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Piccolo Spoleto Poster Artist
Congratulations to CDS art teacher and award-winning artist Kate Hooray Osmond! She is the winner of the 2021 Piccolo Spoleto poster! The painting selected is called “A Song of Charleston.” The Piccolo Spoleto Festival runs from May 28 through June 13. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor!
Kate Hooray Osmond is an American painter and installation artist based in Charleston, SC. Kate Hooray earned her MFA in Studio Art from Maryland Institute College of Art and her BA from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland. She was named the State Fellow for South Carolina by the SouthArts Commission and Lowcountry Artist of the Year. She exhibited her first solo museum show at the Franklin Burroughs/Simeon Chapin Art Museum in 2018. Her paintings were included in the 2019 Biennial by the Center for Contemporary Art of South Carolina.
She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards and has exhibited internationally. Her work can be found amongst the collections of the Franklin Burroughs/Simeon Chapin Art Museum, the Medical University of South Carolina, the College of Charleston, and other public and private collections.