Catherine Haggarty, b. 1984, is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Haggarty earned her M.F.A from Mason Gross, Rutgers University in 2011.

Currently, Haggarty is an adjunct professor at The School of Visual Arts (SVA) also co-directs NYC Crit Club. Select exhibitions include Hashimoto Contemporary, Paper Paris, Art on Paper Fair, Papier Montreal with Project Pangee, N2N, Able Baker Contemporary, Morgan Lehman, Markel Fine Arts and The Provincial.

From 2015 to 2019, Haggarty was a co-director of Ortega y Gasset Projects in Brooklyn, NY. Haggarty has also done additional independent curatorial projects with Crush Curatorial, Proto Gallery and One River School of Art and Design.

In 2018 Haggarty was the Anderson Endowed Lecturer at Penn State University, and the juror for both Espositivo Residency in Madrid, Spain and Ground Floor Gallery in Nashville, TN.



2011 Master of Fine Arts, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, NJ
2012 Arcadia University, Certification of Art Education, K-12
2006 BA, Fine Arts, BS Psychology, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
2005 The Tyler School of Art, Study Abroad, Rome, Italy

Professional Affiliations: 

Co-Director & Instructor, NYC Crit Club 2017- current
Co-Director, 2016-2019 Ortega y Gasset Projects, Gowanus, Brooklyn

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions: 

2020: Two Person Exhibit: St Charles Project, Baltimore Maryland (forthcoming)
2019:  Two Person Exhibit: Suffolk County College with Shari Mendelson
2019:  Solo: Benched, Main Window, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NYC
2018:  Solo: Impossible Pictures, Gallery Cubed, NY  
2018:  Two Person Exhibit:  Phantom Shell, with Anna Valdez, The Provincial, MI
2018:  Solo: Impossible Pictures II, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
2017:  Solo: Bleu Jaune Champ, One River School of Art and Design 
2017:  Solo: 'What if, you slept?', Proto Gallery 
2017:  Solo: Look e Listen, One person show & Residency, France 
2016:  Solo: The Sixth Woman, This Friday, Next Friday, Brooklyn, NYC

Select Group Exhibitions:

Shift, curated by Tracy McKenna, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME
Hyperlight, curated by Sam Bornstein, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Sense of Place, 1 Gap Gallery curated by Park Place, Brooklyn, NY
The Magic Hour, Curated by See You Next Thursday, Brooklyn, NY
20x16 Biennial, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
!Quirk!, curated by Fran Shalom, Markel Fine Arts, Chelsea, NYC 

Phantom Shell, Two Person Exhibit with Anna Valdez - The Provincial, MI 
Windows, Next to Nothing, 181 Orchard St. NY, NY
Reading between the lines, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
Art on Papier' Fair, Projet Pangee', Montreal, CA
Missed Connections, 137 Eldridge Street, New York, New York 
Somewhere Near By, Bridge Productions, Seattle WA

Paper Cuts, Tripp Gallery, Kris Day, London, England
Assemble, Proto Gallery, NJ
We are the ones, Volume 1 - CGK Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (NE)
Eyes, Ears, Nose - Left FieldSLO, Curated by Ryan Travis Christian (CA)
More Women Painting, Curated by Michele Weinberg, Miami Fla
Cities Like Dreams, Swamps, Where, Cedars Grow, The Provincial, Michigan
Brave New Work, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Massachusetts 

Serious PlayAutomat, Philadelphia, PA
We Lost Our Tails, Curated by M.E.N, Hoboken, NJ
The Black and White Project / curated by Yifat Gat & Look e Listen Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Solar Vortex / Geoffrey Young Gallery, MA, 
An Occasional Dream / Life on Mars Gallery, NYC 
Expand and Flourish / Proto Gallery, Hoboken NJ
Paper Paris / 3 Cite' du Petit Thouars, 75003 Paris France, Look e Listen
Art on Paper Fair, / The Armory, New York. Pier 36, Booth 121 with Proto Gallery and The Dorado Project
The Sixth Woman, Solo show / This Friday or Next Friday Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn

Project Raisin / Gallery Martagon. Malaucene, France 
On the Fence / Finish Flag / curated by Joshua Bienko, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY 
MEGALODON / Curated by Nick DePiro, Hoboken, NJ 
-------- / curated by Patricia Brace, 191 Henry Street, NY
Portraits / Life on Mars Gallery, Bushwick, New York 
Mixtape II / Curated by Todd Bienvenu & Michael David, Bushwick, New York
Painting in Trees / curated by Ben LaRocco and Ben Pritchard, The People's Garden, Bushwick New York 
Spring Benefit, / Momenta, Brooklyn, New York 
New Work City / curated by Julie Torres. Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York

