1952 New Orleans, Louisiana



1979  M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1975  B.A., University of CA, Davis



2016  Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

2014  Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

Green Chalk Contemporary, Monterey, CA.

2012  Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley, CA

2011 He-Charmers, Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA.

2010  Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

2008 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

2007 Electric Works, San Francisco, CA.
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.
Hush, Hush, Townsend Center for the Humanities, University of CA, Berkeley, CA.

2006  Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington DC.

2005  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

2004  Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

2003 Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2002 Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2001 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1999  Adaline Kent Award exhibition at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1998 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1995 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1994  D. P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA.

Flora Lamson Hewlitt Library, Berkeley, CA.

Fine Arts Gallery, University of Chiang-Mai, Chiang-Mai, Thailand.

Universidad de Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile.

1992  Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1988  Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

1985  8 B.C, New York, NY.

1984  M.O. David Gallery, New York, NY.

1982  ARC Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA.

1981 Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA.

1977 Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA





2019  Party for Democracy: Kamalla Harris, The Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA.

The Art Party, The Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA.

2018 The New Domestics, Finding Beauty in the Mundane, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA; curated by Gail Enns.

2013  Joseph Campbell: The Artist’s Way, The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA, collaboration between The Joseph Campbell Foundation, Opus Archives and Celadon Arts; curated by Gail Enns, catalog.


2012  Yelling Clinic, Berkeley Art Center, CA.

2010 Revealing Culture, Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC.

Local Treasures: Six Extraordinary Artists, Berkeley Art Center, CA


2009 Through Future Eyes, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Devout Sacrilege, Galerie Studio St., Berlin, Germany.

2008 Jeff Adams & Katherine Sherwood, b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA

2007 Seeing is Knowing the Body, Carelton College, Northfield,MN

Breath of Difference”, Project Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI


2005 – 2007 Visionary Anatomy,” National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC traveled to: Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ; University of Delaware Gallery, Newark, DE; Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA; The Art   League of  Long Island, Dix Hill, NY; The Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA


2005  Inside Out Loud, Kemper Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO

2004  Visionary Anatomies, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC

2002  Bay Area Now, Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, CA.

Group Show, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia,PA.


2001 Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Kick Back,” University of CA, Berkeley, CA

“New American Paintings,” Open Studios Press, Boston, MA.

2000 "Whitney Biennial 2000," Whitney Musuem of Art, New York, NY 

"Medicine in Art," College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX

"Boom Boom," University of CA at Berkeley, CA

1999 "Likeness of Being," D.C. Moore Gallery, New York, NY

"Faculty Show," Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA.

1997 "Blake House Collection," Blake House, Kensington, CA

"From Within," CA State University at San Jose, San Jose, CA

"Seduced by Surface", University of CA, San Diego, San Diego, CA.

1996  Selections," Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

"Scratch," Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

"Faculty Show," Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

"Luscious," Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

"James Breslin Memorial Exhibition," Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

"SFAI 25th Anniversary Tribute Show," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

"Range of Effect,"Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, NC


1995  Mysterium, Santa Rosa City College Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

The Orlando National, Gater Contemporary Gallery, Orlando, FLA

Consecration,"313 Gallery, New York, NY

Works on Paper, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

Art Walk Eleven, Microsoft Gallery, Beaverton, ORE


1994  A World of Maps, Anchorage Museum of Art and History, Anchorage, Alaska

The Gluers, Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

Pacific Rim Art, Otaru Municipal Museum, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan

Reverence, 313 Gallery, New York, NY

Art from the Heart,"University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University,, Rohnert Park, CA

Small Works,"D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA

Works on Paper, Bolinas Museum, Bolinal, CA

Artist Council Annual Exhibition,"Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Liberation by Seeing, American School of Japanese Art, Santa Rosa, CA

Found Object As Art, Long Beach Arts," Long Beach, CA.

1993 Self Portraits in Black and White by Eighty-six West Coast Artists," Edith Caldwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Still Lives,"Zen Center Hospice Volunteer Program Guest House, San Francisco,CA

Second National Exhibition," Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA

September Competition," Alexandria Museum, Alexandria, Louisiana

Spirited Canvas II,",D. P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA.

1992 "New Nepotism," Max Fish,New York, NY

"Nature Morte,"San Francisco Zen Center Hospice, San Francisco, CA

1991 "Chain Reaction VII,"San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Pacific Rim Art Now," Otaru Municipal Museum, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan

"Pacific Rim Art Now,"JAL Plaza, Sapporo, Japan.

