Catherine Keebler


Chicago, Illinois


Tel: 312-784-8232


B.F.A, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
B.A., Mundelein College (now Loyola University Chicago) Chicago, IL
Post-graduate studies, Returning Scholar Program, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Grant from the U.S. Public Health Service to study cytology at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
St. Luke’s Hospital Nursing Program (University of Illinois), Chicago, IL


Selected Exhibitions

Invitational Exhibitions

Arlington Green Executive Center, Arlington Heights, IL, 2015
Fremont Library, Mundelein, IL, 2015
Beautiful Writing, Tall Grass Gallery, Park Forest, IL, 2014
South Shore Center for Visual & Performing Arts, Munster, IL, 2014
From Where We Came Fine Arts Gallery, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL, 2013
Alumnae Office of the School of the Art Institute Chicago, IL 2008 – 2010
Burning in: Four Encaustic Painters, 2002, College of Lake County, IL


Solo Exhibitions

Grandpa’s Garden (an installation), Fine Arts Building, Finestra Art Space, Chicago, IL, 2008
New Works, Fine Arts Building, Finestra Art Space, Chicago, IL, 2006
Travels, both Real and Imaginary, The Cultural Center, Renaissance Court, Chicago, IL, 2002


Juried Exhibitions

Exploration 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
Later Impressions, Renaissance Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, 2014
FusedChicago, Robert T. Wright Gallery at College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL, 2013
First Juried Member Exhibit, Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL, 2012
Rhythm in Wax, Norris Cultural Arts Center, Elmhurst, IL, 2012
Tactile Encounters, Kemper Gallery, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, 2012



ScD.(hon), Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA.,1981
Honorary Mentions: Northern Indiana Arts Association, Later Impressions at the Cultural Center, Hyde Park Art Center, 2004, 2004, 1994
Best of Show: Art for Advocacy Exhibition, American Society of Cytopathology, Kansas City, MO, 2001

The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media - Honorary Life Member
International Academy of Cytology - Honorary Life Member

Award of Excellence, Senior Artists’ Network Exhibition, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2014



Artwork selected for Visual Journeys, Art of the 21st Century, juried publication of The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media, 2010

Artwork illustrated in the Newberry Library Public Programs catalog, spring-summer 2009



Chicago Calligraphy Collective - Member
Fused Chicago - Member
Woman Made Gallery - Member
School of the Art Institute Alumni Association - Member

Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) - Member

2010 - present

2010 - present