Kate Shepherd (b. 1961) lives and works in New York City. Shepherd received her B.A. from Oberlin College, and her M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
Her work has been the subject of solo presentations both stateside and abroad, including exhibitions at Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco; Galerie Lelong & Co, New York and Paris; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Chinati Foundation, Marfa; Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe; Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem; Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles; PACE Prints, New York; Pazda Butler, Houston; and Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston. Her work frequently features in prominent group exhibitions, including presentations at The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; de Young Museum, San Francisco; Lannan Foundation Gallery, New York; Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs; and Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee.
Kate Shepherd’s work is held in the permanent collection of numerous public institutions, including the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin; the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines; Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit; the List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; the Los Angeles County Museum of Arts, Boston; the Menil Collection, Houston; The Morgan Library and Museum, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The New York Public Library, New York; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach; the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; and the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle. Shepherd is the recipient of residences at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough; the Chinati Foundation, Marfa; the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe; and Dieu Donné Paper Mill, New York.