B.F.A. Honors, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia Pa.
1972 B.A. Fine Arts, Wilson College, Chambersburg Pa.


2002 Percent for Art, Riverview Psychiatric Center, Augusta, ME
1996 Acadia National Park Residency
1988 YADDO Fellowship


2014 George Marshall Store Gallery, Intersections, York, ME
2014 Greenhut Galleries, New Work, Portland, ME
2013 Littlefield Gallery, Nature and Nurture, Winter Harbor, ME
2010 Greenhut Galleries, Uncharted Shores, Portland, ME
2008 Greenhut Galleries, Updraft, Portland, ME
2004 Gleason Fine Art, Quiet Moments, Boothbay Harbor
2001 Gleason Fine Art, Kathleen Galligan: New Work, Camden, Me
1998 Port Washington Public Library, Kathleen Galligan: Pastel Paintings, Long Island, NY
1998 Greenhut Galleries, Recent Work: Pastel Paintings, Portland, Me
1996 Gleason Fine Art, The Grand Canyon Series & Other New Pastels, Boothbay Harbor, Me
1994 Greenhut Gallery, Pastels by Kathleen Galligan, Portland, Me
1993 Gleason Fine Arts, Kathleen Galligan: New Work, Boothbay Harbor, Me
1992 The Maine Art Gallery, Kathleen Galligan: Pastel Paintings, Wiscasset, Me
1988 The Giannetta Gallery, Kathleen Galligan: Paintings & Drawings, Philadelphia, Pa
1986 The Giannetta Gallery, Pastels: Kathleen Galligan, Philadelphia,Pa
1983 The More Gallery, Urban Insights, Philadelphia, Pa <


2016 Pastels en Perigord, International Salon of Pastels, Sainte-Aulaye, Dordogne, France.
2015 Maine College of Art Benefit Exhibition, Portland, ME.
2014 Pastels en Perigord, International Salon of Pastels, Sainte-Aulaye, Dordogne, France.
2013 Maine College of Art Benefit Sale, Portland, ME.
2011 Pastels By Invitation, Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA.
2011 Portland Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art Biennial; Portland ME.
2010 Greenhut Galleries, The Portland Show—An Invitational, Portland, ME.
2007 Greenhut Galleries, 30th Anniversary Invitational, Portland ME.
2007 Atrium Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Lewiston/Auburn, Bird Sightings, Lewiston, ME.
2006 Greenhut Galleries, The Portland Show—An Invitational, Portland ME.
2006 Greenhut Galleries, Not So Still Life, Portland ME.
2005 The Firehouse Gallery, Kathleen Galligan: Pastels, Damariscotta.
2005 The Irvine Gallery, The Wonderful World of Art: Landscapes & Seascapes, Kennebunk, ME.
2004 The Irvine Gallery, From Kittery to Lubec: The Coast of Maine, River Tree Center for the Arts, Kennebunk, ME.
2002 Greenhut Galleries, The Portland Show — An Invitational, Portland ME.
2002 Greenhut Galleries, Pastels—Kathleen Galligan & Nicora Gangi, Portland ME.
2001 Colby College Museum of Art, 16th Annual Maine Women’s Studies Conference:
2001 Women in the Arts; Waterville ME.
2001 Portland Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art Biennial; Portland ME.
2001 The Cooley Gallery, Revealing the Artist’s Hand: American Pastels–Then & Now; Old Lyme CT
2000 The Silo Gallery, Images and Imagery, New Milford, CT
1999 Bates College Museum of Art, Carried Away: The Joy of Collecting Art in Maine.
1999 Selections from the Joanna D. and Henry L. McCorkle Collection. Lewiston, ME
1999 Round Top Center for the Arts, Curator’s Choice: An Invitational of Ten Artists, Damariscotta, ME.
1999 The Cooley Gallery, American Works on Paper 1850-1999, Old Lyme CT.
1998 Bates College Museum of Art, Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine, Lewiston, ME.
1999 Round Top Center for the Arts, Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Damariscotta, ME
1997 Old York Historical Society, In the Land We Trust, York Me.
1996 The Cooley Gallery, All Paintings Great and Small, Old Lyme, CT.
1999 Round Top Center for the Arts, Five Artists: Five Points of View,—Cicely Aikman, Kathleen Galligan, Lois Dodd, Elizabeth Knox, Nancy Wissemann-Widrig. Damariscotta, ME.
1999 Blaine House, Maine Artists Care; Governor’s House, Augusta, ME.
1995 Maine Coast Artists, Annual Juried Exhibition, Rockport, ME.
1995 N.W. Barrett Gallery, Essays & Estuaries, Portsmouth, NH
1992 Greenhut Galleries, Maine Women of the ‘90’s; Portland, ME
1991 Maine Art Gallery, Annual Juried Show; Awarded Solo Exhibit; Wiscasset ME
1989 Giannetta Gallery, Philadelphia Women Artists; Philadelphia PA
1989 Abington Arts Center, Works on Paper, Jenkintown PA
1989 Steven Scott Gallery, Land/Sea/Air: Recent Atmospheric Vistas; Baltimore, Md.
1989 Delaware Art Museum, Spring Talent Show, Wilmington, DE
1988 Bucknell University, Lewisburg. Pennsylvania Painting Competition, Fourth Prize
1988 Steven Scott Gallery, Summer Preview, Baltimore, MD
1988 Allentown Art Museum, 21st Juried Exhibition; Allentown, PA
1984 The More Gallery, Gallery Artists’ Show; Philadelphia, PA
1981-83 The Pastel Society of America, Annual Juried Exhibit; Awarded Membership; New York, NY.


