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Kaye has been the recipient of the Hallmark National Gold Medal, National Endowment of the Arts Award, a Governor’s Resident Artist, the 2010 National Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore Artist-in-Residence, as well as numerous national and regional awards.
 
EDUCATION
University of Michigan
– Ann Arbor, MI – 1986 BFA
Slade School of Art – London, England – 1986 Printmaking
Bachelors of Fine Art in Printmaking and Graphic Design. Studied under watercolorist Don Rice, sculptor Lou Marinaro, illustrator David Small, printmakers Takeshi Takahara, Paul Stewart. Recipient of the Palazolli Printmaking Scholarship and two Scholastic Scholarships. Member of University of Michigan Student Assembly representing the School of Art.

JURIED COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS
2010     Artist in Residence National Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore
2009     On the Wall                                  Second Place
2009     Vessels and Earth                        Honorable Mention
2009     Traverse All Media Show               Third Place
2008     Governor’s Residence                   1 of 17 selected from 900 entries
2008     Traverse All Media Show     
2007     Traverse All Media Show
2005     Traverse All Media Show                 Second Place
2003     Traverse All Media Show                 Third Place
2002     Landscapes of the Community         Purchase Award
2001     Traverse All Media Show                 Best of Show
2001     Landscapes of the Community 
1996     Traverse All Media Show 
1995     Traverse All Media Show                   Honorable Mention
1994     Traverse Miniature Painting
1994     Traverse Regional Print Competition    Honorable Mention
1994     Traverse Regional Environment
1993     Traverse Regional Print Competition     Best of Show
1988     Michigan Print Competition                 Second Place
1986     Iowa Drawing and Print Competition     Purchase Award
1986     Scarab Club-Print Show                      Honorable Mention
1986     Michigan Print Competition                 Honorable Mention
1985     Palazolli Talent Scholarship                First Place Scholarship Awardee
1985     Michigan Regional Print Competition      Honorable Mention
1985     Ball State Small Drawing and Sculpture  Best of Show-Purchase award
1985     Steelcase Competition                             Honorable Mention
1985     University of Michigan President’s Show    University Regents Award
1984     Jackson Art Competition                        Best of Show
1982     Cranbrook Wildlife Competition               Honorable Mention
1982     National Scholastic Competition             Gold Medal
1982     Hallmark Watercolor Competition           Gold Medal
1982     National Endowment for the Arts            Honorable Mention
1982     Seventeen Magazine National Art Competition   Gold Medal out of 2,000 entries

GALLERIES
Kulhaus Gallery – Harbor Springs, Michigan 
Gallery 22  – Suttons Bay, Michigan 

INDIVIDUAL SHOWS
October 2011           Traverse Opera House – Traverse City   
June - Sept. 2011     Right Brains – Traverse City
May - Sept. 2011      Hanna's – Traverse City
Sept. - Jan., 2010      Hanna's – Traverse City
June 2009                 Angela Shuler Gallery – Traverse City, MI
Summer 2009           Grand Traverse Watershed Center – Traverse City, MI
Summer 2004           Lake Street Studios – Glen Arbor, MI
November 2003         Hattie’s of Suttons Bay – European Prints
August 2003             Glen Lake Studios – Glen Arbor, MI
Winter 1999              Ann Arbor Art Association – Ann Arbor, MI
June 1989                 Lil Street Studios – Chicago, IL

GROUP SHOWS
Nov.-Current Palette Bistro – Petoskey, MI
June 2009 Heartwood Furniture & Fine Art Show
June 2008 Heartwood Furniture & Fine Art Show
June 2007 Heartwood Furniture & Fine Art Show
May 2007 With These Hands
June 2006 Leland Furniture & Fine Art Show
June 2005 Leland Furniture & Fine Art Show
June 2003 Leland Furniture & Fine Art Show
May 2003 With These Hands
July 2002 Hattie’s of Suttons Bay
May 1999 Hattie’s of Suttons Bay
Nov 1994 Hattie’s of Suttons Bay

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
University of Iowa
University of Michigan – President’s Collection
Ball State University – Muncie, IN
Traverse City Chamber of Commerce
Munson Hospital – Traverse City, MI
Foote Hospital – Jackson, MI
Murdoch Publishing – New York, NY
Grand Traverse Resort – Traverse City, MI
Holland & Associates – Ann Arbor, MI
Richmond &Associates Architecture – Traverse City, MI 
 

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