Kathy Liao received her M.F.A. in Painting at Boston University and her B.F.A. from University of Washington in Seattle. Kathy Liao currently teaches at Gage, Cornish, and DigiPen Institute of Technology. In the past, she has taught and lectured at Seattle University, University of Washington, Boston University, and Winslow Art Center. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Grant, Brooks Fellowship from Anderson Ranch, and Jentel Artist Residency Full Fellowship. She has shown nationally—including Boston and New York—and locally at Blindfold Gallery, Lisa Harris Gallery, ArtXchange Gallery, and Kate Alkarni Gallery. Kathy Liao is currently represented by Prographica Gallery in Seattle, Washington.