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Catherine Sullivan
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Catherine Sullivan

Catherine Sullivan (1968, Los Angeles) currently lives and works in Chicago. Her work engages a variety of media – theater, film, photography, writing and sculpture. She has produced several performances, theater works and films wherein the performers are often coping with written texts, stylistic economies, re-enactments of historic performances, gestural and choreographic regimes, and conceptual orthodoxies. Her work has been exhibited and staged nationally and internationally at venues such as the UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Secession, Vienna; Kunsthalle Zurich; Tate Modern, London; Opéra de Lyon, Lyon; Volksbühne, Berlin and The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago; Cricoteka, Krakow and MCA Chicago. She is represented by Metro Pictures, New York and Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels. Film works have been screened at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and Berlin International Film Festival. Awards include: United States Artists Walker Fellowship (2008), Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (2004/5), Herb Alpert Foundation (2004), Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation (2003) and Etants Donnèes (2002). Selected collections include: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Rubell Family Foundation, Miami; Musée d’Art Contemporain Lyon; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Geotz Collection, Munich; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford and Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago. She holds a BFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, USA and an MFA in Fine Art from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena.