KATIE SFETKIDS : 
Education (year of graduation):
2017    Master of Contemporary Art, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
2007    Post Graduate Diploma Production (Lighting Design), Victorian College of the Arts,
2006    Arts Degree (Major: Art History & Gender Studies), University of Melbourne
Appointments:
2020   
- Feminist Emissary, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Solo Exhibitions/Performances:
2020    
- The Feminist Poster Project (public art project), Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne
2019    
- An Artist’s Guide to Becoming Lord Mayor (performance), WTF is Lecture Performance? Symposium, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne 
2018    
- An Artist’s Guide to Becoming Lord Mayor, Kings ARI, Melbourne
- An Artist’s Guide to Becoming Lord Mayor (performance), AAANZ conference, Melbourne 
 - Hersay, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray
2017   
- Making a Feminist Life, (performance), Trocadero Art Space, Foostcray
 - Soapbox Session Volume Two, (performance), Victorian College of the Arts
2014    
- In Deep Water,  Festival of Live Art, Theatre Works, St Kilda
- In Deep Water, (performance), Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
2013    
- In Deep Water, Underbelly Arts Festival, Cockatoo Island, Sydney
2012   
- Dark Matters, Brisbane Festival, !Metro Arts, Brisbane
- Dark Matters, Newport Substation, Newport
- Dark Matter, Next on Now Festival, Old Fire Station, Bendigo
Group Exhibitions:
2020
- How good is it..., (performance) LiveDreams - Catastrophe, Performance Space, Sydney
2019    
- NGV Book Fair, Bus Stall, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
- 4A Contemporary A4 Fundraiser, Sydney
2018    
- “Feminist Colour-In, (performance), curated by Dr Kim Donaldson and Dr Kais Kontturi, part of “Unfinished Business:Perspectives on Feminism”, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne
- Kings Fundraiser Exhibition, Kings ARI, Melbourne
- Trocadero Fundraiser Exhibition, Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne
- Get F*nked; (performance) Feminist performance night produced by Alchemistudio, Melbourne Fringe Festival
2017    
- Third Feminist Colour-In, curated by Dr Kim Donaldson and Dr Kais Kontturi, Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank
2016    
- Melbourne Art Loop, Melbourne Central, curated by Mars Gallery
- Hotel Obscura, curated by Katarina Kokkinos Kennedy, Festival of Live Art, Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne
2015    
- Light Speculation, curated by Dr Renee Beale, Lab14, Carlton Connect Initiative, Carlton
2012    
- The Specialists, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
LIGHTING DESIGN: (new work)
2020   
- Loaded- Audio Experience,  (video creation and editing),  Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne
- F* Fabulous, Fat Fruit/ Yana Alana, Mardis Gras/ Arts Centre Melbourne 
2019   
- Exit Strategies, Mish Grigor - APHIDS/Artshouse
- Daddy, Joel Bray, Yirramboi Festival   
- Monty Python's Spamalot, One Eyed Man Productions    
- Romeo + Juliet, La Boite
2018   
- Abigail's Party, Melbourne Theatre Company
- Lysa & the Freeborn Dames, La Boite
- The Director, Lara Thoms - APHIDS (visual design - set/lighting/costume)
- The Nightingale and the Rose, Little Ones Theatre
- Suddenly Last Summer, Red Stitch/Little Ones Theatre
- Apokalypsis, Charles Purcell & Zak Pidd, Next Wave Festival
- An Act of God, Darlinghurst Theatre
- Atomic, Malthouse Theatre
2017   
- Merciless Gods, Little Ones Theatre
- The Happy Prince, Little Ones Theatre
- The Moors, Little Ones Theatre/ Red Stitch
2016   