1990  Gallery II," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA


1988  Nepotism," Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

Bruno Facchetti Gallery, New York, New York


1987 "Perduabo," Bard College, Annandale, New York

"N.Y.U. Faculty Show," Washington Square Gallery, New York, New York


1986  Food, San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, CA

Techno Fear, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA


1985  Gallery Artists, M.O. David, New York, New York

Objectivity, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

Feminists and Misogynists - Together at Last," Avenue B Gallery, New York, New York


1984 "Beyond Figures and Faces," Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"San Francisco Art Institute Annual," New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA.

1983  Portraits of the 80's, Protetch-McNeil, New York, NY.

Sex, Sharpe Gallery, New York, NY.

Speed Trials, White Columns, New York, NY.

Television, Just Above Midtown, New York, NY.

Fresh Paint, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY.

Time-Out: Sport and Leisure in America, Tampa Museum, Tampa, FA.

1982 The N.O. Show, Fashion Moda, New York, NY.

Art of Tyranny, Civilian Warfare, New York, NY.

Pleasures of Paradise, Concord Gallery, New York, NY.

Critic's Choice, Eaton-Schoen Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1981 This Side of Paradise, Concord Gallery, New York, NY.





2011  Emily Sohn, “After Brain Damage, For Some the Creative Juices Flow For Some”, Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2011.

2010  Paul Jablow, Study Of Brain Injury Hints at Roots of Creativity, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 18, 2010

Noah Stern, “The Neuropsychology of Art”, The Beautiful Brain, January 17, 2010

DeWitt Cheng, “Work Life: The Berkeley Art Center Honors Six Eminent East Bay Artists”, East Bay Express, July 7, 2010

David Roth, “Local Treasures at the Berkeley Art Center”,, July 11, 2010

Kenneth Baker, “Reichman and Sherwood at Anglim,” San Francisco Chronicle,September11, 2010

Kenneth Baker, “Local Treasures”, San Francisco Chronicle, July 29, 2010

Jonathan Curiel, “Katherine Sherwood: Healers from the Yelling Clinic”SF Weekly, September 15, 2010

2008  David Roth, “Katherine Sherwood at b. sakata garo”, Art Week, July, 2008

Jenny Mayo, “ Tragedy to Triumph”, Washington Times, January 14, 2008

Kathleen Hom, “ A Disabled Artist Gets inside Her Own Head”, Washington Post,February 5, 2008

Lynne Fraser,“The Private and Public Nature of Disease: Art as a Transformative Medium”, Canadian Medical Association Journal, June 20,


2008  Sasha Lee,”Interview:Katherine Sherwood”, Beautiful Decay, October, 2008

Richard Whittaker,  The Conversations: Interviews with Sixteen Contemporary Artists, Whale and Star, 2007, Delray Beach, FLA
Henry Fountain, “What Leonardo Could Have Done With a Cat Scan,” The New York Times, April 19, 2005
Steve Budden, “San Francisco,” Art Papers, September /October 2004
Catherine Kim, CBS Sunday Morning News, “The Realm of Possibility,” aired November 2, 2003
Kenneth Baker,”Bay Area Painter’s Thematic Center Shifts Toward Common Ground,”  San Francisco Chronicle, May 29,2004
Chris Schnoor, “Before and After: Katherine Sherwood on Art and Trauma,” Boise Weekly, March 12, 2003, Boise, Idaho
Claire Ruud, “Sephora”, September, 2003
Chris Cobb, “Bay Area Now”, Flash Art, October, 2002
Mark Johnstone and Leslie Aboud Holzman, Epicenter, Chronicle Books, 2003, San Francisco, CA
Cathy Cockrell,” When the Body Fails, How do Artists Respond?” The Berkeleyan, November 20, 2002
Doug MacCash, “ Hands of Fate,” Times-Picayune, October 26, 2002
Richard Whittaker, “A Conversation with Katherine Sherwood,” Works + Conversations, #6 2002

Monique Beeler, “Neuroesthetics conference: This is your brain on art”, The Oakland Tribune, January 10, 2002
Susan Emerling, “Her Life Caught up with Her Work”, The Los Angeles Times, April 28, 2002


2001  Kenneth Baker, “Krebs’ abstraction and idealism at Haines”, San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, 2001
Rona Marech, “Stroke of Luck”, San Francisco Chronicle, August 31, 2001
Lyndon Stambler, “A Near Brush”, People Magazine, December 3, 2001

