For the past four years, the Danforth Museum included Katherine Gulla’s work in it’s annual show, Off the Wall. Susan Stoops, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Worcester Art Museum juried the show in 2011. Jurors for 2010 were Jen Mergel, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, MFA, Boston, and Helen Molesworth, Chief Curator ICA/Boston. Joe Carroll of Carroll and Sons and Lisa Tung of MassArt juried in 2009. Carole Ann Meehan from the ICA included Katherine’s work in the 2008 show. That same year, Katherine had solo shows at Gallery Kayafas and at the Danforth Museum. In 2007, her work was featured in the New England Photography Biennial at the Danforth, juried by gallery director Arlette Kayafas and Karen Haas, curator at the MFA. Katherine was also in a 2-person show at Gallery Kayafas in 2006. From 2003 to 2006, her work was in the Boston Drawing Project at Bernard Toale Gallery. Past exhibitions include The Boston CyberArts Festival at FPAC Gallery and The Southern Graphic Print Conference at HallSpace. Her work is in private collections in Massachusetts, New York, Colorado, California and in deCordova's Corporate Program.
Katherine studied painting in the graduate program at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her BFA is from Lehman College, City University of New York and she attended the High School of Music and Art in New York City. Her early work evolved into video art and then documentary television. The Artists Foundation awarded her a Massachusetts Artist-in Residence to work with high school students and produce a video documenting Peter Sellars and Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz’s performance/installation at the ICA. WGBH and other Public Television stations broadcast Katherine’s documentaries. Her production grants and awards include WGBH, MA Humanities, the American Anthropological Association, and the Italian American Historical Association.
Katherine has been painting and photographing since the early 90’s. Durst Phototechnik provided a grant to produce her first Lambda photographic transparency prints. In 2008, Art New England and MetroWest Daily News published reviews of her shows at Gallery Kayafas and the Danforth Museum.