21 & Counting / The Painting Center, NYC
Summer Invitational / Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn New York
BalletX Benefit Show / Bridget Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Red/Pink Show / A.I.R Gallery, , Brooklyn, New York
BalletX / Bridget Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Surface and Pattern / M.F.A. Thesis, Mason Gross Galleries, NJ
MFA Thesis Exhibit / White Box, New York, New York 
National Juried Show / Juried by Paul Resika, Bowery Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
Young Blood / Opera Gallery, SoHo, NYC

 Publications / Press: 
2018 - The Value of an online Art Critique?, Hyperallergic, 2018 
2018 - Art Maze Magazine, Issue 7 - Spring Print Edition, London, UK - 2018 
2017 - Sound and Vision Podcast, with Brian Alfred
2017 - Wallace, Brett. The Conversation Project
2017 - Moths, Kate, Young Space 
2016 - Swiger, Greg, Final Friday podcast with Artist Catherine Haggarty, Final Friday. 
2016 - Haggarty, Catherine. An Artist’s Exchange, NYC to LA, Two Coats of Paint
2016 - Haggarty, Catherine. On Influence – The Curator
2016 - Butler, Sharon. Body Parts: Catherine Haggarty, Clarity Haynes & Ginny CaseyTwo Coats of Paint. 
2016 - Joy, Chris & Keeting Zach. Gorky’s Granddaughter Interview, Gorky’s Granddaughter 
2016 - Morowitz, Daniel. Now What it is Interview – Catherine Haggarty.
2015 - Micchelli, Thomas. The Other Side of Portrature – Hyperallergic

2017 - Look e Listen Residency, St. Chamas, France
2016 - DNA Gallery Residency, Provincetown, MA
2014 - E.S.K.F.F Grant and Residency at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2013 - Artist Grant fellowship, The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 Awards / Panels / Discussions
2018 - Anderson Endowed Lecture Series & guest critic, Penn State University 
2017 - Guest Critic, Nars Foundation, NYC
2017 - Guest Critic, Trestle Residency, NYC
2017 - Guest Critic, Residency Unlimited, NYC
2016 - Artist as Curator Panel at Trestle Gallery, Kirk Stoller, Catherine Haggarty & Vince Contarino 
2016 - Guest Critic, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York
2016 - Co-Juror, Boston University's MFA Exhibition, Boston Young Contemporaries
2015 - The Black and White Project, curated and designed by Yifat Gat, St. Chamas, France. Sluice Art Fair, London, UK. 
2013 - Studio Visit Magazine, Winter Edition
2011 - Gaza Daniels Endesha Award, Graduate Faculty Selection, Rutgers University Commencement Award
2010 - Lyda J Craig Endowment Scholarship, Graduate Faculty Selection, Rutgers University

2018 - Strange Business, Rose Nestler, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn NYC
2017 - I Pine, Rick Briggs, Ortega y Gasset Projects, NYC
2016 - About Looking, Two person show, Matt Phillips & Travis Fairclough, Ortega y Gasset Projects, NYC 2015 The Players DinnerCurating Contemporary, Curation and Essay. December, 2015
2015 WE ARE WHAT THE SEASE HAVE MADE US, Curation and Essay. Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ. Featuring: Yevgeniya Baras, Dana James, Alan Prazniak, and Daniel John Gadd

Teaching Experience:

2019- The School of Visual Arts (SVA), Visual Critical Studies Program (VCS), Adjunct Professor, Seminar in Drawing Theory
2019- Advisor for Critical Feedback Program, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018 - Current - Hofstra University, Painting 1
2018 - Rutgers University, Drawing Seminar 
2017- Current, NYC Crit Club Instructor / Director 
2016 - 2017 One River School, Englewood NJ
2013 - 2017 Tenure Track Teacher, West Orange Board of Education. West Orange, New Jersey. 
2013 Princeton Day School, Art Assistant Teacher, Lower School. Princeton, NJ
2012 Student Teacher, k-4 Sugartown Elementary, Malvern PA. Ceramics and A.P. Visual Arts, Secondary 9-12, Morristown High School, Morristown, NJ 
2011 Assistant Teaching Artist, Asian Arts Initiative - Mural Arts Corps. 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA. Summer Session, Youth Mural
2011 Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, NJ. Part Time Lecturer; Summer Session, Course: Drawing I
2010 Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, NJ. Part Time Lecturer; Summer Session, Course: Undergraduate Figure Drawing II
2010 Rutgers Art Camp Instructor - Kids Create, New Brunswick, NJ
2006 Bloomsburg University Teaching Assistant, Psychology Department
2005 Creative Heart-work, Intern for instructing classes for Non-Profit Art Therapy Clinic