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:
2021
- Women's Covid-19 Time Capsule (forthcoming), Queen Victoria Women's Centre, Melbourne
- The Feminist Poster Project (public art project), Federation Square, Melbourne
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
M + K Collaborative Exhibitions (with Marcel Feillafe)
2021  
- M + K Collaborative Exhibition, The Pavillion, Fitzroy Gardens
2020 
- A Journey Around My Digital Room, Bus Gallery, (Island/Island - online)
LIGHTING DESIGN: (new work)
2021 
- Considerable Sexual License, Joel Bray Dance
- Easy Riders, Aphids
- The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven, Ben Anderson/ Midsumma Festival
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 Dance, Yirramboi Festival   
- Monty Python's Spamalot, One Eyed Man Productions / Hayes Theatre 
- 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:
2021
- We all Know What's Happening, Lara Thoms & Samara Hersch, Darwin Festival
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
                                                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
2018  
- Michaela Bear, Why Run for Mayor? Why Not, Kings ARI
- 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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