Katherine Bradford › CV

b. 1942, New York, NY

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


MFA, State University of New York, Purchase, NY        

BA, Bryn Mawr College, PA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions


Public Collections

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Katherine Bradford CV: Collection of The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Menil Foundation, Houston, TX
Hall Collection, Reading, VT

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Orlando, FL

Dallas Museum of Art, TX

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Brooklyn Museum, NY

Portland Museum, ME

Worcester Museum of Art, MA

Addison Gallery of American Art, MA

Bates College Museum, ME

Bowdoin College Museum, ME

Farnsworth Museum, ME

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA    

Smith College Museum, MA

The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida 


Senior Critic, MFA Painting, Yale School of Art, New Have, CT, 2016–2017
Resident Faculty, Skowhegan School, 2009

MFA Faculty, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1997­-2012

Faculty, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York, NY, 1995-2011


Stopa, Jason. Interview with Katherine Bradford. NYArts Magazine. Summer 2011.

Stopa, Jason. Interview. Brooklyn Rail. April 2, 2012.

Kalm, James. The Triumph of Human Painting. February 24, 2013.

Artfridge. Interview of Katherine Bradford by her son Arthur Bradford. Fall 2015.

Sexton, Elaine. A Feeling of Luminosity: A Micro-Interview with Katherine Bradford. Tupelo Quarterly. February 2016.
Cohen, Randy.  Person Place Thing, Radio interview with Katherine Bradford. October 5, 2016.

Livedalen, Rachel. Art This Week-At The Modern-FOCUS: Katherine Bradford. Art This Week. December 7, 2017.
Ehrsam, Anna. Video interview at CANADA during Friends and Strangers. November 4, 2018.

New York Studio School. Answering the Most Often Asked Questions About Her Work. March 10, 2020.

Cousin, Emma. Interview with Artists during the Pandemic. Chats with Artists in Lockdown. April 1, 2020.

Talk Art. Katherine Bradford (QuarARTine special episode). June 29, 2020.

Brown University. Visiting Artist Lecture Series. The Department of Visual Art at Brown University presents Katherine Bradford. November 11, 2020.

Kalm, James. Katherine Bradford "Mother Paintings" at Canada. April 19, 2021.

Princenthal, Nancy. NSE #283 | Katherine Bradford with Nancy Princenthal. April 23, 2021.

Collins, Anne. A Conversation with Artist Katherine Bradford. August 18, 2021.

Aquavella. Katherine Bradford Tangerine Credits. September, 2021.

Bowen, Jared. Punto Urban Art Museum, Artist Katherine Bradford, and more. WGBH Educational Foundation. November 2021.


Kalm, James Video of Mother Paintings. CANADA, New York, April 2021

Kalm, James. Video of “Friends and Strangers. CANADA, New York, October 2018
Kalm, James. Video of Triumph of Human Painting, curated by Katherine Bradford. Bull & Ram Gallery, March 2013

Kalm, James. Video of By Life and By Land. Edward Thorp Gallery, 2007