Biography

Selected Exhibitions 2016

–     “Gallery Artists Part XIII”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Inc., NY, NY

2015

–      “Treasures of Age: Carriers of Memories Past and Present”, One person exhibition, Hellenic Museum, Potland,OR

–      “Art Aspen 2015”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY, NY

–      “Gallery Artists Part XII”, Walter Wickiser  Gallery, Inc., NY, NY

2014

–      “Landscapes of Rock City”. Ottawa County Museum, Minneapolis, KS

–      “ARC 40th Anniversary Exhibition”, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Il

2013

–      “Gallery Artist Part X”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Inc., NY, NY

2012

–      “Art Hamptons 2012”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Inc. NY, NY

2011

–      “Gallery Artists Group ShowVIII” Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY

–       “Art Chicago”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010

–       “The New Landscape Artist, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY

–       “Toronto International Art Fair, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Canada

2009-2008

–       “Gallery Artists Group Show VI” Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY

–       “Katherine Pappas-Parks” The Wyatt, Prometheus Properties, One Person Exhibition,  Portland, OR

2006-2007 

–       “If the Plants Don’t Make It How Will We?,” Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY

–        “Gallery Artists IV,” Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY

20052004 

–     “At the Edge of the Sky,” Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, One Person Exhibition, Portland, OR

–     “Visionary Landscapes” Glenn and Viola Walters Arts Center, Two Person Show, Hillsboro, OR

–      Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

–      “Art Expo Chicago”, Navy Pier, Chicago IL.

–      Art Institute of Portland, “Exquisite Corpse”, Portland, OR

20031995

–      International Hellenic Organization, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

–      “ Faculty Exhibit” Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, Curator Joe Biel

–      “Salon 96”, Mesple Studio, Chicago IL.

–      “Silver Salon”, ARC Gallery, Chicago IL.

–      Koehnline Gallery, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines IL.

–      Center for the Creative Arts. Oakton Community College, Des Plaines IL..

1994-1990

–      “Studio Artistico”, one person show Bologna, Italy.

–      Corporate Art Source, Chicago IL.

–      University Club, Art Gallery, Two person exhibition, Chicago, IL.

–      “Eleven Chicago Artists”, Zephyr Gallery, Louisuville, Kentucky

–      Space 900, One Person Exhibition, Chicago, IL.

–      Atrium Gallery, One Person Exhibition, Chicago IL.

–      “Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition”, ARC Gallery, Chicago IL.

–      “Evanston and Vicinity Exhibition”, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.

1989-1984

–      Illinois State Museum, Illinois State Invitational Exhibit, Springfield, IL.

–      New Horizons in Art, Cultural Art Center, Chicago, IL.

–      NAME Gallery, Invitational, Chicago, IL.

–      “The Shadow”, NAME Gallery, Chicago, IL.

–      Northwestern University. Ditmar Gallery, Two person exhibition, Evanston IL.

–      The Paper Press-Center for the Creative Arts, group exhibit, Chicago, IL.

–      ”Mama and Herrealism”, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL.

–      “Still Life”, Olive Tree Gallery, Two Person Show, Daley College, Chicago, IL.

–      Art Expo Chicago, Contemporary Art Workshop, Navy Pier, Chicago IL.

–      Art Expo Chicago, ARC Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago IL.

–      ”Artist Call” Artemisia Gallery Invitational, Chicago, IL.

–      ”Works on Paper”, Moming Dance and Art Center,Chicago, IL

–      Art Expo Chicago, ARC Gallery, Navy Pier,       Chicago, IL.

–      “Ten Years of Alternative Spaces”,       ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1983-1980

–      Katherine Pappas-Parks at Kemper, one person show, Kemper Gallery, Kemper Group, Long Grove, IL.

–      “Arc at Ditmar”, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

–      Art Expo Chicago, Navy Pier, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL.

–      “Free From the Rules of Purdah”. Two Person Exhibit, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1979-1976

–      “American Painters in Paris”,       Plais des Congres, Paris, France

–      “Vehicles”, New Horizons Exhibition, Ditmar Gallery, North Shore Art League, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

–      “Colorprint USA”, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

–      Oklahoma National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Archives 1998 Archived in the National Museum of women in the Arts, Library and Research Center: Archives of Women Artists, Washington D.C.

