students with glass-working process - Assisted instructor with kiln firing


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2007 - Open Hearts Arts Center, Guest teacher- monotype, Asheville, NC
2006 - Student Art Leaque Advisor, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
2004-05 - Art Department Graduate Student Mentor: Assisted incoming graduate students (MFA and MA)
2003- 04 - Artist Image Resource: Fine Art Printmaking Organization, Pittsburgh, PA


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Mid-American Print Council, member from 2004 to 2005
Southern Graphics Council, member from 2003 to present


EXHIBITIONS

2008
"Printed: Contmporary Prints & Books by North Carolina Artists", Green Hill Center for NC Art, NC
"Untitled Invitational" Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond, VA
Transmission Gallery, Richmond, VA
2007
"Katherine McGinn: New Works on Paper", Solo Show,
Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond, VA
2006
"Articulating Spaces: Poets and Artists Interacting with their Evironments", University Art Gallery, Clarion PA
"Monotypes and Monoprints", Solo Show, K. Caraccio Printing Studio, NY, NY
2005
"In Between Places", Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Bates Gallery, Edinboro University
"Pretty and Smells Good" print portfolio, Art Tank Gallery, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA
31st Anniversary October Evenings Exhibit, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA Juror: Katherine Talcott
"Marginalia", Juried Print Portfolio Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
82nd Annual Spring Show, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA , Juror: Steven Assael
Invitational Print Portfolio, "Pretty & Smells Good" Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
"Border", Solo Show, Print and Installation Bates Gallery, Edinboro University
18th Parkside National Small Print Show University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, Juror: Karen Kunc
"The Boro Show", Invitational Group Exhibition Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College, Borea, OH
2004
"Out of Print" , Invitational Group Show, Erie Art Museum Annex Gallery
Printmaking , Invitational Group Show, Schuster Gallery, Erie, PA
Mid-American Print Council Juried Exhibition, Lincoln, NE, Juror: Mark Smith, Flatbed Press
30th Anniversary October Evenings Exhibit, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA
Invitational Group Show, International Images, Sewickley, PA
Invitational Group Show, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
Invitational Show coinciding with Artist/ Lecturer Series ,
Display of work in collaboration with the exhibit: "Flower's Observed, Flower's Transformed", Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
81st Annual Spring Show: Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, Juror: Gregory G. Knight
2003
80th Annual Spring Show: Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, Juror: James Yood
Edinboro University "Print Sojourn", (traveling exhibi­tion): Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA and Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
2001
"Juried Regional Art Exhibition", Belgian Gallery, VUU, Richmond, VA
1999
"Annual Fine Arts Exhibition", Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA
"Contemporary Craft's Society Show", Bradford Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA
"Art of Glass Students: National & International Work", Visual Arts Center, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA


REVIEWS

2007 - "Ghost in the Print", Review by Paulette Roberts-Pullen,
Style Weekly, p. 24, October 31, 2007
2005 - "18th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition"University of
Wisconson-Parkisde, Kenosha, Wisconsin, Jan. 17th- Feb. 16th, 2005, Catalogue.
2005 - "Student Review of Bates Gallery", Review by Nadia Dorochko,
The Spectator, Arts and Entertainment, p. 11, February 18th, 2005
2005 - "Chimera : A Journal Of Literature and Art"
Juried literary and art catalogue published in 2005
2005- "Out of Print", Review by John Edwards,
Erie Times News, Showcase, p.. 13, January 27, 2005
2004 - "Chimera : A Journal Of Literature and Art"
Juried literary and art catalogue published in 2004, p. 142-143.
2003 - "Object, Ink, Surface", Review by John Edwards,
Erie Times News, Showcase, p. 16, 21, March 27, 2003


AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2005 - Participant in "Marginalia", national jur­ied exchange portfolio and exhibition, Purdue University Print Department
2005 - Purchase Award, Erie Art Museum Spring Show, Juror: Steven Assael
2005 -Purchase Award, 18th Parkside National Small Print Show, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
2004 - Participant in "Salt City Dozen 2004", Interational juried print portfolio of graduate work organized by Syracuse University Print Department
2004 - Awarded Induction to Alpha Epsilon Lambda For scholarship, service, and leadership.
2003- Purchase Award, Erie Art Museum Spring Show, Juror: James Yood
2003-04 - Juried Artist for Chimera: Art and literary pub­lication of student work from Edinboro University
2001 - Best in Printmaking, Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Belgian Gallery of VUU
2001 - Undergraduate Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University
2000 - "Mallory Callahn Memorial Scholarship Award", Department of Communication Arts and Design, Illustration


VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2008 - University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2007 - UNC-Greensboro Artist Talk and Demonstration
2007 - Warren Wilson College
2006 - Residency/ Visiting Artist: Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA
2004 - Monotype Workshop/ Demonstration: Artist Image Resource Print Shop, Pittsburgh, PA
2004 - Monotype Workshop Instructor: Artist/ Lecturer Series in collaboration with the Exhibition " Flower's Observed, Flower's Transformed" The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 - Artist Panel Discussion Participant: " Women's Work", Seton Hill University Women’s Studies Program


COLLECTIONS

K. Caraccio, New York, NY
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
Southern Graphics Council Archives
Amity Art Foundation
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mid-American Print Council Archives
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Syracuse University Museum Collection
Syracuse University Printmaking Program Print Collection
Egress Press Archives
The Corcoran Archives
University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives
Minneapolis College of Art and Design Archives