Catherine Kehoe and Susan Lichtman

Kehoe and Lichtman exhibition

Catherine Kehoe and Susan Lichtman
Tone Poems and Shape Notes
November 6—December 14, 2014
Artists’ talk: Thursday, November
Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema
List Gallery reception follows: 5:30-7:00 PM

Tone Poems and Shape Notes pairs two artists, Catherine Kehoe and Susan Lichtman, who share numerous affinities and artistic gifts. Both artists are noted for their poetic evocations of figures, still lifes, and light-filled interiors. They engage viewers with painterly brushwork, strong geometric design, and lively, well-calibrated color. Both artists are also influential teachers who have traveled internationally to paint, exhibit their work, and engage with students and others.

Catherine Kehoe received a B.F.A. in painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1989 and an M.F.A. in painting from the School of Visual Arts, Boston University, in 1992.

Kehoe has received numerous awards including a Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a Berkshire Taconic Artist’s Resource Trust Grant, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist Grant, Blanche E. Colman Award, a St. Botolph Club Foundation Grant, and the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Award. 
Kehoe is represented by Miller-Yezerski Gallery, Boston.Kehoe has been a visiting artist at numerous institutions including Rhode Island College, Colby College, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, Indiana University, Boston University School of Visual Arts, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

She teaches painting at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and has taught drawing at Boston University School of Visual Arts. Kehoe has also taught painting workshops at Art New England, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Washington Art Association, and and at Civita Castellana, a program of the Jerusalem Studio School.

Susan Lichtman received an A.B. from Brown University in 1978 and a M.F.A. from Yale University in 1980. She has presented one and two-person exhibitions at distinguished venues including Galleria ISA, Montecastello di Vibio, PG Itally, Dartmouth College, Amherst College, Cornell University, and Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University. She has also exhibited regularly at Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence Rhode Island, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia. Her works have been reviewed in varied publications including Providence Journal, The New Art Examiner, American Artist, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Boston Globe.  She has won numerous awards including the Lewis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and faculty grants from Brandeis University, where she has taught as Associate Professor of Fine Art since 1989.

View the Tone Poems exhibition catalog here. [pdf]