Kate Blacklock received her undergraduate
degree from University of California at Santa Cruz (‘79) and her MFA (’87), in
Ceramics from RISD. She has taught at the School of the Art Institute of
Chicago, Rhode Island College and for nine years co-chaired the Ceramics
Department at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where she was
Associate Professor. She has been teaching in the Industrial Design Department
at RISD since 2002.
Kate’s studio work has
moved from sculptural ceramics to photography and painting. She has had solo exhibitions around the
country including Franklin Parrasch Gallery in New York, The Works Gallery
in Philadelphia and Shaw Guido Gallery in Michigan. She created a line of cast functional porcelains, retailing
in museum stores and fine craft galleries. In 1996 she was an artist in residence at the Manufacture
National de Sèvres, outside of Paris.
Her works are in many private and public collections including The Mint
Museum and Musée National de le Céramique. Recently she has worked on projects with the Design firm
Jeffrey Beers International and has 2 Dimensional works at the Fountainbleau
Hotel in Miami and the Intercontinental and Westin hotels in New York.
- MFA, Rhode Island School of Design
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