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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

Asemic Writing: For Your Interpretation (with Pat Lagger and Michelle Thrane), Oesterle Library Gallery, Naperville, IL, 2019
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, College of Lake County, IL, 2002


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, Chicago Cultural Center, Renaissance Court, Chicago, IL, 2002


Juried  and Group Exhibitions

Flights of Fancy, online exhibition of the Society of Layerists in Multimedia (SLMM), Nov. 2021

Later Impressions 2017, Mayslake Peabody Estate Gallery, Oak Brook IL: Award of Excellence

Textural Encounters (FusedChicago Group Exhibitoin), 2015, ARC Gallery

CAVA Members' Exhibition 2014, Beverly Art Center, Beverly IL: Award of Excellence
Exploration 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
Later Impressions 2014, Renaissance Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, 2014
FusedChicago Group Exhibition, 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

Art Plus Wax in Chicago, Chicago Fine Arts Building's Gallery 537, March 2010



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



Calligraphic Illustration for "Drawing in Isolation--Lines of Sight," by Jane Ewing, Letter Arts Review fall issue 2020, Vol. 34, No. 4, p58
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
Interview with Catherine Keebler by Cultural Affairs Journalist Kristin Mo, National Public Radio, 2008



Society of Layerists in Multimedia (SLMM), Lifetime Member
Chicago Calligraphy Collective - Member
FusedChicago - Member
Woman Made Gallery - Member
School of the Art Institute Alumni Association - Member
Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists (CAVA) - Member

2010 - present

2010 - present

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