• Paint/Paper
    Furnace Art on Paper
    Falls Village, CT

    August 2023 - October 2023

  • No Seed Unsung
    Solo Show of Paintings
    Opening November 13, 2 - 5pm

    Rick Wester Fine Art
    526 West 26th Street, Suite 417
    New York City

    November 13 2021 - January 15 2022

  • Color Cure: Women in Abstraction
    Group exhibition
    Opening November 11 5 - 7pm

    Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery, University of Connecticut, Avery Point, Groton, CT

    November 11 2021 - December 15 2021

  • The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Grant
    Provincetown Art Association and Museum

    May 2021

  • Abstract is not a Style
    Cat Balco, Catherine Haggarty, Liz Leggett, Kylie Manning and Adrienne Elise Tarver

    Curated by Paul Efstathiou

    Hollis Taggart Gallery - Southport
    330 Pequot Avenue
    Southport, CT

    November 5 - December 12 2020

  • Vision Acuity
    Group Exhibition
    The DSQ Project with Clandestina

    KNOXON, 7411 Biscayne Blvd. Miami Fl

    October 8 - December 24 2020

  • Virtual Studio Tour at Ely Center for Contemporary Art on IGTV
    Learn more about ECOA's studio tour project here

    July 15, 2020

  • New prints available through Davis Editions

    Five Triangles
    Red Overstripe

    April 2020

  • Group Presentation: Cat Balco, Alyse Rosner, Tom McGlynn

    Rick Wester Fine Art
    Volta, NYC
    March 4-8, 2020

  • Connecticut Commission on the Arts Artist Fellowship Award

    February 2020

  • Ahtcast Interview
    Interview about My Exploding Stars by Phillip J. Mellen on Ahtcast

    February, 2020

  • Summer Brooms
    Review by of My Exploding Stars by Jeff Frederick on WallScrawler

    January, 2020

  • Abstract/Concrete: Cat Balco, Ellen Carey, C.F. Payne, Marisa Williamson
    curated by Rico Reyes

    Joseloff Gallery
    Pulse Miami Art Fair
    Miami, FL
    December 5 - 8, 2019

  • My Exploding Stars
    solo show at Rick Wester Fine Art

    Rick Wester Fine Art
    526 West 25th Street, Suite 417
    New York, NY
    November 2, 2019 - January 14, 2020

  • Pattern Play
    Widener Gallery at Trinity College

    Cat Balco, Donnabelle Casis, Francis O’Shea, Adero Willard
    Curated by Felice Caivano
    Widener Gallery at Trinity College
    Hartford, CT

    October 17, 2019 - December 7, 2019
    Opening Reception: Thursday, October 17, 4:30 – 6:30

  • Circles and Squares
    group exhibition at Rick Wester Fine Art

    Rick Wester Fine Art
    526 West 25th Street, Suite 417
    New York, NY
    June, 2019 - August, 2019

  • Cat Balco: Gallery Talk
    Sean Scully: Landline
    Wadsworth Atheneum

    Hartford, CT
    April 17th, 2019
    12:30 PM

  • Panelist, Abstraction and Identity
    Robert Reed Drawing Workshops
    Moderated by Brian Alfred; will be broadcast on his Sound and Vision Podcast

    March 23, 2019
    1:00 PM
    Hunter MFA Studios
    205 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013

  • Languages of the Heart
    John Molloy Gallery
    group show curated by Lindsay Walt and Colin Thompson

    49 East 78th St., Suite 2B
    New York, NY 10075

    February 14 - March 16, 2019
    Opening reception on Thursday, February 21
    6 – 8:00 pm.

  • Cat Balco on Gorky's Granddaughter

    A video studio visit with Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy for their online video archive Gorky's Granddaughter

    January, 2019

  • Berkshire Taconic Foundation Artist Resource Trust Award

    October 2018

  • The First Stop with David Livingston

    An Interview/Podcast of me, by David Livingston

    July, 2018

  • CoarseGrind.Com

    CoarseGrind.com visited my studio and wrote about it!

    June, 2018

  • Art Spiel

    Review of Get Loose Show
    at Rick Wester Fine Art

    July, 2018

  • Two Coats of Paint

    Review of State of Abstraction Show, including my work

    Curated by Daphne Anderson Deeds and Jaqueline Gleisner

    June, 2018

  • Tilia Projects
    New Haven, CT

    Inaugural Group Show
    June 3 - 10, 2018

    Cat Balco, David Livingston, Jeff Ostergren, Joseph Smolinski, Cesar Valdes, Nina Yuen

  • Get Loose
    Rick Wester Fine Art
    526 West 26th Street Suite 417, New York City

