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Katie Holten

Born 1975 in Dublin, Ireland
Lives and works in the world

EDUCATION
2013        Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, USA (MOOC
: Introduction to Complexity)
2004-06   Cornell University, New York, USA (Fulbright Scholarship)
1997        Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany (Erasmus Scholarship)
1994-98   National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland (B.A. in History of Art and Fine Art)

MUSEUM SOLO EXHIBITIONS  *accompanied by printed matter
2012        New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, USA (June 15 - September 9, 2012) *
2010        
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland *
2009        The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA *
2008        Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
                Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
2007        
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, USA *

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)   *accompanied by catalogue
2014        Linea: Katie Holten + Mariateresa Sartori, BOSI Contemporary, New York (April 27 - May 31)
*
2013
       VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, Germany (November 8 - December 21, 2013. extended to Jan 10, 2014)
2012
       FUTURA, Prague, Czech Republic (September 11 - November 25, 2012)
2010
       VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, Germany (June 11 - July 17, 2010)
                The Golden Bough II, LMAKprojects, New York, USA (February 20 - March 28, 2010)
2009
       Tree Museum, Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York (commissioned public artwork)
                Katie Holten: Tree Museum, Wave Hill, New York, USA *
2008
       uprooted, Gasser & Grunert, New York, USA
2007
       The Best’s To Come, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, Germany *
                
Katie Holten, Schürmann Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2006
       700% PLUS, KBH Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark *
                GRAN BAZAAR, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, Mexico *
2005
       One Fine Day, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, Germany
                A New Universe, LMAKprojects, Brooklyn, New York *
2003
       Laboratorio della Vigna, Irish Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy *
                A Recent History of what’s possible, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland *
2002        137.5°, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland *
2001        The Garden, The Kids, The Tiramisú and other failed projects, Context Gallery, Derry, N. Ireland *
1999        Some Grand Plans, The Basement Gallery, Dundalk, Ireland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)
2014
       1st Cartagena Biennale, Cartagena, Colombia (February 7 - April 7, 2014)
2013
       Sensing Change, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, USA (July 2013 - May 2014)
                Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium (February 27 - May 19)
                 A Discourse on Plants, RH Gallery, NY, USA (March 2 - May 31)
2012
       Into the Light, Model Arts Center, Sligo (December 7 - March 24)
                 Uncharted, Marina Cain Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA (Sep 13 - Oct 27)
                 SURFACE TENSION, Eyebeam, NY, USA (May 29 - Aug 11)
                 Light and Landscape, Storm King Arts Center, NY, USA (May 12 - Nov 11)
                 Paperless, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (April 26 - Sep 16)
                 Amid A Space Between, SFMOMA Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA (March 8 - April 19)
2011
        Streams of Consciousness: The Histories, Mythologies and Ecologies of Water, Salina Art Center, KS (Nov 10 2011 - March 11 2012)
                 SURFACE TENSION: The Future of Water, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (Oct 20, 2011- Jan 20, 2012)
                 Dublin Contemporary, streets of Dublin, Ireland (September 5 - October 31)
                Twenty, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (May 27 - October 31)
                 No One is an Island, LMCC Art Center, Governor's Island, NY, USA (May 27 - July 4)
                You Are Here, l'Escaut, Brussels, Belgium (April 22 - May 14)
                Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, NY, USA (March 16 - April 21)
                NY/Prague 6, Czech Center, NY, USA (January 13 - February 24)
2010
       Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, USA (Nov 7, 2010 - Feb 6, 2011)
                NY/Prague 6, FUTURA Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic (Sep 1 - Oct 31)
                Close To Hand, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland (July 23 - October 9)
                Making Nature, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (June 9 - July 10. Extended to July 17)
                Natura e Destino, Galleria Ricardo Crespi, Milan, Italy (April 13 - May 8) *
                Landscapes of Quarantine, Storefront for Art and Architecture, NY, USA (March 9 – April 20)
2009
       The Dome Colony, X-INITIATIVE, New York, USA
                Fri-Porto, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
                Subversive Spaces, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, UK (touring: Compton Verney, Sainsbury Center) *
                Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany *
                Here & There, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA *
                Green Platform, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, Italy *
                Air Cube +, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
                Speak for the trees, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho *
                Into Irish Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland / Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris *
2008
       Observing beast, time, evolution, Pelizaeus Museum, Hildesheim, Germany *
                Implant, UBS Art Gallery, New York
                Implant Redux, Horticultural Society of New York
                Nature Interrupted, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
                Into The Trees, The Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omi, New York
                Exploration, Droichead Arts Center/Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
2007
       Art is Flowering, Pforzheim Kunstverein, Pforzheim, Germany *
                Shifting Ground, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK
                Re-trait, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, France
                Inter-Changes, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
                Greener Pastures, Permanent Midnight, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, USA
2006
       CLUSTER, Participant Inc., New York, USA (curator)
                the space between, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin, Germany
                Soft Sites, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA *
                ZOO: Logical Garden, Familie Park Harry Malter, Ghent, Belgium
                Eigenheim, Göttingen Kunstverein, Göttingen, Germany
                Anywhere But Where, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, USA
                Among The Trees, Visual Arts Center, New Jersey, USA *
2005
       Editionen, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
                Bucolica, Wallspace Gallery, New York, USA
                Remote, LOT, Bristol, UK
                Red White Blue, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, USA
                Trans-Atlantic, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004
       Junge Akademie, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
                In India, Sanskriti Kendra Gallery, New Delhi, India
                Remote Control, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK *
2003
         Prague Biennale, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic *
                Book Trade, Centre d'édition Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
                Necessary Journeys, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland *
                Appendiks, Thiemers Magasin, Copenhagen, Denmark
                The National Gallery, The Return, Dublin, Ireland
2002
       Archipelago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, USA
                Under Åpen Himmel, Kunstbanken Hedmark, Hamar, Norway *
                Bloomsday#1:Dedalus, Context Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
                Germinations 13, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland *
                Print Triennial, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland *
2001
       Drawn Out, London Print Studio Gallery, London, UK
                3 Acres on the Lake, 312 Gallery, Chicago, USA *
                Perspective 2001, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland *
                EV+A, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland *
2000
       Drawing Show, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
                EV+A, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland *
                PLOT, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Cork, Ireland
                Crawford Open, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
                Multiples x 4, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1999
       Utopias, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland *
                EV+A, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland *
                Pre Millennial Tension, Pallas Studios, Dublin, Ireland
1998
        EV+A, Limerick City Hall, Limerick, Ireland *
                SpielRaum, Quer Galerie, Berlin, Germany

