1983    born Melbourne Australia
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
2020    Feminist Emissary, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Solo Exhibitions/Performances:
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:
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
2020   F* Fabulous, Fat Fruit/ Yana Alana, Mardis Gras/ Arts Centre Melbourne (forthcoming)
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
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
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
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:
2015    Time Place Space Nomad, Arts House, Otways/Natmiuk, Victoria, AUS
2014    Live Art Camp, Arts House, Melbourne, AUS
2013    Underbelly Arts Festival Lab, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, AUS
            !MetroArts Studio Residency Brisbane, AUS
2012    Encounters Arts Lab, Theatre Works, Melbourne, AUS
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):
- 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/
- 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
Image, In Deep Water, Blindside Gallery 10th Anniversary Publication, Blindside Gallery, 2014,

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