About

Tattoo & Multidisciplinary Artist

Professional Contemporary Artist & Tattooer.  Environmental advocate & bicycle enthusiast.  I thrive in community & team-based dynamics, especially in situations with people from diverse backgrounds.  Being able to see where people excel and where their strengths are best suited.  Excellent at implementing effective communication, a rapid learner and embody a dynamic approach to problem-solving. Strong interpersonal & listening skills, while also mechanically inclined.  I’ve been a San Francisco cyclist and resident for over 21 years and have a wonderful understanding of geography especially pertaining to bike commutes.

Education

California College of the Arts- MFA: Sculpture

September 2006-May 2009,  1111 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

 

Contemporary/Multidisciplinary Artist focusing on large-scale bronze, steel and wood fabrication and large scale installations as well as painting and performance work and social practices. Multiple hours logged in the bronze studio, woodshop and painting studios. Taught mold-making to undergraduate students.

 

UC Santa Cruz- BA

September 2006-May 2009,  1111 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

 

Bronze sculpture, mold-making instructor.  Part of the bronze pouring team. Woodshop manager and personal trainer at OPERS Wellness Center.  Painter + Sculptor with a focus on Social Psychology.

University of Canterbury

February 2003-January 2004: Christchurch, NZ

 

Studies in Ethnographic Film and Traditional Maori History.

Publications / Exhibitions

‘You Used to Call Me Baby: The Intoxicating Culture of Filth’  ATAK Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2019: Click here

 

‘Ladies, Ladies Art Show’  Brooklyn, NY, 2018: Click Here

Tattoodo//Sessions: New York, NY 2018: Click Here

Tattoodo: ‘The Tattoo Shop’ Artist Spotlight: Katie Gray, New York, NY, 2018: Click Here

The Tattoo Shop: Facebook Watch, Miami, FL 2018: Click Here

Tattoo Life: New York Adorned 20th Anniversary: New York, NY 2017: Click Here

 

Juxtapose Magazine: ‘Lessons in Modern Body Autonomy’ San Francisco, CA 2017: Click Here

‘Lessons in Modern Body Autonomy’ ATAK Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2017

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