Kate Viola is an award-winning, prolific artist, who specializes in acrylic and oil on wood and graphite on paper.  She has been proactively painting and drawing since she was a child.  In 2002 she received the Art Portfolio Scholarship Award from Neshaminy High School and she studied painting during her time at Penn State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology with a minor in Art History. In 2010, Kate graduated from New York University with a Master of Arts degree in Visual Culture. She interned at Christie's Auction House in the Silver and Objects of Vertu Department, where she learned the inter-workings of the fine art world, and discovered her love of collecting art.


Kate primarily exhibits her work in the greater Philadelphia region, including parts of New Jersey but has recently branched out to galleries all over the United States.  Additionally, her work can be found in several private collections around the world including Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.  She has an eclectic collection of work ranging from still-lifes, portraits to science fiction and fantasy.  Her work has appeared in such publications as The Horror Zine, The Future Fire and The New England Review, in addition to Artis Online, an all female collaborative website featuring artists and writers.  Additionally, Kate was awarded first place in the Arch Street Press book cover competition.



In her spare time, Kate enjoys camping and hiking, writing, as well as playing ice hockey.



Publications


Kate designs art for both magazines and books.  Her work has appeared in:


New Zenith Magazine

The Rag Lit

Wishless, by Sybella Nash

Queen of Angels, by David Castro

Navigating the Boy Scouts, by Christa Noonemaker

Subprimal Poetry Art

Mariella, by Kat Parrish

The Future Fire


Awards

2017-First Place, Painting-Show Some heArt, Bristol, PA

2016-Arch Street Press Book Cover Award, PA

2014-Second Place, Painting-Middletown Grange Fair, Wrightsown, PA


Solo Exhibition History


2016-Set in Stone-Solo Show-Bristol, PA

2017-Paintings by Kate Viola-Langhorne, PA


Group Exhibition History


2017

Show Some heArt, Bucks County Community College, Bristol, PA

On The Edge, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ

Ellarslie Open 34, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ

stART Trek, Bucks County Community College, Bristol, PA

Delaware River Towns Art and Antiques Treasure Hunt Art Show, Lambertville, NJ

NYU All Alumni Art Show, Kimmel Galleries, New York, NY

Meloncholia, April Alayne Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2016
Show Some heArt, Bucks County Community College, Bristol, PA
Juried Art Show, New Hope Art League, New Hope, PA

Fables, Fairy Tales, Folktales, Legends and Myths, Sacramento, CA

Damned: An Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness, Detroit, MI

Art of Darkness: Creatures of the Bayou, Trenton, NJ

New Hope Art League: Members Show, Doylestown, PA


2015
Show Some heArt, Bucks County Community College, Bristol, PA
Tuxedo, Bucks County Community College, Bristol, PA
Juried Art Show, New Hope Art League, New Hope, PA
Annual Art Show, Friends of the Delaware Canal, Doylestown, PA
Small Works Show, New Hope Art League, Lahaska, PA
The Trustees Invitational Show and Sale, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ
Art of Darkness: Carnival of Shadows, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

2014

Juried Exhibition, Middletown Grange Faire, Wrightstown, PA
Annual Art Show, Friends of The Delaware Canal, Solebury, PA
Small Works Show, New Hope Art League, Lahaska, PA
Art of Darkness: Dark Fairy Tales, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
Salon des Artistes Régionaux, New Hope Art League, Solebury, PA
Red Dot Sale, Artworks, Trenton, NJ



Kate Viola