Nebraska Authors

Katherine Burnap Faulkner

AKA: Kady

Born 1901-06-23 Syracuse, NY (USA)

Died 1977-05-07
Kenosha, WI (USA)

Places Lived

Syracuse, NY
New York, NY
Lincoln, NE (1928-1950)
Kenosha, WI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work


Artist; Murals


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Art Students League, New York
Grand Central School of Art, New York City, NY
Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master's Degree, Syracuse, NY


Art Teacher
Painter and Muralist
College Professor

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Kemper Hall, Kenosha, WI, Art Department Head


Was chosen to paint a mural for the Valentine, NE Post Office as part of the Treasury Department's Painting and Sculpture Section of the New Deal
The Bakery Building at Kemper Hall was renamed in her honor
Greater Kenosha Arts Council Scholarship established in 1972 following her retirement from Kemper Hall


National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors
Northwest Print Makers Group
Lincoln Artists Guild, Lincoln, NE
Delta Phi Delta (Honorary)


Works represented in the permanent collections of:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Museum of Nebraska Art
Great Plains Art Museum
and others

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