Musee du Pastels, Sainte-Aulaye, France • The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME • Riverview Psychiatric Treatment Center, Augusta, ME • Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME • Southern Maine Technical College, Portland, ME • Kieve’s Kennedy Learning Center, Nobleboro, ME • Miles Memorial Hospital, Damariscotta, ME • People’s Heritage Bank, Portland, ME • McCandless Epstein & O’Donovan L.L.P., Portland, ME • Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Philadelphia, PA • Smith, Kline and Beecham, Philadelphia, PA • United Technologies. Hartford, CT


Paintings exist in numerous national and international private collections, a fraction of which are listed below:

Governor Angus King and Mary Herman, ME; Jeffrey Cooley, Cooley Gallery, CT; Linden and Heather Frederick, ME; Nancy Freeman, ME; Jack and Bobbie Gable, Woolwich, ME; Dr. and Mrs. Yoko Ichikawa, Japan; Cabot and Joan Lyford, ME; Elizabeth Noyce, ME; Dennis and Martha Gleason, ME; Albert Handell, NM; Betty White Ludden CA; Geoffrey H. Robinson, ME; Dr. Richard Rockefeller, ME; Patricia Tennison, IL; Gary Nash, CA; Yonca and Cem Giray, Cypruss; Ursula Thornton, Goring, UK, Amy Stacey Curtis, ME.


2015 Benoist, Laurent (ed.), 40 Maitres du Pastel, pp. 28-33. Pratique des Arts, Paris France.
2014 Wood, Enid. “An Elevated View“, The Pastel Journal, pp 34-41, December.
2013, Greenleaf, Ken. “Studies in Quiet: The Pastel Landscapes of Kathleen Galligan“. (catalogue essay).
2012 Konau, Britta. Maine Home + Design, “The Canvas,” pp. 91-93. July.
2010 Pratique des Artes, Hors-Serie Pastel; Tour Du Monde Pastel 2010., p.54. June..
2008 Liss, Kay. “Galligan’s Bird’s Eye View“, The Lincoln County News, Damariscotta, ME, 12 June.
2008 Proskow, Christine. “Looking Inward, Outdoors,” The Pastel Journal, February #54.
2002 Beem, Edgar A. The Portland Show (catalogue essay), Greenhut Gallery, Portland, ME. Sept.
2002 Beem, Edgar A. Port City Life, September/October. pp.43, 60.
2000 Bendici, Ray. “July in Connecticut”; Connecticut Magazine, July.
2002 Little, Carl. The Art of Maine in Winter, Downeast Books.
2001 Portland Museum of Art Biennial 2001 (exhibition catalogue).
1999 Carried Away: The Joy of Collecting Art in Maine (exhibition catalogue)
1999 Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME, 11 June – 8 Aug.
1998 Greenleaf, Ken. “Closer look at familiar penchant for painting outdoors.” (review)
1998 Maine Sunday Telegram. Portland, ME. 4 Oct.
1996 Ensign, Betty. “New pastels by Galligan stunning, lyrical” (review).
1996 The Lincoln County News, Damariscotta, ME.
1994 Isaacson Philip. “On Der Ground aims too low; pastels approach elegance.” (review)
1994 Maine Sunday Telegram. Portland, ME 19 June.
1988 (Review) The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, PA. 21 January.