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Kathi Herrin, AA, BFA 


2016 BFA, Studio Art with a Specialization in Ceramics, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX USA

2013 AA Austin Community College, Austin, TX USA

2013 Florence University of the Arts (Austin Community College Study Abroad Art History Italy) Florence, Italy

Additional Studies

2013  Ceramics The Contemporary Austin Art School at LaGuna Gloria, Austin, TX  

2012  Ceramics Dougherty Arts School, Austin, TX

2011 Austin Community College Continuing Education Interior Design Courses

Professional Experience Arts

2018 Publicity for the Greater Austin Clay Artists Member Show Dog's Eye Gallery San Marcos, TX 

2018 Publicity for artStar Pottery Bob Swaffar Annual Holiday Party and Studio Sale Austin, TX 

2015–present Link & Pin Gallery Austin, TX Gallery Assistant and Publicity under the direction of Owner Debra Watkins p. 512-484-8016 

Aug 2016-March 2018 Studio Artist Feats of Clay Pottery Studio and Gallery, Austin, TX USA 512.453.2111

2016 Publicity for Marketplace Art Gallery, Austin, TX

2015 Publicity for Travis Heights Art Trail, Austin, TX

2012-present Clay Works by Kathi Herrin Ceramic Sculpture and Pottery Austin, TX USA

June 2008-March 2012 Est. DBA Real Gallery Austin Kathi Herrin Founder, Owner, Operator Fine Art Gallery Austin, TX

2006-2011 Dougherty Arts Center Austin, TX Facility Attendant and Information Desk Staff

2007 Publicity Chair Creative Arts Society Austin, TX

2005-2006 Exhibit Chair Creative Arts Society Austin, TX

2005 Est. DBA Art Works by Kathi Herrin Visual Artist Austin, TX

2005 Est DBA Photography by Kathi Herrin

Teaching Experience

Feb 2017-March 2018: Instructor Ceramics Feats of Clay Pottery Studio and Gallery Austin, TX USA Judy Conroy Owner 512.453.2111

Sept 2015-May 2016: Ceramics Studio Monitor, Instructor and Assistant Imagine Art Austin, TX USA Debbie Kizer, Director p.512/448-1840

Additional Skills and Work History include office, accounting, administrative, and customer service. Previous Work History available upon request.

Current Memberships

Greater Austin Clay Artists

Texas Clay Arts Association

Texas Society of Sculptors


April 2016 San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts San Angelo, TX *Ceramic Sculpture “Breaking Wave” 2014 by Kathi Herrin


Jan 23, 2015 Killeen Daily Herald Art Gallery at The Vineyard Florence TX

October 2008 TRIBEZA Magazine Austin, TX Featured Gallery “Real Gallery Austin” Owner Kathi Herrin

June 17, 2008 That Other Paper "Two Minutes with Kathi Herrin by Kristen Hillery

Austin Wide Open Magazine June 2007 Issue Page 15 Art Works by Kathi Herrin “Mary Queen of the Universe” Mosaic

Check out the Realtor’s virtual tour of our Exhibit at the East Village Lofts East Austin Studio Tour 


2018 Honorable Mention "Blue Slate" Ceramic Sculpture Coop Gallery San Angelo, TX with the Texas Clay Arts Association in the annual Six Pack Member Show. Juror Randy Hall


2016 2nd Place Award, “Breaking Wave” Ceramic Sculpture, Texas Clay Arts Association Juried

Member Annual Six Pack Show San Angelo Museum of Fine Art Coop Gallery, San Angelo, TX .

Juror: Howard Taylor, Director San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX USA                                  


2007 Honorable Mention, “Zilker Window” Black and White 35mm Photograph Creative Arts Society Juried Member Show Barnes & Noble Café Art Gallery Sunset Valley Austin, TX Juror: Professor Pehr Smith, Austin Community College, Austin, TX USA


Juried and Select Exhibitions

Sept 22 2019 Austin Museum Day Free Admission 11 am-4 pm Texas Society of Sculptors Juried Group Show at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum Austin, TX  USA 

Nov 9-17, 2018-The Femme Abstract 1300 E. 5th St. Austin, TX. The exhibition features over 30 local female abstract artists in a 20,000 SF warehouse just blocks from downtown. The show was curated by local artist and gallerist, Moya McIntyre.

Opening Reception Nov 9, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM                                                                                   

Open Gallery Hours 11:00 AM- 6:00 PM during the East Austin Studio Tour Nov. 10, 11, 16, 17    

Artist panel and talk November 17th at Noon.

Nov 17-Dec 8, 2018- Sharing a Passion for Clay 2018 Dog’s Eye Gallery @ Eye of the Dog Art Center 405 West Valley View, San Marcos, TX 78666 This exhibition is a membership show presented by the Greater Austin Clay Artists.

Opening Reception Saturday Nov 17, 2018 6:00 PM-9:00 PM                                                                       

Gallery Hours during the exhibit 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily Monday thru Sunday

May 2018 West Austin Studio Tour and Annual Spring Show at Feats of Clay Pottery Studio and Gallery, Austin, TX 
April 5-May 1, 2018 OBE Gallery at the Old Bakery and Emporium Downtown ATX Three woman show featuring works by Kathi Herrin, Beverly Deutsch and Donna Starnes. Curated by Gallery Staff.
April 20-22, 2018 Coop Gallery San Angelo, TX Texas Clay Arts Association 2018 Six Pack Show. Juror Randy Hall 
April 27, 28, 29, 2018 Texas Society of Sculptors Sculptfest 2018 Downtown Round Rock TX

