Katerina Lanfranco

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KATERINA M. LANFRANCO


Born in 1978


EDUCATION

2006       Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, M.F.A. in Studio Art
2001       University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A. in Art
      University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A. in Visual Theory and Museum Studies
1998, 99       Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
1998       Sierra Institute, University of California Extension, Santa Cruz


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015       “From New York with Love,” The Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
      “Summer Nights,” Josty, Berlin, Germany
2013       “Wildflowers & Floating Worlds,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012       “Natural Selection,” Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz
2009       “Below a Sea of Stars,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2006       “The Creation of Ursus Horribilis,” Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York
      “Ursus Horribilis,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2001       “Biting Birds and Bees,” Baskin Senior Gallery, Santa Cruz
      “Re-Seen Park I),” Running Dog Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
      “Re-Seen (Part II),” Stevenson Coffee House, Santa Cruz, California


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016       “Tiny Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “New Leaf,” Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2015       “Anthems for the Mother Earth Goddess,” Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
2014-15       “Cutout/Decoupage,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2014       “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013-14       ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013       “Color: The Splendor Of,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012-13       “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012       “Women: By, Of, About,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011       “Black and White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Frame of Reference: Dioramas in the 21st Century,” Ann Street, Gallery, Newburgh, New York
      “A Rose By Any Other Name…,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “tART Year 8: A Self-Curated Show,” A@R, Brooklyn, New York
2010-11       “All That Glitters,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010       “Cut It Up,” Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, New York
      “REAL(ist),” Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
2009       “Artists Respond to ‘An African in Greenland,’” Arctic Book Club, Flux Factory and EFA Project Space, New York
      “Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
      “Nature,” Fahnemann Projects, Berlin
      “5x20x20,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
      Summer Group Exhibition, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “tART Summer Salon at AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2008       “Generation 6,” A.I.R. Gallery, in collaboration with CODEPINK, New York
      “Grizzly Proof,” Trinity Square Video Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
      “Summer Salon Show,” Rabbit Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2007-08       “Images and Words,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “New York, New York, New York,” Flux Factory, Long Island City, New York
2007       Flux Factory Annual Benefit Auction, Hungarian Cultural Center, New York
      “Flying the Coop,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Grizzly Proof,” Flux Factory, Long Island City, New York
      “Inner Child: Good and Evil in the Garden of Memories,” Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey
      L.I.C. (with Flux Factory), Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
      “Night of 1,000 Drawings,” Artists Space, New York
      Summer Group Show, Fahnemann Projects, Berlin
2006       “Collectors Show,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
      tART Salon Spring Art Show, New York
2005       “Night of 1,000 Drawings,” Artists Space, New York
      “Salon Art Show,” 147 Bowery Gallery, New York
      tART Salon Fall Art Show, New York
      “25 Years Fahnemann,” Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin
2004       “Arbeiten auf Papier/Grafiken Part 1,” Fahnemann Projekte, Berlin
      “Arbeiten auf Papier/Grafiken,” Fahnemann Projekte, Berlin
      “Night of 1,000 Drawings,” Artists Space, New York
2003       “Harlem Art Project,” Saatchi & Saatchi benefit auction, New York
      “Love Art and War,” Altman Building, New York
      “Night of 1,000 Drawings,” Artists Space, New York
2002       “Open Studios,” Hunter College, New York
2001       “Anti-Human: Human,” Bridge Gallery, Santa Cruz
      ” Banter,” Works/San Jose, San Jose, California
      “Displacements and Anxious Objects,” Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
      “Irwin Show,” Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, Santa Cruz
      “Postcards,” Southern Exposure, San Francisco
      “7$ Portrait Show,” Penny Arcade Gallery, Toronto
      “Silent Night Auction,” Works/San Jose, San Jose, California
      “W.E.T.,” Kresge Town Hall
      21st Annual Fall Auction, ICA Gallery, San Jose, California
2000       “JaRReD,” Baskin Mini Gallery, Santa Cruz
      WINDow,” Baskin Mini Gallery, Santa Cruz


