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
    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