Dec 2-3, 2017 42nd Annual Holiday Show in the showroom at Feats of Clay Pottery Studio and Gallery, Austin, TX

Oct 28, 2017 Gallery at Soma Vida Wellness Center Austin, TX The Oasis Project "Hope" Fundraiser Hurricane Harvey Relief 

July 28-Aug 26, 2017 Profusion in the Void | Texas Sculpture Group Juried Member Show Artspace111 Ft. Worth, TX

May 20- June 10, 2017 Six Pack Juried Member Show Texas Clay Arts Association Rockport Center for the Arts 902 Navigation Circle Rockport TX. Juror: Louis Katz, Professor of Ceramics at A&M University Corpus Christi, TX

Feb 2017 Artspace Round Rock TX Juried Group Show “Love in Monochrome”

Sept 30-Oct 29, 2016 Georgetown Art Hop Statewide Juried Exhibition Sept 30-Oct 29, 2016

July 7-Aug 4 2016 THREE WOMAN SHOW “Collective Dimensions: The Space Within” OBE Art Gallery at the Old Bakery and Emporium 1006 Congress Ave. Downtown Austin, TX 78701 featuring art works by Kathi Herrin, Leslie Kell and Greta Olivas

March 28-April 14, 2016 All Juried Student Art Show Texas State University Galleries San Marcos, TX Juror: Anjali Gupta Director of Sala Diaz San Antonio, TX

Kathi Herrin

April 14-17, 2016 Texas Clay Arts Association Six Pack Show San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Coop Gallery San Angelo, TX Juror: Howard Taylor, Director San Angelo MOFA ***AWARDED 2ND PLACE for my ceramic sculpture “Breaking Wave” and the museum purchased my sculpture for their permanent collection.

May 9-13, 2016 BFA Thesis Exhibition Texas State University Galleries San Marcos, TX

Nov 1-Dec 3, 2015 Gallery Shoal Creek Austin, TX 78702 “Speaking Silence” Juried Exhibition with the Texas Sculpture Group Juror: Judith Taylor Owner Gallery Shoal Creek

June 6-July 10 2015 Six Pack Member Show Texas Clay Arts Association Live Oak Art Center 1014 Milam St. Columbus, TX 

March 30-April 16, 2015 All Student Juried Art Show Texas State University Gallery Joanne Cole Mitte Art & Design Bldg. 2nd Floor Intersection of Sessom and Comanche San Marcos, TX. Reception March 30, 2015 5pm-7pm

2015 Jan 6-Feb 23 TWO WOMAN SHOW -Stinger Studio Presents Leslie Kell/Kathi Herrin: A Fine Art Exhibition.  The Vineyard at Florence, TX 2d works by Leslie and 3d ceramic works by Kathi. See Publications for more info.

Oct 31-Nov 29 2014 Butridge Gallery Austin, TX Creative Arts Society Juried Fine Art Exhibition “FREE EXPRESSIONS”

Sept 5-29 2014 Sharing a Passion for Clay Greater Austin Clay Artists Member Show Julia C. Butridge Gallery Austin, TX 78704  

SEPT 1-30 2014 Transition Spaces Hill Design + Gallery Georgetown, TX

June 28-July 26 2014 Link & Pin Galley 2235 E. 6th St. #102 Austin, TX 787802 Hyde Park Collective Austin" featuring Chalda Maloff, Connie Miller, Debbie Buie, Denise Fulton, Herbert Long, Kathi Herrin, Melanie Hickerson and Ray Tumey.  

March 7-April 4 2013 Creative Arts Society Juried at OBE Fine Art Gallery Austin, TX 78701

OBE Gallery Group Show Nov 11-Dec 6 2012, “Texas at Its Best" Austin, TX

Oct 29-Nov 30th 2012 Art Majors Juried Exhibition 2012 Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Gallery 1218 West Ave. Austin, TX 78701

Oct 4-25, 2012 Greater Austin Clay Artists Group Show "Sharing a Passion for Clay" Butridge Gallery Austin, TX

June 29-July 19 2012 Best of Creative Arts Society Juried Fine Art Exhibit at the Julia C. Butridge Gallery Austin, TX

March 2012 It's About the Music Group Fine Art Exhibition Real Gallery 1101 Navasota #3 Austin, TX 78702

Nov 2011 "Wall to Wall" A Multi Media Fine Art Exhibition Nov 7-23 2011 Real Gallery 1101 Navasota #3 @ E. 11th St. Austin, TX 78702

Oct 2011 Austin Art Space Invitational Group Show Austin, TX Guest Artist

2010 Aug 5-28  “AVAA Collaborative Show” Julia C. Butridge Gallery Dougherty Arts Center Austin, TX p.512.974.4000 "Luminescent Obelisks" Collaborative Installation by Sherry Fields, Kathi Herrin, Kay Hughes, Greta Olivas Handpainted Lighted Plexi Towers designed and built by the team cast colors and light in a stunning display of five original free standing structures.

Dec 12 2009-Jan 16 2010 Mexican American Cultural Center Austin, TX National Arts Program City of Austin Employee Fine Art Group Show

2008 Design Center Gallery, Austin Texas JURIED Creative Arts Society Group Show

2007 Creative Arts Society Juried Show "Point of View" Barnes & Noble Café Gallery Sunset Valley Austin TX- Awarded Honorable Mention ‘Brick Structure Zilker Botanical Gardens" Black & White Photography Custom Print by Kathi Herrin Juror Professor Pehr Smith Austin Community College, ATX.


2006 Buda Fine Arts Festival, Buda Texas-Juried

2006 Jordan Gallery Smithville, TX Group Exhibit Art Works by Kathi Herrin "A Texas State of Mind" 

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