Competition: US & Canada
Kate Gilmore works between installation, video, and performance, creating work that seeks to attack the ways in which we perceive notions of strength, authority, and control in our social and political arenas. Gilmore has participated in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, The Moscow Biennial, and PS1 Greater New York, MoMA/PS1, in addition to solo exhibitions at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, the Everson Museum, MoCA Cleveland, Public Art Fund, and Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. She has been the recipient of awards such as the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, Rauschenberg Residency Award, Art Prize Jury Award, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, Art Matters Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Award for Artistic Excellence, Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance, and two fellowships from New York Foundation for the Arts.
Her work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago among others. Gilmore is an Associate Professor of Art and Design at Purchase College, SUNY.