Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College. Annandale on Hudson, NY.
Empire State College, State University of New York. New York, NY. BA, Fine Art.
New York University. New York, NY.
International Center of Photography. New York, NY.
Palm Beach Photo Workshops. Delray Beach, FL.
AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS:
Winner, Juried Competition, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA 2012
Winner, Best Experimental Film Award of Merit, The Accolade Competition 2010
Change Inc. / The Rauschenberg Grant, 2006
Concordia Foundation Grant, 2006
Winner, Best Experimental Film, Planet Out Short Movie Awards 2006
Elephant Rock Foundation Grant 2005
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Video 2004
SOLO EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS:
2016 “Hell No / Poster Child” Art Market Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
2016 “Feral Women & Filmed Portraits” Prince Street Project Space, New York, NY.
2015 “Feral Women” Twilight Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2014 “Summer Sang in Me” Strange Loop Gallery, New York NY
2014 “Summer Sang in Me” Art Market Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
2014 “Black Velvet White Leather” DeLuca Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2013 “GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS” Participant Inc., New York NY
2013 “GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS” Art Market Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
2013 “Katrina del Mar – Shorts” Strange Loop Gallery, New York, NY
2013 “Girl Gang Trilogy / Films by Katrina del Mar” MoMA / PS1 Dome 2, Rockaway Beach NY
2010 “Girl Gang Trilogy / Gangs of New York” Fab Lab, Berlin, Germany
2010 “Gangs of New York” Wrong Weather Gallery Porto, Portugal
2010 “Girl Gang Trilogy” Anthology Film Archives, New York NY
2009 “Katrina del Mar Retrospective” Red Rattler, Sydney Australia
2009 “Movie Mayhem” Cherry Bomb Comics, Auckland, NZ
2009 “Movie Mayhem” Gene Frankel Theatre, New York, NY
2007 “Movie Mayhem” Pioneer Theater, New York, NY
2003 “Ruff Trade” Miami Light Project, Miami, FL
2001 “American Toughie” Intermedia Arts , Minneapolis, MN
2000 “American Toughie and Gang Girls 2000” Photo /Film Installation. Spa, New York NY
1999 “American Toughie” Photo and Film Installation. Clit Club, New York, NY.
1999 “American Toughie” Photo and Film Installation. Lust for Life, New York, NY
1998 “Pseudo Kin” P.S. 122, New York, NY
1998 “Chicks Trash and Rock & Roll” Photo Installation. Squeezebox, New York, NY
1998 “Recent Photographs” Deepdale Gallery, New York, NY
1997 “Sweating Gasoline and Looking for a Match” Photo Installation, Clit Club, New York, NY
2016 Spring Break Art Show, Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York NY. “Cannibals” curated by Jo Shane & Maripol.
2015 “Trophy Art” Curated by Melissa McCaig-Welles AZArt New York, NY.
2014 “Push It” ArtNowNY, Joseph Gross Gallery, New York, NY
2014 (S)he is Still Her(e) Rivington Music, New York, NY
2013 “The Future is Now” Highline Loft, New York, NY
2013 “Social Change: Performance and Protest” The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2012 “On the Edge of Society: Deviant Performers at the End of the Millennium” Warehouse 9, Copenhagen
2011 “The Unseen” curated by Adela Leibowitz Torrance Museum of Art, Torrance California
2011 “Filmmakers Cooperative Summer Cinema Salon” Petit Versailles, New York, NY
2007 “If Everyone Had an Ocean/Nouvelles Vagues” film series, CAPC Museum, Bordeaux, France
2007 “Womanizer” film series Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2006 “The Process IV” BINZ 39, Zurich, Switzerland
2004 “Mermaids” Barthelemy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003 “Gen Art Miami” PT Studios, Soho Lounge & Oxygen, Miami, FL
2002 “A Star is Born – Kembra Pfahler” American Fine Arts Co. New York, NY
2001 “Stimulata” University of Cardiff, Wales
1999 “Illusion Delusion Denial” 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
1998 “Night of 100 Girls” Untitled warehouse space, New York, NY
1996 “Tattoo” Studio Museum of Staten Island, New York, NY
1996 “Picture This” CB’s 313 Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Untitled Group Show. Underground, West Palm Beach, FL
1991 “Censorship in the Arts” University of Wisconsin, Madison
1989 “Avantgarde-Arama” Performance Space 122, New York, NY
1989 Untitled Film Program State University of New York at Purchase
WORKSHOPS / ARTIST TALKS / LECTURES:
2015 “Feral Women” Screening and Artists Talk Twilight Gallery West, Seattle, WA.
