Born 1961
Hometown New York, NY
Lives and Works New York, NY
MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, 1992
Master's Certificate, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York, 1986
BA, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1982

Artothèque d'Amiens, Amiens, France
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York, NY
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Galerie Lelong, New York, NY and Paris, France
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Kate Shepherd's brief training in architecture is evident in her art, which employs geometry and perspective to create bold illusions of depth and space. Structure and her affinity for formalism and minimalism informs much of her work. Mastering linear perspective, Shepherd produces illusions of three-dimensional forms by superimposing many vibrant two-dimensional lines. In many of her paintings and prints, Shepherd uses gradients of blocks of colors to form striking and rhythmic compositions, which vibrate with visual energy. In her sculpture and more monochromatic work, Shepherd achieves a fragmented sense of collapsed geometry. She is known for her mastery of optical intrigue and the psychology of space.

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