This short piece of my memoir reflects on two of the women artists who influenced me growing up—among them Elaine de Kooning, Mary Abbott, Edith... Read more →
Katherine Koch, a visual artist and memoirist, has shown her paintings extensively in the United States, Europe, and Mexico. In 2019 her most recent solo show opened in San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca, Mexico; her work was also featured in a group show at the Cynthia Winings Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine. In addition to awards including residencies and a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, she has worked collaboratively with writers, musicians, and theater artists. Excerpts from her forthcoming memoir about growing up among New York School poets and artists have appeared in Hanging Loose, Poetry Daily, The Saranac Review, Court Green, and Nowhere; in addition to The Best American Poetry Blog. She has given readings and workshops and participated in panels on memoir in Maine at Word: Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival; in New York City at the Jefferson Market Library, Torn Page Poetry Parlor, Zinc Bar, New York University Bookstore, the Cornelia Street Cafe, Lunar Chandelier Press Salon, St. John’s University, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts; and at the University of South Dakota at Vermillion.
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