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Kate Stern Curator

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Kate Stern Curator

WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE! I will admit that I haven’t seen a website by other curators before, but I’ve always broken with tradition so this suits me to a T.  I hope it gives a good idea of not only what I’ve done and who I’ve worked with, but also a sense of who I am…what makes me tick. I’m happy to have so many strong working relationships with artists I admire and to have had the opportunity to collaborate creatively with them.  I am interested not only in continuing these relationships with new projects...

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Nectar by Lita Albuquerque

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Nectar by Lita Albuquerque

Curated by Kate Stern   Lita Albuquerque created Nectar, 2009 (glass, honey, 23k gold leaf and resin) for The Frostig Collection’s 2010 collection. The collection is a on-going series of small-scale sculptures which raises money for special skills programs for children with learning disabilities, Aspergers’s and high- functioning autism at the renowned Frostig Center.    To view the entire collection http://www.thefrostigcollection.org...

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Michael Kalish at MODAA

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Michael Kalish at MODAA

Curated by Kate Stern   In 2006 Stern collaborated with artist Michael Kalish as he built a new body of work made from Tailgates of old trucks. The first piece  he created was the grey rose on a red background that you see above. In the end there were a dozen roses, a geisha, a beautiful indian headdress, a portrait of Jesus and other interesting subjects to mold from a multitude of Trucks.    ...

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Kenton Nelson at MOAH

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Kenton Nelson at MOAH

Curated by Kate Stern This magnificent oil painting by Kenton Nelson entitled Big Shoes, 2011, was part of the FROSTIG AT LARGE ; Artists of the Frostig Collection exhibit that Stern guest-curated for the Museum of Art and History ( MOAH), in Lancaster, CA. in 2013. A long-time fan of Kenton’s, Stern was thrilled to put this large painting at the top of the museum’s stairs, allowing it to be seen from a multitude of vantage points.

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Michael C. McMillan for Arts of Palm

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Michael C. McMillan for Arts of Palm

Curated by Kate Stern   Michael C. McMillan’s beautiful bronze sculpture entitled, Time Tower, 1996 has been a part of two exhibitions curated by Kate Stern. First seen at the Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, as part of their Frostig At Large; Artists of the Frostig Collection exhibition in 2013, and later as part of Arts of Palm, a public Art exhibition curated by Stern for the city of Beverly Hills’s in honor of their centennial, where the sculpture stood in the Palm Court along side City Hall for one year....

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Kumi Korf

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Kumi Korf

Curated by Kate Stern   Kumi Korf, Carmen or Fanfare of a String Player, 2007, Mixed Media   Kumi created this dissected violin sculpture for Show&tell, the Art of Harmony at the Zimmer Children’s Museum in Los Angeles. One of four large group exhibitions, Stern curated for the museum where every day objects were turned into works of art.    

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Ed Moses by Ray Turner

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Ed Moses by Ray Turner

Curated by Kate Stern Ray Turner, Ed Moses, 2012, Oil on glass For the 2012 Frostig Collection, Ray Turner painted portraits in oil of nine of the renowned artists from the collection.Each 9 x 9″ portrait is painted on glass. The Frostig Collection raises money for children with learning disabilities, Asperbergers, and high-functioning autism and is curated by Kate Stern Ray Turner’s oil on glass portraits of 9 Frostig Collection artists from left to right: Lita Albuquerque, Ed Moses, Charles Arnoldi, Robert Graham, Michael...

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Deborah Butterfield in Beverly Hills

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Deborah Butterfield in Beverly Hills

Curated by Kate Stern   Working with The Beverly Hills Chamber and Visitor Bureau, Stern placed a life-size Deborah Butterfield bronze horse entitled  Storm Castle, at Two Rodeo on Beverly Hill’s prestigious Rodeo Drive in honor of the Chinese New Year (year of the horse) in 2014.  ...

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Charles Arnoldi for The Frostig Collection

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Charles Arnoldi for The Frostig Collection

Curated by Kate Stern   Charles Arnoldi created this beautiful 7-color lithograph entitled Orphan, 2006 for the Frostig Collection which raises money for special skills programs for children with learning disabilities, Aspergers’s and high- functioning autism. This lithograph was part of a series of four individual lithographs and one woodcut created for the collection by: Charles Arnoldi, Gary Baseman, Kenton Nelson, Ed Moses and Alison Saar.   From left to right: Charles Arnoldi, Gary Baseman, Kenton Nelson, Ed Moses and...

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David Buckingham at MOAH

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David Buckingham at MOAH

Curated by Kate Stern   David Buckingham’s Pretty Boy, 2012, welcomed visitors at MOAH for Frostig at Large: The Artists of the Frostig Collection exhibition in the fall of 2013.   This large-scale sculpture made from cut and wielded found metal, was displayed at two separate exhibitions curated by Kate Stern: FROSTIG AT LARGE in West Hollywood, California, 2013 and for Frostig at Large: The Artists of the Frostig Collection at MOAH, The Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, California.   Pretty Boy, 2012, on display in West...

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