Education

  • M.F.A. Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • B.S. Fine Arts, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Selected Exhibitions

2017
  • Sanctuary, Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport RI
  • POP UP PTOWN, curated by bk projects, 444 Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  • Absent, VanDernoot Gallery, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA
  • All That Glitters Is Not Gold, Drive-by Projects, Watertown, MA
2016
  • Interiors, Curated by Eric Stefanski, Dorchester Art Project, Dorchester, MA
  • Uncannyland, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY
2015
  • Uncanny Parables, Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Artcetera, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
  • Happy Meeting, Gateway Arts, Brookline, MA
  • Mass Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston, MA
2014
  • boston to brooklyn: Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2013
  • Strange Landscapes, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY (upcoming)
  • Party for the Park Auction, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA Mad Dash, Laconi Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Wheaton Biennial: Drawing Out of Bounds, Curator Judith Tannenbaum, Beard & Weil Galleries, Watson Fine Arts, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
2012
  • Cut and Glitter: Kathleen O'Hara and Randal Thurston, NKG Gallery, Boston MA
  • Mad Dash, Laconi Gallery, Boston, MA
2011
  • Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
  • Mad Dash, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA
  • The Dark Side of Home, bk projects, Cushing-Martin Gallery, Stonehill College, Easton, MA
  • Insatiable: Our Rapacious Appetite for More, Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2010
  • Honey Bunny, Nignyo Editions, Watertown, MA
  • Mad Dash, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Winter Wonderland, The Beehive, Boston MA
2009
  • The Lobby, bk projects, 63 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA
2008
  • Aqua Art Miami, Miami, FL
2007
  • Follies, O·H+T Gallery, Boston, MA
2005
  • Frisbee (Miami), Miami, Fl
  • Things We Love, Clifford-Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Collaborations from the Elizabeth Tapper Print Workshop, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
2004
  • winter white/black in back, Clifford-Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
2003
  • Small Works 2003, (Curator, Nick Capasso, Senior Curator, Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA) Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA
2002
  • The Garden and the Map, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA
2001
  • Elizabeth Tapper: Master Printer, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA
2000
  • New England/New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

Selected Professional Experience

2017
  • Guest Panelist, Art History Society, Tufts University, Medford, MA
2016
  • Guest Speaker, Graduate School, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2015-present
  • Uncannyists, artist/curatorial collective including Ben Sloat and Jerry Mischak
2010-present
2005-2017
  • Portfolio Reviews, RISD, Providence, Rhode Island
2015
  • Guest Critic, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
2013
  • Guest Curator with Beth Kantrowitz, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
2011
  • Co-Curator with Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Nick Miller:Tree House 360̊,
    Into the Woods: Landscape, Art and Thoreau, Barbara Novak in Conversation with Nick Miller-chaired by Brian O’Doherty, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
  • Guest Lecturer, Juror, New Art Center, Newton, MA
2009
  • OHT Projects, curatorial projects
2001- 2009
  • Co-Director, O·H+T Gallery, Boston, MA
2000-2009
  • Creative Director, Olympia Sales Inc., Enfield, CT
Feb., 2000
  • Guest Lecturer, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1995-1999
  • Co-Director, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
Feb., 1998
  • Guest Lecturer, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
May, 1997
  • Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
May, 1996
  • Guest Critic, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Spring 1995
  • Visiting Faculty, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Selected Bibliography

2017
  • Alexander Castro, "Salve gallery show probes inherent fragility of home", Mercury, October 3, 2017
2013
  • Cate McQuaid, "GALLERIES: Grids, veneer, minds at work," The Boston Globe, September 12, 2012
2011
  • Time Out Boston, http://timeoutboston.com/arts-culture/art/61051/20-art-to-seethis-sprint
  • Ningyo Prints, http://ningyoprints.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/kathleen-ohara
2010
  • New American Paintings, Volume 15, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2005
  • Kate Ledogar, "Things We Love at Clifford Smith Gallery", The Weekly Dig, 9.28.05-10.5.052002
2002
  • Chris Thompson, "The Garden and the Map", Art in New England, July- August, 2002

Publications

2012-13
  • Self Fabricated, Catalogue, Duxbury Art Complex, Duxbury, MA

Commissions

2010
  • 30E Design