About

meatlapilitaAbout Kathleen Koopman

Born and raised on the North Shore of Long Island, Kathleen emigrated to Tucson in early 1970. After some traveling and relocating, she was back in 1979 to settle in.

Education

BFA and MFA, Long Island University, C. W. Post campus, Greenvale, NY

Teaching
Certified Art Specialist, taught for 12 years in the Amphitheater School District, K-6 and Middle School

Exhibitions
Bachelors of Fine Arts Thesis Show, C. W. Post, May, 1977
Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Show, C. W. Post, May, 1979
La Pilita Museum, donations for Annual Gourd Art Auction, 2010, 2011
La Pilita Museum, donations for Annual Chair Auction, October 2012, 2013
Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Las Dias de Los Muertos, 2013
JCC Fine Art Gallery: Paper Panache, Paperworks: The Sonoran Collective for Paper and Book Artists, October 2013
Petroglyphs, Tucson, Arizona, Found: Objects Woven and Assembled, January, 2014 with Ann Keuper
Crizmac Marketplace and Gallery: Formed, Found and Woven, March 2014
Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Hit the Road, May, 2014
Tucson Botanical Gardens, For the Birds Birdhouse Fundraising Exhibit, May 2014
Found Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Display of Dreamy Boats and Birds, July, 2014
Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, Arizona Arizona Aqueous XXX January–March, 2014
Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, Arizona Arte de Avion March–April, 2014
Ventana Systems Gallery, Oro Valley, Arizona Recycled Art April–July, 2016
Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, In Full Bloom May, 2014
Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Revisions: Outside Looking In August-November 2016
Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, A(Maze)ing Maps and Legends April–August 2016
Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Small Works Invitational October–December 2016
Temple of Music and Art Gallery (Etherton), Tucson, Arizona, TAG:Re-Emergence 1, January–April 2016
Arte de Vida, Tucson, Arizona Loteria October–December, 2016
Tohono Chul Shaped by Hand: Works on and of Paper A Paperworks exhibit, December 2016–March 2017
upcoming:Tucson International Airport Gallery TAG2017: Arrivals/Departures March–June 2017