AWARDS, GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2012       Artist-in-Residence, University of California Santa Cruz
2010       National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Residency in Japan with US-Japan Friendship Commission, Washington, D.C.
2009       Krasner-Pollock Foundation Fellowship
      Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence Program, Woodstock, New York
2006       Tony Smith Award, Hunter College, New York
2004       William Graft Memorial Fund Travel Grant Award
      Hunter College Exchange Scholarship, Universitat der Kunst, Berlin
2002       ArtsBridge Excellence Award, University of California Santa Cruz
2001       University of California Santa Cruz: ArtsBridge Research Award; Eduardo Carrillo Painting Scholarship; Chancellor’s Undergraduate Internship; College Honors; Dean’s Award for Senior Thesis; Suan Benteen & William Hyde Irwin Art Scholarship; Major Honors; Merit Scholarship; Parnassus Art Scholarship;
2000, 01       University of California Santa Cruz: ArtsBridge Scholarship; ArtsBridge Teaching Scholarship; Merit Scholarship
1999       Cabrillo College Academic Scholarship, California


COLLECTIONS

Kupferstichkabinett Museum of Prints and Drawings, Berlin
Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing Collection
Special Collections Library, University of Santa Cruz, California


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2007-08       Adjunct Professor, Hunter College, New York
      Instructor, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
2006-present       Adjunct Professor, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York
2005       Course Assistant, Hunter College, New York
2003-05       Teaching Assistant, Hunter College, New York
2002       Harlem Tutorial Program Arts Teacher, International House, New York
2001       Art Teacher, San Jose Museum of Art, California
      Workshop Designer and Teacher, University of California Santa Cruz
2000- 02       Teaching Assistant, University of California Santa Cruz


LECTURES

2009       “5x20x20,” Public Programs Speaker in conjunction with the exhibition “Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
2007       College Art Association Conference, New York, presenter of paper “Myths of Nature in Art, Science and Religion: From Dioramas to Dioramas to Dogmas,” to panel discussion, “Constructed Realities: Dioramas as Art”

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2008       “Summer Salon,” Rabbit Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2003       College Art Association MFA Exhibition Coordinator, Times Square Gallery, New York
2001       “Instant Art Event: Just Add Water,” J.B. Hall Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
      “Lure,” J.B. Hall Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
      “MEDIAte,” Student Film and Video Night exhibition, Santa Cruz, California
2000       Assistant, “Dis-splacements and Anxious Objects,” Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of Santa Cruz, California
      “JaRReD,” Baskin Mini Gallery, Santa Cruz
      UCSC Research and Curatorial Assistant to Professor Joyce Brodsky and the Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery


WORK EXPERIENCE

2005       Artist Assistant to Valerie Jaudon
2003       College Art Association Conference Assistant, New York
      Graduate School Workshop Leader, University of California Santa Cruz
2002       Gallery Assistant, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
2001       ArtsBridge Scholar Mentor and Administrative Assistant, University of California Santa Cruz
      Research Assistant, MFA program proposal
2000       Assistant to Coordinator/Director of ArtsBridge Program
      Chancellor’s Undergraduate Intern, ArtsBridge Program
      Gallery Attendant, Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz
      Research and Curatorial Assistant to Professor Joyce Brodsky and the Mary Sesnon Porter Gallery
1999       Assistant to the Vice President of Instruction, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
1998       Gallery Attendant, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Canada


RELATED EXPERIENCE

2004-05       M.F.A. Student Representative, Hunter Gallery Committee, Hunter College, New York
      Student President, Master of Fine Arts Student Organization, Hunter College, New York
2003       College Art Association, M.F.A. Exhibition Coordinator, Time Square Gallery, New York
2003       Entomology Department Volunteer, Royal Ontario Museum, Canada
      Graduate School Workshop Leader for Art Students, University of California, Santa Cruz
2002       Art Department Alumni Representative, University of California Santa Cruz
2001       Panelist, Taking Power—Fall Orientation for First Year and Transfer Students, Porter College, University of California, Santa Cruz
2000       Co-President, Student Art Movement, University of California Santa Cruz