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Katie Holten

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

2013                 Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico (Introduction to Complexity MOOC)
2004 - 2006     Cornell University, New York, USA (Fulbright Scholarship)
1997                 Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany (Erasmus Scholarship)
1994 - 1998     National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland (B.A. in History of Art and Fine Art)

SOLO MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS  *exhibition 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)   *exhibition accompanied by catalogue
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, USA (July 2013 - May 2014)
Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium (February 27 - May 19)
A Discourse on Plants, RH Gallery, New York, USA (March 2 - May 31)
2012
Into the Light, Model Arts Center, Sligo (December 7 - March 24)
Uncharted, Marina Cain Gallery, San Francisco, USA (Sep 13 - Oct 27)
SURFACE TENSION, Eyebeam, New York, USA (May 29 - Aug 11)
Light and Landscape, Storm King, New York, 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, USA (March 8 - April 19)
2011
Streams of Consciousness: The Histories, Mythologies and Ecologies of Water, Salina Art Center, Kansas (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, New York (May 27 - July 4)
You Are Here,
l'Escaut, Brussels, Belgium (April 22 - May 14)
Paper A-Z,
Sue Scott Gallery, New York, USA (March 16 - April 21)
NY/Prague 6,
Czech Center, New York, 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)
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)
2013
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)
2009-2010
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, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin, 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
2012
New Orleans Museum of Art, USA (Public lecture)
2011
SECCA, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA (Public Lecture)
CalArts, Los Angeles, California, USA (Lecture and tutorials)
Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, USA (Lecture and tutorials)
Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas (Panel discussion and lecture)
2010
Illuminating The Science: Art and Climate Change, CUNY Grad Center, NY, USA (Symposium)
Is There An Ecological Unconscions? 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, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, New York, USA (Conference)
LAND/ART, Albuquerque Museum, New Mexico, USA (Symposium)
INTERSECTIONS, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA (Symposium)
Tuesday Talk, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (Public lecture)
2008
Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA (Conference)
National Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark (Lecture and tutorials)
Bard / International Center of Photography, New York, 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)
2004–06

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

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