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artist , educator

Kathleen Elizabeth Ferguson-Huntington, American artist, educator. Fellow Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, 1971, MacDowell Colony, 1973, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, 1985, 89; grantee Kentucky Foundation for Women, 1985, Kentucky Arts Council/National Endowment for Arts, 1985, Gloval Village, New York City, 1975, travel grantee Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, 1971-1972; named to Honorary Order of Kentucky Colonels, since 1986.

Background

Ferguson-Huntington, Kathleen Elizabeth was born on January 31, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Paul and Catherine A. (Graham) Wurtz.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors, Layton School Art, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, 1971.

Career

Exhibit coordinator, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1973;assistant professor, Long Island U., Greenvale, New York, 1973-1975;assistant professor, Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York, 1976;lecturer, Gallery Passport, New York City, 1978;visiting artist, Connecticut College, New London, 1979;visiting artist, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1980-1982;visiting artist, Transylvania U., Lexington, 1985;director, Art Acumen Ednl. Systems, New Mexico, since 1983. Creativity consultant K.F.C. Corporation, Louisville, 1986, General Electric Company, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1987, E.I. DuPont deNemours, Wilmington, Delaware, 1988, Honeywell Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1994.

Lecturer in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One women shows at Smithsonian Institution, 1972, Connecticut College, 1975, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1975, Nobe Gallery, New York City, 1977, 79, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, 1979, 84, R. H. Oosterom Gallery, New York City, 1980, Center for Contemporary Art, University Kentucky, 1980, University Cincinnati, 1982, Graham Modern, New York City, 1985, High Museum Art, Atlanta, 1986, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1987, J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, 1987, Sun Cities (Arizona) Art Museum, Angels Gate Art Center, Los Angeles, others. Group exhibitions include Hundred Acres Gallery, New York City, 1971, 73, Virginia Museum, Richmond, 1973, 112 Green St., New York City, 1975, Artists Space, New York City, 1975, Whitney Museum, New York City, 1975, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1976, Ginza Nissan Gallery, Tokyo, 1976, Queens Museum, Flushing, New York, 1978, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York City, 1978, Washington Square Gallery, New York City, 1979, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, 1979, R. H. Oosterom Gallery, New York City, 1979, Indianapolis Museum Art, 1980, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, 1980, Jacksonville (Florida) Museum Arts, 1983, McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, 1984, Owensboro (Kentucky) Museum, 1987, 88, Gallery for Contemporary Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1987, Museum New Mexico, 1993, others. Contributor articles to professional publications.

      Sculpture Honeywell Corporation.

Membership

Member National Artists Equity Association, Permacultural Drylands (member ecology teaching team 1992-1994), Taos Art Association, Angels Gate Cultural Center.

Connections

Married Stuart Ferguson, September 26, 1964 (divorced 1968). Married Hugh H. Huntington, October 10, 1992.

father:
Paul Wurtz

mother:
Catherine A. (Graham) Wurtz

spouses:
Stuart Ferguson

Hugh H. Huntington