KATE GUNTHER

 

Education

 

-2022 MFA Visual Art, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN  

 

-2020-21 MCAD Continuing Education: Oil Painting, Digital, and Editorial Illustration, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2021 SmArt School Audit, ‘Portrait as Story’, with Gregory Manchess, Remote

                         

-2019 Digital Color and Photoshop, Continuing Education, School of Visual Art, New York, NY  

           

-2008 BA Theatre Arts, Minor Drawing/Painting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN       

 

 

Teaching Experience

-2022 Teaching Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN 

(Narrative and Storytelling [Kathryn Savage], Spring 2022)

 

-2022 Teaching Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Continuing Ed, Minneapolis, MN 

(FutureReady Teens and Digital Design [Mathias Rechtzigel], Spring 2022)

 

-2021 Teaching Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN 

(Foundation Drawing I [Aki Shibata], Fall 2021)

 

-2021 Teaching Assistant, MCAD Pre College Summer Session, Minneapolis, MN 

(Illustration [Brian Brittigan], Summer 2021)

 

-2021 Teaching Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN 

(Foundation Drawing II [Michal Banning], Spring 2021)

 

-2020 Graduate Print Shop Assistant, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN (aiding and assisting students in Screen Printing [Diana Eicher], Fall 2020)

 

 

Professional Experience 

 

-2021-Present Graduate Teaching Assistant, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2021 Scribe, Forecast Public Arts Grant Deliberation, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2020 Graduate Assistant to the Print Shop, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2020 Gallery Curator/Installation Technician, Suitcase Gallery, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2020-Present Freelance Illustrator, Nightscape Podcast, Remote

 

-2010-Present Actor/Founding Member, Bread Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

 

-2016-2020 Bartender/Promotional Materials Illustrator, Catfish, Brooklyn, NY

 

-2010-2020 Life Model, NYU, FIT, Century Association, and The Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

 

-2010-2020 Commercial Actor, Citizen Watches, Rimmel London, Samsung, HBO, and AT&T, New York, NY

 

-2017-2018 Actor, Off Broadway, Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man, New York, NY

 

-2013-2015 Actor, Off Broadway, Drunk Shakespeare, New York, NY

 

 

Honors, Awards, and Leadership

 

-2020 MCAD MFA Trustees Scholarship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2020 MCAD MFA Opportunity Scholarship, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2004-2008 Dean’s List, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

 

Residencies and Grants

 

-2021 Deep Dive into Children’s Book Illustration, Highlights Foundation, Remote

 

-2017 North American Cultural Laboratory Residency, with Bread Arts Collective, Highland Lake, NY

 

-2017 Barn Arts Residency, with Bread Arts Collective, Bar Harbor, ME

 

-2016 Performance Grant, Greenwood Cemetery, with Bread Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

 

 

Exhibition Record

 

-2021 MCAD Library Gallery Solo Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2021 MFA Student Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2020 Print Shop GTA Group Show, Suitcase Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2020 MFA Student Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

-2017 Cloud City Pumpernips Group Show and Cabaret, Cloud City, Brooklyn, NY

 

-2015 Mama D’s Cabaret, Group Installation and Performance, Brooklyn, NY