Kathleen (Katie) Buckley



2018—2019          Master of Arts in Art History, Concentration in Museology. Studio Arts College International, Florence, Italy.     

2014—2018          Bachelor of Arts in European Studies, Certificate in Art History & Visual Culture, Certificate in Indigenous Studies. University of King’s College, Halifax.



2020 Executive Director / Programming Coordinator, Third Space Gallery, Saint John, NB

2019     Grant Writer, Sculpture Saint John, Saint John, NB

2019     Intern, Studio Arts College International Gallery, Florence, Italy  

2018     Research Assistant & Interpreter, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB

2017     Intern, Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB

2017     Research Assistant & Copy-Editor, Art from the Margins: The Visual Culture of Saskatchewan by Mona Holmlund (forthcoming), Dalhousie University, Department of History, Halifax, NS

2016     Intern, Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB



Book Contributions

2019 “Ritratto di Emilio Piccolomini Clementini” and “Ritratto di Maria Virginia Febei.” In Palazzo Canevaro a Firenze: Storia decorativa e architettonica dell’edificio ottocentesco del Consolato Americano, edited by Maria Antonia Rinaldi and Alice Parri. Florence: SACI Gallery Press.

Exhibition Texts

2020 “Honolulu Escapism” for Jared Betts, Honolulu Escapism. March 11 – April 24, 2020. Capitol Theatre, Moncton, New Brunswick.

2019 “Notes on Art Education” for Lapo Binazzi, The Philosophy of the Roasted Chicken, curated by Špela Zidar. October 24 – December 7, 2019. SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy.

2019 “What We Know Nothing About” for Polina Bessonova, A Meeting Point, SACI MFA Graduate Exhibition. May 2 – August 8, 2019. SACI New York Gallery, New York, NY.


2020 “Liv Bates & Nick Walsh: Capturing Biodiversity”, CreatedHere Magazine, Issue 12.

2020 “Amy Ash Embodies Collage”, Visual Arts News, Summer 2020.

2020 “Between Abstract Expressionism and Contemporary Fantasy: Jared Betts’ Artistic Practice”, CreatedHere Magazine Online, March 2020.

Invited Talks

2020 “Mining the Archives: The Collection, Display and Representation of the Americas at the Medici Court of the Seventeenth Century”, MA Art History Graduate Seminar, Studio Arts College International, Florence, Italy

2019    “’Discovering’ the Americas in Renaissance Italy”, New Brunswick Museum Young Adult Speaker Series, Saint John, NB