CV

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 2014 - 2018, Albuquerque, NM www.foreignaccentsrugs.com

Consumer Product Designer – Art of Where, Montreal, Canada www.artofwhere.com

Consumer Product Designer – Society6, Santa Monica, CA www.society6.com

 

Selected Exhibitions –

IWS – International Watercolor Society – Masters Exhibition – Prague, Czech Republic 2018, Costa Rica 2018, Ukraine 2018

Muckenthaler Cultural Center – Fullerton, CA 2018 – H2OMG Exhibition – 5 paintings

Pier Arts Center – Orkney, Scotland – 2016 – 2 paintings from Artist in Residence 2016

NWS – National Watercolor Society Exhibition – San Pedro, CA – International Juried Exhibition 2011, 2011 Touring Exhibit, 2017, 2018

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

MWCS – Michigan Watercolor Society – 2016, 2018 and Touring Exhibit 2018, 2019 and Touring Exhibit 2019 Including U of M Dearborn

ISAP – International Society of Acrylic Painters – 2015, 2017, 2018

APUSA – Acrylic Painters USA – 2018, 2019

ISEA – International Society of Experimental Artists - International Juried Annual Exhibitions – 2006 MI, 2007 CA, 2008 TX, 2009 PA, 2010 MI, 2011 WA, 2012 MA, 2013 FL, 2014 CA, 2015 MI, 2017, 2018, 2019 MI

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

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, 2017, 2 Artist Exhibition Conover / Mooney 2020: Big Waters

St. Cecelia Arts Center – Grand Rapids, MI – Solo Exhibitions - 2009, 2011, 2018 and group shows

Mercy Health – Grand Rapids, MI – Solo Exhibition 2018 “Bountiful Beauty”

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

Franciscan Life Process Center – Lowell, MI – solo exhibitions - 2005, 2018, 2019

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, Orkney Inspirations 2017

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

Print Day in May – International Celebration and Exploration in Printmaking – Ireland and USA – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

 

Selected Awards –

Fresh Coast Plein Aire Competition – Grand Prize 2017, Dusk to Dark Winner 2019

Michigan Water Color Society – Founders Memorial Award 2018 and 2018 Touring Exhibit, MWCS Award 2019 and 2019 Touring Exhibit

NWS – Touring Exhibit 2011, Bonese Collins Turner Experimental Award 2018

Lowell Arts – Honorable Mention Regional Art Competition 2017

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 - ISAP Award - 2015

 

Publications –

Watercolor Artist Magazine – December 2017 – “5 Talented 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 in 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 and corporate collections in USA and Europe

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

St Mary’s Medical Center – 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

Michigan Water Color Society

IWS – International Watercolor Society

 

Art Residencies and Art Workshop venues –

Ventry, Ireland

Ballyferriter, Ireland

Hellnar, Iceland

Harry, Orkney, Scotland

Lot, France

Ghost Ranch, NM, USA

Pine Island, FL, USA

ACA – Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, USA

PWF – Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

 

Art Instruction –

Ongoing - Franciscan Life Process Center, Lowell, MI

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

 

Self-Publishing –

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

 

 Kathleen Mooney painting in Ireland