Katherine Sherwood’s acclaimed mixed-media paintings gracefully investigate the point at which the essential aspects of art, medicine, and disability intersect. In addition to showing regularly throughout the United States, she co-curated the exhibition “Blind at the Museum” at the Berkeley Art Museum, and organized an accompanying conference at UC Berkeley. Sherwood was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship 2005-2006 and a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant 2006-2007.Katherine is a professor at UC Berkeley in the Art Department and the Disability Studies Program where she teaches Art, Medicine & Disability and Art & Meditation. She is the artist-in-residence at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and the co-founder of the art and disability collective - The Yelling Clinic.
June 7, 2018: Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Artist: Alicia McCarthy’s 2017 SECA Award (Cal Alumni Association)
April 2, 2018: Review: In Katherine Sherwood’s nude paintings, disability and race enter the picture (Los Angeles Times)
September 18, 2017: Programming Art: Ian Cheng’s ‘Emissary’ at the Museum of Modern Art (Cal Alumni Association)
May 16, 2011: Artwork that flourishes after brain damage can shed light for researchers (Los Angeles Times)
April 16, 2009: Meg Conkey receives Chancellor's Award (UC Berkeley News)
February 8, 2008: National Academy of Sciences hosting Katherine Sherwood's 'Golgi's Door' show (UC Berkeley News)
April 20, 2005: Two UC Berkeley professors win Guggenheims (UC Berkeley News)