Kathy Drago

KathyDragoArt@gmail.com

The Silos at Sawyer Yards
1502 Sawyer - Studio 201
Houston TX 77007

Upcoming

Second Saturday 12-5 PM, Saturday, October 12, 2019 (Visit me in Studio 201 at the Silos at Sawyer Yards)

Currently

Glassell Block IX Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, 5101 Montrose, Opening Reception - Friday, Sept. 27, 6-8PM

Studio 201, The SILOS at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer - call or email for an appointment, open every Saturday 12pm - 5pm

News

Faces ‘like landscapes’ Kathy Drago reveals hidden stories in portraits of older women. by Lisa Gray, Houston Chronicle, Dec. 20, 2018

Houston Chronicle, Sunday July 23, 2017, Ringers at 'The Big Show': Can You Spot Them? by Molly Glentzer

Houstonia Magazine 8/4/2017, Listen to the Big Show: Slow Down

Honors and Awards

Selected for the Glassell Block XIX - August 2018 - August 2019

Big Show 2017, Lawndale Art Center, (I am so UPSET!, 30 x 22, oil on paper) juror Toby Kamps, Award Winner

Texas National 2016, Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, (Pre-Contact, 40 x 36, acrylic on canvas) juror Abelardo Moreli, Honorable Mention

38th International Exhibition 2015, Watercolor Arts Society Houston(Joe - 16 x 16 gouache on paper) March 2015, juror Eric Weigardt, Honorable Mention

Exhibitions

2019

Glassell Block IX Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, 5101 Montrose, Sept. 27 - Oct. 27, curated by Francesca Fuchs and Laura August

Assistance League of Houston® Celebrates Texas Art 2019 Juried Exhibition  KBR Tower, Houston, Jan. 17 - March 15, juror Jenna Goldstein, Assistant Curator of American Art, Whitney Museum, NYC

Kinder Morgan Time Exhibition  Kinder Morgan Bldg., 1001 Louisiana St., Houston, Texas, June 8 - August 31

Without Borders  Mönchskirche, Salzwedel Germany July 4 - August 4 2019

Glassell School of Art Student Exhibition Glassell School of Art, May 24 - August 11, jurors Charlotte Cosgrove, Suzanne Manns, Susan Budge

Conroe Art League 4th National Invitational Show, March 6 - 30, Juror Jessica Locheed

2018

Kathy Drago: Late Life Snapshots  Bill’s Junk, Houston, Texas, Nov. 30 - Dec. 22, curated by Bill Davenport

Glassell BLOCK XIX Exhibition, November 8, 6 - 8 PM, 5100 Montrose

Assistance League of Houston® Celebrates Texas Art 2018 Juried Exhibition  Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Jan. 17 - Feb. 23, juror Anna Katz, Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Kinder Morgan Creatures Exhibition  Kinder Morgan Bldg., Houston, June 8 - August 31

Visual Arts Alliance 35th Juried Open Exhibition  March 7 - April 28, BLUEorange Gallery, juror Molly Glentzer

2017

The Big Show 2017  - July 7 - August 12, juror Toby Kamps, Lawndale Arts Center

Trump This! , Sept. 9 - Nov. 19, 2017, Art Car Museum

VAA 12th Juried Invitational Exhibition - August 1 - 27,  juror Catherine D. Anspon, The Silos at Sawyer Yards

2017 Annual Student Exhibition - May 19 - June 30, juror Francesca Fuchs, Glassell School of Art Interspace Gallery

VAA 11th Juried Invitational Exhibition - January 9 - 28,  juror Lester Marks, The Silos at Sawyer Yards

2016

Texas National Exhibition and Competition 2016, Stephen F. Austin State University Cole Art Center, Nacodoches TX (April 9 - June 11) juror Abelardo Morell

Visual Arts Alliance 34th Juried Membership Exhibition October 24 - December 3, juror Zoya Tommy

Visual Arts Alliance 9th Juried Invitational Exhibition, Smith St. Gallery, Houston, January 20 - March 19 juror Anna Tahinci

Conroe Art League 2016 International Show, February 2 - February 25,, juror - Francesca Fuchs

Watercolor Arts Society January Show, Houston, juror - Armando Rodriguez

2015

Solo Show - Bistro 108 and Bistro Vino, La Grange TX October -December 2015

Solo Show - The Noble Swede, La Grange TX August/September 2015

Visual Arts Alliance 33rd Membership Exhibition, Smith Street Gallery, Houston, juror - Gus Kopriva

Visual Arts Alliance 32nd Juried Open Exhibit, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, juror - Sally Sprout

38th International Exhibition, Watercolor Arts Society Houston, juror - Eric Weigardt

Above and Below I-10, Howard Payne University, juror - Christopher Schade

5th Annual Brush with Burden Juried Show, Louisiana State University, juror - Phil Sandusky

Best in Show, Box 13 Art Space, Open Call Charity Fundraiser

2014

Gulf Coast Juried Exhibition, Rockport Art Center, juror - Lee Deigaard

Education

2012 - present, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX, currently a Block XIX and XX Member Artist

University of Houston, MEd Counseling, BA Theater Arts, Texas Teacher Certifications in Educational Leadership, Counseling, Theater Arts, Art

Arts Organizations/Memberships

Fresh Arts

Visual Arts Alliance

Lawndale Arts Center

Galveston Art Center

Glassell School of Art

Women and their Work