Kate E. Schaffer (BS 2006, MLC; MFA 2016, SAIC) is a Milwaukee artist working at the nexus of feminism, queer theory, and Abstractionist Aesthetics. Her paintings, installations, performances, and writings, explore the fixity and possibility of time and space. Schaffer holds concurrent positions at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and Mount Mary University and teaches in Milwaukee Public Schools where she encourages students of all ages to consider the possibilities the world holds for them.
Selected Exhibitions: The Sarah Ball Allis Art Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee; Body of Work, Brooks Stevens Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design; The Everyday Feminist: Fine China, Ploch Art Gallery, Brookfield, WI; The Everyday Feminist: Doing the Dishes, Main Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison; The Book Club: What Would We Do with Lynne Tillman?, Frank Juarez Gallery, Milwaukee; Small Works, Trestle Gallery, NYC; Bricks, Books, & Other Things, Wauwatosa Public Library; Indiana Green, Arts Mill, Grafton, WI; Faculty Biennial, Marian Gallery, Mount Mary University; The New (re)Public: Nowheres, 314: Ripon College Project Space; The New (re)Public: Somewheres, Dr. Scholl Gallery, Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL; Pfister Artist in Residence Finalist Show, Gallery M, Milwaukee; Shorelines, Concordia University‐Wisconsin. Projects: The Everyday Feminist. Founder: 3rdCoast4thWave.