Visiting Associate Professor of Studio Arts
Primary Academic Program: Studio Arts
Biography:Katy Fischer is an artist whose work has been widely exhibited in venues across the country, including the Geary Gallery at NADA House in New York, Proof Gallery, Boston; Western Exhibitions, Chicago; Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami; Louis B. James Gallery, New York; Julia Friedman Gallery, New York and Chicago; Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta; and New Release Gallery, New York. In 2017, she was the recipient of an MTA Arts & Design Commission for a mosaic work at the Bay Ridge Avenue R subway station. Other grants and awards from Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue and the Chicago Cultural Center Community Arts Assistance Program. Residencies at the Vermont Studio Center; Byrdcliffe (Pollock-Krasner Fellowship) in Woodstock; and the Roger Brown House in New Buffalo, Michigan. Her work is represented in numerous collections, including the Joan Flasch Artists Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Microsoft, Progressive, Fidelity, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Capitol One. Publications include Element and Direction, two hand-bound artist’s books. Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, artnews.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Boston Globe, among others. She previously served as adjunct professor at Lehman College, where she taught undergraduate and graduate printmaking, introductory 2-D and 3-D drawing, life drawing, and digital imaging. She also taught at Purchase College, Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, Ox-Bow School of Art in Michigan, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. At Bard since 2020.