Kate Mothes, b. 1985
2014 MSc History of Art, Theory and Display, University of Edinburgh-Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2008 BA Art History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
(Titles TBA), dual exhibitions at Real Tinsel and Usable Space, August 2019, Milwaukee, WI
(Title TBA) painting group show, June 15 - August 24, 2019, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
(Title TBA), Greenpoint Open Studios, June 2019, Brooklyn, NY
Painting Programme, May 15 - June 9, 2019, Assembly House, Leeds, UK
(Title TBA), PADA Studios April Residency exhibition, April 22 - May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
(Title TBA), online exhibition, April 1-21, 2019
(Title TBA), guest curator, March 1 - 29, 2019, Jackson Dinsdale Art Center, Hastings College, Hastings, NE
when you were made: Tshab Her and Victoria Kue, January 11 - March 8, 2019, Wriston Galleries at Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
SALAD DAYS, online exhibition, yngspc-saladdays.com, January 18 - February 10, 2019
Is it a soft grid or a net?, paintings by Benjamin Cook, Kayla Plosz-Antiel and Jessica Simorte, October 2018, James May Gallery, Algoma, WI
BIG LINK, September 14 - October 14, 2018, Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI
CONVEYOR, June 2-3, 2018 during Greenpoint Open Studios, Morgan Fine Arts and Film Center, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
Lightforms, paintings by Heather McKenna, Maria Rendon, Paul Simmons and Nicholas Szymanski, January 22-February 16 2018, Baer Gallery, St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI
TEN x TEN (online), November 15, 2017 - January 5, 2018, yngspc.com
Together With (part 2), September 7 - October 5, 2017, Philip J. Steele Gallery at RMCAD, Denver, CO
Settling the Ghost, July 14 - August 6, 2017, Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI
Together With (part 1), May 5-25, 2017, Diane Endres Ballweg Gallery at Madison Public Library, Madison, WI
Sara Willadsen: Partly Heard Song, August 26 - September 17, 2016, The Draw, Appleton, WI
Matthew Bakkom: Yesterday's Parties, June 24 - August 7, 2016, Match Factory, Hortonville, WI
Match Factory Preview: Sara Willadsen, May 13, 2016, Match Factory, Hortonville, WI
Remote View: a contemporary art exhibition, March 18-27, 2016, Green Bay, WI
re:generation: a contemporary art exhibition, April 10-26, 2015, Appleton, WI
Here and Away: Five Midwestern Photographers, July 3-30, 2015, The ARTgarage, Green Bay, WI
CURRENT & ONGOING PROJECTS
Founder and Coordinator of Young Space (yngspc.com), a platform for emerging artists and art students, 2014-present
PADA Studios, April 2019 (forthcoming), Barreira, Lisbon, Portugal
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Curator of the Lawton Gallery and Instructor in Arts Management, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, 2017-18 academic year
Preparator/Artist Assistant to Monique Prieto and Michael Webster, Great Poor Farm Experiment IX, Manawa, WI, July-August 2017
Audience Engagement and Event Coordinator, ARTiculture Community Supported Arts, Appleton, WI, April 2015-December 2016
Match Factory, experimental contemporary art space, Hortonville, WI, February-September 2016
Co-founder and editor with Further West Press, “Goodbye Weekend” quarterly photography publication, 2015-2016
Collaborator, The Alley Project, Appleton, WI, June 2015-August 2016
Collaborator, Interview Room 11 Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, 2014
Collections Department Intern, The National Trust for Scotland, Edinburgh, UK, 2013-2014
Cataloguer and Visitor Services Associate, The Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI, 2012-2013
Volunteer, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI, 2011-2012
LECTURES, VISITS and JUROR APPOINTMENTS
Juror, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design 56th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2019
(Forthcoming) Visiting curator, Hastings College, Hastings, NE, 2019
Juror, BEERS LONDON Contemporary Visions 2019
Guest juror, Cambridge Arts Association 2018 Emerging Artists Exhibition, Cambridge, MA, July 5-28, 2018
Visiting curator, Senior painting critiques, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, December 2017, 2018
Visiting curator, Senior thesis critiques, Milwaukee College of Art and Design, October & November 2017, April 2018
Visiting curator, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, September 2017
Collaborating organizer, School of the Alternative (formerly Black Mountain School), Black Mountain, NC, 2015-2016
Collaboration with St. Norbert College Art Dept., exhibition design project, De Pere, WI, Fall 2016
Visiting curator, "Design-It-Yourself Gallery" module, Appleton Career Academy, Appleton, WI, March-April 2016
Freelance contributing writer to Fox Cities Magazine, Appleton, WI, 2015-2016
Portfolio reviewer, Focus Fest, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2016
Panelist, Leadership Fox Cities Arts Day, Appleton, WI, 2016
GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Creative Downtown Committee (Appleton Downtown, Inc.), Appleton, WI, 2015
Wisconsin Curators Conversation Group
2018 (forthcoming): Attitudes exhibition catalogue, three questions for Mevlana Lipp. LM Gallery Arte Contemporanea. December 15, 2018 - January 26, 2019, Latina, Italy
2016: “Community was a fluid identity,” in Black Mountain Research, organized by Freie Universität Berlin and Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, published by Kerber Verlag, Bielefield
2015: Exhibition catalogue essay for Oak and Iron by Theo Shields, exhibited at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 8-30, 2015, Dundee, and Glasgow, UK
2014: Exhibition catalogue essay for The Eternal Traveller Syndrome, April 2-26, 2014 in Edinburgh, UK, presented by Interview Room 11 and IberoDocs
2014: Artwork interpretation in exhibition guide for Confessional Art-Art Confessions arranged by ARTIST ROOMS Research Partnership at Edinburgh College of Art in conjunction with National Galleries of Scotland and Tate
2019: “Who is it real for? The internet as vehicle,” Delphian Magazine, February 4, 2019.
2018: "A Dichotomy of Connection: Place, the Internet, and Curating," The Rib, April 12, 2018.
“Interview with Tim Ralson and Diana Cerezino, Founders of PADA Studios, Gallery and Residency” (features mention of PADA collaboration) by Katharina Wenzel-Vollenbroich, ArtPiq, February 8, 2019.
“Is Instagram Changing our Fundamental Relationship to Art?” by Isaac Moss, SLEEK Magazine, November 9, 2018.
"Follow These Instagram Accounts for a Daily Dose of Inspiration," Format Magazine, September 5, 2018.
Interview with Brainard Carey for WYBCX Yale University Radio. January 17, 2018.
Local art authority for 'Artists to Watch 2018,' Fox Cities Magazine, January 2018.
Young Space Exhibition at the Central Library, 8 o' Clock Buzz interview on 89.9 WORT, Madison, WI. May 1, 2017.
Interview, "Integrity is Important," for Architerior, January 24, 2017.
"Former Diner Tranformed," (Match Factory project), Waupaca County News, April 29, 2016.