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Catherine Haggarty

Visiting Associate Professor

Fine Arts
School of Art

Catherine Haggarty, b. 1984, is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York.

Haggarty’s paintings and curatorial work have been reviewed by and featured in Bomb Magazine, Artnet, Hyperallergic, Art Forum, Two Coats of Paint, Brooklyn Magazine, The New York Times, Art Maaze Magazine, Art Spiel, Pep Talks for Artists, Sound and Vision Podcast and The Observer.

Catherine has been a visiting artist & critic at Western Connecticut MFA (2023), Contemporary Arts Memphis (2023), Vassar College (2023), Rutgers MFA (2022), U Albany MFA (2022), MICA (2022), UCONN MFA (2022 + 2023), RISD BFA (2022), Pratt BFA (2022), The University of Oregon (2021), Boston University MFA (2021), SUNY Purchase MFA (2020), Hunter MFA (2020), Denison University (2020), Brooklyn College MFA (2019) and in 2018 Haggarty was the Anderson Endowed Lecturer at Penn State University.

Solo & Two Person exhibitions include: Untitled Miami, Lorin Gallery, LA, Geary Contemporary (NYC), Massey Klein Gallery (NYC), This Friday Next Friday (Brooklyn), Bloomsburg University (PA), and Look and Listen in Marseille France. Select group exhibitions include: The PIT (LA), Badr El Jundi (Madrid, Spain), Mindy Solomon (Miami, FL), Andrew Rafcaz (Chicago, IL), Hesse Flatow (NYC), Mrs (Maspeth, NY) and McBride Contemporary in Montreal, Canada.

Haggarty earned her M.F.A from Mason Gross, Rutgers University in 2011. Haggarty is the Founder, Owner and Executive Director of The Canopy Program which is a one year mentorship program within the NYC Crit Club which Haggarty co-founded with artist Hilary Doyle in 2017. In addition, Haggarty is an Associate Professor at Pratt Institute.

In the Spring of 2024 Haggarty will be the Teiger Mentor for the Arts at Cornell AAP MFA and a Visiting Artist at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (Denver, CO)

MFA – Rutgers University – 2011

BA, BA – Bloomsburg University, 2006

Tyler School of Art – Rome – 2005