University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Kay Knight

Kay KnightAssociate Professor
Painting and Drawing
MFA (Painting) Washington University, St. Louis
BS Art Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

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Kay Knight is an associate professor in painting and drawing, she has taught at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 1992. She received her MFA from Washington University of St. Louis. Knight's work consists of of drawings, paintings and mixed media using actual vintage 1940's and 50's wallpaper. The thematic content of her work has been referencing the idea of home. Knight's work has been exhibited in national and international venues including Platform Gallery, New York, NY, B. J. Spoke Gallery, Hunting, NY, Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL, Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA and Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, to name a few. Knight received in 2010 a Wisconsin Arts Board Visual Arts Fellowship of 8000.00. She has also had been selected several times for the Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Fund, Faculty Development Funds and Humanities Travel Award Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Knight images have been published in Studio Visit, Juried Exhibition-in-Print, Vol.18, Juror: Trevor Richardson, June 2012 and in New American Paintings, The Open Studio Press Juried Exhibition-in-Print, ( Raphaela Platow, Director & Chief Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio), Number 77, Published September 2008.