Kathy Sloane has exhibited in New York, Oakland, Berkeley, and San Francisco California, and France. She has won numerous awards for her still photographs, five of which were part of the Ken Burns' television mini-series “Jazz.”
Permanent Collections: Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, DeSaisset Museum Santa Clara, CA, Smithsonian Institution Jazz Oral History Program, The East Bay Community Foundation, Alameda County Hospital and the Evelyn and Walter Haas jr. Fund.
Extended Photo Essays: UNICEF ,Grenada, West Indies; Global Deaf Connection, Jamaica, West Indies; Head Start, New York City.
2011:Indiana University Press published Sloane’s Keystone Korner: Portrait of a Jazz Club, now in its second printing. The book, was recommended by The Library Journal, Downbeat and Jazziz magazines, and was awarded BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD: GOLD (Performing Arts) ,Foreword Reviews 2011, June 23, 2012.
2009: Completed first film, Witness to Hiroshima, which premiered at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA. It has screened in 16 film festivals, winning best short film at the Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival, first place at My Heroes film festival and an award of appreciation from Images and Voices of Hope, an international journalists organization.
2016: Whitney Museum of American Art, “Open Plan, A Triibute to Cecil Taylor”
2015: Solo Exhibit: Omi Gallery, Oakland, CA, “Fleeting Moments, Lasting Sounds”
2015: Solo Exhibit: “Keystone Korner: Portrait of a Jazz Club”, Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery, California State Fullerton, Fullerton , CA.
2015: Hansen Lecture: “The Chosen Ones: Preserving and Expanding Our HIstory Through a Wider Lens”, California State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.
2014: Solo Exhibit: “No Walls Between Us”, Jazz Photography by Kathy Sloane, Cafe Stritch Gallery, San Jose CA.
2014: Solo Exhibit: “Gardens, Garages and Garbage Cans”, Random Parts Gallery, Oakland, CA.