EDUCATION

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

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


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Labyrinths, caverns and sloughs..., Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

2011 Abstract Landscapes, Mitchell Gallery, Englewood, Florida

2010 The Everglades Project, Ernest Coe Gallery, Everglades National Park

2009 Flux. Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

2008 Current Work, Macon Arts Alliance, Macon, Georgia

2007 Landscapes II, Paradox Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

2006 Landscapes I, Paradox Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

2003 Landscape, Primitive Gallery, Sarasota, Florida


GROUP EXHIBITIONS - SELECTED

2021 Rough Around the Edges, Spaaces Foundation, Sarasota, Florida

2020 Collaboration by SArtQ, Spaaces Foundation, 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

Uptown Views, Art Uptown Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

2018 Foundations, Gallery 221, Tampa, Florida

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

2017 Hot Summer Shows I,II,III, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

2016 Annual Ringling College Staff and Instructors Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design

Small Works, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

2015 Creators and Collectors Tour, Galleria, Fine Art Society of Sarasota

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

2013 Call of the Wildacres, Clothesline Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

Untitled, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

2012 Then and Now, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

Through Your Eyes, National Parks Service, nps.gov

2011 Abstract Art Symposium, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria Island, Florida

The AIRIE Collection, Ernest Coe Gallery, Everglades National Park

2010 Expanded Visions, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

Bizaarchitect, AIA Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida

2009 Art in Embassies Program of the United States Department of State, United States Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria

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

2008 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 Introducing.... Kate Norris, Claudia Ryan, Kathy Wright, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

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

2006 Small Works Holiday Show, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida

Local Landscapes, le leysin, Sarasota, Florida

2005 McMillan Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Two to Watch, le leysin, Sarasota, Florida

2004 Block Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

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

2003 Celebrate Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida

The Gallery on Pineapple, Sarasota, Florida


PUBLIC ART

2021 Art in Common Places: Sonnet 14, broadside collaboration with Poet Dawn Potter, Portland Maine/ Sarasota, Florida

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. 


GRANTS, RESIDENCIES, AWARDS

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

2011 USA Projects, an online initiative of United States Artists 

2009 Pollock - Krasner Foundation Grant 

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

2008 Artist in Residence, Everglades National Park


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Sarasota Housing Authority, Sarasota, Florida

Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida

Public Art Collection, City of Macon, Macon, Georgia

Hillsborough Community College, Gallery 221, Tampa Florida

Everglades National Park, Homestead, Florida


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019 Studio Visit Magazine, vol. 46, 2019

2019 Women Artists Take The Spotlight In Sarasota-Manatee, https:// wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/women-artists-take-spotlight-sarasota-manatee

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

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

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

2009 'Sarasota artist Kathy Wright wins Pollock-Krasner grant', MSN Money, NYDailyNews.com, Tampa Bay Business Journal

2009 'Echappees Belles', La Floride', France 5 TV

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

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


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - PAINTING

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

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


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - ARCHITECTURE

2019- Present Yoemans Work Architecture, Sarasota, Florida

1999 Payette Associates, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts

1999 Zaha M. Hadid, Architect, London, England

1998 Farjadi Farjadi Architects, London, England

1994-1995 Scogin Elam Architects, Atlanta, Georgia