2013 “2 Days of Katrina del Mar” Screening and Artists Talk presented by Joanie4Jackie, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson.
2012 “Documenting the Moment: Photographing Live Art” Warehouse 9 Copenhagen, Denmark.
2011 “Queer Feminist Trash Film Workshop with Katrina del Mar” Hoshschule für Künste, Bremen, Germany
2011 Visiting Artist; The New School New York, NY.
SELECTED PRESS PROFILES:
2013 Photograph Magazine “Katrina del Mar: Girls Girls Girls” review by Carlo McCormick
2010 Curve Magazine “Ladies, Start Your Engines” sidebar feature profile April 2010
2009 Time Out New York “Movie Spars” full page Feature Article Oct 1-7 2009 Issue 731
2009 Cherrie “Gang Girl” Sydney, Australia Cover Story Feature Interview/Article Apr 2009 Issue 019
2008 Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katrina_del_Mar
2006 The San Diego Weekly Reader “Riding the Big Apple’s Little Waves” Cover Story vol. 35 no. 7
2006 LOTL “The Eyes of Katrina del Mar” Sydney, Australia full page Feature article issue 201 vol. 17 no. 9
1998 Time Out New York “Girls on the Side” full page Feature Article Feb 26-Mar 5 1998 Issue 127
Even Hurwitz, New York, NY
Carol Coombes, Philadelphia PA
Cindy Brown, Miami, FL
Erotic Museum in Barcelona, Spain.
Sacred Body Arts, New York Body Archive
Zandl Collection, New York, NY
2008 Nerve: The First Ten Years. Published by Chronicle Books
2006 Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents. By Nicholas Ganz Published by Harry Abrams, Inc
2000 The New Nude. edited by Genevieve Field of Nerve. published by Chronicle Books.
1997 Who Touched my Monkey? by Ducky DooLittle. Plushtoy/Night & Day.
1997 Totem of the Depraved. by Nick Zedd. 2.13.61 Publications.
1989-2000 Plushtoy Picture Book. Self Published series.
SELECTED FILM FESTIVALS:
Frameline, San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
NewFest, New York, New York.
London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
OutFest, Los Angeles, CA
Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
Feminale International Womens Film Festival, Cologne, Germany
Chicago Underground Film Festival
MIX NYC Experimental Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Image and Nation Film Festival, Montreal, Quebec.
Out Takes Film Fest, New Zealand.
Creative Director, delMarvelous Productions / Katrina del Mar Photography, New York, 2012-Present
delMarvelous A Day in the Life Katrina del Mar 2015-16 currently in production. Webseries Create, co-wrote, produced, directed, and edit upcoming webseries. Successfully ran a $20,000 Kickstarter crowd fund raising campaign.
Photographer, Creative Director
Katrina del Mar Photography, New York, 1990-Present
Freelance Photography: Portrait, Fashion, Entertainment, Art and Stock photography.
Worldwide Syndication, Portfolio is available for review
Clients include: Sony Music, Island Records, Polygram, V2 Records, London Records, Time Out New York, People Magazine, Mademoiselle, Bust magazine, and the NYPost. Photonica/Getty, Globe Photo/IPOL & Liaison Agencies
Video Editor, Freelance
2016 Havas Worldwide. New York, NY
2014 Washington Square Films. Producers: Jack Lechner, Gail Eisenberg
2011 Sizzle Reel “Rock Paper Scissors” Producer: Wendy Kidd
2010 Conde Nast “Deeper Connection” Producer: Laura Kirby Number Six Editorial / Sapient Nitro
2010 FootLocker “Sneaker Enthusiast” Producer: Jim Frame Number Six Editorial / Sapient Nitro
“delMarvelous A Day in the Life Katrina del Mar” 2015-Present Webseries Create, produce, directe, and edit. Successfully ran a $20,000 Kickstarter crowd fund raising campaign.
“Hell on Wheels; Gang Girls Forever” 2010 Short Film. Created, co-wrote, developed screenplay, produced, directed, and edited award winning independent film. Grant writing, online marketing, still photography and package design.
“Brooklyn Girls” 2009 Music Video for Hooray for Goodbye, aired on Click List Top Ten, NewNowNext on Logo MTV Networks and HereTV!
“Bringin’ Me Down” 2009 Music Video for GSX, featured Top Ten Click List 5 consecutive weeks aired on NewNowNext on Logo MTV Networks and programmed on Pay Cable HereTV!
