Katherine Bradford was born in 1942. She is a New York based painter. She received a Guggenheim Award in 2010 and a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant in 2011 as well as two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She had a solo exhibition at The Modern Museum in Fort Worth, Texas (2013) and participated in group shows at MoMA P.S.1, New York; Chrystal Bridges Museum, Arkansas; Prospect 4, New Orleans Biennial and The Nerman Museum, Kansas. In 2017-2018 she was Senior Critic on the faculty of the Yale School of Art, New Haven.