Education


   1998 Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Masters Degree in Architecture

   1994 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, Bachelors of Science


Selected Exhibitions 

   

   2020

   Collaboration by sARTq, Spaaces Exhibitions, Sarasota, Florida   

   Women’s Work: The Petticoat Collective, Crescendo Gallery, Art Ovation, Sarasota, Florida

   2019

   Home, New College Florida and Origami Air Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

   Petticoat Painters Annual Exhibition, Kellogg Gallery, Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, Florida

   Uptown Views, Art Uptown Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

   2018

   Foundations, Gallery 221, Tampa, Florida

   Le Salon Tout Inclus, M Chapel Projects / SPAACES, Sarasota, Florida

   Petticoat Painters Exhibition, Basch Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

   Petticoat Painters Annual Exhibition, Art League of Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach, Florida

   Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   2017

   Hot Summer Shows I,II,III, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   2016

   Hot Summer Shows I,II,III, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Annual Ringling College Staff and Instructors Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design

   2015

   Creators and Collectors Tour, Galleria, Fine Art Society of Sarasota

   Hot Summer Shows I,II,III, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Annual Ringling College Staff and Instructors Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design

   2014

   Homescapes, 3 Person Show, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   6 Emerging, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia

   First Impressions, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Annual Ringling College Staff and Instructors Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design

   2013

   Call of the Wildacres, Clothesline Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

   Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Untitled, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Annual Ringling College Staff and Instructors Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design

   2012

   (Solo) Labyrinths, caverns and sloughs..., Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Then and Now, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Through Your Eyes, National Parks Service, nps.gov

   Hot Summer Shows I,II,III, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Annual Ringling College Staff and Instructors Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design

   2011

   (Solo) Abstract Landscapes, Mitchell Gallery, Englewood, Florida

   The Elements, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Abstract Art Symposium, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria Island, Florida

   Wild: The Artists and Animals of Myakka, Art Center Sarasota

   The AIRIE Collection, Ernest Coe Gallery, Everglades National Park

   2010 

   (Solo) The Everglades Project,  Ernest Coe Gallery, Everglades National Park

   Expanded Visions,  Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Bizaarchitect, AIA Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida

   Annual Ringling College Staff and CSSP Faculty Show, Ringling College of Art and Design

   2009 

   (Solo) Flux. Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Art in Embassies Program of the United States Department of State, United States Embassy, Sofia, Bulgari

   Small Works, a Holiday Group Show, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   2008 

   (Solo) Current Work, Macon Arts Alliance, Macon, Georgia 

   Art in Embassies Program of the United States Department of State, United States Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria

   Hot Summer Shows I,II,III, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   2007 

   (Solo) Landscapes II, Paradox Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

   Introducing.... Kate Norris, Claudia Ryan, Kathy Wright, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Sunday in the Arts, Las Damas de Artes, Tampa, Florida

   2006

   (Solo) Landscapes I, Paradox Gallery, Sarasota, Florida 

   Small Works Holiday Show, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

   Local Landscapes, le leysin, Sarasota, Florida

   2005 

   (Solo) New Paintings, le leysin, Sarasota, Florida

   McMillan Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

   Two to Watch, le leysin, Sarasota, Florida

   2004 

   (Solo) Through the Looking Glass, Players Theater, Sarasota, Florida

   Summer Show, Kaos Gallery, Bradenton, Florida

   Block Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

   Penland Gallery, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

   2003 

   (Solo) La(n)dscape, Primitive Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

   Paint, Arte Rara, Sarasota, Florida

   Celebrate Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida

   The Gallery on Pineapple, Sarasota, Florida


Public Art   


   2014

   Circles in the Park, a permanent sculptural installation at Coleman Hill Park, Macon, Georgia. Funded by a         KnightNeighborhood Challenge Grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and administered by         TheCommunity Foundation of Central Georgia, 2013


Grants, Residencies and Awards   


   Halo Artist Fellowship, Halo Arts Project, Sarasota, Florida 2020-2021

   Knight Neighborhood Challenge Grant, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and The Community Foundation         of Central Georgia 2013

   USA Projects, an online initiative of United States Artists 2011

   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant 2009-2010

   Art in Embassies Program of the United States Department of State 2008-2010

   Artist in Residence, Everglades National Park, February, April, June 2010, November 2009, December 2008

   


Selected Bibliography


Women Artists Take The Spotlight In Sarasota-Manatee, https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/women-artists-take-spotlight-   sarasota-manatee

‘From Homeless Hangout to Kid Filled Park’, LA Letter, GAASLA Q1/Q2 2015

   ‘Art Space: Kathy Wright’, Sarasota Observer, Sarasota, Florida, June 17, 2015

   'Artseen:The Everglades Project', Sarasota Magazine, Sarasota, Florida, April, 2010   

   'Sarasota artist Kathy Wright wins Pollock-Krasner grant', MSN Money, NYDailyNews.com, Tampa Bay Business      Journal, November 30, 2009, 11:56 AM EST

   'Echappees Belles' (Beautiful Escapes), La Floride', France 5 TV, April 11, 2009

   'Stepping in to Look Out: Clayton Galleries, TECO Public Art Gallery, Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art exhibits 

   celebrate nature', St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, Florida, Thursday, April 9, 2009

   'Doodles & Dream Worlds:Three women artist produce works that energize and soothe', Creative Loafing, Tampa,      Florida, March 7, 2007

   'Hot Hot Heat: A series of summer shows at Clayton Galleries', Creative Loafing, Tampa, Florida, July 26, 2006


Professional Experience (Painting)


   2011-2015 Ringling College of Art and Design, Instructor, CSSP, Sarasota, Florida, Painting

   2010-2015 Ringling College of Art and Design, Instructor, Wildacres, North Carolina, Painting



   

Professional Experience (Architecture)


   Payette Associates, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1999

   Zaha M. Hadid, Architect, London, England, 1999

   Farjadi Farjadi Architects, London, England, 1998

   Mack Scogin, Merrill Elam Architects, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994-1995