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Kate Conlon

2021-2022 Studio Resident

Kate Conlon is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work explores the various ways that we make sense of the world.

Conlon’s sculpture, print, and book works been exhibited at venues including 68 Projects Berlin; OC OSAKA, Japan; Julius Caesar, Chicago; Goldfinch, Chicago; MANA Contemporary Chicago; Museu do Douro, Portugal; and The Grand Rapids Art Museum. She has received grants and residencies from Kala Art Institute, ACRE, and Chicago Artists Coalition and was named The Chicago Public Libraries’ Artist in residence for the 2020-2021 year.

Conlon served as a founding director of Fernwey Gallery and Editions from 2014 to 2018 and currently co-directs Limited Time Engagement Press with her partner, Boyang Hou. She received her Master of Fine Arts Degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from Smith College. Conlon is a Professor of the Practice at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.