“I Got What I Came For” 2008 Music Video for GSX, Programmed multiple times on NewNowNext with feature interview / Click List Top Ten 3 consecutive weeks on Logo MTV Networks
“Do You Have a Lover” 2007 Music Video for Sandra Grace, Click List Top Ten on Logo MTV Networks /Top linked video on You Tube
“A Beautiful Death” 2006 Screened at the Pioneer Theater, Frameline Film Festival, Mix Film Festival NYC, Torino GLBT Film Fest, Turin Italy
“SURF GANG”, “Nothin’ Pretty,” GANG GIRLS 2000. 1999-2006 Developed screenplays, produced, directed, and edited acclaimed/award winning independent films. Grant writing, worldwide film festival distribution, online marketing, still photography and package design.
Studio Manager, Nan Goldin Studio, New York. Oct 2006-Dec 2008
Worked closely with the artist to manage and administrate all functions of the studio.
-Coordinated first ever digital conversion “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” slide show for the Tate Modern Museum in London; coordinated conversion to hi definition digital files from over 900 analog slide sources.
-Coordinated and assisted artist on creating new versions of “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” slide show for the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.
-Facilitated the production of a major retrospective black and white show at Matthew Marks Gallery in New York City.
-Assisted in the editing of “The Beautiful Smile, ” a book published by Steidl in conjunction with the Hasselblad Award 2007 in Goteborg, Sweden. Coordinated meetings with publisher, artist, editors and Hasselblad Center staff, researched archives in concert with editors and artist, prepared prints for book edit from both analog & digital files.
-Produced and assisted on commercial photo shoots for New York Times Magazine, GQ & Kid’s Wear Magazine.
-Responsible for all aspects of inventory management including sales, reproduction requests from publishers and museums, gallery and commercial relations, commissions, and special projects.
-Studio responsibilities include interfacing with curators, gallerists and museum directors, managing an extensive archive and ordering editioned prints for galleries; handling correspondence; scheduling appointments and overseeing all travel arrangements; creating invoices, budgets; managing studio personnel.
Freelance Darkroom Printer 2001-2006
Bond Street Print Lab and Fleshtone Miami
Custom color prints, contacts, exhibition prints. Analog and digital processes.
Scenic Painter / Art Department Assistant / Production Assistant 1997-2006
Assisted Production Designers with props, scenic painting, set building, driving and set dressing for music videos, industrials and television shows for production companies including Woo Art International, Remote Productions (Viacom),Damage Studios, Ohayo and Comedy Central.
Web Producer, Website design, Webmaster
Katrina del Mar Photography. Showcase website for photographic and film work. All HTML/Flash coding, design, content creation, graphics, writing, flash and gif animation. 1996-2014
Donald Moffitt, author. Design and production. 2012
Rock Star Renovation, licensed contractor. Photography, design and production. 2012
Gang Girls Forever. Film Website. Design, production, writing, photography. 2010
PAPERMAG daily lifestyle magazine. Created Graphics, maintained site. 2000
Pseudo Networks. Photography, created graphics, writing. 1999-2000
Producer / Director, August 99-May 00
MinxTV and Minx Daily Women’s interest entertainment variety program on Pseudo Programs Internet Television. Produced, booked guests, wrote scripts, Wrote show descriptions, came up with topical show themes, created graphics, blocked and Directed weekly half-hour talk and variety show on Pseudo.com. Called meetings with production staff and technical crew of 20. Wrote show descriptions in HTML and uploaded to Pseudo website. Produced and shot exterior segments. Including all aspects of field production including research, story outlining, shoot coordination, interviewing, directing talent and crews.
Hell on Wheels Gang Girls Forever 2010 Directed & Produced by Katrina del Mar
Surf Gang, 2002-2006; Directed & Produced by Katrina del Mar
Gang Girls 2000, 1999-2000; Directed & Produced by Katrina del Mar
More Life in a Tramp’s Vest, 1996; Stereophonics Music video for V2 Records.
ABC Manhattan, 1994; Directed by Amir Naderi screened at Cannes Film Festival.
War is Menstrual Envy, 1990; directed by Nick Zedd.
Budget Management, Production, Directing, Grant Writing.
Photo and Video Editing, Digital Retouching and Compositing, Graphic Design.
Master color and black & white darkroom printer both traditional analog and digital platforms.
Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, InDesign, FilemakerPro, Microsoft Word, Excel.
35mm still cameras, medium format cameras and 4×5. Lighting: strobe and tungsten.
Super8mm movie cameras: Canon and Elmo. Video cameras: Canon 5D MarkIII, Canon GL2.
Basic German and French. Native English speaker. US Citizen. Valid Passport, Driver License.
Excellent driver, passionate surfer.