CV Bio

Kathleen Mooney                                     

kathleenmooney.com

P O Box 56 Lowell, MI, USA 49331

www.kathleennooney.com

 

Signature Status –

ISEA – International Society of Experimental Artists - Nautilus Fellowship

NWS – National Watercolor Society

ISAP – International Society of Acrylic Painters

Signature Designer for Foreign Accents Rugs www.foreignaccentsrugs.com

 

Selected Exhibitions –

NWS – National Watercolor Society Exhibition – San Pedro, CA – International Juried Exhibition 2011, 2017

NWS / China – Small Works Juried Exhibition – “Irish Coast” touring five museums in China 2015 and at NWS in 2016

ISAP – International Open Exhibition 2015 and Members Exhibition 2015, 2016, 2017

The Pier Arts Centre - Stromness, Orkney Scotland - Dec 2016

ISEA – International Juried Annual Exhibitions – 2006 MI, 2007 CA, 2008 TX, 2009 PA, 2010 MI, 2011 WA, 2012 MA, 2013 FL, 2014 CA, 2015 MI

ISEA – International Juried Exhibition with NWS and the Wales Group – 2013 FL, 2014 CA, 2014 Country of Wales

Edward Hopper House Art center - Nyack NY - "Small Matters of Great Importance" - Dec 2016 - Jan 2017

University of Wisconsin Parkside - 25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition – 2017

Crooked Tree Arts Center – Petosky, MI – Juried Fine Arts Exhibition - 2016

Lansing Art Gallery – Beckwith, Conover, Mooney – Visual Conversations / Visual Communication 2013

Forest Hills Fine Art Center Solo Exhibition – Grand Rapids, MI – February 2012

Marquette Arts and Cultural Center – Marquette, MI - Solo Exhibitions – 2010, 2011, and in 2017

St. Cecelia Center – Solo Exhibitions - 2009, 2011 and group shows

Michigan State Capital Building - Lansing, MI – 2009 through 2015

Lowell Area Arts Council (Lowell Arts) – Lowell, MI – Invitational exhibitions – “Icons” 2006 and “Europe” 2005

Lowell Area Arts Council (Lowell Arts) – Lowell, MI - West Michigan Regional Juried Competitions

First United Methodist Church – Grand Rapids, MI - Celebration! Juried Exhibitions

Marquette Arts and Cultural Center – Marquette, MI – “An Artist’s Response to the Yellow Dog River” 2010

Muskegon Museum of Art – Muskegon, MI - Public Presentation –”The Art of Sustainability” 2011

Print Day in May – International Celebration and Exploration in Printmaking – First Saturday each May – Ireland and USA - 2016, 2017

Michigan Watercolor Society - Annual Juried Competition - 2016

 

Selected Awards –

Fresh Coast Plein Aire Competition – Grand Prize - 2017

NWS – Bonese, Collins, Turner Experimental Award – 2017

NWS – Travelling Exhibition to six museums and galleries in the USA – 2011/2012

Lowell Arts – Honorable Mention – Regional Art Competition 2017

Crooked Tree Arts Center – Honorable Mention 2016

ISEA – Cutting Edge Award – International Annual Juried Exhibition - 2010

Lowell Area Arts Council - People’s Choice Awards

Rivertown Artists Guild – Second Place - 2006

ISAP – “Citra Solv” Award - 2015

ISAP Monetary Award - 2015

 

Publications –

Watercolor Artist Magazine – December 2017 – “5 Artists to Watch”

“Everything Has a Beginning” by Cathy LaPointe Blundy – Illustrations by Kathleen Mooney - 2017

The Artists Magazine – Finalist Abstract Painting Competition 2014

“Legends” Collection of 10 contemporary rugs by Foreign Accents Rugs www.foreignaccentsrugs.com

“Raging With Compassion” by John Swinton – Book Cover painting by Kathleen Mooney - Eerdmans Publishing

#HAT Award – Home Accents Today at High Point Market - Fall 2014 “Sandstorm” rug design

“A Walk Into Abstracts” – book by Sue St. John featuring top experimental artists of the USA

"Combining Passions" Grand Rapids Magazine - December 2013

Cover Magazine – 2014 – “Symbols” rug design by Kathleen Mooney – Foreign Accents Rugs

Interior Design Magazine – May 31, 2014 – “Flowers” rug design by Kathleen Mooney – Foreign Accents Rugs

 

Other –

Gallery Owner – Art Gallery 318 and Art Academy 318 – Lowell, MI – 2013 – 2014 – retired to studio practice 2015

Gallery Owner – Fire and Water ART – Lowell, MI - 2006 - 2012

Gallery Director – Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce – 2008 - 2015

 

Collections –

Private collections in USA and Europe

State of Michigan

State of New York

University of Michigan / Metro Health Hospital – Grand Rapids, MI

St Mary’s Hospital – Grand Rapids, MI

Holland Hospital – Holland, MI

Gilda’s Club – Lowell, MI

 

Other Memberships -

AWS – American Watercolor Society Associate Member

APUSA – Acrylic Painters USA

LSAA – Lake Superior Art Association

 

Art Residencies –

Ventry, Ireland

Ballyferriter, Ireland

Harry, Orkney, Scotland

Lot, France

Ghost Ranch, NM, USA

Pine Island, FL, USA

Marquette, MI, USA

 

Art Instruction –

Ongoing - Franciscan Life Process Center, Lowell, MI

Independent Traveler Workshops – Ireland, Scotland and Ghost Ranch, NM

 

Self-Publishing –

Blurb.com – Art and Travel books by Kathleen Mooney, Artist