catherine macmahon

born and raised new orleans
lives and works dallas

exhibitions + projects
Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas TX
April 6, 2019

Nasher Gallery Lab: I Would Dye For You 
The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
November 17, 2017

The Great Create: I Dyed And Went To Heaven
The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
April 23, 2017

Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX

December 1 — January 12, 2013

Two x Two for AIDS and Art
The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX
October 22, 2011

The Finishers
The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
July 9 — August 28, 2011

Annual Benefit and Auction honoring Joe Amrheim and Susan Swenson of Peirogi Gallery
Dieu Donne, New York
September 23 — October 5, 2010

Generations 6
A.I.R. Gallery, New York
February 5 — March 1, 2008

Art Under the Stars
Silent auction to benefit Bottomless Closet NYC
hosted at Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
September 19, 2007

Wish You Were Here 6
A.I.R. Gallery, New York
June 26 — July 21, 2007

Open Studios
Art Explosion Studios & Gallery, San Francisco
October 14 – 15, 2006

Graduate Exhibition
California College of the Arts, San Francisco
May 11 – 20, 2006

Approaching Felt
Peace Industry, San Francisco
March 15 – May 1, 2006

North/South Galleries, Oakland
October 25 – November 5, 2005

All-College Honors Awards Exhibition
California College of the Arts
Oliver Art Center, Oakland
October 6 – 22, 2005

Sherman, Rebecca, “Catherine MacMahon Unwrapped.” Paper City Magazine: The Art Issue, Dallas, April 2019, pp. 80-83.

Crossette, Amy Maverick, "Alumna Profile: Catherine Garvey MacMahon [B.S.I.D. '02]." Platform: The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, Fall 2006, p. 25.

public presentation
2005 Presented on the topic "Investigation," Yes, and... (Symposium probing the changing paradigm of "design"), California College of the Arts, Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco

2007 Textile Society of America Study Tour: Fibers of Japan, led by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada
2006 California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Masters of Fine Arts, Design
2002 University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, Bachelor or Science, Architectural Interior Design
2000 University of Texas at Austin College of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing

sideXside: A Juxtaposition of the MFA programs in Fine Art and Design at CCA
PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco
March 29 – April 8, 2005

architectural practice
2002—2004, McCall Design Group, San Francisco, Architecture firm engaged in the market of fashion, seriality, temporality, and transience. Managed 18 retail finish-outs from preliminary design through construction administration. Created full construction drawing sets for each job using AutoCAD.

awards and honors
All-College Honors Award recipient, CCA
Deborah Ann Rock Scholarship in Interior Design, UT
Lake/Flato & Metal Construction Association Scholarship, UT
Joseph O. Newberry, III, Memorial Scholarship, UT
Fred Winfield Day Endowed Scholarship, UT
Carl O. Bergquist Endowed Scholarship, UT
University Distinguished College Scholar, UT
Business Honors Program, 1995—1997, UT

2006 Teaching Assistant to Linda Yaven, California College of the Arts, Graduate course: The Teaching and Documentation Project. Major course objective is making learning visible. Topics included teaching as performance, the phenomenon of listening, schooling the emotions, the reflective practitioner, and critique and assessment.