katierosepipkin@gmail.com

 

Education;
University of Texas at Austin
BFA in Studio Art, 2013

School for Poetic Computation,
Summer 2015

Carnegie Mellon University
MFA in Studio Art, expected 2018

 

Selected Exhibitions;
2016
The Milano Game Festival, XXI Triennale, Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy
Beazley Designs of the Year, The Design Museum, London, UK
The Art of Bots, Abandon Normal Devices, Somerset House, London, UK
What’s a steak, 5122 Penn and Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Mild Rumpus, The Game Developer’s Conference, San Francisco, CA
Electronic Literature: A Matter of Bits, The Stedman Gallery at Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

2015
picking figs in the garden while my world eats Itself, Not Gallery, Austin, TX (solo)
Now Play This, Somerset House, London, UK
Babycastles Living, Babycastles Gallery, New York City, NY
ELO: The End(s) of Electronic Literature, Bergen, Norway
The Only Knowledge Worth Possessing, Gray Duck Gallery & The Contemporary, Austin, TX
Ins & Outs, Art Science Gallery, Austin, TX
Just Some Me Time…, Museum of Human Achievement and Applied Self-Instruction Foundation, Austin, TX
Electronic Objects Salon, XOXO Fest, Portland, OR

2014
six drawings of dogs and some of rocks, Little Pink Monster Gallery, Austin, TX (solo)
West, The Haskell House, Austin, TX
Group Hug, Pump Project Flex Space/Lullwood Group, Austin and San Antonio, TX

2013
Texas Biennial, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
New Digital Art Biennale, The Wrong, Worldwide
Basements Were Rooftops, Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX
East, Fisterra Studios, Austin, TX
The Grayduck 5k, Grayduck Gallery, Austin, TX
October, Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA

2012
17 Tips Project, Sleeth Gallery, Buchannon, WV
Femme Fatale, ABB Gallery, Austin, TX
Teenage Wasteland, Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX
Blurred Lines, Gallery Black Lagoon, Austin, TX

2009
Nobelity, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Built Like Nests, Birdhouse Gallery, Austin, TX
Ahead of Their Time, Arthouse, Austin, TX
E.A.S.T., The Artpost, Austin, TX

Curation;
Gallery Director, The Museum of Human Achievement Austin, TX, 2014-2015.
Selected shows:
NO GROWTH IN PRECIOUSNESS, August 2015
Minutae, May 2015
The Institute of Desktop Archeology, Fusebox Festival, April 2015
Come over here and touch this rock…, January 2015
AHOM, November 2014
Keeping Dreamtime, May 2014
Launched Programs:
MOHA Artist in Residence
Process Lecture Series (Eames Demitrios of Kymaerxthaere; Museum of Artificial and Natural Ephmerata; others)

Director and Founder, Wardenclyffe Austin, TX, 2011-2013.
Selected shows:
Saying Thank You, May 2013
Minimalism Rodeo, January 2013
Summertime of the Dead, October 2012
Lessons from a Bone Box, August 2012
Karmic Trash Debt, June 2012
Modern Rituals, May 2012

Residencies and Grants;
Residency Award, Helsinki International Artist Programme at Suomenlinna, Finland, 2016
Hunting Art Prize Finalist, Houston, TX, 2015 + 2016
Residency Award, New York Mills Arts Retreat, New York Mills, MN, 2014
Residency Award, Pilot Balloon Church House, Lawrence, KS, 2014
Residency Award, Caldera, Sisters, OR, 2014
Residency Award, Madrono Ranch, Madrono, TX, 2013
Residency Award, Joshua Tree Artist Residency, Joshua Tree, CA, 2013
Artist of the Year: Early Career, Austin Visual Arts Awards, 2012
Residency Award, Ox-bow, MI, 2011
Residency Award, Paris American Academy of Art, Paris, France, 2009
Young Masters Award through the Texas Cultural Trust, 2008 and 2009

Performances, Talks and Publications;
Guillaume: Visitar a Chris Marker en Second Life, Backroom Caracas, 2017
Holy words in service to generative text, Workshop in the Woods at Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH, 2016
A garden-ecology for bots, Electronic Literature Organization, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, 2016
The Contemporary Melitzah, WORDHACK, Babycastles, New York City, NY, 2016
Bots & the rise of digital folklore, Botsummit, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2016
Language after the Writing Machine, Indiecade, L.A., CA, 2015
Shapes and Other Shapes with Octopus Projects, Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX, 2015
Selfhood, the Icon, and Byzantine Presence, Bot Summit MIT Media Lab, Boston, MA, 2014
Pecha Kucha Vol 20, at The Contemporary Austin, TX, 2014
Curating Youtube Ephemera, Lawrence Arts Center, KS, 2014
Baroquemon, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX, 2014
The Forgotten Concrete Arrows of Early US Airmail, 787XX, 2014
Snowfall DESTROYS 3 Cars, Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX, 2013 (and ongoing)
the boy with a sun for a head, Roughhouse, March 2013
The Man Who Planted Trees, The Exchange Artists, Austin, TX, 2012
Riddley Walker, Trouble Puppet Theatre, Austin, TX, 2011
The Miniaturist, Private Lives Puppet Theatre, Austin, TX, 2011
No Strings, Salvage Vanguard, Austin, TX, 2011

Selected Press;
Design Museum names this year’s top designs, Creative Review, August 2016
A Collection of Magical Realist Games for Your Smartphone, Hyperallergic, August 2016
These robots are better at art than you are, Dazed Digital, April 2016
About a bot: Interview with Katie Rose Pipkin, Furtherfield, December 2015
12 Weird, Excellent Twitter Bots Chosen by Twitter’s Best Bot-Makers, New York Magazine, November 2015
How to Make a Moth, Studio 360, WNYC, August 2015
These procedurally generated space bowls are killer, Boing Boing, November 2015
Curator’s choice: Digitale Kunst, Kunst Bulletin, March 2016
Review: The Only Knowledge Worth Possessing, The Austin Chronicle, August 2015
Katie Rose Pipkin: picking figs in the garden while my world eats Itself, The Austin Chronicle, July 2015
Procedurally-generated moths are wonderfully haunting, plausible, Boing Boing, July 2015
A Twitter Bot That Generates Beautiful, Imaginary Moths, Hyperallergic, July 2015
The Art of Twitter Art, The Atlantic, February 2015
The Drawings of Katie Rose Pipkin, BOOOOOOOM, August 2014
Techno-Artistic: Katie Rose Pipkin and the new art, The Austin Chronicle, August 2013