Kate Brockman

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Kate Brockman

United States


Kate Brockman was born in England and moved, with her family, to the United States in 1979. She took her first course in figure sculpture while an undergrad at West Chester University, Pa. Formal art study began at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in1986. This time solidified her love of figurative work and specifically the nude. Kate continued study with Evangelos Frudakis and Myron Barnstone. She has had solo exhibits in the Philadelphia area and the James A. Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA, as well as numerous group shows in the tri-state area. Her work work is in many national and international private collections and the permanent collections of the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Harriet Tubman Museum, Cape May, New Jersey and the Culver Girls Academy, Indiana. Brockman's work has earned many awards including a Cresson Memorial Traveling Scholarship from PAFA, two grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Alex J. Ettl Grant from the National Sculpture Society (NSS) in 2011, the Michael Gressel Memorial Award from the Hudson Valley Art Association in 2017. Most recently her portrait Fearless in Fear: A Young Harriet Tubman was awarded the Gold Medal in the NSS 88th Annual Awards Exhibition.


Kate is currently a board member of the National Sculpture Society and is on the sculpture faculty at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, teaching figure modeling and Foundry. Her studio and foundry are in Philadelphia.



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