catherine.stickles@gmail.com

Born in Newtown, Connecticut. My work is influenced by suburban/rural culture and industrial materials. My current influences are construction, demolition, scrap yards and auto salvage.

EDUCATION

2010-2013         The New York Academy of Art;  Masters of Fine Arts

2005-2009         Art Institute of Boston; Bachelors of Fine Arts

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013                    LIC Canvas; Owner

                            Building and selling custom canvases and panels for artists.

                                   Customized priming, surface preparation.

                                   Specialized depths, sizes, and materials.

                                   Shipping and handling.

                                   Contact: LIC.canvas@gmail.com

2011- 2012         Artist Assistant; Blane de St. Croix

                                  Large scale instillation. Finishing and shipping pieces. Archiving work.

2002 & 2009      Clearheart Construction

                              General Laborer:

                                     Building and breaking down scaffolding.

                                     Setting up department store interiors.

                                     Interior/exterior painting.

                                     Demolition.

EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS

2013               PRINTWORK 2013 Artist Image Resource. Pittsburg PA.

                      New England Collective IV Galatea Fine Art Gallery. Boston, Massachusetts. 

                      Strength Linus Gallery. Pasadena, California.

                      PRINT New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, New York NY

                      (co-Curated and exhibited).

                      MFA Thesis Exhibition New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, New York NY.

                      Single Fare 3 R.H. Gallery, 137 Duane Street, New York NY.

2010               Merit based scholarship

                       The New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, New York NY.

2009              The Condition AIB Gallery at 601 Newbury Street, 601 Newbury Street, Boston MA.

2007              Grand Prize Winner of Portfolio Competition

                       Art Institute of Boston, 601 Newbury Street, Boston MA.

2005-2009     Merit based scholarship

                       Art Institute of Boston, 601 Newbury Street, Boston MA.