Katherine Veneman is curator of education at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, where she oversees the museum’s nationally recognized education program, which includes a wide range of public and educational programs as well as guided tours for adults, university students, and youth. She is responsible for developing collaborative partnerships with university departments and designing university student programs.
Previously, Veneman, who is a practicing painter, maintained a studio in Providence, Rhode Island, and from 2000–2003 was the Director of Hera Gallery/Hera Educational Foundation, a non-profit artist space in Wakefield, Rhode Island. She has exhibited her work on the East Coast and in Houston.
Veneman holds an M.F.A. in painting from American University in Washington, D.C., and received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. She is a native of the Washington, D.C. area.