- O Mensch, Sydney Chamber Opera, Sydney Festival (set & lighting design)
- Hart, She Said Theatre
2015   
- Meme Girls, Malthouse Theatre
- A Singular Phenomenon, APHIDS/ Malthouse Theatre
- Kill the Messenger, Belvoir Theatre
- Dracula, Little Ones Theatre
- The Lonely Wolf, Dirty Pretty Theatre, MTC Neon 
- Mass, Zoe Scoglio/Field Theory
2014   
- Calpurnia Descending, Sydney Theatre Company/Malthouse Theatre
- Dangerous Liaisons, Little Ones Theatre, MTC Neon
- House of Yes, Little Ones Theatre
- Madonna Arms, I'm Trying to Kiss You, Next Wave Festival
- The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Dirty Pretty Theatre
- The Complete Works of Victor Bergman, The Family
2013   
- Salome, Little Ones Theatre, Malthouse Helium
- Psycho Beach Party, Little Ones Theatre
- Summertime in the Garden of Eden, Sisters Grimm
- The Sovereign Wife, Sisters Grimm, MTC Neon
- Exil, Sydney Chamber Opera
2012   
- Tame, Malthouse Theatre
 - Happy Ending, Melbourne Theatre Company
PRODUCTION MANAGER/ TOUR MANAGER:
2020   
- The Director, Lara Thoms - APHIDS
International Theatre Festival of Kerala, India
2019   
- The Director, Lara Thoms - APHIDS
 Anti Festival, Kuopio, Finland, Sick Festival, Manchester, UK, Sydney Opera House, Australia
 - We all Know What's Happening, Lara Thoms & Samara Hersch,Noorderzon Festival, Groningen
Theatre Spektekel, Zuirch
2016   
Dangerous Liaisons, Little Ones Theatre, Melt Festival, Brisbane, Australia, Theatre Works, Melbourne, Australia
2015   
Dangerous Liaisons, Little Ones Theatre, Darwin Festival, Australia
Awards:
2018    
- Theatre Network Victoria, SMASH prize for Independent Artists
2017    
- National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association Award, Victorian College of the Arts
2015    
- Green Room Award Winner – Lighting Design (Meme Girls), VIC, AUS
Grants:
2020
- City of Melbourne, Quick Response Arts Grant (COVID-19)
- Creative Victoria, Sustaining Creative Workers
- Australia Council, 2020 Resilience Fund: Survive
2012   
- JUMP Mentee, National Mentoring Program for young and emerging artists, Australia Council
2011    
- Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant
2010   
- ArtStart, Australia Council
Residencies/Art Labs:
2020 
- Test Sites - Online, City of Melbourne
2015    
- Time Place Space Nomad, Arts House, Otways/Natmiuk, Victoria
2014   
- Live Art Camp, Arts House, Melbourne
2013   
- Underbelly Arts Festival Lab, Cockatoo Island, Sydney
- !MetroArts Studio Residency Brisbane
2012   
- Encounters Arts Lab, Theatre Works, Melbourne
2011   
- Broadway Lighting Master Class, Live Design, New York, USA
- Prague Quadrennial participant, Prague, Czech Republic
- Summer Work/Study Placement, Opera Program, Banff Centre, Canada
2010   
- Punctum Seedpod Residency, Castlemaine, Victoria
Publications (selections):
2018   
- Richard Watts, “Artist Runs for Lord Mayor”, Artshub online publication, Wednesday 11 April, 2018, http://www.artshub.com.au/news-article/news/public-policy/richard-watts/artist-runs-for-lord-mayor-255521
- “Melbourne needs a balance between Arts and Business”, interview with Panos Apostolou, SBS Greek Radio, 9 May 2018
- “Katie Sfetkidis”, interview with Ella Tarlton, The Melbourne Critique, online publication, 2 May 2018, http://melbournecritique.com.au/category/speak/
2016   
- Interview, Across the Aisle, podcast, “In Conversation – Katie Sfetkidis”, August 2016
- Review, “Neon Sarcophagus”, Across the Aisle podcast, episode 13, "Hotel Obscura", https://soundcloud.com/acrossaisle/ep-13-hotel-obscura, August 1 2016
2014   
Image, In Deep Water, Blindside Gallery 10th Anniversary Publication, Blindside Gallery, 2014,




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