Kat Chamberlin
b. 1981, The Netherlands
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Masters of Fine Art, Performance Art / Sculpture, 2009

University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Fine Art, Art Studio, Painting (Honors), 2005

Selected Exhibitions

2015
Ground Floor Gallery,  You've Got Mail!, NY
Vox Populi, VOX XI: Material Studies, Juried by Paddy Johnson & Martine Syms, Philadelphia, PA
Trestle Gallery, Small Works, Brooklyn, NY
Alternative Art Fair, TRANSMITTER & GUEST SPOT @ THE REINSTITUTE: SELF-ORGANIZED
— AESTHETIC POLITICS OF THE ARTIST RUN Baltimore, MD

2014
The Contemporary Memento Mori, The Body Appropriate, San Francisco, CA
RAPID PULSE Performance Art Festival: Video Series, Chicago, IL
Feminist Urgent: Round Table, BHQFU, New York, NY
Actions & Intent: Documentations in Performance, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
Gowanus: Current, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Give Me A Sign, Launchpad/The Bedroom, Brooklyn, NY
Gifted, The Bedroom, Brooklyn, NY
The Empathetic Body, College Art Association, NY, NY

2012  
Terra Incognita, NARS Residency Exhibit, Brooklyn, NY
Something Along Those Lines, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston,MA
Philadelphia Pickup Truck Expo, The Ice Box, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011  
Money Honey, The Bedroom, Brooklyn NY
Without You I'm Nothing, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2010  
Into the Uncanny Valley, Solo Exhibition, Gana Art Gallery, NY, NY
Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, BC, Canada
NEMAF (Seoul International new media festival), Seoul, Korea
Site-Unseen; (Dis)abling Conditions, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Services: Interventions on the Altar, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2009  
12 x 12, Here/Not There. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago MFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
I believe it to my soul you're the devil in nylon hose, Betty Rhymer Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Blood II, Links Hall, Chicago IL

2008  
Tongue Twister, Psychic Surgery, 2M, Chicago, IL         
tilt (The Industrial Love Technician); Economics, SAIC, IL

2007  
Goat Island Summer School Final Work, Auditorium, Chicago, IL
The Divorce Show, NcNish Gallery, Oxnard, CA
Mitaki, Mitaki (site specific), Hiroshima, Japan

2006  
Does Religion Kill?, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA

2005  
Glory Box, Santa Barbara (site specific), CA

Awards & Fellowships

2012  
NARS Fellowship

2009  
Toby Devon Lewis Award
Nomination for IN>TIME Incubation series

2008  
Jacob K Javits Fellowship

2007  
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Grant

2004  
Best in Show UCSB Art Museum Annual Undergraduate Exhibit
William Dole Memorial Award Recognition in the Arts

Residencies

2012  
New York Artist Residency and Studio Foundation (NARS)

2003  
Marko Peljihan’s Makrolab Residency at 2003 Venice Biennale, Compalto Island, Venice, Italy

Selected Bibliography

Arango, Olga & Escobar, Gonzalo. SAIC Instructional and Academic Support, 'Documenting: The Body Parlor by Katrina Chamberlin and James Kubie', November 2012. view

Baez, Anulfo. Big Red & Shiny, 'Permanent Dots Connected by Invisible Lines', November 2012. view

Van Eck, Tricia. Art21 blog, 'Encounters With Generosity, Cooperation and Community', October 2011.view

Galil, Leor. A.V. Club, 'Getting Inked at the MCA',  May 2011. view

Kubie, James. Gana Art Catalogue Essay, 'Into the Uncanny Valley'. Nov. 2010.

Sarno, Martha. Chicago Art Magazine. ‘Site Unseen 2009: (Dis)abling Conditions at the Cultural Center Four Perspectives’. October 2010. view

Waxman, Lori, Chicago Tribune, ‘Human sheep, spilled milk at the MCA’, July 10, 2009 Chicago Tribune.

Published Writing / Panel Presentations

‘At Risk’, Visual Arts Journal, Spring Issue, Visual Arts Press. May 2012

‘The Fakelore of Sarah and Joseph Belknap’, Catalogue essay for
‘It’s Getting Hot in Here’ solo show, Chicago Artist Coalition. May 2012

‘Some Give and Take’, Visual Arts Journal, Fall Issue, Visual Arts. Press November 2012

‘The Protestant Aesthetic: Witnessing and Protesting’, essay presented as a panelist at Radical Intersections: Performance Across Disciplines, Northwestern University, April 24 - 26, 2009, Chicago, IL