pen and ink on paper
10 x 13 inches
Kathleen Vance is an environmental artist who creates projects that connect people to local aspects of nature that are overlooked or under appreciated. This is a site drawing for one of her installations that incorporated natural materials collected from the forest floor. Kathleen Vance received her B.F.A. from Pratt Institute and her M.F.A. from Hunter College in sculpture. She has received numerous grants and awards for her artwork including: a travel grant to research the geo-thermal regions of Iceland, a grant from the Puffin Foundation for public sculpture and a grant from the Brooklyn Arts council which aided the development and implementation of an outdoor community based art project in East New York. Kathleen was selected to participate in ‘Emerge 7’, an artist development program organized by Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art, with the Creative Capital Foundation. Ms. Vance was artist in resident in Berlin, Germany, presenting a workshop on environmental arts in connection with the Grunewald Parks Department in Germany. Kathleen was a past board member of the Sculptor’s guild, an active board member of ARTfront, Inc., and a member of the tART artist collective. Her work was recently featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville and will be featured in the Bruce Museum this Fall. Kathleen Vance has exhibited extensively in New York and internationally and continues to live and work in Brooklyn, New York.