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Kathleen Mekailek (b. 1967, USA)

kammeartgallery.com/ kamme_art@yahoo.com/ 940-300-6551

 

Juried Shows and Exhibitions

*International Contemporary Exhibition “Abstractism MMXX”, Milan Italy, 2020

*LinkedINNYC, “Women of the World”, South Art Dealer, NYC, NY, 2020

*RED 2020, the gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

*Erotica, Edom Art Emporium, Edom TX 2020

*Blue 2019, the gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

*Unique by Nature 2019, McKinney Performing Arts Center, McKinney, TX

*Texas- Bigger and Bolder, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX 2018

*Unique by Nature 2018, McKinney Performing Arts Center, McKinney, TX

*Gift of Art 2017, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*Traffik 2017, Conference on the Maltreatment of Children and Viterbo University, LaCrosse,WI

*Greyscale Wonderland 2017, BG Art Project Space Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

*Urban Texas 2017, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*Menagerie 2017, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX

*Shadows: Darkness and Light 2017, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, OR

*Unique by Nature 2017, McKinney Performing Arts Center, McKinney, TX

*Trinity Arts Guild Open 2017, Bedford, Texas

*Enclave Eclectic II Pop-Up 2017, Walnut Street Annex, Denton, TX

*RED 2017, the gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

*Artrageous 2016, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*Pretty Papers 2016, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*Me, Myself, and I 2016, the gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

*En Blanc 2016, the gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

*Strictly Texas Art Show 2016, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*2016 Recycle Exhibit, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY

*2016 Unique by Nature Exhibit, McKinney Performing Arts Center, McKinney, TX

*19th Annual Rio Brazos Exhibition 2016, Langdon Center, Granbury, TX

*Eye of The Lens 2016, the gallery 8680, Frisco, TX

*Art Through the Lens 2016, ArtLoveMagic Gallery, Dallas, TX

*2016 Thinline Film, Music, Photo Festival, Denton, TX

*2015 A Few of My Favorite Things, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*2015 The Black and White Exhibit, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY

*2015 VAL Fresh Ideas Exhibit, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*2015 Kerrville Fine Arts Festival, Kerrville, TX

*2015 Buda Fine Art Express, Buda, TX

*2015 Salado Wildflower Art Festival, Salado, TX

*18th Annual Rio Brazos Exhibition, 2015, Langdon Center, Granbury, TX

*The Nature of Texas 2015, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*2015 Thinline Film, Music, Photo Festival, Denton, TX

*2014 VAL Fresh Ideas Exhibit, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*17th Annual Rio Brazos Exhibition, 2014, Langdon Center, Granbury, TX

*2014 VAST 8th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition, Patterson Arts Center, Denton, TX

*The Winnsboro Fine Arts Festival 2013, Winnsboro, TX

 

Exhibits and Group Shows

 

*VAL Event at Premier Gallery 2018, Flower Mound, TX

*For the Love of Art 2018, The Capital Theater, Gainesville, TX

*For the Love of Kettle 2018, Kettle Art Gallery, Deep Ellum, TX

*For the Love of Artists 2018, Kettle Art Gallery, Deep Ellum, TX

*Flower Power, Santa Fe Depot, Gainesville, TX 2018

*Arts in Bloom 2017, McKinney, TX

*100 for 100 Art Show 2017, Shipping and Receiving, Fort Worth, TX

*Hope 2017, Central Arts of Bedford, Bedford, Texas

*For the Love of Art 2017, The Capital Theater, Gainesville, TX

*Texas, Santa Fe Depot, Gainesville, TX, 2017

*Nasty Women, Knockdown Center, NYC, NY 2017

*Dia de los Muertos 2016, ArtLoveMagic, Dallas, TX

*The Great Outdoors, Santa Fe Depot, Gainesville, TX, 2016

*IAA Second Annual Photographic Exhibit 2016, West Irving Library, Irving, TX

*Up Close and Personal 2016, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Nature Photography 2016, ArtLoveMagic, Dallas, TX

*Black and White Exhibit 2016, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*My Vision/Our Celebration 2016, The Morton Museum, Gainesville, TX

*Recycled Into Art 2016, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*100 for 100 Art Show 2016, Shipping and Receiving, Fort Worth, TX

*2016 Conception Contemporary Art Show, Texas Ale Project, Dallas, TX

*2016 ArtLoveMagic Celebrates Women, Janet Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX

*Togather 2016, Green Door Art Studio, Arlington, TX

*Trio Show 2016, Tierney's, Lewisville, TX

*For the Love of Artists 2016, Kettle Art Gallery, Deep Ellum, TX

*For the Love of Kettle 2016, Kettle Art Gallery, Deep Ellum, TX

*By the Numbers Exhibit 2016, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Retrospective and More 2015, MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX

*America the Beautiful Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Altered Photography Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Black and White Landscape Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Graffiti/Street Art Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Hearts and Roses Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Steampunk Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

