Katherine Bradford lives and works between Williamsburg, New York City, and Brunswick, Maine. She is a self-taught painter known for exploring the complexities of loneliness, agency, gender roles, and consciousness. We love the way she builds up the surfaces of her paintings and incorporates colour-field backdrops. She has said: “What interests me the most is the language of painting -- how people are able to say things using paint.”Read more
Bradford attended Bryn Mawr College before receiving a MFA from the State University of New York at Purchase. She has exhibited in solo and group shows all across the United States of America. The artist has received two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the 2010 Guggenheim Award and a 2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation grant. Bradford’s artwork is currently held in a range of prestigious collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Brooklyn Museum, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Portland Museum of Art, the Worcester Museum of Art in Massachusetts, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.