Katherine Bradford


Katherine Bradford (Houston, 1942) is a New York based painter.

She won in 2021 the Rappaport Prize and she received a Guggenheim Award in 2010, a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant in 2011 as well as two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Katherine Bradford had a solo exhibition at Kunstmuseum Schloss Derneburg (2023), at Portland Museum of Art (2022) and at The Modern Museum in Fort Worth, Texas (2013). She also participated in group shows at Farnsworth Art Museum (2023); Kunsthaus Nürnberg (2023); Queretaro Contemporary Art Museum, Mexico City (2023); XIAO Museum of Contemporary Art ( 2022); the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, New York (2020); Crystal Bridges Museum, Arkansas (2019); the Nerman Museum, Kansas (2019); the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, as part of the fourth Prospect New Orleans Triennia (2017); MoMA P.S.1, New York (2007) and at the Brooklyn Museum, New York (1997).

In 2017-2018 she was Senior Critic on the faculty of the Yale School of Art, New Haven.

Her work is included in collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Brooklyn Museum; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Menil Collection, Houston; the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park; and the Portland Museum of Art, Maine.

Katherine Bradford's work will be the subject of a solo exhibition at Halle für Kunst, Graz (Austria) opening in March 2024.

Selected Works