Katie Sfetkidis is a multidisciplinary artist living and working on lands of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people. Working across visual art and live performance, as both a solo artist and collaborator, her practice unpacks ideas around intersectional feminism and the role women play in public life. As a visual artist, Katie has created works for both gallery and public space; her most notable public artworks include; The Feminist Poster Project (2021); Dear Minister (2019) and The Mayor Project (2018). She has held solo exhibitions at: Kings Artist Run Initiative and Trocadero Art Space and participated in many group exhibitions, festivals and events including “The Feminist Colour-In” curated by Kim Donaldson and Katve-Kaisa Konturrai as part of ACCA’s Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism, Festival of Live Art, Underbelly Arts Festival- Sydney, Under the Radar- Brisbane Festival and Melbourne Fringe. In 2020 Katie was appointed the Feminist Emissary for the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre where she is currently creating the Women's Covid-19 Time Capsule.
As a collaborating artist Katie has a highly successful career as both a lighting designer and as a production manager, working extensively in theatre, dance and contemporary experimental performance for almost 15 years across Australia and internationally . Katie has received one Green Room Award and has many nominations. Recent credits include: JOEL BRAY DANCE: Considerable Sexual License; Daddy APHIDS: Easy Riders; Exit Strategies; The Director; A Singular Phenomenon LITTLE ONES THEATRE: Merciless Gods; The Happy Prince; The Nightingale and the Rose; Dangerous Liaisons, Salome, Psycho Beach Party MALTHOUSE THEATRE: Meme Girls; Calpurina Descending; Atomic; Tame MELBOURNE THEATRE COMPANY: Abigail’s Party LA BOITE: Lysa and the Free Born Dames; Romeo and Juliet CHARLES PURCELL & ZAK PIDD: Apokalypsis RED STITCH ACTORS THEATRE: Suddenly Last Summer; The Moors. Katie is currently a member of the Green Room Theatre Companies panel and has previously sat on both the Independent Theatre and Contemporary Experimental Performance panels. She is also an active member of the Australian Production Design Guild.