    Curated by Tracy McKenna

    Cat Balco, Ben Godward, Jason Rohlf

    Opening June 7, 2018

  • State of Abstraction
    Washington Art Association
    Washington Depot, CT

    Co-Curated by Daphne Anderson Deeds and Jacquelyn Gleisner

    Connie Pfeiffer, Bob Knox, Olu Ogibe, Tim Prentice, Roxanne Faber Savage, Janet Lage, Howard El-Yasin, Ryan Paxton, Joe Fucigna, Elizabeth Gourlay, Suzan Shutan, Zachary Keeting, Julia Coash, Cat Balco, David Livingston and Hong Hong

    May 5 - June 16, 2018
    Opens May 5, 4pm - 6pm

  • Studio Visit: Tschabalala Self

    A piece about Tschabalala Self that I wrote for the January/February 2018 Issue of Art New England (not available online)

  • Profile: Anoka Faruqee

    A profile of Anoka Faruqee that I wrote for the January/February 2018 Issue of Art New England (not available online)

  • Studio Visit: Helena Hernmarck

    A piece about a studio visit with Helena Hernmarck that I wrote for the November/December 2017 issue of Art New England

  • Review: Robert Indiana at The Glass House

    A review I wrote in the September/October 2017 Issue of Art New England (not available online)

  • Review: Ruth Miller and Andrew Forge

    A review I wrote for the July/August 2017 issue of Art New England

  • The Apex: A Selection of Several Most Admired CT Artists by Art Directors and Curators Across the State

    Group exhibition of paintings
    Hygenic Art
    New London, CT
    June 8 - July 1, 2017

    Opening Thursday June 8 6PM - 9PM

  • Watch Your Step!

    Solo exhibition of paintings
    Five Points Gallery
    March 30 - May 6, 2017

  • Reality of Abstraction: Cat Balco, Mike Childs, Adam Frezza and Terry Chiao, Chris Mercier, Anne Sherwood Pundyk, David Rich, Vincent Verillo, Cecilia Whittaker-Doe, Becky Yazdan

    Schelfhaudt Gallery, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design
    University of Bridgeport
    Schelfhaudt Gallery
    October 2016 - February 2017

  • Evolution of Immediacy: Cat Balco, Hanna Calcagni, Kathryn Frund, Elizabeth Gourlay, Sue Post, Karen Schifano, Lucy Mink

    Ball and Socket Arts
    Cheshire, CT
    Opens July 11, 2015

  • Art for Sale

    Group Exhibition at Real Art Ways
    Hartford, CT
    June 12 - August 23, 2015

  • Article in The Arts Paper

    Cover Image and artists' profile, April 2015

  • Thinking Through Painting

    Group Exhibition at the Sumner McNight Crosby, Jr. Gallery
    Curated by Leticia Galizzi
    September 30 - November 7, 2014

  • Improvised Showboat #1

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Group Exhibition, New Haven, CT
    Organized by Zach Keeting and Lauren Britton
    Improvised Showboat #1

  • Article in the Hartford Courant

    At Real Art Ways, a Dramatic Display of the Dying
    June, 2014 article by Susan Dunne about the Ellipses Project

  • The Ellipses Project

    May 15 - August 8 2014
    Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
    Opening May 15, 6 - 10PM
    visit The Ellipses Project for more information

  • Fabrica

    Court Square Gallery, Long Island City, NY
    group show including textile patterns
    May 5 - June 2 2013
    Opening May 5 4PM - 8PM
    visit Court Square Gallery for more information

  • A Shape Language

    A solo exhibition in Frame 301 Gallery at Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
    April 29 - May 28, 2013
    visit Frame 301 for more information

  • Yale MFA: Five Years Later

    Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT
    January 24 - March 6, 2013
    Opening Reception: Thursday, January 24, 6pm - 8pm
    Artists: Cat Balco, John Bianchi, Jonathan Brand, Breehan James, Andy Lane, Beth Livensperger, Jacob Rhodes

  • In Plain View

    Group show at nuartlink
    Westport, CT
    On view September 29th - November 12th 2012

  • Tough Love

    Cat Balco & Megan Craig
    October 12 - November 3 2012
    Seton Gallery
    University of New Haven
    Click here for information about gallery hours

  • Article in the Hartford Courant

    Students and Patients Share Joy in the Face of Life Threatening Illness
    August, 2012 article by Ingrid Adamow

  • Exhibition at Connecticut State Capitol

    Secretary of State Denise Merrill's Office, Hartford, CT
    May - August 2012

  • Twofold: Rachel Beach and Cat Balco

    Opening December 3, 2011 from 5 - 8PM
    Westport, CT

  • Star on view at The Institute Library

    The Institute Library
    New Haven, CT
    October, 2011

  • Grey Matter

    Group Show
    The Painting Cente*
    New York City
    June 21 - August 6, 2011