Professor Emerita, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
  kakuchar@hotmail.com

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1991

Santa Reparata Graphic Art Center, Florence, Italy

 

1974

MFA, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

1967

Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, NY

 

1966 

MA, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

 

1963

BA, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE

 

 
SELECTED MUSEUM SHOWS
 

"62nd” & 48th” Annual Midyear Exhibition" Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

 

"Watercolor U.S.A.," Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

 

"9th and 19th” Joslyn Biennial," Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

 

“Eighteen Young Artists,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

"DreamScapes," Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

"The Alaskan Suite,” Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

 

“It is Written,” Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, TX

 

“Paintings,” National Design Center, New York, NY

 

 

 

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS (FROM OVER 200)

 

“Arizona Aqueous XX,” Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ

 

“San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibition,” San Diego, CA

 

“112th American Watercolor Society Exhibition,” New York, NY

 

“Louisiana Watercolor Society 17th International Exhibition,” New Orleans, CA

 

 

 

SELECTED INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

 

 

"Wit and Wisdom: State of Art, 1995," Parkland College, Champaign, IL

 

"Watercolor USA Fifth Biennial Exhibition," Knoxville, TN

 

"Celtic Spirit," Ventana Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 

 

 

SELECTED AWARDS, HONORS

 

 

1998

"President's Distinguished Scholar," Fort Hays State University

 

1993

"Governor's Visual Artist", State of Kansas

 

1991

“Fellowship” to study in Italy, Santa Reparata Graphic Art Center, Florence

 

1986

"National Endowment for the Arts--Mid-America Arts Alliance Fellowship in Painting"

 

1980

"Pilot Award," honoring the most outstanding professor, Fort Hays State University

 

1966-67

"Max Beckmann Memorial Scholarship”, Brooklyn Museum Art School, Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

WORK FEATURED IN BOOKS

 

 

2016

Unique Insights, Society of Layerists in Multi-Media

 

2010

Visual Journeys, Art of the 21st Century, Society of Layerists in Multi-Media

 

2004

The Art of Layering: Making Connections, Society of Layerists in Multi-Media 

 

1998

Bridging Time and Space, Essays on Layered Art, Society of Layerists in Multi-Media

 

1995

Color and Light for the Watercolor Painter, Christopher Schink, Watson-Guptill

 

1991

Layering, an Art of Time and Space

 

1989

Artists: A Kansas Collection

 

1988

The New York Artist's Review

 

1981

Printworld's Directory of Contemporary Prints

 

1980

The Complete Collagraph

 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Crescent Cardboard Company, Wheeling, IL

 

Kansas Arts Commission, Topeka, KS

 

The Museum of Nebraska Art Collection, Kearney, NE

 

Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, TX

 

Emprise Bank, Wichita, KS

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

 

The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media

 

National Watercolor Society

 

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society

 

Watercolor USA Honor Society (Charter Member)

 

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

 

Hand Artes Gallery, Truchas, NM  

 

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS

 Kathleen Kuchar 

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