About

Katie Vida (Brooklyn, NY) is an interdisciplinary artist. Vida is the recipient of fellowships at The MacDowell Colony, Shandaken Project, VCUQatar and Fanoon: Center for Print Media Research (Doha, Qatar), Yaddo, Millay Colony, Budapest Puppet Theater (Budapest, Hungary), and Yale Norfolk among others. Vida has presented work at venues including: The Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery at SUNY Purchase (Purchase, NY), ALLGOLD MoMA PS1 (Queens, NY); Creative Time (New York); For Your Art (Los Angeles); Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT); and The Luggage Store (San Francisco, CA). She has served as Guest Artist and Lecturer at institutions including Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, New York), University of Hawaii-Manoa (Honolulu, HI), and VCUQatar (Doha, Qatar). Vida holds an MFA from Yale University School of Art and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design.


Education

Yale University | New Haven, Connecticut
Painting and Printmaking, Master of Fine Art
2008-2010

Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island
Painting (Art History Minor), Bachelor of Fine Art
2001-2004

Awards and Residencies

Artist-In-Residence, Oberholtzer Foundation, Mallard Island, MN 2017
Fellow, The MacDowell Colony, (supported by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation), Peterborough, NH 2016
Women in Computer Music Scholarship, SuperCollider Workshop, part of Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Palo Alto, CA 2016
Artist-In-Residence, The Shandaken Project, Shandaken, NY 2014
VCUQatar Fellow at Fanoon: Center for Print Media Research, Doha, Qatar 2013
Chashama Studio Program Artist, Brooklyn, NY  2012
Artist-In-Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY 2012
Artist-In-Residence, Millay Colony For the Arts Fellow, Austerlitz, NY 2011
Budapest Puppet Theater Research Fellow, Budapest, Hungary 2010-2011
Short Cuts Emerging Artist and Curator Grant, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA 2005
Artist-In-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnston, VT 2004
Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome, Italy Fall 2003-Spring 2004
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellow, Yale Norfolk Residency, Norfolk, CT 2003

Exhibitions and Performances (*solo shows marked by asterisk)

2017
The Gallery Tally Poster Project (organized by Micol Hebron) included in Fair (presented concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach), curated by Zoe Lukov and Anthony Spinello, Brickel City Center, Miami, FL
Interiors, curated by Nathan Heiges, Private Home Residence, Brooklyn, NY*
Video Snack 6, curated by Cheon pyo Lee, El Museo de Los Sures, Brooklyn, NY
The Gallery Tally Poster Project (organized by Micol Hebron) included in Starless Midnight, curated by Edgar Arsceneaux and Laurence Sillars, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
DittoDitto Detroit Art Book Fair, Detroit, MI
Punching Up, curated by Janine Polak and Jon Lutz, The Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery School of Art + Design, SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY

2016
Bomb Pop-Up Show, curated by Drea Cofield, Brooklyn, NY
(En)gendered(in)equality: The Gallery Tally Poster Project, organized by Micol Hebron, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Archives of the Future, Centre for Art Tapes + Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Andy Slemenda and Katie Vida, Galveston Artist Residency Gallery, Galveston, TX
The Pop-Up Postcard Project, Curated by Michel Auder and Servane Mary. Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Julia Sherman’s Art Tag Sale, Creative Time, New York, NY
Anxiously Attached, Essex Flowers, New York, NY
Salome, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, Jack, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Retrospective Exhibition: The Shandaken Project, Creative Time, New York, NY
Sisrahtac, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Video Snacks 3, ALLGOLD MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
(En)gendered(in)equality: The Gallery Tally Poster Project, organized by Micol Hebron. For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA
Line Up, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Rote not Ritual, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY*

2012
PDF Release, Cage Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Yale MFA Painting Thesis, Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, CT

2009
Futurism at 100, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Yale MFA Video/Performance, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Kinetic Response, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA*

2008
Pattern, Hallway Projects, San Francisco, CA
Beyondo, Sub Octo Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Ocean Reminds Me of Your Green Room, Curiosity Shop, San Francisco, CA*

