from St. Lucia, Jamaica, & Barbados, W.I.

works in S.F. Bay Area

 

Exhibitions
2017

Group Exhibition      | Dia De Los Muertos Collaboration with Carmina Eliason – SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco | August – November

 

Group Exhibition      | The Black Woman is God– SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco | June – August

Group Exhibition | Crop Up - 3rd St Village, San Francisco | April - May

2016

Two Person Exhibit with Jay Ruland | MOWI - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Library, San Jose | June - August

Group Exhibition | Night Light - SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco | June

Group Exhibition | The Black Woman is God– SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco | June – August

 

2015

Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Alternative Spaces – SOMArts Gallery | July 9th – August 20th

 

Strange Paradise: National Juried Exhibition – First Street Gallery New York, New York | June 27th – July 18th

 

Natural Extraction – WORKS Gallery | May 1st – 23rd

 

San Jose State University Graduate Photography Students – Rayko | May 14th – June 19th

 

Lift Off – Art Ark Gallery | May 1st – 18th

 

Divergence: Emerging Legacies – De Young Museum | April 24th – 26th

 

Photo Alchemy – Pajaro Valley Arts Council Gallery | March 4th – April 19th

 

MOWI: Legends & Myths – Stories from the Indigenous Peoples – Gallery 3, San Jose State University | March 1st – March 5th

 

MOWI: Legends & Myths – Stories from the Indigenous Peoples – Herbert Sanders Gallery, San Jose State University | March 1st – March 5th

 

MOWI: Legends & Myths – Stories from the Indigenous Peoples – Black Gallery, San Jose State University | March 1st – March 5th

 

MOWI: Invasive/Native – West Indian Botanica – Black Gallery, San Jose State University | February 9th – February 19th

 

2014

The More the Merrier – Art Ark Gallery | Novermber 7th – December 5th

 

Photography Now? – California Polytechnic State University | October 3rd – November 1st

 

Culture Retention Evolution Dissolution: A critical Study through West Indian Botanica – San Jose State University | August 25th – September 2nd

 

Emerging Artists Exhibition – California State University East Bay | March 11th – April 10th

 

California Dreamin’ – Marin Community Foundation | February 5th – May16th

 

Bodies – North Seattle Community College| February 20th – March 31st

 

MFA Showcase – San Jose State University | February 10th – 14th

 

2013

Cultural Synthesis – Installation | November 4th – 8th

 

Cultural Displacement – Installation | September 3rd – 20th

 

It’s Only Natural – Linus Galleries | July 26th – August 4th

 

Men  - Linus Galleries | April 29th – May 29th

 

Interiors and Exteriors – De Young Museum | April 19th

 

Women – Linus Galleries | April 3rd – May 3rd

 

Six – Herbert Sanders Gallery | February 4th – 8th

 

Tango and the Modern Nude – Art Ark Gallery | February 1st – 15th

 

2012

West Indian Child - Installation | November 19th – 21st

 

Stark – San Jose State University | September 17th – 20th

 

Out of State – WORKS Gallery | May 24th – June 24th

 

Photo Alchemy – Pajaro Valley Arts Council Gallery | May 3rd – June 17th

 

Body – Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition | March 19th – 23rd

 

Musings – Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition | March 19th – 23rd

 

One Of Many – Herbert Sanders Gallery | February 6th – 10th

 

2011

Black & White – Collaborative Exhibition with Ryan Kalem | October 17th – 21st

Education
 

2015

MFA Photography

San Jose State University

 

2012

BFA Magna Cum Laude

Photography

San Jose State University

 

2012

BFA Magna Cum Laude

Pictorial Art

San Jose State University

 

2007

Associate Degree

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations CAPE

Harrison College, Barbados, W.I.

 

2005

CXC Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate CSEC 

Queen’s College & Harrison College, Barbados, W.I.

 

Grants
& Awards 
 

2013

UWI (Cave Hill) Co-operative Credit Union Post Graduate Degree Scholarship

 

2013

Violet Speddy Scholarship

 

2012

Tower Foundation Scholarship

 

2012

California Urban Art & Design Scholarship

 

2010-2012

SJSU Dean’s Honour Student, Overall GPA- 3.73 | Department GPA – 3.8

 

2006-2007

Senior Art Student Recognition Award, Harrison College, Barbados

Publications
 

2015

Westin, Monica. ““Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces” at SOMArts." Artforum.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 July 2015.

 

MFA Now, Archive Project / Juried Exhibition, 2015

 

2014

Cal Poly's University Art Gallery exhibits modern photography with vintage feel in Photography Now. (2014, October 2). The New Times, Volume 29, Issue 10, 40

 

MFA Now, Archive Project / Juried Exhibition, 2014

 

SJSU Humanities & the Arts Promotional Video, Photography

 

“Here & There,” BIM: Arts for the 21st Century, Vol 6, 2014, 40

 

2013

MFA Now, Archive Project / Juried Exhibition, 2013

 

Linus Art Galleries Online Exhibition, “Men - Accepted Artists Slideshow”, 

 

Linus Art Galleries Online Exhibition, “Women - Accepted Artists Slideshow”

 

2011

The San Jose State Photography Guild 2012, “Light Leak”, Jostens Press, 2011, 26-27

 

© 2020 Kathleen McDonald

West Indies | California SF Bay Area