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Katelynn Noel Knick is an artist living and creating in Oklahoma City, OK. Originally from Tulsa, Katelynn received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma where she studied painting and sculpture. She has exhibited at Myriad Botanical Gardens, AHHA Tulsa, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Her work has been featured in Art Focus magazine, Oklahoma Gazette, The Coastal Post, and Inspiring Conversations OKC Podcast. 
Katelynn is also an active arts organizer. She co-founded the emerging artist collective, Art Group, and has curated various pop-up shows in houses, alternative art galleries, and non-traditional venues. Katelynn is a part of the Factory Obscura Artist Team and is working collaboratively to make immersive art in OKC.


education 

2015
B.F.A. in Studio Art (with Distinction), University of Oklahoma, Norman OK
Fellow, Artist INC, Mid-America Art Alliance, OKC OK



selected
exhibitions 

*indicates solo exhibition

2019
September Group Exhibition, DNA Galleries, OKC OK
12 x 12 OVAC Fundraising Show, OKC OK
”Mix-Tape”, Factory Obscura, OKC OK (permanent installation)
BLOOM AND GROW, Myriad Botanical Gardens, OKC OK*
Print as Object, Hulsey Gallery Oklahoma City University, OKC OK
Artster Oklahoma”, Gaylord Pickens Museum, OKC OK
ARTini Allied Arts Fundraiser, Science Museum Oklahoma, OKC OK
ONE Event Norman Arts Council Fundraiser, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman OK
Momentum OKC, The Womb, OKC OK curator Zoe Larkins + Sam Rhodes
Katelynn Noel Knick and Brooke Rowlands, DNA Galleries, OKC OK

2018
"Spection, AHHA Tulsa, Tulsa OK
ONE Event Norman Arts Council Fundraiser, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman OK
ARTini Allied Arts Fundraiser, Science Museum Oklahoma, OKC OK
"Women Empowered, fundraiser for Women Lead Oklahoma, Plenty Mercantile, OKC OK
12 x 12 OVAC Fundraising Show, OKC OK
“Family Dinners, Hoja’s Artspace, Goldsby OK
Art Group Anniversary Show, Skyline Ink, OKC OK

2017
“24 Works on Paper, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (traveling statewide)
Solo Exhibition, Hoja’s Artspace, Goldsby, OK*
Momentum OKC, Plaza Arts District, OKC OK
“Coalescence: Intersectional Art Coalition”, Resonator Art Space, Norman OK
IAO Juried Show, IAO Gallery, OKC OK
12 x 12 OVAC Fundraising Show, OKC OK

2016
Solo Exhibition, Studio 6, OKC OK*
“I’m Not Really Sorry: A Denton Arts Festival”, Denton, TX
“Fieldworks”, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman OK

2015
“Here/There/Everywhere, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman OK*
“Inside/Outside”, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman OK*
“Seven State Biennial Exhibition”, curator James Surls (traveling statewide)
Texas Sculpture Symposium Exhibition, Casp 5 & J Gallery, Lubbock TX
101st Annual School of Art Exhibition, FJJMOA, Norman OK, juror Chad Alligood

2014
100th Annual School of Art Exhibition, FJJMOA, Norman OK, juror Michael Ray Charles 


awards +
recognitions

2019
Curator’s Choice Award, Momentum OKC, Juror: Zoe Larkins + Sam Rhodes

2018
Juror’s Choice Award, Art Group Group Show, Juror: Cayla Lewis

2017            
Finalist, Skirvin Paseo Artist Residency with Paseo Art Association and Skirvin Hilton Hotel

2016
Education Grant, Oklahoma Visual Arts Colation
Carver Professional Grant, OU School of Visual Arts
Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

2015               
Grant and Exhibition, Norman Arts Council Individual Artist Award
Award, John R. Potts Sculpture Award, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Digital Collection of SHAREOK, institutional repository for OSU & OU libraries
Fellowship, Artist INC LIVE OKC, Mid America Art Alliance


press + talks

2019
The Oklahoman (online), feature on BLOOM AND GROW

2018
Art Focus (print and online), “Art Group: Thriving Collectively”
Panelist, “The Future of Art in OKC”, Artspace Untitled
Presenter, “Creative Couples”, Resonator Artspace
Oklahoma Gazette, "Point of Change”
Inspiring Conversations OKC Podcast, Interview with Art Group Co-Founders 
Inspiring Conversations OKC Podcast, Interview with Katelynn Noel Knick
Resonator Blog (online), Artist Feature: Katelynn Noel Knick

2017               
Art Focus (print and online), Katelynn Noel Knick: Constructing Space, Fall Issue
The Coastal Post (online), Katelynn Noel Knick visited by Erin Latham
Oklahoma Gazette (print and online), 8 Artists to Know and See in OKC List

2016               
Crit Night Presenting Artist, Current Studio
The Dusty Soul (online), Katelynn Noel Knick

2015         
NewsOK (online), Got Momentum? Momentum Tulsa Artist
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Feature (online): Painting in Space
Panelist, OKC Beautiful’s Art in Recycled Trash Exhibition Panel Discussion
Presenter, Artist INC Pecha Kucha Night


experience

*indicates grant funded

2017-Current
Artist Team Member, Factory Obscura, “MIXTAPE”
Support Team Member, Factory Obscura, “SHIFT”, “BEYOND”

2017- 2019
Co-Founder, Art Group OKC – a collective of emerging, professional artists in OKC

2019
Attendee, Building Community to Sustain a Creative Practice Workshop Series, with Sharon Louden

2018
Installation Assistant, Shane Darwent + Elspeth Shulze’s exhibition at Oklahoma Contemporary Showroom, OKC OK

2016        
Attendee, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO, “Not Flat: a constructed painting” with Holly Hughes*      

2015               
Fieldworks, a two-week road trip led by art historian Robert Bailey and artist Todd Stewart exploring land art and sites of intervention*
Attendee, Texas Sculpture Symposium - keynote speaker Judy Pfaff*

2014
Installation Assistant, Orly Genger’s “Terra” public art installation at Campbell Art Park, OKC OK


2018              
Art Group Group Show,
an 18 artist exhibition and market event for Art Group
You’re in my bubble: A House Art Exhibition in collaboration with Anthem Brewing and Prefix (culinary artist)

2017
Rooted, First Harvest projects in collaboration with Prefix (culinary artist) – a series of events combining dinner parties and art at Resonator Art Space

2016               
Instance of Time + Points in Space, co-curated with Alli Campbell in conjunction with OVAC’s Curatorial and Writing Fellowship – an exhibition based on memory and use of space within the Fine Arts Library at the University of Oklahoma

curatorial