Katherine Sherwood, Professor Emerita

la-he-diseases-art-migrainesKatherine Sherwood’s acclaimed mixed-media paintings gracefully investigate the point at which the essential aspects of art, medicine, and disability intersect. In addition to showing regularly throughout the United States, she co-curated the exhibition “Blind at the Museum” at the Berkeley Art Museum, and organized an accompanying conference at UC Berkeley. Sherwood was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship 2005-2006 and a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant 2006-2007. She retired in mid-2016, and was featured in a retrospective exhibition at the Worth Ryder Art Gallery in October 2016.Katherine is a Professor Emerita at UC Berkeley in the Art Department and the Disability Studies Program where she teaches Art, Medicine & Disability and Art & Meditation. She is the artist-in-residence at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and the co-founder of the art and disability collective- The Yelling Clinic.