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Kate Harding

Visiting Assistant Professor

Fine Arts
School of Art

Kate Harding is an artist living and working between New York, Los Angeles and rural Missouri who examines the specificity of site and the local to explore concepts of landscape and inter-subjective perception. Exploring the relationship of language and topology, she regularly uses her body’s movement through landscape as a tool of measure, in a process of “field experiments.” Harding’s systematic approach to mapping terrain intersects with speech and movement, inviting consideration of embodied communication and ways of knowing and memory. Interdisciplinary in material and approach, Harding’s background in garment design and construction often provides a metaphoric structure to her work, as does research in science, history, critical philosophy, folklore and the colloquial phrase.

Harding regularly engages in collaborative and curatorial projects and is the host of “Bicoastal Carpool,” a weekly radio program airing live on WPIR Pratt Radio since 2016. Her writing has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, The Tool Book Project, and 3A Gallery’s recent publication/documentation of Cafe Dan Graham’s Poetry Slam vol. 3. Her work has been reviewed in The Huffington Post, Fiberarts Magazine, American Artist: Drawing Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, ARTILE, flavorpill, ArtScene, The Missourian, and others.

Solo and two-person exhibitions: 3A Gallery, Grace Exhibitions, Chelsea Hotel, NY; East Central College, (Union, MO), and Track 16, (Los Angeles, CA). Selected Group Exhibitions: 3A Gallery, SARDINE, Cafe Dan Graham, GlenLily Grounds, Vanity Projects, CP Projects, Invisible Dog, Glasshouse, Visual Arts Gallery, Electronic Arts Intermix, International Print Center New York, Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, (New York, NY); On the Ground Floor, Echo Park Film Center, Rosamund Felson Gallery, Beacon Arts, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Statler Waldorf Gallery, Armory Center for the Arts, SeeLine, Circus Gallery, (Los Angeles, CA).

MFA School of Visual Arts
BFA Otis College of Art and Design
AAS Fashion Institute of Technology