Katherine Downey Miller is a New England artist, trained in painting at Skidmore College(BS) and then an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has fifteen years of teaching experience in painting and drawing in various institutions starting with Skidmore College, Boston Architecural College, the DeCordova Museum School, The Danforth Museum School, the Arlington Center for the Arts, the New Art Center and the Artist Association of Nantucket.
Katherine gives private and group instruction as well as leads intensive painting workshops. She was given a teaching Assistantship in Painting and Drawing at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, then received a teaching scholarship to Studio Arts College International(SACI) in Florence, Italy, where she taught painting and drawing as well as Illustration. She has had several painting residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont.
Katherine has traveled extensively through Europe, Afrika, Central America and visited the West and Southwest of the United States as well as Alaska. She feels that her travel has informed her open mind in regards to her art practice. As a nature based painter, her exposure to various different types of nature and specifically the unpredictable weather patterns of her home base of New England have informed her painting practice as well.
Currently, Katherine lives in Cambridge, MA with her painting studio at 450 Harrison in the SOWA District of Boston. In Boston, she is represented by 555 Gallery and on Nantucket, Robert Foster Fine Art, and spends summertime on the island.