biography

Kitty Sweet Winslow received a B.S. in Fine Arts from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York and a Masters Degree from Hartford Art School. Her work has been shown throughout the Northeast including two solo shows at the Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, New York and a solo exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut. Her work is represented in many public and private collections. She has received two Individual Artist Grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. In addition she received a Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant in 1987. She completed residencies at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York in 1987 and the Edna Saint Vincent Milay Colony, Austerlitz, New York in 1998. She has traveled widely including time spent in Syrbu Bensi, a Tibetan Refugee Camp in Nepal. Currently she lives and works in Rockland, Maine.


education
BS Fine Arts, Skidmore College, l966, Saratoga Springs, NY
MA Hartford Art School 1977, Hartford, CT

residencies
1998 The Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY
1997 Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship, Johnson, VT
1987 Yaddo Fellow, Saratoga Springs, NY

honors and awards
1997 Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant
1997 Vermont Studio Center Full fellowship
1989 Individual Artist's Grant, Connecticut Commission on the Arts
1989 Vermont Studio Colony, Johnson, VT
1988
Rutgers National 87/88 Works on Paper Purchase Award, Camden, NJ
1987 Yaddo Fellow, Saratoga Springs, NY
1987 Individual Artists Grant, Connecticut Commission on the Arts
1986
Connecticut Academy Cash Award, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
1985
Robert Simons Award, 53rd Annual Women's Artist's Exhibition, Joseloft Gallery, University of Hartford, CT
1982
Readers Digest Award, 35th Annual New England Exhibition, Silvermine, CT
1981
Slater Memorial Museum Award, One Person Show, Norwich, CT, Awarded by Miriam Shapiro
1975
President's Prize, Connecticut Watercolor Society, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
   
presentations
2012 PECHA KUCHA presenter, River Tree Arts, Kennebunkport, Maine
2012 PECHA KUCHA presenter, Lincoln Street Arts Center, Rockland, Maine

solo exhibitions
2007 Ocean House Gallery, Bits and Pieces, Port Clyde, ME 
2002 Nicholas Davies Gallery, "Skin", New York, NY
1998 Nicholas Davies Gallery, New Work, New York, NY
1997 Sacramento Street Gallery, New Paintings Cambridge, MA
1993 Drawings & Paintings, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
1993 Cross Cultures/Cross Generations, American Students in Nepal, Photographs Freeman Center for East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
1992 Gallery 401, The Nepal Series, Works on Paper, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
1989 NEWSPACE Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
1989 Connecticut Gallery, Marlborough, CT
1988 MS Gallery, Hartford, CT
1984 Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1982 Slater Museum, Norwich, CT
1981 Stairwell Gallery, Manchester, CT

selected group exhibitions
2012 44n 69w Radius, Belfast, Maine
2012 First Annual Juried Alumni Show, Slipe Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT
2011 Mixing Bowl, Immigration and Diversity in America, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
2011 MS Redux, Paper New England@Artspace Gallery, Hartford, CT
2010 Fresh ideas from the artists studio, Hartford Art School Alumni Exhibition, Silpe Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
2010 Faculty Exhibition, Lobby Gallery, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, West  Hartford.CT
2009 Tape it! Measure it! Mark it!, Hartford Art School Alumni Exhibition, West Hartford, CT
2009  DADA Vinci, Student/Faculty Exhibition, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Hartford. CT
2007 10th Anniversary Invitational, Public Works Project, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2007 "Unexpected Pairing", Widener Art Gallery,  Austin Art Center, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
2006 "New England/New Talent", Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
2005 "Good Girls, Women's Changing Mores for the 21st Century", ALVA Gallery, New London, CT 
2005 "Paperwork", BJ Spokes Gallery, Huntington, NY, National Juries Show, Fay Hirsch
2005 "Trashformations", Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
2005 "Quilts for ArtSake", National Juried Show, MakerReady Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ
2004 Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Faculty Show, Hartford, CT 
2003 Scholarie County Arts Council, "National Small Works Show, " Cobelskill, NY
2003 "Quilts for Arts Sake", Makerready Press Gallery, Montclair, NJ
2000 "Sum + Substance", Drawings, Widener Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
2000 "Enchainment, Kitty Sweet Winslow, Deborah Muirhead", Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass
1998 "Presence: Contemporary Abstract Painting", Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1997 Leslie Enders Lee / Kitty Sweet Winslow, 100 Pearl Gallery Hartford, CT
1997 "Reclaimed/Refigured", John Slade Ely House, New Haven CT
1996 "Family Values. Rhetoric vs. Reality", Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, VT
1995 Open to the Public, Exhibition of Drawings, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT. 1995 
1995 "Investing in Dreams", The William Benton Museum of Art Storrs, CT
1995 Faculty Exhibition, Graduate Liberal Studies, Zilka Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 
1995 The Connecticut Open, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1993 "Affinities", Recent Work by Deborah Muirhead and Kitty Winslow, The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
1990 "Connecticut Visions", Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
1989 Connecticut Biennial, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
1989 Rutgers National 87/88 Works on Paper, Stedman Gallery, Camden, NJ
1987 "Furniture as Object/ Furniture as Subject", Aetna Gallery, Hartford, CT
1987 Art on Billboard Project, Hartford, CT
1985 "The American Annual Works on Paper Show", Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY
1985 Scholarie County Arts Council, Inc. National Small Works Exhibition, Cobelskill, NY
1985 Annual Invitational Exhibition, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1984 "In the Pink", Tweed Art Gallery, Plainfield, NJ
1984 "And Then My Mind Went" Basement Gallery, Boston, MA
 

publications
Grace Gluek, New York Times, November, 1998
Patricia Rosoff, Something Spatial Hartford Courant, August, 1997
Jude Schwendenwein, Exciting Works of Self-Discovery, August 1997
Hank Hoffman, Artist on Junk, New Haven Advocate, June 1997
Judy Birke, Humor Informs Exhibit, New Haven Register, June 1997
Jude Schwendenwien, Works on Paper, Hartford Courant January l993
William Zimmer, Following An Artist's Meditative Quest, November 1993
Deborah Frissell, Kitty Sweet Winslow (exhibition brochure) NEWSPACE Gallery, Manchester, CT
Shirley Gonzales, Variety by 5 Women Artists, New Haven Register, March 1989
Matt Damsker, An Artist in Transition at Connecticut Gallery, Hartford Courant, January 1988
Vivian Raynor, Contemporary Solo Shows in Hartford and Marlborough, New York Times, January 1988
Linda Hirsh, Painter's Exhibit Signifies A "Coming Home", Hartford Courant, November 1984
Diana Brownell, Relief from art "dulldrums" of summer, The Day, New London, CT, September 1983  

 
collections

Rutgers University, NJ
Theodore Stebbins, Curator of American Painting MFA, Boston, MA
Heublein Corporation, Hartford, CT
Aetna Institute, Middletown, CT
Unimin Corporation, New Cannan, CT
Long Wharf Maritime Center, New Haven, CT
MacDonald Corporation, Enfield, CT
Barbara and Jeoffrey Fiszel, Glastonbury, CT
Claudia Gould, Director Artist Space, NY
Hiram College, Hiram, OH
Lincoln Financial Group, Hartford, CT
Nicholas Davies

See excerpts from reviews (pdf)