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES (selection)
2014
        Walking Research Residency, Maumau, Istanbul, Turkey
                Travel Award, The Arts Council, Ireland
2013
       Research Residency, Venice, Italy
                Residency, Cill Rialaig, Kerry, Ireland
2012
       Bursary, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
                Culture Ireland Award, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dublin, Ireland
                Residency, A Studio in the Woods, New Orleans, USA
2011
       Residency, Salina Art Center, Kansas, USA
                Culture Ireland Award, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dublin, Ireland
2010
       Project Award, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
                Bursary, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
                Resideny, Chateau Trebesice, Czech Republic
                Culture Ireland Award, Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Dublin, Ireland
2009
       Emergency Grant, Artists' Fellowship, Inc., New York, USA
                Culture Ireland Award, Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Dublin, Ireland
2008
       Public Art Commission, The Greenwall Foundation, New York, USA
                Swing Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA
2007
       Project Award, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
                Culture Ireland Award, Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Dublin, Ireland
                Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, New Mexico, USA
2006
       Nimoy Foundation Award, Los Angeles, California, USA
                Travel Award, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
                Residency, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France
2005
       Pollock Krasner Award, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, USA
                Visual Arts Bursary, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
2004
       Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Diageo Scholarship, The Fulbright Commission, Ireland
                Research Funding, Contemporary Initiatives, Wellcome Trust, London, UK
                Travel Award, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
                Residency, Sanskriti Kendra Foundation, New Delhi, India
2003
       CRC Grant, Dept. of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Ireland
                Residency, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland
2002
       Residency, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
                AIB Award, AIB Bank Ltd., Ireland
                Travel Award, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland
2001
       CRC Grant, Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Dublin, Ireland
                Residency, Germinations 13, Antwerp, Belgium
2000
       Visual Arts Bursary, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Ireland

PUBLIC PROJECTS (selection)
2014
       Walks, New York, USA
                Walks, Istanbul, Turkey
                Wandering and Wondering, Storm King Arts Center, New York, USA
2013
       Ten Years Later, Venice, Italy
                Factory Garden, Derry, Northern Ireland
2011
       On the Nature of Things, streets of Dublin, Ireland (public realm project for Dublin Contemporary)
                In Back of the Real, Brooklyn, New York, USA (ISCP offsite project curated by Necmi Soenmez)
2009-10
  Tree Museum, Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York, USA
2006
       GRAN BAZAAR, Centro Historico, Mexico City, Mexico
2005
       Dreamland Artist Club, a CREATIVE TIME project, Coney Island, New York, USA
                Vinyl, Christian Brothers School, Cork, Ireland
2002
       Arabidopsis, Temple Bar Square, Dublin, Ireland
                Bog Awareness, Dundalk Insitute of Technology, Ireland
                retur, Public art project, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000
       Bog Garden, ACNI and The Women’s Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
                PLOT, Water Street Flea Market, Pennsylvania, USA
1999
       Bog Remix, Howard Gardens, Cardiff, Wales
1998
       First Movement, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

