Katherine Bradford (b. 1942), a lyrical abstractionist painter, began her career with a BA from Bryn Mawr before moving to New York and receiving her MFA at the State University of New York. Bradford has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, and two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her work has been exhibited in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Vermont, Florida, Ireland, and England. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Smith College Museum are amongst those institutions that proudly hold a Bradford piece in their collections. Bradford lives and works in New York.