The Art & Photography of Catherine Kirkpatrick

Catherine Kirkpatrick


Photography Awards & Honors:

Julia Margaret Cameron International Photography Competition – 11 images receive Honorable Mention in
Still Life and Alternative Processes categories, 2019

Listed as one of the top studios of BOS by Bushwick Daily and Artnet 2015

Part of the PWP Community Service Committee honored with the Suzanne Pincus Commit to WiN Award given by Women in Need

Book Art Award, Inside/Outside – Book Arts, Foundry Art Centre, 2009

Simonds Award for Photography, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 94th Annual Exhib., 2005

Best in Show, Center for Visual Arts, Midwest Winter, 2007

Best in Show, Lewis & Clark Center for Arts & History, In Focus, 2001

1st Prize, Salmagundi Club 2007 Non-Members Photography Exhibition

1st Prize, Bloomingdale Museum, 2000 National Drawing & Print Exhibition

1st Prize, Art Assoc. Harrisburg School & Galleries, Printmaking & Graphics, Annual Exhibition 2000

1st Prize, Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts, Home, 2001

1st Prize, Museum of Anthropology, American Visions, 2000

2nd Prize, Hunger Artist Gallery, November Guest, 2000

3rd Prize, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 95th Annual Exhibition

3rd Prize, Hunger Artist Gallery, Home, 2000

Honorable Mention, Professional Women Photographers Int’l Open Call 2012, juried by Mary Ellen Mark

Honorable Mention, Museum of Anthropology, American Visions, 2009

Honorable Mention, American Landscapes, MFA Gallery, 2009

Honorable Mention, Las Vegas Arts Council, Faces of Woman, 2005

Honorable Mention, Baker Arts Center, Annual Juried Exhibition, 2007

Honorable Mention, Louisiana State University, Animals in Art, 2006

Honorable Mention, St. Louis Artists' Guild, Dark/Light, 2005


Solo Shows:

MIDOMA Gallery, 2017

FRONT Art Space, 2015

Southern Vermont Arts Center, 2003


Selected Recent Group Exhibitions:

Melancholia, FotoNostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, March 2021

Julia Margaret Cameron International Photography Exhibition at FotoNostrum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, spring 2020

Art on Paper Maryland Federation of Art 

Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College, Small Works

Brooklyn Art Library

Mapping Bushwick, Brooklyn Fire Proof, 2016

Wise Blood, Paradice Palase, 2016

Seeking Space, Be Electric, Bushwick, 2015

Bushwick Open Studios Benefit, 2014 & 2015

Personal Histories, UNSW Canberra Library Gallery, Redland Art Gallery, Australia, 2014 & 2015

PH21 Gallery, Budapest, 2014

The Kinsey Institute, 2012

Brooklyn Powerhouse Arena, Music, 2011

Happily Ever After, John Paynter Gallery, Artspace Mackay

Cornucopia, Abecedarian Gallery, 2011

Memory, Bone and Myth, Third Street Gallery, 2011

Henry deFord Gallery, Transpositions, summer 2009

Inside/Outside – Book Arts, Foundry Art Centre, 2009

5th Int’l Artist's Book Triennial, 2006&9, Gallery Arka, Lithuania, & Leipzig Book Fair

Seoul Int’l Book Arts Fair, 2007

Utopian Library, Villa Borbone, Vioreggio, Italy, 2008

Babylon/Lexicon, Exhibit of Artist's Books, 2006 & 2007

Museum of Anthropology, American Visions, 2000 & 2009

Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery, American Landscapes, 2001 & 2009

The Art Center, Image + Word, 2009

WomanMade Gallery, Documentation, 2003, Emotional Body, 2009

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Sense of Place, 2008

Pen & Brush Club, NYC, In the News, curated by Morley Safer of 60 Minutes, 2008

Lessedra Gallery, Sofia Bulgaria, International Print Exhibition, 2005 & 2008

Rogue Community College, Women’s History Month Exhibition, 2008 & 2009

Farmington Museum, Gateway to the Imagination, 2007

Center for Visual Arts, Midwest Winter, 2007

Williamsburg Art and Historical Center (Brooklyn NY), Sun Pictures to Megapixels, 2007

Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Nat’l Exhibition of American Art, 2003 & 2006

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, 2005, 2006, 2011

Salmagundi Artists Club, Non-Member Photography Show, 2005, 2006, 2007

Baker Center for the Arts, Annual Juried Exhibition, 2005 & 2006, 2007

St. Louis Artists' Guild, Daguerreotypes to Digital, 2005

Edward Hopper House Art Center, Small Matters of Great Importance, 2005

Pittsburg State University, Dark and Light, 2005

Coastal Art League Museum, 2005

Las Vegas Arts Council, Faces of Woman, 2005

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005

Gallery Neptune, Literary Icons, 2004

Studio2Gallery, Home, 2004

Smithtown Township Arts Council, Photography, 2004

Northbrook Public Library, Verses, Visions & Volumes, 2003

Art Association of Harrisburg, Annual Exhibitions, 2000, 2003, 2011

Dahl Arts Center, Heart of War, 2002

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 2001

Armory Art Center, 2001

Indiana University, 2001

Maryland Federation of Art, 2001

Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts, 2001

A.R. Mitchell Museum, 2001

Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History, 2001

Fraser Gallery, 2001

Amer. Assoc. of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2001-2

  (Show opened at Presidio and traveled to Chicago Cultural Center and United Nations)

Open Space Gallery, 2000

The Hunger Artist Gallery, 2000

Alder Gallery, 2000

Texas Artists Museum, 2000

Cloyde Snook Gallery, 2000

Museum of Anthropology, 2000

Bloomingdale Museum, 2000

Contemporary Museum, 2000

Art Centre of Plano, 2000Gallery 214,

2000New Leaf Editions, 2000

University of Texas, 2000

Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, 2000

Havre de Grace Arts Commission, 2000

Period Gallery, 2000

Chico Art Center, 2000

George Waters Gallery, Elmira College, 2000

Berkeley Art Center, 1999

Books & Writing:
50 Years of Women Artists at Kenyon College, 2019

Wrote introductions for Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick, and Purgatory & Paradise Sassy 70s: Suburbia & the City by Meryl Meisler, both intros quoted in features on

Wrote Introductory essay for Mary Teresa Giancoli's Cuetzalan

Images appeared in Making History: Bushwick, 2016

Profiled with images in a Celebration of 50 Years of Women Artists at Kenyon College, 2019

Article Sgt Pepper Uncovered named by PhotoShelter to its list of Best Blog Posts of 2012

Created 30 By 30, interviews of contemporary women photographers about the women photographers who influenced them which ran during Women's History Month 2012 the Professional Women Photographers website. Was featured on the 3rd Ward blog, and the blog of Elizabeth Avedon.

Wrote and edited numerous articles on the experience of women in photography from the 1970’s on for Professional Women Photographers’ blog and IMPRINTS magazine

Wrote articles for Art Spiel, a blog on contemporary art, 2018-20, and edited 42 posts of Artists on Coping, a series that ran during the early months of the Coronavirus pandemic

Wrote articles for the Arts in Bushwick blog 2014-15

Wrote catalog essay for the Trill Matrix exhibit at the Clemente Art Center in Manhattan, 2018

Wrote catalog essay for Altered Reality, an exhibit by Professional Women Photographers at Calumet Photorgraphic, 2011

Featured in Camera Arts Magazine

Participated in the Brooklyn Book Festival 2014 and 2015

Images/Art Featured in:

New York Times website, The Waterfront, Covered

PDN Magazine, (in an ad for the PDN’s PhotoServ website)

Keyboard Companion

Clavier Magazine

Imprints Magazine

Tulane Review

International Piano

Camera Arts Magazine

Citibank Worldwide Securities Services 2001 Global Holidays Brochure, (cover art)

Citibank Worldwide Securities Services 2000 Global Holidays Brochure, (cover art)

American Landscapes, catalogue cover, 2001

Family Entertainment Guide

Big Apple Parent

Saint Vincent’s Hospital & Health Center 2000 Calendar


Board of Directors, Professional Women Photographers (PWP), 2009-2015

As Archive Director supervised the PWP archives which were acquired by Emory University in 2016

An ongoing project recording audio interviews with photographers and artists