2007
New Works by Katie Vida, Tartine, San Francisco, CA*
Colima Project, Galleria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA
The Greek Play, Gallery 3175, San Francisco, CA

2006
Ouji, Ouji, On the Wall, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005
Here/Now Festival, Theatre Artaud, San Francisco, CA
Thick Lens, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Transmundane, Live Worms, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography

Elvire Emptaz. “L’art du coupé décalé,“ O, le cahier des tendances de L’Obs. June 9, 2016.
Kathleen Higgins. “The Future is Now.“ The Coast. March 17, 2016.
Paul Melton. “pablo difuso: enero 2016 boletín.“ pablodifuso.com. January 3, 2016.
Ryan Steadman. “Weekend Edition: 7 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before August 23rd.” The Observer. August 20, 2015.
Benjamin Sutton. “ArtRx NYC.” Hyperallergic, August 18, 2015.
Jillian Steinhauer. “Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at A Time.” Hyperallergic. March 27, 2014.
Jason Urban.“Fanoon: Center for Print Research.” Art in Print. November-December 2013, Volume 3, Number 5.
ArtParasites.com. “Let Me See Ya Grill: NYC’s Best Weekend Art Events.” January 24, 2013.
Stephanie Luther, “Yale MFA Thesis Painting and Printmaking Catalog”, 2010.
Jess Wheaton. “Pattern Opens at Hallway Bathroom Gallery This Weekend.” Little Paper Planes Shop. December 9, 2008.
Reyhan Harmanci. “A Bigger Tent / ‘The Greek Play’ / Elastic Future Synthesizes Disparate Art forms in Bid to Expand Stage’s Appeal.” SFGate. January 18, 2007.

Curatorial Projects

Cut-Up: Contemporary Collage and Cut-Up Histories Through a Feminist Lens, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT  January 16-April 3, 2016
Guest Curator. “Cut-Up” explores a multigenerational lineage of women artists who have pushed the boundary of cut-up and collage techniques across media, including sculpture, video, sound art, painting, performance, printed matter, poetry, and photography. Artists include: Ruth Anderson, Phyllis Baldino, Dodie Bellamy, Lourdes Correa-Carlo, Susan Howe, Jennie C. Jones, Alexis Knowlton, Lorraine O’Grady, Sheila Pepe, Cauleen Smith, Janice Tanaka, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann, and others.

Performance Programming at Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT 2009-2010
Co-Curated an educational workshops and lecture series with Dean Robert Storr. Visiting artists included: Marina Abramović, Joan Jonas, and Tania Bruguera.

Collision, The Lab, San Francisco, CA 2007
Guest Curator and Program Developer for the Mission Creek Music Festival’s annual series. The five evening Collision program highlighted cross-disciplinary performance defined by the spirit of collaboration. May 15, 2007 – May 20, 2007.

Thick Lens, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2005
Awarded a curatorial grant to promote and present one of four summer exhibitions at The Luggage Store Gallery’s annual Short Cuts program. Presented work by ten artists. Co-curated with Alexis Knowlton.

Teaching Experience

Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Guest Artist Lecturer
Course Title: Introduction to Literary and Critical Studies II
Professor: Leigh Gallagher
April 2017

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Graduate Adjunct Lecturer
Course Title: Views on Contemporary Art
Fall 2016

Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Guest Artist Lecturer
Course Title: Introduction to Literary and Critical Theory
Professor: Leigh Gallagher
April 2016

University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI
Guest Artist Lecturer
Course Title: Theory and Criticism of Art
Professor: Billie Lee
December 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar, Doha, Qatar
Guest Artist Lecturer
Department of Painting and Printmaking
April 2013

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven CT
Wurtele Gallery Teacher
Provided tours and created curriculum for grades K-12 school groups. Facilitated dialogue as well as developing art and writing activities to best engage the museum collection. Programming committee for Masterpiece Tours, Focus On, and Family Day.
August 2008-August 2010

Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
Graduate Teaching Assistant to Anna Betbeze.
Course Title: Visual Thinking
September-December 2009