Kate Rivers was born in Youngstown, Ohio and graduated from Whetstone High School in Columbus Ohio and then went on to Columbus College of Art and Design on a full scholarship. She then completed an MFA in painting and printmaking at The University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. In addition she completed an interdisciplinary masters at Arizona State University with an emphasis on film theory and criticism with a focus on gender studies. After teaching at the collegiate level in Arizona, Missouri, and Oklahoma, Kate Rivers left teaching in order to work as a full time artist in Santa Fe New Mexico. Rivers has been living and working in Santa Fe New Mexico since 2011 and is represented by David Anthony Fine Art in Taos. Her work can also be seen regionally at JRB at the Elms in Oklahoma City, and Joseph Gierek Fine Art in Tulsa. Kate River’s work is in private and pubic collections throughout the US, Including Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma University, UT Austin, The University of New Mexico, The State Collection of New Mexico, The Bataan Building, UNM Las Vegas, and The Community College in ABQ.
Santa Fe, NM USA