Overview:Katie Holten grew up in rural Ireland and studied Fine Art and History of Art at the NCAD, Dublin and the HdK, Berlin.
In 2003 she represented Ireland at the 50th Venice Biennale.
Katie lives in New York City after undertaking a Fulbright Scholarship at Cornell University from 2004 - 2006.
She recently had a public artwork installed on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, NY. The project was commissioned by the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Wave Hill and the NYC Parks Dept (2009-2010).
In 2007 Katie had her first museum solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum St Louis and other solo exhibitions include: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane (2010); The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York (2009); Nevada Museum of Art, Reno (2008); Villa Merkel, Germany (2008); Gasser & Grunert, New York (2008); VAN HORN, Dusseldorf (2010, 2007, 2005).
She has received commissions to make new works for museums and galleries worldwide including; Salina Art Center, Kansas (2011); FUTURA, Prague (2010); Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York (2010); Whitworth Art Gallery, UK (2009); Den Frie, Copenhagen (2009); Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (2009); Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, Italy (2009); UBS Art Gallery, New York (2008); Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris (2007); Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2006); Wiener Secession, Vienna (2005); CREATIVE TIME, New York (2005).