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Art and Art History Faculty

Katrina Moorhead, Assistant Professor

Fine Arts Building, Room 122B
Email | 713-743-3001


BA (Hons), First Class, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland, UK
MFA, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland, UK

Biographical Summary

Born in Northern Ireland, Moorhead received her BA and MFA from Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2005 her work was included in an exhibition titled "The Nature of Things", as Northern Ireland’s inaugural participation in the Venice Biennale. Other exhibitions include a pretty girl that this man does not love her, (solo) 2006, Inman Gallery, Houston, Sparkle, 2006, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, A Thing Called Early Blur, (solo) 2007, Blaffer Museum, Houston, and The Luxury of Dirt, 2011, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland.

In addition to the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, she has participated in numerous residencies including the International-Artist-In-Residence Program at Artpace, San Antonio, the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire and SIM, Reykjavik, Iceland. Moorhead has been the recipient of many awards, including the 2007 Texas Prize from Arthouse, Austin, an Artadia, The Fund for Art and Dialogue Award (2008) and a 2008 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for Painters and Sculptors.