Katie Darby Slater

Katie Darby Slater

Cape Canaveral, FL, United States

About Katie Darby Slater

I am currently living and working in Melbourne, FL. I received my MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. I am creating paintings and collages of quotidian life. Pieces that assist an escape from the mundane by attending to its fine-spun aspects, color and light, memory and imagination. Prior to RISD, I received my BFA in Painting from Auburn University in 2011. After Auburn, I was the recipient of fellowships to attend artist in residence programs at the Art Students league of New York-Vytlacil Campus, Vermont Studio Center, and Pebble Hill Center for Arts and Humanities in Auburn, AL. My work has been exhibited at the Western Exhibitions in Chicago, IL, MX Gallery in New York, NY, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in New York, NY, and the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, GA, among other places.


2015: MFA Painting - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
2011: BFA Painting - Auburn University, Auburn AL
2009: Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy



[Re]constructing Home, Reeves House Elm Street Visual Arts Center, Woodstock, GA


Paper West, curated by Willie Cole, Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Settling the Ghost, curated by Kate Mothes of Young Space, Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI.


Young Painters Competition, curated by Jed Perl, Miami University, Oxford OH
Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich CT
National Wet Paint MFA Biennial, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago IL


Surface Tension, Parasol Projects, New York NY
Resurface, MX Gallery, New York, NY
Sub Scheme, Western Exhibitions, Chicago IL
RISD MFA Painting, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York NY
Spring Arts Festival, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University, Providence RI


UFO Hunters, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Not Tight, Memorial Hall, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
The Rainbow Room, 111 Front Street, Brooklyn NY
Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston MA
RISD MFA Painting Show, 1st Dibs Gallery at NYDC, New York NY
Cutlog Contemporary Art Fair, New York NY