EDUCATION
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (2018 – Present)
M.F.A. Candidate in Studio Art (Expected graduation May 2021)
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (2008 – 2013)
B.F.A. in Sculpture
B.S. in Psychology
State University of New York – Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY
Post-Baccalaureate studies in PK-12 Art Education and Art Therapy
Certificate in Entrepreneurship in the Arts
SOLO AND TWO PERSON ART EXHIBITIONS
2018    Shards, Michael Sickler Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2017    sub specie aeternitatis, Dr. Margaret Eschner Bacon Gallery, SUNY – Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY
2017    Tangled Reflections, Ahira Hall Memorial Library, Brocton, NY
2015    Up Close (Two person exhibition with Jessie Jakumeit), Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO
2014    Nesting Ground, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY
SELECT GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS
2019    Everybody Has A Story, The Bridge Art Gallery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (Juried)
2018    Trimania, Tri-Main Center, Buffalo, NY
2017    Across the Visual Arts: Dean’s Entrepreneurship Awardees Exhibition, Czurles-Nelson Gallery, SUNY - Buffalo 
            State, Buffalo, NY (Invitational)
2017    38th Annual Art Education Student Exhibition, Czurles-Nelson Gallery, SUNY – Buffalo State,
             Buffalo, NY (Juried)
2016    37th Annual Art Education Student Exhibition, Czurles-Nelson Gallery, SUNY – Buffalo State,
             Buffalo, NY (Juried)
2016    Mindful, Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA (Invitational)
2015    Collective Remix, Franklin Arts Center, Brainerd, MN (Invitational)
2015    Chroma: A Buffalo Pride Exhibition, Glow Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Juried)
2015    Trimania, Tri-Main Center, Buffalo, NY
2014    Paper & Stitch, Franklin Arts Center, Brainerd, MN (Juried)
2013    LSU College of Art and Design BFA Exhibition, Foster Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
2013    Corpus Illuminata III, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI (Juried)
2013    Fine Arts Student Exhibition, Czurles-Nelson Gallery, SUNY – Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY
            (Invitational)
2012    Nor'easter Conference Exhibition, Hi-Temp Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2011    Art in the Public Sphere, The Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
2011    LSU Annual Student Art Show, Union Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA (Juried)
2010    LSU Annual Student Art Show, Foster Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA (Juried)
2009    Uncommon Thread Wearable Art Show: Cryptozoology, Old State Capitol Building, Baton Rouge, LA
            (Juried)
AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2015    Artist Residency, Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, CO
PUBLICATIONS
2018    Eberhardt, I'Jaz, The Record. TRIMANIA takeover: art, music, and culture galore!
            https://buffstaterecord.com/11974/culture/trimania-takeover-art-music-and-culture-galore/
2014    Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery 365 Artists 365 Days Blog
            https://365artists365days.com/2014/04/06/katherine-virag-buffalo-new-york/
2011    Louisiana State University’s The Delta Literary Magazine, Vol. 53
2010    Bennington College’s Plain China “Best Of” College Literary Journal Anthology, Vol. 2
2010    Louisiana State University’s The Delta Literary Magazine, Vol. 52
SELECT TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Teaching Assistant to Bob Wysocki for ARI 300: Metal Foundry Dynamics (Fall 2018 and Spring 2018)
State University of New York – Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY
Iron Pour Assistant (2014 – Present)
Easter Seals of Colorado Rocky Mountain Village, Georgetown, CO
Lead Art Program Specialist (Summer 2012 and Summer 2018)
Assistant Art Program Specialist (Summer 2011)
Parkside Community Association Summer Arts Camp, Buffalo, NY
Visiting Teaching Artist (July 2017)
National Art Education Association Convention, New York, NY
Guest speaker at Frank Juarez and Elyse Lucas' Presentation "DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project" (March 2017)
Music Is Art Festival, Buffalo, NY
I teamed up with local guitar maker Jack Carey to design and make a one-of-a-kind custom guitar that was autographed by Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls and raffled off during the festival to raise money for music programs in underprivileged area schools. (Fall 2014)
Louisiana State University College of Art and Design, Baton Rouge, LA
Tour Leader for Prospective Freshman (Fall 2013)
YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region Camp Shady Brook, Deckers, CO
Arts and Crafts Program Director (Summer 2013)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
2014 – Present            International Sculpture Center
2014 – Present            Buffalo Arts Studio
2016 – Present            National Art Education Association (Women's Caucus and Special Needs in Art Education Interest Group)

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