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2018-2020    MFA, Slade School of Fine Art (Distinction)

2010-2014   BFA University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, Magna Cum Laude
                  Major: Studio Art - Painting
                  Minor: Philosophy



2019  Drawing an Arc Through Our Digital Lives, Slade, London

2019 TFAC Residency at Colart, London

2017 Chautauqua School of Art

2012 Oxbow School of the Arts, Portrait as a Starting Point

Awards and Honors


2020 Global Talent Visa (Visual Arts), United Kingdom Visas and Immigration 

2020 Desiree Prize, Slade 

2019 Batsford Prize Finalist

2014 Outstanding Student Leadership Award, UCM

2014 Edwin C. Ellis Scholarship in Art, UCM

2012-2014 Citation Show Art Department Award, UCM

2011-2013 Robert & Sarah W. Schwartz Scholarship in Art and Design, UCM

2011 Summer Portfolio Award, UCM

2011 Portfolio Award, UCM

2011 Painting displayed at Rex Allen Cowboy Museum, Willcox, Arizona

Selected Exhibitions


2021 Slade School of Fine Art 100-Year Anniversary Exhibition

2020 ‘Grad’ Show Must Go On, ArtAuc Virtual Platform, London

2019 The Nomenclature of Color, Slade School of Fine Art, London

2019 The Pole Gallery, London

2019 Pulling Teeth – Paintings by students of Slade School of Fine Art, London

2018 Solo Show – Recent Paintings, Primary Colors Gallery, Independence, MO

2017 Painting and Drawing Competition, Art on the Avenue of the States, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Chautauqua Student Exhibition, Chautauqua, NY

2017 Don't Tap on the Glass, Chautauqua, NY

2017 Works on Paper, The Pub, Maryville, MO

2016 Steelville Council Annual Plein Air Exhibition, Steelville, MO

2014 Senior Show Exhibit, UCM

2014 Monochrome, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art

2014 46th Annual Citation Show, UCM

2014 Visual Narrative, UCM

2013 Vital: Portrait Studies by Katherine Arft and Dylan Mize, Café Blackadder, Warrensburg, MO

2013 Missouri State Fair Top 50 Competition (Honorable Mention), Sedalia, MO

2013 9th Annual Magnitude 7, Manifest, Cincinnati, Ohio

2013 Joint Show: Dylan Mize & Katherine Arft, St. Michaels & All Angels, Mission, KS

2013 Id You Is? The Art of Self-representation, Daum museum of Contemporary Art

2013 UCM 6x8 Fundraiser Exhibit, UCM

2013 Kansas City Artist Coalition Undergraduate College Student Exhibition, Kansas City, MO

2013 45th Annual Citation Show, UCM

2012 The December Show, Liberty Center, Sedalia, MO

2012 44th Annual Citation Show, UCM

2011 Red Balloon Art Walk, The Art Store, UCM



2020 Wherestheframe, Slade Graduate Online Editorial

2019 Chess Magazine, January edition

2013 MANIFEST v72: 9th Annual RITES OF PASSAGE, 9th Annual MAGNITUDE 7

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