Andreana Donahue and Kathryn Kruse

Andreana Donahue and Kathryn Kruse

10 X 10 Exhibit Artist Biographies
“10 x 10: A creative exchange between visual artists and writers”
Artist Teams - Andreana Donahue, Kat Kruse

Andreana Donahue (b.1981 Chicago, IL) is an artist/curator currently living and working in Las Vegas. She received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003, and studied at Temple University in Rome, Italy in 2002. Donahue owned and curated main gallery, an exhibition space in Las Vegas that featured contemporary, emerging and mid-career artists from 2007-2009. Having returned to studio practice, she is currently focusing on the impermanence of place/displacement from and reconnection to the land through hand-cut paper installations. Donahue received a 2011 Nevada Art's Council Jackpot Grant and  has exhibited throughout the US and abroad.



Andreana Donahue a complete, unified theory (detail), paper and glue  2011

Kat Kruse graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She won the Eugene O’Neil prize for her undergraduate thesis and then spent time exploring the world. Among other things, she lived on four contents and worked with non-profits. She is a Chicago native and recently completed her MFA at UNLV.  Besides the everyday things of life, while in Vegas she acted as the program’s Coordinator, ran the NeonLit Reading Series, co-curated the “I Hope You’re Feeling Better” art exhibition, and spend a great deal of time yearning for swaths of green land and wondering at slow, ancient desert plants. Her work is forthcoming in SPECS.

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