Migration, Lithographh 19x25
Katherine Liontas-Warren, Professor of Art at Cameron University has been a resident of Oklahoma since 1984, where she teaches drawing, watercolor, and printmaking. Katherine has a Master of Fine Art from Texas Tech University and a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut. Katherine Liontas Warren was awarded the Oklahoma Governor's Art and Education Award in Oklahoma City at the State Capitol in 2014. She is also a recipient of the Bhattacharya Research Excellence Award and the Faculty Hall of Fame at Cameron University. Katherine received the title of Artist of the Year by the Paseo Art Association in Oklahoma City and the Artist and Educator of the Year through the Lawton Arts and Humanities Council. Katherine has exhibited her works of art in over 350 National Solo, Invitational and Juried Competitive Exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad, and has received numerous purchase and juried awards. Many of her prints and drawings are in permanent collections in Museums and institutions throughout the nation such as Austin Peay University, Arkansas Art Center, Museum of Texas Tech University: The Artist Printmaker Research Collection, The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern University, Oklahoma State University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, University of Colorado, University of North Dakota, Oklahoma Art Institute: Quartz Mountain Lodge, Del Mar College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Whitman College in Walla Walla, Butler Community College in Kansas, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Leslie Powell Art Foundation Gallery, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Mabee- Gerrer Museum of Art, and Nicolls State University.
Katherine is featured in the documentary, Earth Chronicles Project, The Artist Process of Oklahoma. This film aired on OETA and at the Sarkeys Performing Art Center, St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
The Museum of Texas Tech University recently acquired 61 works by Katherine Liontas-Warren for the Artist Printmaker Research Collection. This collection represents the documentation of American artist-printmakers. www.depts.ttu.edu/museumttu/art/MOTTU/collections/printresearch/printresearch.php
Katherine's solos exhibitions have been displayed at the Longview Museum of Art in Texas, Oklahoma State Capitol, Midwestern State University, Ball State University, Indiana, Florida State University, Moorhead State University, Minnesota, Kilgore College, Texas, East Central State University, Odessa College, Texas, Individual Artist of Oklahoma Art Gallery, Goddard Center for the Arts, Kemp Art Center, Leslie Powell Art Gallery, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Kirkpatrick Museum, JRB Art at the Elms, and the Paseo Originals Art Gallery.
Katherine is an active participant in print exchanges both nationally and internationally. She was invited into the Hell or High Water Portfolio, The East/West Portfolio, The Hand, Eye, and Bird Portfolio, Interiors and Exteriors Portfolio, The Circle of Print Portfolio, and the Kathyrn Inspired print exchange, Oklahoma Suite I and II, and the Cultural Landscape Print Exchange between North America and Ireland, and Color Print USA 2006 and 1998. All print portfolio exchanges abroad include Zayed University in Dubai, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Australia, Cork Printmakers Special Collection in Cork, Ireland. Other venues include Central Florida, Central Connecticut State University, Boise University, University of North Texas, Fred Jones Museum, Saint Lawrence University in New York, and Color Print USA in all 50 states and toured Europe in 1998-99.
Katherine has juried the Oklahoma Young Talent Statewide competition in 2006, 2009, and 2011. She has two drawings published in the second edition of Drawing from Observation textbook, by Brian Curtis and was featured in the issue of the American Artist Magazine in 2004. Katherine has taught numerous workshops on drawing and printmaking at various universities, museums and institutes. She has taught three drawing workshops at the Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain for public school educators and continues to give workshops and demonstrations regionally throughout the southwest.