Catherine Bebout has an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in Printmaking and Sculpture. She is Professor of Art, BA/BFA Director and the Area Head of Printmaking since 1996. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally with solo exhibitions in the P.R. of China, Canada, New Zealand and India. Bebout has shown in several New York venues including the International Print Center, Susan Teller Gallery, A.I.R Gallery, The Center for Book Arts, and DFN Gallery. Recent group exhibitions include The Print Center in Philadelphia, the Sonoma Museum of Art, California, and the University of Hawaii, Hilo. National solo shows include Anchor Graphics in Chicago, Dowling College, Adelphi University (New York) and William Patterson University, New Jersey. Her work was also included in the International Novosibirsk Print Biennial in Russia, the “Material Matters” show Cardiff University, Wales and “Mapping Intersections & Counterpoints,” Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Selected regional venues include the International Print Center, Susan Teller Gallery, A.I.R Gallery, and The Center for Book Arts, New York. National invitational exhibitions include The Print Center in Philadelphia, the Sonoma Museum of Art, California, and the Indianapolis Art Center.
In 2008, she received an Individual Artist Fellowship in Printmaking from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. As a recent Fulbright Senior Research Scholar to India, her work was in a traveling exhibition that opened in Goa, with venues at the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay and the Lalit Kala Akademi in Madras, India. Her work is included in numerous public collections such as the New York Public Library, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and The Musee d?Beaux Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
She has participated in a number of international artist in residency programs such as the Frans Masereel Centrum in Belgium, Silpakorn University in Thailand, and Engramme in Quebec, Canada. Her work has been published in the Journal of Contemporary Impressions, the New Art Examiner and Hand Papermaking. She is a member of the Southern Graphics Council, the American Print Alliance, and the New England Printmaker?s Network.
Professor Bebout has received numerous grants and in 2008, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Award in Printmaking, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation for the Arts, as well as residency grants from the Canadian and Belgium governments. She is a recipient of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar grant Foundation for 2007-08 for travel and study in Printmaking/Papermaking in India. In 1999, she coordinated a faculty exhibition exchange with Shanghai University titled, "Transcending Boundaries," funded by the Global Education Center, Montclair State University.