Artist: Katherine Bradford
Title: Summer Gift
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 10 x 8 Inches (25.4 x 20.32 cm)
Hand Signed, Titled and Dated on Verso.
Acquired from Caldbeck Gallery, ME
Katherine Bradford (born 1942) stands as a distinguished painter hailing from New York City, an artist whose accomplishments and accolades resonate powerfully within the contemporary art scene.
Notably, in 2010, Bradford was honored with the prestigious Guggenheim Award, a testament to her exceptional contributions to the world of art. A year later, in 2011, she further solidified her reputation by securing a grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Additionally, her remarkable talent earned her not one but two awards from the esteemed American Academy of Arts and Letters.
In 2013, the spotlight was cast on Bradford as she presented a compelling solo exhibition at The Modern Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Beyond individual showcases, her works have seamlessly woven into the fabric of group exhibitions at renowned institutions. The MoMA P.S.1 and the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Chrystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas, The Nerman Museum in Kansas, the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College in New York, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans all proudly showcased her creations. Notably, she was also a part of the fourth Prospect New Orleans Triennial.
Further attesting to her significance in the art world, Bradford took on the role of Senior Critic on the faculty of the Yale School of Art in New Haven during the 2017-2018 academic period.
The impressive array of institutions that house her work speaks volumes about her influence and acclaim. Noteworthy among these are the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Menil Collection in Houston, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, and the Portland Museum of Art in Maine. These esteemed collections stand as a testament to the lasting impact of Bradford's artistic endeavors.