Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Washington, D.C.
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann creates large-scale paintings and paper installations that examine mythology, identity, and landscape. She is the recipient of the Sustainable Arts Foundation grant, a Fulbright grant, the AIR Gallery and Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Fellowships, and the Mayor’s Award and Hamiltonian Fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Some of the venues where she has shown her work include the Kreeger Museum, Academy Art Museum, Walters Art Museum, American University Museum, Tides Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington, Tephra ICA, Rawls Museum, the U.S. consulate in the UAE, and the U.S. embassy in Cameroon.

At MacDowell, she created paper paintings to be translated into an upcoming public art installation in Washington D.C.'s Union Station through the Art at Amtrak program.



Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann worked in the Eastman studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, this century-old farm building was reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built in 1915 to house a forge and provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for…

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