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Kaitlin Botts is a graphic designer, fine art photographer, art educator, and mixed media artist working in Winston-Salem and Raleigh, NC.

She holds a BA with a concentration in Graphic Design from Meredith College, Raleigh, NC and an MFA in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. 

Her work has been exhibited and published both nationally and internationally. Botts' photographic work focuses on the botanical realm as a space to manipulate and transform. She has given numerous lectures and workshops on both photography and graphic design. 

She is an Associate Professor of Design in the School of Design and Production at UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. She previously held the position of Associate Professor of Art at Piedmont College in Demorest, GA and was the coordinator of the graphic design and fine art photography programs there for 8 years. She has also previously taught in the first year photography program in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, the School of Design, and in the New Media program at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). 

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KAITLIN BOTTS -- CV

 www.kaitlinbotts.com

EDUCATION
2008 MFA in Imaging Arts Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2006 BA in Studio Arts with concentration in Graphic Design, Meredith College,  Raleigh, NC

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
2017-present
Associate Professor of Design, UNC School of the Arts
Visual Arts program, Color and Design
School of Production and Design

2014-17
Associate Professor of Art, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA
Coordinator of the Graphic Design BFA/BA program
Coordinator of the Photography BFA/BA program

2009-14
Assistant Professor of Art, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA
Coordinator of the Graphic Design BFA/BA program
Coordinator of the Photography BFA/BA program

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
All the Shine Studio No. 7, Atlanta, GA

2008
The Botanical Thread MFA thesis exhibition, The Green Gate Gallery, The Mill Art Center and Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY 

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Transformations COM Gallery, Collage of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas

2016
Faculty Exhibition Smith-Williams Studio Art Gallery, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

2015

Winter 2015 Exchange The Postcard Collective, Tucson, AZ2014

Faculty Exhibition Studio Building Gallery, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

2012

Faculty Exhibition 2012 Studio Building Gallery, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

2011
Faculty Exhibition 2011 Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA 

2009
Faculty Exhibition 2009 Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

DayFour ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ theprintspace, London, UK

2009 SPAS Faculty Exhibition SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology,  Rochester, NY

2008
Rochester Artech 2008 Dyer Arts Center, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Photography in Book Arts and The Book in Photography New Image Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Rites of Passage: The Mortality of Time The Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA 

2007
Grad 1 + 2 + 3 SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology

Converge II SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology

Raw Talent: An Open Forum with Emerging Artists Rochester Institute of Technology

2006
Grad 1 + 2 + 3 SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology

Seeing Red Exhibition Back Porch Gallery, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

2005
Southern Women’s Colleges Exhibition Winston-Salem, NC

 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS
2016

The In-between Artist profile, Florilegium, Issue no. 1, Atlanta Ga
All the Shine A|No, Issue II: Strange Fruit, Atlanta Ga
Featured Artist Create! Magazine, www.createmag.com

2015

Studio artist profile 365Artists/365Days, interview, www.365Artists365Days.com

2013 

The Beautiful and Amazing Life of Ruby Photographs and book design, Self published, Blurb books

A Mighty First Year Photographs and book design, Self published, Blurb books

2011

Garden & Gun magazine, www.gardenandgun.com, “Ruby & Sookie” July 2011

2009

DayFour magazine Issue 7, ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ Munich, Germany

Mlada Americka Fotografija/Young American Photography Galerija Prsten, Croatia

2008

Photographer Forum’s Best of Photography 2008 Serbin Communications

City Newspaper Art review: Rochester Artech, Aug. 27th, 2008 Rochester, NY

2007

Grad Book v.1, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Zaum v.11, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Signatures Magazine, 2007, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY

F-stop magazine, May-June 07, online publication (www.fstopmagazine.com)Kaitlin Botts 3

2006

Phirebrush, issue 39, online publication (www.phirebrush.com)

Mooncruise Magazine, issue 26, online publication (www.mooncruise.com)

Oakleaves, v. 103, Meredith College, Raleigh NC

The Colton Review, 2006 v.2, Meredith College, Raleigh NC
 

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
AIGA
College Art Association
SPE

 

CLIENT LIST
Cedar Knoll Garden House
Elizabeth Alexander Studio
Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry
Piedmont College: Office of the President
Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art
Evie Peters Foundation
Angela Kelly
R3
Sticky Ink
Belle Fleur
ALOE Home Inspections
Log Cabin Acres

 

IN THE COLLECTIONS 

Meredith College Diversity Council 

Linda Woffard, Piedmont College 

Dr. Sherry Shapiro, Meredith College, Women’s Studies Department 

Dr. Geri Gay 

Dr. Therese Mulligan 

Professor Elaine O’Neil 

Professor Angela Kelly 

Kevin Cummings and Jim Gray 

Larry Powell and Patricia Leight 

Dr. Arthur L. Wilson and Barbara Bryant, Cornell University, Department 

of Education