Bio/Resume

Kate Lenkowsky

Author -- Contemporary Quilt Art: An Introduction and Guide, Indiana University Press, 2008. Selected by Forward Magazine as gold prize winner in its Art Book of the Year competition for books published by independent publishers.
Teacher -- Indiana University Textile Studies Area, School of Fine Arts, 2009
Lecturer -- Textile Museum, Washington, DC; Dept. of Art and Art History - Textile Studies, Baylor University; Burke Lecture, Indiana University School of Fine Arts, 2011
Juror -- Form Not Function, New Albany, Indiana, 2011; Quilt Visions 2012: Brainstorms, SanDiego, California
Curator -- Dialogues: Contemporary Responses to Marie Webster Quilts, 2016, Brett Waller Gallery in the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. Co-curator Niloo Paydar, Curator of Textile and Fashion Arts. Exhibit sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates.
Artist -- The artist has exhibited her work in national and regional textile and print exhibits since 2001. These include the biennial exhibits of The Charm Club (Indiana), Studio Art Quilts Associates, Surface Design Association and Bloomington (Indiana) Printmakers. Morning in Jerusalem was selected for the exhibit Hoosier Women Artists 2020 and is currently on display at the Indiana State House. Remembrance of the Fallen, a memorial to victims of the first world war was selected for the biennual Sacred Threads exhibition (2019) in Herndon, VA. The Call to Service is in the collection of Indiana University and is installed at its Briscoe Civic Leaders Living and Learning Center. For Everything There is a Season hangs at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, Carmel, Indiana. The Torments of Jonah was produced as a result of her participation in the Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Seminar 2019-2020, sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Council of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. Other quilts and prints are in private collections.