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Katherine Ace, American Artist. E-mail: katace@europa.com.


Ace, Katherine was born on January 31, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Karl Peak and Evelyn (Schmitt) Zerfoss.


Bachelor cum laude, Knox College, 1975.


Illustrator, 1979-1992. Illustrator Women of the American West, Native American series, 1983-1992, Silver Burdette Composer series. Numerous other illustrations for publications.

Recipient communications in field. Collections held by University Oregon, Vintage Plz. Hotel, Portland, Mario's, Seattle, Theoz, Seattle, Ambac Corporation, New York City, Children's Hospital, Oakland, California, Corestates Finance of Philadelphia Bank, Dieber, Lazar, Paccar/Seattle, Stroup, MDPA, Florida, DuPont Private Collection, Florida, Temple Sinai, Oakland.

Fine arts public Pomegranate Public-Cards Calendars, Anagrama, Spain.


  • E-mail: katace@europa.com.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Southern Oregon State College/The OtherArt Gallery, Ashland, 1992, University Portland, 1993, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1993, Shoreline College, Seattle, 1993, Paccar Corporation, Seattle, 1994, Pacific University, Oregon, 1995, Grants Pass Museum Art, 1994, Oregon School Art and Craft, 1994, Cultural Forum University Oregon, Eugene, 1995, Maude Kerns Art Center, 1995, Acanthus Gallery, 1995, 97, Phinney Art Center, 1996, Portland State University, Green River Community College, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, 1997, Cornish College Arts, Seattle, 1998, Seattle, Washington, 1997, Woodside/Braseth, Seattle, 1997, 99, The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, 1997, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, 1997, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, 1997, Cornish College Art, Seattle, 1998, Pacific University, Oregon, 1999. Group exhibitions include Parliament for World's Religions, Chicago, 1993, Belleview Art Museum, 1995, Hoyt National, 1994, Bumbershoot Seattle, 1995, 96, Whatcom Museum, 1996, Vorpol Gallery, 1997, 98, 99, Maryhill Museum, 1998, 99, Margo Jacobsen, Portland, 1999.


Married Brian Corbett, April 25, 1987 (divorced 1980). Married Mark Ace, December 10, 1983. 1 child, Corinna.

Karl Peak Zerfoss

Evelyn (Schmitt) Zerfoss

Brian Corbett

Mark Ace

Corinna Ace