The Head Examined with Catherine Kehoe

Session 1 9:30-10:30 Atelier 1
Catherine will demonstrate her specific drawing method, how she translates the head into shapes of color and values, and finally how she mixes skin color, working with a volunteer whose skin color she will match.
Keynote Speaker  at Noon
“Before and After; Copies From Art History”: Catherine will give a PowerPoint lecture on the practice of artists making copies of paintings from art history and will talk about her own experience, showing her copies in relation to the originals, and what she gets out of the process

Catherine Kehoe


CATHERINE KEHOE earned her BFA in painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and her MFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts, Boston University. 
Kehoe has received the following awards: Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship, Ballinglen Foundation Fellowship, Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant; Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; Berkshire Taconic Artist’s Resource Trust Grant; Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist Grant; Blanche E. Colman Award; St. Botolph Club Foundation Grant, and the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Award. 
Kehoe is represented by Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston. 
She has been a visiting artist at Swarthmore College, Johns Hopkins University, University of Washington, Salve Regina University, Rhode Island College, Colby College, Hendrix College, George Mason University, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and Indiana University. 
Kehoe teaches painting and drawing at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has also taught painting workshops at Art New England, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill,  the Washington Art Association, Washington Studio School, Cullowhee Mountain Arts, and at Harvard Medical School and Black Pond Studio. She is also a cofounder of Black Pond Studios, Rehoboth, MA.