Curriculum Vitae

kathryn.combs.art@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Expected 2018 – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

EXHIBITIONS

2018

Reframed, Thesis Exhibition by BFA Candidates Bethany Barton, Hailey Castetter, Aliccia Kasper, Alexandria Montgomery and Kathryn Combs, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

Four Rivers Print Biennial, Juried Exhibition, Carbondale Community Arts, Carbondale, IL (Curated by Lisa Bulawsky)

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN (Curated by Amethyst Beaver)

2017

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, The Hall Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Tokushima, Japan

Looking Longer, Solo Exhibition, Space Lab Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

Bon Marche, Juried Exhibition, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY (Curated by Virgina Walsh)

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN (Curated by Letitia Quesenberry)

2016

10x10x10xTieton, Juried Exhibition, Tieton Arts & Humanities, Tieton, WA (Curated by Adam Gildar, Susanna Crum and Rodolfo Saldado)

ColorJuried Exhibition, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI (curated by Dominic Molon)

2014

Growth, Group Exhibition, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

2013

SwarmGroup Exhibition, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

2012

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

PUBLISHED WORKS

2018

He’s A Good Man, Four Rivers Print Biennial Catalog 2018

2017

He's A Good Man, Dialogist Vol. IV Issue III

Precipitation, The IU Southeast Review (Student Published Creative Journal)

The Tryst, The IU Southeast Review (Student Published Creative Journal)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018

Student Showcase: Kathryn Combs, Artebella, written by Keith Waits
http://www.louisvillevisualart.org/artebella/2018/2/8/student-showcase-kathryn-combs

2017

Kathryn Combs: blending technology and fine arts, IU Southeast NOW, written by Steven Krolak
https://now.ius.edu/2017/09/katherine-combs-blending-technology-and-fine-arts/

AWARDS & HONORS

2017

Reached round two of judging for the Best Research Project award at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Conference at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Summer Creative Fellowship Award, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

Chancellor's Purchase Award, Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN (Curated by Letitia Quesenberry)

COLLECTIONS

Michelle, in the collection of Michelle Clements

A Story About 1960, in the collection of Emily Sullivan

Lore, in the collection of Justin Warren

He's A Good Man, in the collection of the Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Tokushima, Japan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018

- Installed artwork and helped maintain gallery for thesis exhibition, "Reframed"

2017

- Organized “Big Things, Tiny Prints” exchange

- Attended Southern Graphics Council International conference in Atlanta, GA

- Participated in Member’s Print Exchange and Open Portfolio for Southern Graphics Council International Conference in Atlanta, GA

2016 

- Demo Assistant, MAPC Conference at Indiana University Southeast

- Coordinated facilities, supplies, and tools as well as provide assistance and support for artists performing demonstrations.

- Attended “Outlaw Relief” class and Open Portfolio at Frogman’s Print Workshop in Omaha, NE

- Participated in “Boundary Lines” print exchange, organized by Susanna Crum and Rachel Singleton

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

Serigraphy - Water based processes, digital and hand drawn films 

Intaglio - Traditional and alternative processes. Copper and zinc plate etching, photographic processes (Solarplate), hard and soft ground processes, spit bite, aquatint (rosin and spray paint), drypoint techniques (mezzotint, engraving, needle etching, roulette), color printing, multiple registration systems

Lithography - Plate and stone processes, toner transfer 

Relief - Wood, linoleum and reduction color techniques, multiple registration systems, oil and water based inks

Monotype - Collagprahic and gelatin plate techniques, multiple registration systems

Book Arts - Coptic stitch binding, Japanese stab binding, perfect binding, long stitch binding, paper making (plant materials, cotton, abaca, and recycled materials), embossing 

 Software - Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Captivate, Microsoft Office Suite, Instructure Canvas

 Audio Visual Hardware - Projector installation, television installation, audio system installation, electrical wiring and lighting