CATHERINE BEHRENT (b. 1947)
Catherine Behrent has had more than 20 solo shows. She has also received grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Maryland State Arts Council, and numerous others. Her work has been exhibited widely in this country, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and internationally. Permanent collections include the Smithsonian, J.C. Penney and Banc One. She is a recipient of the MICA Excellence in teaching award and is Co-Chair of the Foundation Department.
2013 RYT 200 hour Yoga Alliance Instructor Certification
1992 Maryland Institute, College of Art. Baltimore, Maryland. M.F.A.
1970 University of Texas. Austin, Texas. B.F.A.
2014-2015 Maryland Institute College of Art. Professor, Foundation
2000-2014Maryland Institute College of Art. Chair, Foundation
2012-2105 Yoga for Stroke Survivors.Instructor, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Md.
2012 Meredith Long & Company. “Prospect”. Houston, Texas
2003 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
2000 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1998 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1998 Emory and Henry College. Gallery 1912. Emory, Va.
1996 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas.
1995 College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Gormley Gallery. Baltimore, Md
1993 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1990 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1988 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1986 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1984 Meredith Long & Company. Houston, Texas
1982 Dubose Gallery. Houston, Texas
1979 Dubose Gallery. Houston, Texas
1977 Dubose Gallery. Houston, Texas
1975 Dubose Gallery. Houston, Texas
1974 Fitzclary Gallery. Houston, Texas
1972 The Framery Art Gallery. Houston, Texas
1971 The Framery Art Gallery, Houston, Texas
1970 Gallery 12. Houston, Texas
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015. Solprint Studio artists, Baltimore Md.
2013 La Lumiere Fantastique, Brittany Shines in Baltimore. Maryand Institute College of Art
2013 Important Works on Paper. Meredith Long and Co. Houston, Texas
2013 Sabbatical Show. Maryland Institute College of Art
2012 Small Paintings, Sarah Silberman Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, Md.
2003 Conversations, Evergreen House, Baltimore, Md., curated by Barry Nemett
2001 49th Annual Exhibition of the Keisho Art Asssociation. Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art. Nagoya, Japan. (catalogue)
2000 The Act of Drawing. Thompkins College Center Gallery. Cedar Crest College. (catalogue)
2000 The Act of Drawing. Rush Arts. Curator: Cynthia Hawkins. New York, N.Y.
1997 American Still Life. Meredith Long & Co. Houston, Texas
1993 Variations on Vision. Howard County Arts Center. Curator: Arvie Smith. Ellicott City, Md.
1992 Important Works on Paper. Meredith Long & Co. Houston, Tx. (Catalogue)
1992 Texas Collection, 20th Century American Art: Texas Treasury Building. Austin, Tx.
1991 Lone Star Life Styles Collection. John F. Kennedy Center. Washington, D.C.
1989 Important Works on Paper. Meredith Long & Co. Houston, Tx. (Catalogue)
1988 Texas Women Artists. The National Museum of Women in the Arts. Washington, D.C.(Catalogue)
1987 Thirty Works. The Glassel School of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts. Juror: Allan Hacklin. Houston, Tx. (Catalogue)
1986 Eight Artists. Patricia Moore Gallery. Aspen, Colorado
1984 The Assistance League of Houston Exhibition. Juror, Dr. Peter Marzio
1971 Twelve Artists. Gallery Twelve. Houston, Texas.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2012 Alfred and Trafford Klots International Residency. Lehon, France
2012 Marcella Brenner Faculty Research Grant. MICA
2010 Marcella Brenner Faculty Research Grant. MICA
2005 Marcella Brenner Faculty Research Grant/ MICA
2004 Excellence in Teaching Award Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Md
1999 Marcella Brenner Research Grant . MICA.
1996 Pollock-Krasner Grant Award
1996 Atlantic Center for the Art Residency funded fellow. Juror: Donald Sultan
1995-96 Arts International, Lila B. Wallace Readers Digest Residency Fellowship,Giverny, France. Alternate
1994-95 National Endowment for the Arts Mid-Atlantic Regional Painting Award(Catalogue)
1993 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Award
1993 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Painting Award
1991 J.C. Penney Co. Lone Star Lifestyles Artist Salute
1990 Texas Women Artists, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington,D.C.
1988 Channel 8 TeleAuction Artist of the Year. Channel 8, PBS, Houston, Texas
1969 University of Texas Student Honors Exhibit. Drawing. First Place
2001 49th Annual Exhibition of the Keisho Art Asssociation. Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art 2000The Act of Drawing , catalogue, Cedercrest College
1999 Contemporary American Painting. Jilin Fine Arts Publishing House. Changchun China
1995 National Endowment for the Arts Regional Artists Awards catalogue
1993 Fifty-Year Retrospective, Important Art in Houston. Jana Vander Lee. I.e. Magazine, fall edition. (Photo)
1993 Visions That Invigorate the Mind. Mary McCoy. The Washington Post. Washington, D.C.
1993 Laudable Artwork Struggles to Somehow Share Vision. John Dorsey. The Baltimore Sun.Baltimore, Md.
1993 Distinct Visions Mark Show. Mike Giuliano. The Columbia Flier. (Photo)
1989 Important Works on Paper, catalogue, Meredith Long and Co
1988 Texas Women Artists (catalogue), National Museum of Women in the Arts
1988 No Bluebonnets. No Yellow Roses. Essays on Texas Women in the Arts. Sylvia Moore, editor. Mid March Arts Press, New York
1987 Thirty Works, catalogue Glassel School of Art and Houston Museum of Art
1987 Catherine Behrent at Meredith Long & Co. Jana Vander Lee. The Houston Arts. (Photo)
1986 Patricia Moore Exhibits Eight Artists. The Aspen Times. Aspen, Colorado.
1986 Catherine Behrent: Forever Fresh. Jo Beth Shields. Southwest Art Magazine, December.(Photos)
1985 Painting the Still Life. Developing your Own Personal Style. OlgaZafferatos. Watson Guptil Publications, New York. (Photos)
1985 Part-work Series. Eagle Moss Limited, London. Watson-Guptil Publications, United Kingdom and Brazil issues. (Photos)
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Bank One. Houston, Texas
Baker-Browning Interests. Houston, Texas
Bayou Park Corporation. Houston, Texas
J.C. Penney Co., Inc. Dallas, Texas
McRae Energy. Houston, Texas
Winstead, Mcguire, Sechrist, and Minsch. Houston, Texas Zoe Compton/Aspen Furniture. Aspen, Colorado