Katie Kotler

katie.kotler@gmail.com | www.katiekotler.com |

(416) 834-0235 b. Montreal, QC Lives and works in Toronto

Katie Kotler is an artist, curator and musician. Primarily working in animation and installation, her work

integrates neon colours and geometric shapes.

Education

OCAD University, Master of Fine Arts, 2016

Concordia University, Bachelor of Arts, 2008

Selected Artist & Curatorial Exhibitions

2018 Refuge/Escape, Roundtable Residency, Toronto

2017 Installation as a Subversive Art, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

Sunnyside Up Youth Council Party, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Diamonds + Thunderbolts, Toronto Animation Image Society, Toronto

Xpace Cultural Centre Fundraiser, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

2016 3D IRL, Long Winter, Toronto

Escape to Camp CMYK, OCAD Student Gallery, Toronto

Prescience, Luminato Festival, Toronto

GradEx, OCAD, Toronto

Xpace Cultural Centre Fundraiser, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

Digital Futures Graduation Show, OCAD, Toronto

2015 Milky Way Launch Party & Zine, Milk Glass Gallery, Toronto

Despondence, Xpace Cultural Centre External Space, Toronto

Xpace Cultural Centre Fundraiser, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

Spatial Reasoning, OCAD Experimental Media Space, Toronto

2014 Animation Tests: Experiments & Installation, OCAD Experimental Media Space, Toronto

Toronto Digital Projects, Angell Gallery, Toronto

Screenings

2017 What is Left? What is Right? Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario

2016 Pleasure Dome’s New Toronto Works Tour, Big Mama’s Cinematheque, Philadelphia

Mono No Aware, Brooklyn

Balagan Films, Boston

2015 Autumn Open Screening, Trinity Square Video, Toronto

Pleasure Dome’s New Toronto Works, Geary Lane, Toronto

DPXA Year-End Screening of Animations, Handlebar, Toronto

2014 Augmented Cinema Film Festival, The Royal Cinema, Toronto

2013 Meat Lovers, Arboretum Music Festival, Ottawa

Film Work

2019 Film score and set design, Beautiful Friend, The End, directed by Andrea Marcinelo, Toronto

2018 Film score, Charlie, directed by Lesley Johnson, Toronto

2017 Film score, OCAD Digital Futures Graduate Showreel, directed by Umar Amanullah, Toronto

2016 Film score, OCAD Digital Futures Graduate Showreel, directed by Umar Amanullah, Toronto

2014 Film score, Archive Burning, directed by Katie Meyer, Toronto

Film score, John Chervinsky and Ron Loranger Opening at Galerie Youn, directed by Vinh

Truong, Montreal

2011 Film score, Artsync’s The Graffiti Question Documentary, directed by Heather White, Toronto

2010Film score, Modasuite advertisement, Montreal

Partnerships & International Art Fairs

2019 Artist Partner, Emerging Digital Artist Award, Toronto

2018 Editions Art Book Fair, Toronto

2017 Printed Matter’s Art Book Fair, New York

Grants & Residencies

2019 Recipient, Toronto Arts Council Media Production Grant

Artist-in-Residence, Betonest Residency, Germany

Artist Partner, Emerging Digital Artist Award, Toronto

2018 Artist-in-Residence, Roundtable Residency, Toronto

2017 A/V Artist-in Residence, The Drake Hotel, Toronto

2016 Digital Artist-in Residence, Studio Beat, Toronto/New York

Bibliography

2016

CBC: “Luminato Festival Adds Energy to Old Hearn Generating Station”, 2016. http:// www.cbc.ca/

news/canada/toronto/luminato-photos-1.3630678

2015

“Despondence”, Xpace Cultural Centre Exhibition Essay & Annual Exhibition Catalog, vol. 6, 2015,

pp.Arp2

2014

“CD1-Track 5- Avi”, Grimes Reference Blog, 2014.

2013

600: “Top 100 Songs of 2013: 100-76” (Number 84), Silent Shout Music

Blog, 2013. http://silentshout.ca/2013/12/17/top-100-songs-of-2013-100-75/

Digits: “Top 30 Albums of 2013: 30-16”, (Number 19), Silent Shout Music Blog, 2013.

Farragoes: “MP3: Chanteclair- I Know Synthsation”, Silent Shout Music Blog, 2013. http://silent-shout.

ca/2013/05/14/mp3-chanteclair-i-know-synthsation/

“Featured Artist: Katie Kotler”, Bluestockings Magazine, 2013. http:// bluestocking- smag.

com/2013/09/24/featured-artist-katie-kotler/

Administration & Board Experience

2014-2018 Programming Coordinator & Assistant, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto

2015-2017 Board Member, Toronto Animated Image Society

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