Kat mergens

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

Education

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

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

TEACHING

Teaching Associate. San José 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.

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

Exhibitions

2019

Field Guide to Fields. Gallery 3. San José State University. San José, CA.

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 José State University. San José, CA.

2018

Natural Admiration. Social Policy. San José, CA.

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

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

Countering Productivity. San José State University. San José, 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

2019 Award Winners SCVWS.org

Community Outreach, Passing the Torch, SCVWS.org

WORK MISC.

Art Handler. San José Institute of Contemporary Art. San José, CA. 2018-2019.

Art Handler. Thompson Gallery. San José State University. San José, CA. 2018-2019.

Co-Curator. Cluster-Fun. San José State University. San José, 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.

Community INvolvement

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

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

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