Kat mergens

visual artist - Kmergens@gmail.com - Oakland, CA

 

Education

MFA Pictorial Arts.  San Jose State University. Spring 2020 (in progress).

BA Applied Mathematics. University of California at Santa Cruz. 2012.


TEACHING

Teaching Associate. San Jose State University. Courses: Art 24: Drawing I Fall 2018.

Graduate Teaching Assistant. San Jose State University. Courses: Art 24: Drawing I Spring 2018.

Volunteer Art Instructor Assistant. Root Division, San Francisco, CA. 2015. 

Tutor. Bay Area Tutoring Centers. San Ramon and Berkeley, CA. Courses: Mathematics and Physics. 2012-2017

Tutor. Diablo Valley College. Pleasant Hill, CA. Courses: Mathematics


Exhibitions

2018

  Alternative Worlds. Black Gallery. San Jose State University

  Three Corners & Twenty Three Cracks. Belcher Gallery. San Jose State University. 

  Countering Productivity. San Jose State University

2015

  Body Talks. Lottie Rose Gallery. Oakland, CA.

  Swan Day Fundraising Exhibition for womenarts.org. Lottie Rose Gallery. Oakland, CA.

  Totally Rad Gallery. Berkeley, CA

  Experience. The Good Hop. Oakland, CA

  20 Mission Hive. San Francisco, CA

2014

  Winter Arts and Crafts Salon. Oakland, CA


commissions

Portrait of Henry. 24x18 in. Oil on Birch Panel. 

Jensen Engineering. Album Cover. 36x24in. Oil on Canvas. Oakland, CA.

Poster. Awesome Orchestra Collective. Oakland, CA.


Community INvolvement

Visual Artist. Awesome Orchestra Collective. Oakland, CA. 2013-2016.

Volunteer Usher. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, CA. 2014-2015.