Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth ME

Pompanoosuc Mills Showroom, Hanover NH and Philadelphia PA

One- and Two-person Exhibitions

2019  White River Gallery, South Royalton VT

2019  Garage Arts Gallery, Montpelier VT

2019  Towle Hill Gallery, Corinth VT

2019  Highland Arts Center, Greensboro VT

2018  Patricia Carega Gallery, Sandwich NH

2018  Pompanoosuc Mills Furniture Showroom

          Hanover DC

2018  Canoe Club, Hanover NH

2018  Patricia Ladd Gallery, Sandwich NH

2017 George Marshall Store Gallery, York ME

2016-17  Office of Senator Bernie Sanders

               Washington DC

2014-15  Governor's Office, Augusta ME

2014-15  Thos Moser Showroom, Freeport ME

2013  Pompanoosuc Mills Furniture Showroom

          Boston MA

2012   AVA Gallery, Lebanon NH

2011-13   Thos Moser Showroom, Freeport ME

2011  Aidron Duckworth Museum, Meriden NH

2011; 2006  Big Town Gallery, Rochester VT

2011  Suffolk County Community College, 

          Selden, NY

2010, 2007  Prince Street Gallery, New York NY

2008  Vermont Supreme Court, Montpelier VT

2008  Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

          Lebanon NH

2006  Bridgewater Mill Gallery, Bridgewater VT

2003  l’espace Jean de Joigny, Joigny FRANCE

2001  AVA Gallery, Lebanon NH

1995  Society for the Protection of New

         Hampshire Forests, Concord NH

1992; 1987  Marion Art Center, Marion MA

Juried and Group Exhibitions

2019-24 Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth ME

2018-24 City of Portland and State of Maine Biennials,

             Greenhut Gallery, Portland ME

2006-20 George Marshall Store Gallery, York ME

2020  Library Arts Center, Newport NH

2019  Aidron Duckworth Art Museum, Meriden NH

2018  Edgewater Gallery, Middlebury VT

2017   Kent Museum, Calais VT

2016   Strauss Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

2010-2018   Thos Moser Showroom, Freeport, ME

2015   Cynthia Winings Gallery, Blue Hill ME

2015   Gallery of Maine Farmland Trust, Belfast ME

2014-2019  Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill ME

2013   Drawing Invitational. AVA Gallery, Lebanon NH

2010-12  Zeuxis Traveling Exhibition: The Common Object

2011   From Garden to Kitchen: 

          George Marshall Store Gallery with Stonewall Kitchen, York ME

2010  Small Works Invitational: The Painting Center, New York NY

2009  On the Landscape: A Feminine Eye: Big Town Gallery, Rochester VT

2007-09  Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth ME

2007  Three Painters: Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland ME

2007  ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria ITALY

2006-10  Prince Street Gallery, New York NY

2005-13  Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland ME

1999-2013  AVA Gallery Juried Summer Exhibition, Lebanon NH

1985  Hiroshima Museum of Art, Hiroshima JAPAN

1985  Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester NH

Awards, Residencies, Teaching

2020  "Secreted" selected for Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

           Art in the Embassies Program

2013  Visiting Lecturer, Department of Studio Art, Dartmouth College

2012  Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists

         Maryland Institute College of Art Residency, Brittany FRANCE    

2010  Vermont Artists’ Week Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT

2007  International School of Art Residency, Montecastello di Vibio

         Umbria ITALY

2001  Honorable Mention, AVA Gallery Juried Exhibition

1987  Vermont Studio School Residency, Johnson VT

1986  Art New England Residency, Bennington VT

1986; 84  Warsaw Poster Biennial, Warsaw POLAND

1983  Artist in Residence, Woodstock High. Woodstock VT; 

         Lyme Elementary, Lyme NH

1982-95  numerous awards for poster design: New York- and Boston Art 

              Directors Clubs, American Museum Association, Print Magazine, 

              Communication Arts, American Institute of Graphic Design, 

              Colorado Poster Invitational

1976  Teaching Assistant to Inge Druckrey, Color Theory, Yale School of Art

1974  Typography & Printing Summer Workshop with Ray Nash, Royalton VT


Adelaide Tyrol: “Outdoor Palette: Kate Emlen” Northern Woodlands Magazine,

                       Summer 2019

Carl Little: “Musings on Maine and Mackerel” Hyperallergic, July 8, 2017

Christopher Volpe: “Kate Emlen: The Trees and Landscapes” 

                             Art New England, Sept/Oct 2011; p.67    

Michael Gormley; "Zeuxis and the Art of the Everyday;" American Artist

                           February 2011; pp 46-57.

Mark St. John Erickson, "Uncommon Paintings Focus on Common Object," 

                                   Daily Press 2010   (Newport News, VA)

Jane Holahan, "Towel Tales: 'The Common Object’ Explores the Lively Art of 

                      the Still Life," Intelligencer Journal-Lancaster New Era

                      January 26, 2010

Leanne Philip, “Art and Antiques” In New York, March 2010

Amy Rahn, “Girl Group” Seven Days, September 2009

Anne Galloway, “Finding Depth in the Austere Beauty of Maine” 

                       Times Argus, October 2008

“Deux Américains à Joigny” l’Yonne Républicaine, April 2003

Kirsten Gelbach, “Communicating Love of the Place” Norwich Times, 

                          October 2001

“Townscape”, Boston Sunday Globe, January 2001

“Kate Emlen at AVA,” Vermont Sunday Magazine, January 2001


1977  MFA Yale University School of Art

1972  BA Kirkland College, Clinton NY