Education

2016    MFA, Studio Art, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (in progress)

2012    BA, Studio Art, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

 

Awards & Residencies­­

2016    AIR @ residence/SF, San Francisco, CA

2015    Cadogan Scholarship, San Francisco, CA

            Anne Bremer Memorial Library’s 32nd Artists’ Book Contest, San Francisco, CA

2014    SFAI Grant, San Francisco, CA

2009    Dean’s List, San Diego, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016    Dead Alleys @ R/SF, San Francisco, CA (forthcoming)

            Dinner Party, residence/SF, San Francisco, CA

2015    You_Me, Clark's Unicorn Emporium, San Francisco, CA

2014    Selected Works, Brainwash, San Francisco, CA

               Threads, Book and Job Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Selected Works, Moxi, San Francisco, CA

            Selected Works, Kafe 99 Sqft., San Francisco, CA

 

Collaborative Projects

2016 – Ongoing        

Residents, 3-person collaborative social practice group, San Francisco, CA (ongoing interventions and experimental curation in collaboration with Anicka Vrana-Godwin and Lauren Licata)

2016 – Ongoing        

AIR, various locations, San Francisco, CA (durational performative action and installation in collaboration with Paula Morales)

2015 – Ongoing        

The Dead Alleys, various performance spaces, San Francisco, CA (performance in collaboration with Ana Maria Montenegro Jaramillo)

 

Group Exhibitions

2016    MFA Exhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA (forthcoming)

            ArtSpan Art Auction, SomArts, San Francisco, CA

2015    Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

            Latent, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Murphy Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SomArts, San Francisco,CA

            Knit Knit Weave Weave Sew Sew, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Alejandro Amanza Pereda presents: A Pop-Up Exhibition, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

            Decline Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

            stARTup Art Fair SF, Hotel Del Sol, San Francisco, CA

            Imaginary Milieu, Noroof Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Graduate Open Studios, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

             ArtSpan Art Auction, SomArts, San Francisco, CA

2014     ArtSpan Artists Exhibition, SomArts, San Francisco, CA

             ArtSpan Open Studios, Sports Basement, San Francisco, CA  

             Beyond Breakfast and Selfies, Rock Paper Scissors, Oakland, CA

             Spaces, Honey Hive Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             ArtSpan Art Auction, SomArts, San Francisco, CA

             Selected Works, Revamp Salon, San Francisco, CA

2013    SF Open Studios, Art Explosion, San Francisco, CA

            Art Explosion Open Studios, Art Explosion, San Francisco, CA

            SF Open Studios Exhibition, SomArts, San Francisco, CA

            Selected Works, The Pour House, San Francisco, CA

            Spring Dionysian Underground, RedSpace, San Francisco, CA

2012    Paragon: The Women’s Role in Art, Flor y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA

2011    Art Club Exhibition and Contest, Flor y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA

            Propaganda: Art Works of Lies & Deceit, The Ruby Room, San Diego, CA

2010    Photography Exhibit, Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

Professional Experience

Feb 2016 – Present         Head Preparator, residence/SF, San Francisco, CA

Jun 2015 – Present         Gallery Assistant, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

Aug 2014 – Present         Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Aug 2013 – Present         Artists In Residence, ArtSpan Art for City Youth Program, San Francisco, CA

Jan 2015 – Jan 2016     Committee Member and Gallery Manager, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Jan 2015 – Jan 2016     Studio Assistant, Ana Teresa Fernández, San Francisco, CA

Aug 2013 – Dec 2015      Substitute Teacher, Live Oak School, San Francisco, CA

Aug 2013 – Aug 2014      Extended Care Middle School Educator, Live Oak School, SF, CA

Oct 2013 – April 2013      One-on-One Aid, Live Oak School, San Francisco, CA

Jun 2013 – Aug 2014       Summer Art Instructor, Live Oak School, San Francisco, CA

Dec 2013 – May 2014      Gallery Manager, Art Explosions, San Francisco, CA

Jun 2013 – Aug 2013       Summer/Weekend Ceramics Instructor, Randall Museum, San Francisco, CA

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012         Photography Instructor, The Elementary Institute of Science, San Diego, CA

 

Publications

2015    Jeremy Joven, “Kaitlin Trataris”, the new asterisk, October 2

            Brianna Nelson, “Artist Interview: Kaitlin Trataris,” SOMArts, September 23

            Root Division, MFA Now 2015 Catalogue, Archive Project/Juried Exhibition, March 11

2014    Chucky Brown, “Kaitlin Trataris,” Washburn Studio Learning and Artist Space, September 12

2012    Brooke Schyler, “Fighting for the Future,” The Daily Aztec, April 30  

2011    Chad Deal, “Things for Doing: Saturday, August 27,” San Diego Reader, August 27,

           Micheal Raso, “Light Reveals-Kaitlin’s Passion for Film,” Film Photography Project, October 5

           Antoine Schutz, “Kaitlin Trataris: Photographe,” Beware Mag, November 22

 

Lectures

2015    ArtSpan’s Friday Night at the de Young: 40 Years of SF Open Studios,” deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA, October 9

2013    “Winter Creativity Cabaret,” Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, December 4

 

Memberships

Aug 2012 – PresentArtSpan, San Francisco, CA

Oct 2013 – Present   Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Oct 2013 – Present   Teaching Artists Guild, San Francisco, CA

 

Collections

2013 – Present          Private Collections, San Francisco and San Diego, CA, 2008-2015