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exhibitions | Kathrine Worel



2014 Portrait Project, (performance) MaGaRi Studio, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo, Japan

2010 I Really Want You to Like Me, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA

2008 i could like you for money, Art Engine Gallery, San Francisco CA

2006 Portrait Project, (performance), Oakland/San Francisco CA

2004 Narrative Gestures, MP3, Turin, Italy

2003 The Bread Project, (performance), Turin, Italy

2002 Urban Gothic, 1707 Wood St, Oakland, CA



2019 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, Therefore I am

2019  Hong Kong Walls Pop-Up, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

2017  NSFW Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA

2016 Visual Arts Exchange, Raleigh, NC, Tactile,

2016 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, tXtMe  

2014 Tokyo Drawings, Nakanobu Festival, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo, Japan

2014 USF, San Francisco CA,  Touch Me There, Lecture/presentation for Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous

2013 Stanford University, CA PSA19,  Love me . . ., Performance,  100 for the hole redux

2013 Coalitions for the Homeless Benefit Auction, invited donor, does anyone else smell fish?

2012  Fornever Yours, Mobile Arts Project, installation with Luther Thie

2011 PAI, San Francisco, CA Micromanagement, The Confessional:stage for performance proxy

2011 Chapel of the Chimes,  Oakland, CA Ever After

2011 Shoshana Wayne Gallery,  Santa Monica, CA Chain Letter

2011 Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA Kala-fornia: State of the Art

2011 ASU/Fort Bragg Pie Factory, Phoenix, AZ, Dangerous and Hard to See

2010 MIM Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Process

2010 SOMArts, San Francisco, CA, 100 in the Hole-take two

2010 Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA, Siege

2010 Rhodes Fletcher Gallery, San Francisco, CA, On Paper

2009 21 Grand, Oakland, CA, Wrong!

2009 Berkeley Center for New Media, UCB Campus, Precipice

2009 Steven Wolf Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Tomorrow

2009 Mission 17 Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Cantocore: Free on Board

2009 ESPACE apART, Nanshan,Shenzhen, China, Girls on Film Contemporary California Video

2009 1341 Powell, Emeryville, CA, oh, Maybe . . .

 2008 The Garage, San Francisco, CA 100 in the Hole

 2008 Whitney Biennial, Live Broadcast for 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA/New York, NY

 2008 The Garage, San Francisco, CA Like Water

 2008 Ping Pong Space, Guangzhou, China Cantocore: Export

 2008 The Garage, San Francisco, CA Girls on Film

 2008 slaughterhousespace, Healdsburg, CA Crosscut: Humane Slaughter Acts Performance Festival

 2008 200 Second St. Oakland, CA Critical Encounters

2007 Westin Bonaventura, Los Angeles, CA From Research to Action

2007 The Garage, San Francisco, CA Chain Reaction

2007 Art Engine Gallery, San Francisco, CA Chain Reaction

2006 Mission 17, San Francisco, CA Anti/social

2006 The Garage, San Francisco, CA I is We

2006 LoBot Gallery, Oakland, CA Community Virology

2006 The Garage, San Francisco, CA Science Fair meets Worlds Fair

2005 Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki, Finland Bull’s Eye-FI

2005 Fort Mason Herbst Pavillion, San Francisco, CA MFA Thesis Exhibition

2005 Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA Bull’s Eye-SF

2005Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA Minimal Beauty

2005 Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA Deliberations 

2004 Cell Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA Chicken Show

2004 Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA Condition/Response  

2004 Cricket Engine Gallery, Oakland, CA Cricket Retrospective

2004 Bd Ediciones de Diseño, Barcelona, Spain,  Mail Me,  Distance & the Fonder Heart

 2003 Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA Crash, video screening curated by A. Discenza

 2003 Marco Polo/San Progetto, Turin, Italy Portame (sound/video installation)

 2003 Bu.net, Turin, Italy New Media Showcase

 2003 Artist Television Access, San Francisco New Works

 2002 21 Grand, Oakland, CA, unavoid:perception in a continuum

2002 Spiral Gallery, Los Angeles, CA The Britney Spears Show

2002 Downtown, social intervention, San Francisco, CA



Brian Andrews, Art Practical, review with image, April 2010

DeWitt Cheng, East Bay Express, review “Gimme Shelter” March 2010

Maria Elena Ortiz, WhiteHot Magazine, review with image, February 2009

Terri Cohn, Stretcher.org, 100 Performances for the Hole, cover image, January 2009

Jon Phillips + Lu Fang, Art Map, review with image, October 2008

Lu Fang, Art Form, review with image, September 2008

Michael Leaverton, San Francisco Weekly, December 2006

Sarah Lockhart, Anti/Social Shotgun Review, review, December 2006

Sfist.org, Hi Varnish, review with image, May 2005

Yin-Ju Chen, Artist Magazine (Taiwan), review with image, July 2005

Terri Cohn, Some Reflections, catalog essay for Narrative Gestures May 2004



2012 SECA Award Nominee

2010  SOMArts, Curatorial Commons Grant, San Francisco, CA

2010  Kala Institute, Artist in Residency, Berkeley, CA

2009  Kala Institute, Artist in Residency, Berkeley, CA

2006  I is We, Garage Residency San Francisco, CA

2006  East Bay Emerging, Finalist

2005  New Fangle, Nominee

2003 – 2005  Merit Scholar, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


Curatorial Projects:

Shifting Margins, with OFF Space at Aggregate Space and Red Poppy Art House

Ever After, with OFF Space at Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA

Spread, with OFF Space at SOMArts Galley, San Francisco, CA

Ruptures, with OFF Space at 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA

The Other Other, with OFF Space at 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA

Proliferations, with OFF Space, 465 California St., San Francisco, CA

oh, Maybe, with OFF Space, 1341 Powell St., Emeryville, CA

Girls on Film, third of six pavilions for Garage Biennale, San Francisco, CA

Pretty Baby, with OFF Space Gallery at Art Engine Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Chain Reaction, fifth of six pavilions for inaugural Garage Biennale, San Francisco, CA

Choice Art, Garage Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

The Myth of History, third of six pavilions for inaugural Garage Biennale, San Francisco CA

Moving Images Now, Bu.net, Turin, Italy

unavoid:perception in a continuum, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, CA

24 Hours, exhibition of installation and performance w/Luther Thie, San Francisco, CA



2005 M.F.A. New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute

1999 B.A. Fine Arts, San Francisco State University