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

Addison Gallery of American Art, MA

Bates College Museum, ME

Bowdoin College Museum, ME

Brooklyn Museum, NY

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

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

Dallas Museum of Art, TX

Farnsworth Museum, ME

ICA Boston, MA

Hall Collection, Reading, VT

Hort Family Collection, New York, NY

Menil Foundation, Houston, TX

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

Smith College Museum, MA

Worcester Museum of Art, MA


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


Runaway Woman – Katherine Bradford. Lights Out Gallery. July 29, 2022.

Bradford, Arthur. Katherine Bradford Goes to Work. June 30, 2022.

Behrendt, Sascha. Katherine Bradford. Curator. Summer 2022.

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

Aquavella. Katherine Bradford Tangerine Credits. September, 2021.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ehrsam, Anna. Video interview at CANADA during Friends and Strangers. November 4, 2018.

Livedalen, Rachel. Art This Week-At The Modern-FOCUS: Katherine Bradford. Art This Week. December 7, 2017.

Cohen, Randy.  Person Place Thing, Radio interview with Katherine Bradford. October 5, 2016.

Sexton, Elaine. A Feeling of Luminosity: A Micro-Interview with Katherine Bradford. Tupelo Quarterly. February 2016.

Sexton, Elaine. A FEELING OF LUMINOSITY: A Micro-Interview with Katherine Bradford. Tupelo Quarterly. January 28. 2016.

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

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

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

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


Kalm, James Video of Mother Paintings. Cana. Canada, New York, October 2018

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