–         Dedicated to the exhibition, preservation and acquisition of works by women artists.       The library and research center serve as a resource base for museum curators and scholars in their research on women’s contributions to the arts.

1986 Archived in the Woman’s Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM)

–         Established to honor the contributions of women to the visual arts.

1984     Archived in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Selected Public & Private Collections Koenhline Museum, Des Plaines, IL

Museum of Texas Tech University

William & Cindy Bundschuh, Pretech Corp., Kansas City, KS

Augusta-Richmond Museum, Augusta, Georgia

Ottawa County Museum, Minneapolis KS. collection

“Rock City”,  landscape painting

American Embassy, Paris, France

Kemper Group Permanent Collection, Longrove, IL.

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

NBD Bank . Detroit, Michigan

Nicholson World Travel Collection, Southfield, MI.

Harry S. Truman College Permanent Collection, Chicago, IL.

Oakton Community College Permanent Collection, Des Plaines II.

Wayne State University Permanent Collection, Detroit, Michigan

Awards and Honors –         Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who, New Providence, NJ 2006-2007

–         Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who, New Providence, NJ, 1995-1996

–         Purchase Award, Illinois Percent for the Arts, Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL.,1990

–         Recognition for superior educational endeavor, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL, 1990

–         Quality teaching award in the art department, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL., 1988

–         Kemper Group Purchase Award,       “Vehicles Exhibition”, Northwestern University, Evanston,IL., 1987

–         Project Completion Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL., 1981

–         First Place Award in Graduate Drawing and Printmaking, Wayne State Univ.,Detroit, MI., 1972

Publications and catalogues “Treasure of Age: Carriers of Memories Past and Present”, Katherine Pappas-Parks exhibition catalogue, Hellenic Museum, Portland, OR

“Flying Through Moments, Feeling The Earth Turn”, Katherine Pappas-Parks exhibition catalogue, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY, NY

“If the Plants Don’t Make It, How Will We?,” Essay by Jonathan Goodman, Walter Wickiser Gallery, 2007

Spotlight, At the Edge of the Sky, “The Argus”, Focus, May 12th, 2005

D.K’s hot sheet, D.K. Row, “The Oregonian”, A&E, Friday, August 27th, 2004

Best Bets, “The Oregonian”, August 6th, 2004

Visionary Landscapes, Review by Joan Boatwright, “The Argus,” August 3rd, 2004

Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who, New Providence, New Jersey, 1995-2003

“The Killing of Color”, Catalogue, Cortesy Gallery, Highland Park, IL., 1994

“Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition”, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL., 1993

“Mama and Herealism”, Chicago Women”s Caucus, Chicago, IL., 1987

“New Art Examiner “ Exhibition noted in Chicago Art Reviews, pg. 57, 1987

The New Photography, M.Sward and K. Reeves. Pgs. 88-92, Prentice Hall, 1984

“New Art Examiner”, Review., 1981

“Permanent Collection Catalogue”, Kemper Group, Longrove,IL., 1997

Place in development of Cliché Verra and the arts, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, “Cliché Verra: Drawing and Photography” by Kimberly Schenck, Conservator of Paper Preservation, National Gallery of Art , DC

Positions Held Adjunct Associate Professor: (1999-2000) Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.  Courses taught: painting: beginning, intermediate, and advanced

Adjunct Faculty; (1980-1998) Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL.  Courses taught: Figure drawing and painting, Painting,3D, Drawing, Humanities and Art History : Beginning-advanced and independent studies in all courses,

Art Acquisitions Committee (1997-1998) Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL.

Adjunct Faculty: (1989-90,1993) Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL.

Courses taught: figure painting, painting, drawing,3D.

Faculty: (1990) Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.

Director, Records Coordinator and Curator: (1980-1996) Art Expo-ARC, Chicago, IL.

Curator: (1980) “Chicago Discovery”, West Hubbard Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Chairperson: (1976-1977) Co-op Gallery, Evanston, IL.

Education BFA in Art and Art History, Wayne State University, 1965. Detroit, MI.

MA in Painting and Printmaking, Wayne State University, 1972, Detroit, MI.

Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Center for the Creative Arts, Detroit MI.

 

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