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. Art 24: Drawing I. Fall 2018, Spring 2019.

Graduate Teaching Assistant. Art 24: Drawing I. Spring 2018. Art 150: Topics in Printmaking, Spring 2019.

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

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

Exhibitions

2019

51st Annual Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society Member Show. Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley. Los Gatos, CA.

Cluster-Fun. Gallery 3 and Belcher Gallery. San Jose State University. San Jose, CA.

2018

Natural Admiration. Social Policy. San Jose, CA.

Alternative Worlds. Black Gallery. San Jose State University. San Jose, CA.

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

Countering Productivity. San Jose State University. San Jose, CA.

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.

Publications

MFA Now Archive 2019

SCVWS Champion Art Scholarship. Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society. 2018

WORK MISC.

Co-Curator. Cluster-Fun. San Jose State University. San Jose, CA. 2019

Project Manager. SJSU MFA Graduating Exhibition. Root Division. San Francisco, CA 2019.

Project Manager. SJSU MFA Graduating Exhibition. Incline Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 2018.

Art Handler. Thompson Gallery. San Jose State University. San Jose, CA. 2018.

Preparator. San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art. San Jose, CA. 2018.

Community INvolvement

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

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