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Kathleen Kolb, American artist. Touring exhibition grantee Vermont Council Arts, 1986, 95, Arts Endowment grantee Vermont Community Foundation, 1994, 95, grantee Haymarket People's Fund, 1995. Auditor Town of Greensboro, Vermont, 1981, 82; governor's advisory council on special education State Department Education, Montpelier, since 1995.

Background

Kolb, Kathleen was born on June 19, 1954 in Cleveland. Daughter of Edwin Richard and Nancy (Cooney) Kolb.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, 1976. Student, Vermont Sudio Center, 1996.

Career

Sign painter, Melbourne, Florida, 1975; art teacher, Greensboro (Vermont) Elementary School, 1978-1979; art teacher, Creative Commons of Vermont, Hardwick, 1978; art teacher, Woodbury (Vermont) Elementary School, 1979; faculty, resident artist, Governor's Institute of the Arts, Vermont, since 1990. Instructor watercolor, Greensboro, Vermont, 1978-1981, T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, 1993-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman exhibitions include Granite Hills Gallery, Hardwick, Vermont, 1982, Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, New Hampshire, 1983, Fern Gallery, E. Hardwick, Vermont, 1981, 82, 83, 84, North Country Hospital, Newport, Vermont, 1985-1986, Catamount Art Center, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, 1985, 86, 90, Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont, 1985, 87, 90, 92, Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont, 1993, 96, Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont, 1994, Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, 1995, Sheldon Museum, Middlebury, 1996, Lewiston Auburn College, Maine, 1996. Group exhibitions include Gallery 2, Woodstock, Vermont, 1981, 86, Northern Vermont Art Association, 1981, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont, 1987-1989, 91, Stratton (Vermont) Arts Festival, 1987-1989, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1988-1989, 91-96, Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, Vermont, 1991, Wood Art Gallery Vermont College, Montpelier, 1991, 92, Webb and Parsons Gallery, Burlington, Vermont, 1991, Frog Hollow Sate Craft Center, Middlebury, Vermont, 1991, Woods-Gerry Gallery Rhode Island School of Design, 1993, 96, Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, Vermont, 1993, 94, Sherry French, New York City, 1996. Represented in permanent collections Howard Bank, Merchants Bank, Medical Center Hospital Vermont, Otis Elevator Company, others.

      Illustrator: (Timothy Fisher) Huts, Hovels and Houses, 1977, (Timothy Fisher) Hammocks, Hassocks and Hideaways, 1980, (Lewis Hill) Cold Climate Gardening, 1981, (Janet Lind) Bird at Bear Mountain, 1988, (Alan Pastorius) Cutting Hill, 1990, (Deidre McNamer) (cover) Rima in the Weeds, 1991, (Sara Jane Von Trapp) The Landscape Doctor, 1994. Illustrator, co-author: Efficient Vegetable Gardening, 1993. Featured in Family Fun magazine, Harrowsmith/Country Life magazine, Vermont Life magazine, Vermont magazine, New England Living, others.

Membership

Auditor Town of Greensboro, Vermont, 1981, 82. Governor's advisory council on special education State Department Education, Montpelier, since 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking.

Connections

Married Timothy Wilcox Fisher, December 28, 1976 (divorced May 1991). Children: Anna Merriam Fisher, Nathaniel Kolb Fisher.

father:
Edwin Richard Kolb

mother:
Nancy (Cooney) Kolb

spouse:
Timothy Wilcox Fisher

children:
Anna Merriam Fisher Kolb

Nathaniel Kolb Fisher Kolb