Born: Amityville, New York, 1963
Resides: New York, New York
Education: Moore College of Art (M.F.A., 1990); University of California, Davis (B.F.A., 1986)
Selected Solo Exhibitions
James Cohan Gallery, New York (September 6–October 20).
“The Quality of a Line,” The Armory Show, New York.
“The Weight of Color,” Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica.
“Enter,” Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.
“Lots of Little Love Affairs,” Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica.
“ Pantyhose & Morandi,” Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.
“Big Gulp,” Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica.
“Kathy Butterly,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.
“Between a Rock and a Soft Place,” Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.
“Freaks and Beauties, Opener 10: Kathy Butterly,” Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017–18 “Regarding George Ohr: Contemporary Ceramics in the Spirit of the Mad Potter,” Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida.
“Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler,” Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts.
“Figuring Color: Kathy Butterly, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roy McMakin, Sue Williams,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.
“The Jewel Thief,” Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York.
“Dirt on Delight: Impulses that Form Clay,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
“Pretty Is as Pretty Does,” SITE Santa Fe.
2004–5 “Carnegie International,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Vitamin C: Clay + Ceramic in Contemporary Art. London: Phaidon.
Buhmann, Stephanie. New York Studio Conversations/Seventeen Woman Talk About Art. Berlin: The Green Box.
Hirsch, Faye. “Kathy Butterly in the Studio,” Art in America (December).
Ollman, Leah. “Kathy Butterly’s Rapturous Little Reckonings in Clay at Shoshana Wayne Gallery,” Los Angeles Times (November 20).
Siegel, Katy, ed. The Heroine Paint: After Frankenthaler. New York: Gagosian/Rizzoli.
Frankel, David. “Review: Kathy Butterly,” ARTForum (May).
Yau, John. “Kathy Butterly and the Aesthetic Challenge of No Two Alike,” Hyperallergic (March 16).
Porter, Jenelle. Figuring Color: Kathy Butterly, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roy McMakin, Sue Williams. Berlin: Hatje Cantz.
Johnson, Ken. Are You Experienced? How Psychedelic Consciousness Transformed Modern Art. New York: Prestel.
Schaffner, Ingrid, and Jenelle Porter. Dirt on Delight: Impulses that Form Clay. Philadelphia: ICA.
Berry, Ian. Kathy Butterly: Freaks and Beauties. Saratoga Springs: Frances Young Tang Teaching Musuem and Art Gallery.