Katherine Mitchell (b. 1944)

Fourth of July
Katherine Mitchell was born in 1944 in Memphis, Tennessee.
In 1968 she earned her B.F.A. degree from the Atlanta College of Art and in 1977 her M.F.A. degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Between 1980 and 2009 Mitchell worked as a senior lecturer in Emory University's Visual Arts Department.
Mitchell has been the subject of more than twenty solo and one hundred group exhibitions. Her numerous accolades include the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Working Artist Project Award, residency fellowships from the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, and a grant from the University Research Committee at Emory University.
Mitchell's works Fourth of July and Lineolate Grid, Olive & Umber (1975) are part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Diaz, Laura. "Katherine Mitchell (b. 1944)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 14 January 2016. Web. 02 March 2021.
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