Profile for Kathleen Hawkes

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Specialty area(s)

Art, Photography, Digital Imaging

Brief biography

Hawkes earned her B.F.A. in Photography and Printmaking from Cornell University and her M.F.A. in Photography from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. In 2012 Hawkes received a Fulbright grant to conduct creative research in the South Pacific. In her artistic practice Hawkes interweaves photography, digital imaging and drawing.

Current courses at UWL

FYS 100 First Year Seminar: Art & Community

ART 172 Photography Survey

ART 272 Photography & Imaging I

ART 372 Photography & Imaging II

ART 373 Documentary Strategies in Photography

ART 378 Advanced Digital Photography


M.F.A., University New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
B.F.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY



Kathleen Hawkes and Lisa Lenarz, both Art; Jonathan Borja, Music; and Joseph Anderson, Mary Leonard and Gregory Parmeter, all Theatre Arts; presented "various workshops in art, music and theatre" at Arts Day 2019 on Monday, Nov. 4 in La Crosse, WI. Faculty from the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) presented workshops on stage makeup, photography, graffiti art, musical theatre and stage combat to area high school students who attended the all day Arts Day event at UWL.

Submitted on: Nov. 4, 2019



Kathleen Hawkes, Art, presented "Sea Legs" at Rochester Community & Technical College Art Gallery on Mar. 25, 2019 in Rochester, MN.

Submitted on: Mar. 25, 2019



Kathleen Hawkes, Art, received the award for Advancing Artist Grant at Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council on Aug. 21, 2018 in Rochester, MN.

Submitted on: Sept. 17, 2018



Kathleen Hawkes, Art, presented "'Anthropocene' in 'In the Mean Time'" at Gallery 19 on Oct. 16, 2015 in Chicago. The photographic exhibit is on display through Nov. 24, 2015. Hawkes received a CLS Small Grant and a Southeastern Minnesota Art Council grant in support of this work.

Submitted on: Oct. 23, 2015