Kathy Drago

KathyDragoArt@gmail.com

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

Studio 6, The Glassell School of Art Block XIX
5100 Montrose
Houston TX 77005

Currently

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

Second Saturday 12-5 PM, Saturday, December 8 (Visit me in Studio 201 at the Silos at Sawyer Yards)Sawyer Yards Fall Biannual  Saturday, October 6, 4 - 9 PM PM (Visit me in Studio 201 at the Silos at Sawyer Yards)

Studio 6, The Glassell School of Art Block XIX - call or email for an appointment

Studio 201, The SILOS at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer - call or email for an appointment

News

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

2018

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

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

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

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

Visual Arts Alliance 35th Juried Open Exhibition  March 7 - April 28, BLUEorange Gallery, 1208 West Gray, juror Molly Glentzer

2017

The Big Show 2017  - July 7 - August 12, juror Toby Kamps, Lawndale Arts Center, 4912 Main St.

Trump This! , Sept. 9 - Nov. 19, 2017, Art Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd.

VAA 12th Juried Invitational Exhibition - August 1 - 27,  juror Catherine D. Anspon, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer.

2017 Annual Student Exhibition - May 19 - June 30, 2017, juror Francesca Fuchs, Glassell School of Art Interspace Gallery, 2450 Holcombe

Red Hot Summer - June 6 - August 13, 2017, Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer

2nd Silos Artists Explored - April 1 - May 13 2017, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer.

The First 100 Days: Artists Respond April 29, 2017, Studio 232 at the Silos at Sawyer Yards

France: In the Eye of the Beholder - March 1 - March 31, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer. 

The Silos Explored - February 1 - March 11, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer.

VAA 11th Juried Invitational Exhibition - January 9 - 28,  juror Lester Marks, The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer.

2016

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

Sawyer Yards Revealed - September 12 - December 31,  juror Jacob Spacek

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 9th Juried Invitational Exhibition, Smith St. Gallery, 1600 Smith, Houston TX (January 20 through March 19) juror Anna Tahinci

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

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

2015

Solo Show - Bistro 108, La Grange TX December 2015

Watercolor Arts Society December Show, Houston TX, juror - Susan Giannantonio

Solo Show - Bistro Vino, La Grange TX October/November 2015

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

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

Visual Arts Alliance 32nd Juried Open Exhibit, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston TX, 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 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