LECTURES / Panel Discussions / Visiting Artist
2014       Public Art and the Environment, Drew University, NJ, USA (Panel discussion)
              Sotheby's Institute, NY, USA (Lecture)
                 Creative Climate Salon, Human Impacts Institute, NY, USA (Panel discussion)
2012        New Orleans Museum of Art, LA, USA (Public lecture)
2011        SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC, USA (Public Lecture)
                
CalArts, Los Angeles, CA, USA (Lecture and tutorials)
                 Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS, USA (Lecture and tutorials)
                 Salina Art Center, Salina, KS, USA (Panel discussion and lecture)
2010       Illuminating The Science: Art and Climate Change, CUNY Grad Center, NY, USA (Symposium)
                 Is There An Ecological Unconscious? College of New Rochelle, NY, USA (Panel discussion)
                National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland (Public lecture)
                Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland (Public lecture)
2009      Tipping Point, LDEO, Columbia University, NY, USA (Conference)
                LAND/ART, Albuquerque Museum, NM, USA (Symposium)
                INTERSECTIONS, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY, USA (Symposium)
                Tuesday Talk, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (Public lecture)
2008      Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, USA (Conference)
                National Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark (Lecture and tutorials)
                Bard / International Center of Photography, NY, USA (Tutorials)
2007      Do You Speak Art, National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland (Symposium)
2006      California Institute of the Arts, California, USA (Lecture and tutorials)
2005      COZSSA II, British Embassy, Accra, Ghana, West Africa (Conference)

Gatherings and Curated Projects
2014       A Winter Salon, The Loft, NY, USA
                 A Blast from the Past with Jessamyn Fiore, The Loft, NY, USA
                To Serve with Chloe Piene, The Loft, NY, USA
2012       The Readymades with John Holten, The Loft, NY, USA
2006       CLUSTER, Participant Inc., NY, USA
                CLUSTER, Espacio El Particular, Mexico City, Mexico
2002       CLUSTER, Bowes Pub, Dublin, Ireland


Monographs
2007      VAN HORN zeigt Katie Holten, VAN HORN Press / Revolver, Dusseldorf, Germany
                Katie Holten: Paths of Desire, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO, USA
2002      Katie Holten and others, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland

Artist Books (selection)
2011      Old News, Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008      Uprooted, NY, USA
2006      GRAN BAZAAR, Mexico City, Mexico
                Native, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
                Eigenheim, Berlin, Germany
                En Upassende Sanded, Paris, France
2005      Now, while you can, NY, USA
2003      PAPERS, Venice, Italy
                notional, a Coracle Press book published by the Butler Gallery, Ireland
                Procumbent Notions, Ardee, Ireland
2002      PLOT: A Manual, Museum of Contempoary Art, Denver, CO, USA
                Bypass, Dublin, Ireland

Reviews in Exhibition Catalogues / Books (selection)
2014       Kathy Battista, Drawn Together, LINEA: Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori, BOSI Contemporary, NY, USA
                Katie Holten and Sarah Sze in Conversation, LINEA, BOSI Contemporary, NY, USA
                Berta Sichel, Cartagena Bienal, BIACI, Colombia
2012       Katie Holten, Nothing From Nothing, Making the Geologic Now, Punctum Books, NY, USA
2011       Sean Kissane, Katie Holten, Creative Ireland, Visual Artists Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
2010       Ilaria Gianni, Natura e Destino, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milan, Italy
2009       Bill Gilbert, LAND/ART, Radius Books / University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA
                Sergio Bessa, Intersections: The Grand Concourse at 100, Fordham University Press, NY
                Ulrike Groos, Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
                Valentina Gensini, Green Platform, Palazzo Strozzina, Florence, Italy
                Arno Kramer, Into Irish Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
2008       Sabine Kunz, Observing Beast, Time, Evolution, Roemer Museum, Hildesheim, Germany
2007       Elizabeth Heine, Art is Flowering, Pforzheim Kunstverein, Pforzheim, Germany
2006       Sally O'Reilly and Katie Holten, A Discussion of Substance, GRAN BAZAAR, Mexico City
2005       Paul Gregg, Trans-Atlantic, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004       Helen Jones, Remote Control, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK
2003       Francesco Bonami, Venice Biennale: Dreams and Conflicts, Marsilio/Skira, Milan, Italy
                Giancarlo Politi, Prague Biennale 1, National Gallery of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
                Kati Kivinen, Germinations 13, Antwerp, Belgium
2001       Salah M. Hassan, EV+A: expanded, Gandon Editions, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland
1999       Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, EV+A: reduced, Gandon Editions, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland

Reviews and Interviews in Magazines and Newspapers (selection)
2014       William Corwin, Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori, The Brooklyn Rail, June
                Greg Mania, Interview with Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori, CREEM Magazine, May
                Timotheus Vermeulen, Katie Holten, FRIEZE D/E, March/April
2013       Andrea Gyordy, Katie Holten: Critics Pick, ARTFORUM.com, December
                Valerie Connor, Ten Years Later, Visual Artists Newsletter, October
                Interview with Katie Holten, GreenO.it, January
2012       Katie Holten: 500 Words, ARTFORUM.com, July
                Katie Holten, Ebb and Flow, Visual Artists Newssheet, May/June
                Susan Hodara, Finding in Sunlight a Sound and a Taste, The New York Times, June 24
                Doug McCash, Irish Artist's Edgy Landscape Drawings at NOMA, The Times Picayune, June 15
                Robert Sullivan, Full Spectrum, VOGUE.com, May
2011       Robert Sullivan, Trees and the Bronx, A Public Space, issue 13, pp. 51-63
2010       Kathleen Madden, Interview with Katie Holten, un magazine, issue 4.1, pp. 70-73
                Tony Ozuna, New York State of Mind, The Prague Post, September 22
                Christine Hoffmans, Versuch die Welt zu Retten, Welt am Sonntag, July 18
                Ginger Strand, A Paved Paradise with Trees, ORION, May/June issue, pp. 64-67
                Maeve Connolly, Katie Holten, ARTFORUM, April issue, pp.207-208
                Jackson McDade, Lore and Ore, ArtSlant, March 21
                Jane Harris, Katie Holten, Art in America, February issue, pp.117-118
                Belinda McKeon, Where the trees tell the Bronx tales, The Irish Times, January 22, p.16
2009       Ian Frazier, Dial-A-Tree, The New Yorker, July 20, pp.26-27
                Jim Dwyer, A Museum of Trees that Speak of History, The New York Times, June 7, pp.1-2
                Katja Behrens, Katie Holten, Compilation, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, pp.87-94
                Emily Hulme, Trees Tell 100 Bronx Tales, AM New York, June 19, p.27
                Amy Zimmer, The Bronx Turns into Interactive Museum, METRO, June 15, p.4
                Nicola Twilley, The Tree Museum, BLDG BLOG, June 21
                Jessica Gross, The Tree Museum on the Grand Concourse, Time Out New York
2008       Mattias Merkel Hess, Confronting the Planet, MAMMUT, Issue #1, pp.3-6
                Tim Maul, Katie Holten: Uprooted, CIRCA, summer 2008, pp.92-93
                Ingrid Chu, Implant, Time Out New York, Aug 28 - Sep 3, p.108
2007       Noemi Smolik, Katie Holten, ARTFORUM, September, pp.481-482
2006       Elizabeth Schambelan, Best of 2006, ARTFORUM, December 2006, p.284
                Caroline MacKinnon, Recycled Art for Sale, The Herald, Mexico City, p.4, 25.07.06
2003       Cristin Leach, Katie Holten, The Sunday Times, Culture Section, Irish Edition, 26.10.03, p.14
                Marcia E. Vetrocq, Venice Biennale, Art in America, September issue, pp.77-87
                Waldemar Januszczak, Venetian Bind, The Sunday Times, Culture sect, 22.06.03, pp.6-7
                Aidan Dunne, Katie Holten, The Irish Times, Dublin, 26.04.03, p.6
2002       Caoimhin Mac Giolla Leith, Related Matters, Katie Holten and others, TBG&S, Dublin, pp.17-22
2001       Caoimhin Mac Giolla Leith, Up the Garden Path, In Context, Derry, pp.2-3

Public Collections
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
The Arts Council of Ireland
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, USA
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA
Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
European Patent Office, Munich, Germany
Villa Merkel / Stadt Esslingen, Germany

Katie Holten, Crack in the Real, VAN HORN, 2013
Crack in the Real, installation view of solo exhibition at VAN HORN,
Dusseldorf, Germany, November 8, 2013 - January 10, 2014.