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
2004 Universität der Künst, Berlin, Germany
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

2017-2018 “Mystic Geometry,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2017 “Mystic Geometry-Circling the Square,” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
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
2010 “Eastern Mountains,” Kokoka International Community House, Kyoto, Japan
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

2018 “Flowering,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2017 “Summer Gardens: Representational and Abstract,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Eye of the Beholder,” Pratt Manhattan SCPS Gallery, New York
“Plus One,” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2016 “Tiny Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Breaking Ground,” Slate HQ, Brooklyn, New York
“New Leaf,” Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
“Visions of Nature,” Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
2015 “Anthems for the Mother Earth Goddess,” Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
“Neo-Craftivism,” The Parlour, Brooklyn, New York
“Weekend at the Old Gem,” Presented by Arts at Renaissance, Brooklyn, 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
“Collectively Assembled,” Arts at Renaissance, Brooklyn, New York
2012-13 “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012 “Rockslide Sky,” Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York
“Women: By, Of, About,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Book Art Event,” Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
2011 “Billboard Art Project,” Albany, New York; Nashville, Tennessee; Savannah, Georgia
“Black and White,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Chrome & Couture,” Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
“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,” Arts at Renaissance, Brooklyn, New York
“Sweet + Sour: tART Works,” Ozaneaux Art Space, 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 “Arctic Book Club,” EFA Project Space, New York
“Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Cultural Corridor IV,” Storefront Artist Project, Pittsfield, Mass.
“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 “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
“Words and Images,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
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
“ARTissima 11,” Piska Juschka Gallery, Milan, New York
2003 “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, California
“Postcards,” Southern Exposure, San Francisco
“7$ Portrait Show,” Penny Arcade Gallery, Toronto
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, California
2011-2012 Artist-in-Residence, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, New York
2010 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Residency in Japan with US-Japan Friendship Commission, Washington, D.C.
2009 Krasner-Pollock Foundation Fellowship, New York, 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, Universität der Künst, 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
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Cleveland Clinic Art Program, Cleveland, Ohio


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016-present Adjunct Professor. Parsons The New School, New York
2016-present Adjunct Professor. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
2014-present Adjunct Professor. Hunter College, New York
2012-present Instructor. Museum of Modern Art. New York (on site and online).
2006-present Adjunct Professor, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York
2011-2016 Instructor. LIM College, New York
2012-2016 Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online Division
2007-08 Adjunct Professor, Hunter College, New York
Instructor, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
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

2017 “Curator Talk,” Loft Artists Association, Stamford, Connecticut
“Curator as Artist,” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2016 “Katerina Lanfranco,” Faculty Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, California
“Slide Night,” Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2013 “Art Talk: Katerina Lanfranco.” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2012 “Katerina Lanfranco,” Sesnon Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, California
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

2017 “ Visual Narratives,” Loft Artists Association, Stamford, Connecticut
2016 “Two Solo Exhibitions: Rhia Hurt and Arlan Huang,” Zarre Andre Gallery, New York
“Laughing Out Loud, “ Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2015 “From New York with Love,” Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“No Sleep Till Brooklyn,” Josty, Berlin, Germany
“Retrofit,” Solo Exhibition by Carrie Rubinstein, Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
“Select,” Select Art Fair, Center 548, New York
“Heavy Metal,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
2014 “Post Partum Party,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
“Funkdafied,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
“All Worked Up,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
“Elusive Abstraction,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
“Thought Bubbles,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
2013-2014 “A-Side, B-Side,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
2013 “Fine Lines,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
“Poetry Slam,” Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
2012 “Color Shift,” Billboard Art Project, Atlanta, Georgia
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

2005-2009 Artist Assistant to Valerie Jaudon
2006-2007 Artist Assistant to Cora Cohen
2003 College Art Association Conference Assistant, New York
Graduate School Workshop Leader, University of California Santa Cruz
2002-2003 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

2017 Hunter Mellon Arts Fellows Mentor, Hunter College, New York
2012 ARTexchange Artist Participant. College Art Association Conference
2008 Art Collective Coordinator. New York-based women’s artist collective, tART
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

SELECTED PRESS

2017 “Ligers, Tigons, and Ursus: A Play in 11 Questions for Katerina Lanfranco”
by Casey Haymes, AHDT The New School Blog Winter 2017 (upcoming)
“Mystic Geometry: Circling the Square,” Art in Brooklyn.com, April 26
“Katerina Lanfranco,” Phantasmaphile.com, January 6
2016 “Featured Artist,” The New York Optimist.net Fall 2016
“Delve Interview: Katerina Lanfranco,” Kind Aesthetic.com, March 17
“Katherine Bradford, and Drawing for Sculpture: Swimmers and Gender Politics,” review by Paddy Johnson, ArtFCity, January 22
2015 “New York Artist Katerina Lanfranco and the Styles of the Imagination,” Creativinn.com, October 26
“Featured Artist and Interview,” Abstract Media Tumblr.com, Fall 2015
“Interview with Visual Artist Katerina Lanfranco,” Nora Gouma.com, Nov 7
“Anthems for the Mother Earth Goddess,” reviewed by Ken Johnson, New York Times, July 9
“Walled Out,” review by John Haber Haberarts.com
“Anthems for a Mother Earth Goddess,” Rhino Horn Group, July 8
“L: Rex Art,” The L Magazine reviewed by Paul D’Agostino, June 2
“In Bushwick, an Exhibition Tears Down Walls between Art and Craft,” Hyperallergic.com, reviewed by Benjamin Sutton, June 19
“Rhombus Space Presents Retrofit,” Art in Brooklyn, September 25
2014 “Pro-creations! Red Hook show features art inspired by parenthood,” The Brooklyn Paper, reviewed by Danielle Furfaro, November 25
“The Five Best Galleries in Red Hook,” Brokelyn.com, by Kala Jerzy, November 4
2013 “Podcast - Adventures in Arting,” Balzer Designs, June 19
“Artist, Gallerist, Curator Katerina Lanfranco: Fine Lines a Change of Perspective,” Arts in Bushwick, by Etty Yaniv, November 11
“Rhombus Space, New Gallery in Red Hook,” Word on Columbia Street, by Lily Kinner, October 14
2012 “Katerina Lanfranco,”Artist on Art.net with (radio interview on 88.1FM KZSC), March 13
2010 Brush with Greatness, Toronto Star, October 11, p. E1-2
Brush with Art, NOW Magazine, October 14, p. 12
2009 Katerina Lanfranco, solo exhibition review in ARTnews. March, p. 112-3
New York Gallery Shows to Start 2009, reviewed by Robert Ayers ARTinfo. 1/14
2006 Ursus Horribilis, solo exhibition reviewed in ARTnews. December, p. 156
2001 Nature and Culture Intersect, reviewed in The Villager, October 11, p. 36
Re-Seen, reviewed: Hiya Swanhuyser Metro, Santa Cruz, California, 5/ 9, p. 35 Biting Birds and Bees, reviewed by Hiya Swanhuyser in Metro, Santa Cruz, California, January 31, p. 29 Biting Birds and Bees, reviewed by Bruce Willey in Good Times, Good Times, February 1, p. 23 Dis-placements and Anxious Objects, reviewed by Bruce Willey in Good Times, February 22, 2001, p. 25.