2000  Barry Wigmore, “Stroke of Genius,” The London Times, July 3, 2000
Linda Chase, “Stoke Deepends Painter’s Artistry”,, July 2000
Michael Kimmelman, “A New Whitney Team Makes Its Biennial Pitch”, The New York Times, March 24, 2000
Peter Waldman, “Master Stroke,” The Wall Street Journal, May 12, 2000
Kay Larson, “Mature Themes,” Mirabella, March 2000


1999  Carol Vogel, “Surprises in Whitney’s Biennial Selections,” The New York Times, December 8, 1999
Apollinaire Scherr, “Stealing Beauty,” San Francisco Magazine, November 1999
Michael Read, “Katherine Sherwood at Walter/McBean, SFAI,” Artweek, July 1999

1998  David Bonetti, “Gallery Watch/Gallery Paule Anglim,” San Francisco Examiner, May 5, 1998


1996   Tom Patterson, “Five in Show at WFU display New Perspective on Painting,” Winston-Salem Journal, March 3, 1996

1995  Maria Porges, “Katherine Sherwood/Gallery Paule Anglim,” Artforum, November 1995
Kenneth Baker, “Painter Puts Symbols into Artistic Mix,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 19, 1995


1993 Mark Blumberg, “Variety is the Spice of Art,” Metro, August 19, 1993

1992  Reena Jana, “A Cosmic Conflux,” Artweek, September 17, 1992
Kenneth Baker, “Katherine Sherwood at Paule Anglim,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 13, 1992


1991  Artweek Focus,” Artweek, October 1991
Japanese & American Contemporary Art in Otaru, HOKKAIDO SHINBUM , May 1991
“Five Artists from America,” HOKKAIDO TIMES, May 1991
“Otaru& American Artists-Painting, Prints & Sculptures,” ASAHI TOKYO SHINBUM, May 1991
“Pacific Ocean Art Scene Exchange,” HOKKAIDO SHINBUM, March 1991


1990  Kenneth Baker, “Four Provocative Approaches to Art,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 15, 1990

1998  Carlo McCormick, “Exits and Entrances,” Artforum, January 1988

1982  Jamey Gambrell, “This Side of Paradise,” Artforum, May 1982
Robert Atkins, “Exhibition Review,” Art Express, May-June 1982
Cathy Curtis, “Critic’s Choice: Writers as Curators,” Artweek, March 20, 1982


1981 Renny Pritikin, “Low Culture in High Relief,” Artweek, April 4, 1981





2013 JOSEPH CAMPBELL: THE ARTIST’S WAY, published by Celadon,

2011 Yelling Clinic: Art, War and Disability, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.


2007 Golgi's Door, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC.

2006  Human Beings, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2005  Visionary Anatomies, National Academy of Science, Washington DC
Inside Out Loud, Kempner Museum, St. Louis, MO.

2004  Katherine Sherwood, CD ROM, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

2002 Bay Area Now, Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, CA


2001 Katherine Sherwood, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

New American Painting, number 37, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA.


2000 Whitney Biennial 2000, Whitney Museum, New York, NY.


1999 ADALINE KENT AWARDS, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.


1997 FROM WITHIN,  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.


1996  Range of Effect, Wake Forrest University Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC.

Scratch, Thread, Waxing, Space, New York, NY.

1995  Katherine Sherwood, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA.

Secret of the Golden Flower, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, Berkeley, CA.

1994  Pacific Rim Art Now "94," Otaru Municipal Museum, Otaru, Japan.

A World of Maps, Anchorage Museum of Art and History, Anchorage, Alaska.

Katherine Sherwood, Works on Paper, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Self-Portraits in Black and White, ZYZZYVA Magazine,  San Francisco, CA.

1993  September Competition, Alexandria Museum, Alexandria, LA.


1991 Pacific Rim Art Now, Otaru Municipal Museum, Otaru, Japan.


1989  Selections from The Artist's File,  Artists Space, New York, NY.


1988  Nepotism, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY.


1983 Time Out: Sport and Leisure in America Today, Tampa Museum, Tampa, FL.


1982 Critics Choice,  Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Art of Tyranny, Civilian Warfare Studio, New York, NY.

1980 80 Langston Street,  May 1980- April 1981, 80 Langton Street, San Francisco, CA.






2006  Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

Guggenheim Fellowship Award, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2001 University of CA Bridging Grant 2001, University of California Bridging Grant.

1999 Adaline Kent Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1998 Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant

University of CA Humanities Research Grant

1997 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant

1992 University of CA Humanities Research Grant

1989  NEA Artist Fellowship

1984  McDowell Colony Fellow




San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Microsoft Corporation
Bank of America
Berkeley Art Museum, University of CA, Berkeley, CA
Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, GA
San Jose Museum of Art.

De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

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