Katherine Mitchell DiRico uses drawing, sculpture, light, and sound elements to create multimedia installations that investigate how we negotiate connectivity and sense perception in today’s networked world.

Solo exhibitions include Praise Shadows Gallery, the Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA; Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery at Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA; Five Seven Delle Project Space, Boston, MA; Porcelynne Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and a solo commission by HUBweek. Selected group exhibitions include the Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland; Stockwell Studio, London, England; Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Grossman Gallery at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Massachusetts Campus Compact Conference on Civic Engagement, Boston, MA; SOMArts Cultural Center, 66 Balmy Gallery, and Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and the September Gallery, Hudson, NY.

Mitchell DiRico was awarded the Montague Travel Grant and the President’s Research Grant from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the 2018 Walter Feldman Fellowship from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, juried by curator Jen Mergel. She holds a BA from Smith College and the University of Dakar, Senegal, and an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University.

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"Thankfully for us, DiRico shines when navigating fraught tipping points." -- Boston Art Review. Read the full review by Jessica Shearer here of "i'll believe in anything for awhile" (Praise Shadows Art Solo Exhibition 2022).

SPACETIME (x,y,x+t), 2020 @Emerson Contemporary (25 Avery Street, Boston) Read Cate McQuaid's Review  in the Boston Globe and Boston Art Review's article by Jacquinn Sinclair

Review of her 2017 solo show written by Keith Powers (Gatehouse Media and ARTery, WBUR) and Boston Hassle's Review of her 2019 solo exhibit "Instruments of Synesthesia".  Read even more about Katherine's work in Jen Mergel's exhibition essay, and view a recent  E-Catalog of her work at Praise Shadows Gallery.

*Artworks available through Praise Shadows Gallery

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