Galerie Hubert Winter

Katherine Porter

1941

born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

1959-63 

Colorado College, B.A.

1962

Boston University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

2013

Paintings by Katherine Porter & Sheffield van Buren
(with Sheffield van Buren), The Gallery, Boston

2011

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna 

2008

Celestial Electric Set
Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C. 

2007

Color Coded
Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA 

2005

Katherine Porter: Line Project
Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA 

2001

Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY 

1999

Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY

1995

Salander O’Reilly Gallery, New York, NY 

1993

Smith-Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 

Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992

Victoria Munroe Fine Art, New York, NY 

Nina Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA 

The Graphic Art of Katherine Porter
Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA 

1991

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

1990

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY

1989

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY 

1988

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Richmond, VA 

Knoedler Gallery, London 

1987

University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, NY 

Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI 

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY

1986

William Halsey Gallery, Charleston, SC 

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY 

1985

Katherine Porter Paintings 1969-1984 (retrospective)
Rose Art Museum, 

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 

1984

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY 

Pace Gallery, Addison, ME 

Katherine Porter: I am American… Drawings and Small Paintings
Cape Split Arts 

Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

Beaver College, Glenside, PA 

1982

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY 

Colby College, Waterville, ME 

1981

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (drawings) 

1980

Katherine Porter: Works on Paper 1969- 1979
organized by the Achenbach 

Foundation for the Graphic Arts, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 

Traveling to Newport Harbor Museum
Newport Harbor, CA David McKee Gallery, New York, NY 

1978

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1976

Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA 

1975

David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1974

Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA

1973

Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA 

1972

Parker 470 Gallery, Boston, MA Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C. 

1971

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 

Parker 470 Gallery, Boston, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010

Contemporary Landscape Painting
Nagoya/Boston Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

2009

Geneviève Claisse, Katherine Pavlis Porter und 1 Bild von Ingo Nussbaumer

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna 

2005

Selected Works from Norma B. Marin’s Collection, University of Maine Museum 

of Art, Orono, ME

2000

Beyond the Mountains
Tulane Art Museum, Boise Museum, New London

University of CT Museum, Moskegan Art Museum, Fort Wayne Museum,

Newly Collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Dillard Collection, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC

1999

Works on Paper
Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC

Painted Landscape
Ashville Museum of Art, Ashville, NC

1997

Abstract Painting
Snug Harbor Art Museum, Long Island, NY

1996

Painting Abstract
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Maier Museum,

Randolph Macon College, Boston University Art Gallery, Cedar Rapids Art Museum

Movement and Meaning, Bayley Art Museum, University of Virginia, 

Charlottesville, VA

1995

Abstraction
Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA

10 + 10
Studio Art School Gallery, NY

1994

From the Collection of Edward Broida
Palm Beach Art Museum, Palm Beach, FL

Voices
IPA, Boston, MA

1992

Abstraction Per Se
 (through January 1993), Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

Painting Self-Evident
 (Curator), Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

1990

Art on Paper 1990
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, 

Greensboro, NC

1989

Field and Frame
 Meyer Shapiro’s Semiotics of Painting
NY Studio School, NY

A Selection of Works, Sigrid Freundorfer Fine Art, NY

Museo Barjola, Gijon, Spain; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal;

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

Sightings
Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona; Casa Revilla, 

Valladolid, Spain

Making Their Mark
Cincinnati Art Museum; New Orleans Museum of Art; 

Denver Art Museum; Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts

10th Annual Academy-Institute Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of 

Arts and Letters, NY

New Work/New York
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 

Lawrence, KS; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1988

Invitational, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

1987

Beyond Reductive Tendencies
Michael Walls Gallery, New York, NY

Atelier Project, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, NY

Landscape Show
Allan Frumkin Gallery, NY

National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Iowa Arts Council, traveling exhibition, Des Moines, IA

1986

National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Rethinking the Avant-Garde, by Jonathan Fineberg
The Katonah Gallery, NY

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NY

1985

An American Renaissance: Painting/Sculpture since 1945
Museum of Art, 

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Group Show
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland

Contemporary Drawings from the Last Three Decades
Museum of Modern 

Art, New York, NY

1984

Hassam Speicher Purchase Fund Exhibition
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY

Location: A 20-Year Anniversary Exhibition
Nina Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

Currents
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Painting and Sculpture
Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Humanism and Undercurrents
University of South Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, FL

An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture
Museum of Modern Art, NY

Beauties and Beasts
Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

Modern Expressionist: German, Italian, & American Painters
Sidney Janis Gallery, NY

American Women Artists, Part II: Younger Generation
Sidney Janis Gallery, NY

Mari Michener
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX

1983

Contemporary Works on Paper
Frumkin-Adams Gallery, NY

Hassam Speicher Purchase Fund Exhibition
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY

Invitational
Brown University, Providence, RI

The End of the World: Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse
The New York 

Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

Recent Acquisitions
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Homage to Arthur Dove
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Six Painters
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Twenty New York Painters
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1981

Currents: A New Mannerism (Part II)
Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL

University of South Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, FL

74th American Exhibition
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Abstract Painting
Women’s Caucus, NY

Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1980

Painterly Abstraction
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA

Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, NY

1979

New Options in Painterly Abstraction
Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

New York: A Selection From the Last Ten Years
curated by Betty Parsons, Otis 

Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Works on Paper, USA, selected by Stephen Greene
Rockland Center for the Arts, NY

1978

Recent Acquisitions from the HHK Foundation, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI

Spoleto Choice
Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC

1977

From Women’s Eyes
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Theodoran
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1973

Boston Collects Boston
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Six Visions
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1970

Drawings Re-examined
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Six Artists
Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Studio Coalition, Boston, MA

1969

Three If By Air
 Obelisk Gallery, Boston, MA

Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Collaboration
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

1967

Betty Parsons Collection, Finch College, New York, NY

Other Honors

1992

Honorary Doctorate, Bowdoin College, Maine 1982

1982

Honorary Doctorate, Colby College, Maine 1972

1972

National Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

Selected Public Collections

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

Bayley Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Bowdoin College Museums of Art, Brunswick, ME

Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH

California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Achenbach Foundation),

San Francisco, CA

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Contemporary Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

Currier Gallery, Manchester, NH

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, MI

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Gemeentsmuseum of the Hague, The Hague, Netherlands

(permanent installation)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Houston Museum of Art Houston, TX

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mount Holyoke Art Museum, Mount Holyoke College,

Mount Holyoke, MA

Munson Williams Proctor Museum, Utica NY

Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR

North Carolina Museum Of Art, Raleigh, NC

Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Smith College Art Museum, Northampton, MA

Stanford Museum of Fine Arts, Stanford University,

Palo Alto. CA

Tel Aviv Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson, AZ

Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN

Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina,

Greensboro. NC