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Katie Holten

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

EDUCATION
2013        Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico (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  *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
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, 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)
2014
        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
                Walks, Istanbul, Turkey
                Wandering and Wondering, Storm King, New York
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, 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
2014       Sotheby's Institute, New York
                 Creative Climate Salon, Human Impacts Institute, New York
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 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, 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)

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

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