 

Charity Exhibitions/ Auctions

*Thrift Studio for Dwell With Dignity 2019, Dallas, TX

*8X8 Exhibition and Auction 2019, Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, TX

*Off The Wall 2019, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

*Summer Colors 2019, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX

*Sanger Education Foundation Gala and Fundraiser 2019, Sanger, TX

*8X8 Exhibition and Auction 2018, Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, TX

*Off The Wall 2018, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

*Thrift Studio for Dwell With Dignity 2018, Dallas, TX

*Summer Colors 2018, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX

*Sanger Education Foundation Gala and Fundraiser 2018, Sanger, TX

*8X8 Exhibition and Auction 2017, Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, TX

*Thrift Studio for Dwell With Dignity 2017, Dallas, TX

*Off The Wall 2017, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

*No Tie Dinner and Dessert Benefit 2017, Dallas, TX

*Summer Colors 2017, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX

*Sanger Education Foundation Gala and Fundraiser 2017, Sanger, TX

*Sanger Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet and Auction 2017, Sanger, TX

*8x8 Exhibition and Auction 2016, Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, TX

*Off The Wall 2016, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

*Sanger Education Foundation Gala and Fundraiser 2016, Sanger, TX

*No Tie Dinner and Dessert Benefit 2016, Dallas, TX

*Thrift Studio for Dwell With Dignity 2016, Dallas, TX

*8x8 Exhibition and Auction 2015, Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, TX

 

Galleries

*Kamme Art Gallery, Sanger, TX  2015-Present

*The Cove, McKinney, TX 2016-Present

*Café Brazil, Denton, TX 2019- Present

*Curator Schloss, Ennis, TX 2017-2018

*Creating in Cahoots, McKinney, TX (closed) 2016

*Pomegranate Underground, Lewisville, TX (closed) 2015-18

*Farmers and Merchants Gallery, Pilot Point, TX (closed) 2014-2016

*Oxide Gallery, recurring artist, Denton, TX (closed) 2013-2014

 

Solo Shows

*The Cove, McKinney, TX, “A Strange World Photography” and “Dancers” 2019

*First State Bank, Gainesville, TX, “Artist of the Month” 2018

*Texoma Wellness, Gainesville, TX, “Artist of the Month” 2017

*The Cove, McKinney, TX, ”Altered Photography With Charles Esser” 2017

*First State Bank, Gainesville, TX, “Artist of the Month” 2017

*Sanger Area Chamber of Commerce, Sanger, TX 2017

*Edelweiss Teahaus, Gainesville, TX, “Artist of the Month” 2016

*Prosperity Bank, Gainesville, TX, “Artist of the Month” 2016

* The Cove, McKinney, TX, Gallery Opening Installation “My Life Though Art” 2016

*Kamme Art Gallery & Studio, Gallery Opening, Retrospective, Sanger, TX 2015

 

 

Publications

*The Artists’ Advice, Noenga Vocation for Art, Paddle Publications 2017

*Shadows: Darkness and Light, Blackbox Gallery, Blurb Books 2017

*"Ferris Wheel and Fireworks" Mixed Media on Canvas, promotional advertising- America the Beautiful Exhibit 2015, MCL Grand Theater, Lewisville, TX

*Feature article in "Sanger News" newspaper, Thursday, July 16, 2015

*"Ocean Distress" Acrylic on Canvas critiqued in Lewisville Journal June 2015

*"Farewell Friends" Photograph published in "Focus on Texas" CoServ Magazine, February 2014

 

Collections

*Premiere Real Estate, Sanger, TX

*Texoma Wellness Center, Gainesville, TX

*Chamber of Commerce, Sanger, Texas

*City of Sanger, Texas

*North Texas Hand Center, Denton, TX

*Sanger Museum, Sanger, TX

*Parker Brothers Traildust Steak House, Sanger, TX

*Southwest BBQ, Sanger, Texas

*Rxhibitions, The Global Cancer Research Institute, Gilroy, California

*Various private collections across the US

 

Teaching

*Mentor interns from Sanger High School, 2015-Present

*Guest Lecturer, Art Classes, Photography Class, Sanger High School, 2015, Sanger, TX

 

Awards

*Kandinskij Award, International Contemporary Exhibition “Abstractism MMXX”, Milan, Italy

*Sanger Area New Business of the Year 2016

*2016 The Great Outdoors, First Place 3D, “Drifting Apart” Reclaimed Wood and Metal Sculpture

*2016 Strictly Texas, Second Place, "Prickly Pear" Acrylic on Canvas

*2014 Special Judges Recognition, The Nature of Texas "Can I Have a Lick?" Photograph

*2014 Honorable Mention, Architecture Photography, The State Fair of Texas

*2014 Prismacolor Award, 8th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition, "Abandoned" Photograph

Mail: 1836 Melinda Myrl Dr Sanger, TX 76266

Gallery: 304 Bolivar Sanger, TX 76266

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