About

 

Kaitlin Kraemer Pickett (b.1985) grew up in the greater Boston, MA area.  She earned her BA in Anthropology and Studio Fine Arts from Union College and received a graduate certificate in Oil Painting from Tufts University.  She also completed a summer semester at The Marchutz School of Fine Arts in Aix-en-Provence, France.  Prior to becoming a full-time practicing artist, Kaitlin worked in development at Harvard University, and in London at The Courtauld Institute of Art and University of the Arts London.

Over the years, Kaitlin’s artwork has evolved into an abstract exploration of nature vs. nurture, exploring the impact one’s surroundings has on one’s emotional state and physical well-being.  Using vivid colors and chaotic brushstrokes, her paintings render the many diverse and contradicting elements that exist in our environments, as well as in ourselves: creation and destruction; tranquility and turmoil; strength and fragility; devotion and neglect – revealing our many beautiful complexities, and challenging viewers to quite literally ‘think outside the box’.

 

Gallery Representation
Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, USA – www.clarkgallery.com

 

Education
Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA – Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Painting Program (May 2017)
         – Dean’s Scholarship awarded for academic merit (August 2016)
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA – Intermediate-Advanced Painting Semester (January–May 2009)
The Marchutz School of Fine Arts, Aix-en-Provence, France – Summer Semester (June–July 2007)
Union College, Schenectady, NY, USA – BA in Anthropology & Studio Fine Arts (June 2008)

 

Exhibitions
2018   ‘Here and Now’ Exhibition, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, USA
2017   The Salon Show:‘2017 Review / Preview 2018’, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, USA
2017   ‘Here + Afar’ Gallery Exhibition, Portland, OR, USA
2017   Matter & Light Fine Art Gallery, South End, Boston, MA, USA
2017   SMFA at Tufts Spring Exhibition, Mission Hill, Boston, MA, USA
2017   Polykhroma ‘Borders’ Exhibition, Davis Square, Somerville, MA, USA
2016   Polykhroma Inaugural Exhibition, Davis Square, Somerville, MA, USA
2016   SMFA at Tufts Art Sale, Fenway Campus, Boston, MA, USA
2016   SMFA at Tufts Autumn Exhibition, Mission Hill, Boston, MA, USA
2015   The Parlour London, Devonshire Road, Chiswick, W4 2HD, UK
2014   New Artist Fair, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QR, UK
2012   Fort Point Art Walk, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, USA
2012   Harvard Neighbors Gallery, Loeb House, Cambridge, MA, USA
2011   Beacon Hill Art Walk, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, USA
2008   Senior Invitational, Mandeville Gallery, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, NY, USA

 

Qualifications
2017   Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) Member, Boston, MA, USA
2017   Artist Certificationawarded by Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture & Boston Planning and Development Agency, Boston, MA, USA
2016   Dean’s Scholarship awarded for merit by SMFA at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
2011   Artist Certification awarded by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston, MA, USA
2008  Curator’s Choice Award in recognition of artistic achievement at Union College, Schenectady, NY, USA
2008  Union College Permanent Art Collection – Mont Sainte-Victoire oil painting selected, Schenectady, NY, USA