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) and is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor in the MFA program at Maine College of Art (Portland, Maine). Vida holds an MFA from Yale University School of Art and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design.


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

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

Awards and Residencies

Best Experimental Film, Brussels Independent Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium 2020
Artist-in-Residence, Galerie HELL, Berlin, Germany 2019
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, Screenings, and Performances (*solo exhibitions marked by asterisk)

Shelly, Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME (online screening and discussion)
Shelly, Galerie Hell, Berlin, Germany*
Shelly, Brussels Independent Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium

Video Snack 7, curated by Nicole Killian, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Fanoon Highlights 2012-2019, VCUarts Qatar Gallery, Doha, Qatar

Fikra Graphic Design Biennial 01, Sharjah, UAE

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

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

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

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

Rote not Ritual, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY*

PDF Release, Cage Gallery, New York, NY

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

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*

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*

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

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

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


Marina Abramović The Artist Has Presents, 2015
The Commuter Album, 2014-2015
The Judy Garland Project, 2014-2015
We Regret to Inform You, 2014
Hello, I’m Katie 2, 2013-2014
Hello, I’m Katie I, 2013


Editorial Team. “VCUarts Qatar Event to Explore Role of Printmaking in Contemporary Culture.” Gulf Times. September 9, 2019.
Elvire Emptaz. “L’art du coupé décalé,“ O, le cahier des tendances de L’Obs. June 9, 2016.
Noah Dillon. “Cut-Up: Contemporary Collage and Cut-Up Histories Through a Feminist Lens.” Blouin Modern Painters. April 2016.
Kathleen Higgins. “The Future is Now.“ The Coast. March 17, 2016.
Amelia Rina. “Cut-Up at Franklin Street Works.” Daily Servings. March 9, 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

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Adjunct Assistant Professor in the MFA Department
Course Titles: Views on Contemporary Art, Professional Practice Seminar II: Studio Thesis, Studio Seminar I + IV, Studio I + IV, Thesis Composition:
2016 – Present

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

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