Kat Liu                                         

katliuphoto@gmail.com


Education

2016-2018                

MFA, Photography, Columbia College Chicago

2015-2016                  

Prior Degree Student, Photography, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2009-2013

BS, Art Major, Photography Minor, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

                       

Awards

2016                          

Graduate Assistantship, Columbia College Chicago

2015                           

Distinguished Scholar Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013                            

Award of Excellence - Photographer’s Forum Magazine Finalist

 

Professional Experience

2017                          

 Studio Facilitator (Food Portraits), Marwen, Chicago, IL

Photography Teacher (Exploring Compostions), Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

Portrait Lighting Intensive, Teen Photo, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2016                          

Photographer/Retoucher, Disrupting Style Article, Newcity Magazine, Chicago, IL

Assistant to Leonard Gertz, Product Photography Workshop, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Teaching Assistant, Teen Photo and Art Shop, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Photography Digital Lab Assistant, Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL

Photographer/Retoucher, Mizel Jewelry (2016 Collection), Minjung Michelle Kim, Chicago, IL, www.mizel.co

 

Publications & Media

2017                          

Newcity Magazine, February 2017 Issue, Page 18, http://design.newcity.com/2017/02/15/disrupting-style/

2016                         

Elmore Magazine, Daniela Andrade, http://www.elmoremagazine.com/2016/12/reviews/shows/daniela-andrade

NowThis Video, Sad Asian Girls Club, https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/1178895062200616/

Elephant Magazine, Sad Asian Girls Club, https://elephantmag.com/sad-asian-girls/

Sad Asian Girls Club Book, Volume 1 (p32-p37), Issue 1 (p36-p45)

Elmore Magazine, La Luz at The Subterranean

2013                           

Best of College and High School Photography 2013, Photographer's Forum                                                                                                                 

 

Group Exhibitions

2017                          

(IN) TRANSIT Manifest Pop-up Exhibition, 754 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL

Chicago Public Library: Asian American & Pacific Islander Month Exhibition, Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL

2016                           

Some Art Thing at Valhalla 2216, 2216 N St. Louis Ave, Chicago, IL

2015                            

Confronting The Abject Exhibition, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL

Structuring/Sequencing/Series Exhibition Cases, Columbus Building, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL                  

2013                            

Wanted: Artists Of Conviction, Center for the Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI

Untitled: An Emerging Artists Exhibition, The Vitamin Studio, La Crosse, WI