BIOGRAPHY | 2016

Kate Joyce is a visual artist from Santa Fe, New Mexico. She studied photojournalism and sociology at San Francisco State University; Spanish in Guatemala and Chile; and documentary photography at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. She received a Lewis Hine Documentary Initiative Fellowship in 2004 during which she created photographic works with a local non-governmental organization in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Between 2006-2009 she worked for the renowned architectural photography studio, Hedrich Blessing, based in Chicago, Illinois. In 2010 she started Kate Joyce Studios and continues to work with clients on architectural and design projects.

Kate has exhibited nationally and internationally. Solo exhibitions include Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY, RTKL Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL and Duke University, Durham, NC. Kate’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review Daily, Harper’s Magazine, Architect Magazine, Manoa Journal and The New York Times.

Throughout her developing career Kate has engaged with independent artists, designers and community builders. In 2000 she collaborated with Rebecca Solnit and Susan Schwartzenberg on their book, Hollow City:The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism. Since 2011, Kate has worked on long-term, multi-media art documentary projects with writer Sam Stephenson, director of Rock Fish Stew Institute of Literature and Materials. Projects include, Bull City Summer and Big Ears/Big, Bent Ears.

Kate’s photographs can be found in the collections of The Museum of New Mexico Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM; North Carolina Museum of Art; Duke University Perkins Library Special Collections & Rare Archive, Durham, NC; The Cassilhaus Collection; and the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, New York, NY.

Kate is represented by Rick Wester Fine Art, NYC

DOWNLOAD | Kate_Joyce_CV_2015.pdf
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015
INsite ONview, Matthew Rachman Gallery, Chicago, IL – exhibition with Luftwerk
Big, Bent Ears: A multimedia installation about listening, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC – group exhibition

2014
The Nature of a Collective, The Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL - group exhibition curated by Stella Collective and UIMA
Bull City Summer, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY - solo exhibtion
Bull City Summer, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC - curated by Marjorie Hodges
Bull City Summer, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC - curated by Linda Dougherty
Not Long Hidden, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY – group exhibition curated by Rick Wester

2012  
Curvature (an ode to the window seat and Isamu Noguchi's Sky Above 1988), RTKL Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL – curated by Amie Sell
Mimesis: A contemporary photography exhibition, 311 W. Martin Street Galleries, Raleigh, NC – group exhibition curated by Pamela Pecchio
Arches, Loops & Whorls: Fingerprints, Silkscreens & Photographs, ESS/Audible Gallery, Chicago, IL – solo exhibition curated by Sandra Binion

2011  
You’re Pushing Too Hard, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL – group exhibition curated by Hilesh Patel

2010  
Art Loop Open Competition, Block 37, Chicago IL – juried group exhibition

2009  
Beyond Beauty: Photographs from the Duke University Special Collections Library, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham NC
– curatorial team Karen Glynn, Patricia Leighten, Margaret Morrison, Margaret Sartor & Sarah Schroth

Generations, Santa Fe Arts Commission Gallery, Santa Fe, NM – group exhibition curated by Rod Lambert

2008  
Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, Museum of New Mexico Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM
– group exhibition curated by Mary-Anne Redding & Krista Elrick

Thresholds, Around the Coyote 2008 Fall Arts Festival, Chicago, IL – selected exhibitor

2006  
Aporia, Victoria Price Contemporary Art & Design, Santa Fe, NM – two-person exhibition
Resonance: 11th Annual Photographic Competition, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA – group exhibition juried by Paul Kopeiken

2005  
The Quench Tank, Art + Industry, Santa Fe, NM – solo exhibition
Grassland Phase II: Residents and Government Reshaping South Africa’s Informal Settlements, Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC – solo exhibition

2004  
Nomadic Art Exhibition, Bloemfontein, South Africa – guest artist and exhibitor

2003  
Peace Is Patriotic, Art & Industry, Santa Fe, NM – curated by Larry Keller
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2015
Stephenson, Sam, “Anatomy of a Sequence: Kate Joyce, Shadows, Jonny Greenwood” The Paris Review/Big Bent Ears: A serial in Documentary Uncertainty, July 22, 2015

2014
"Impact of a Ball and the Outfield Wall, Part 1"(detail), Harper's Magazine, p. 27, August 2014
Stephenson, Sam, Bull City Summer: A season at the ballpark, Daylight Books

2013  
Petry, Michael, Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life Tradition, London: Thames & Hudson
Baldwin, Rosecrans, “Soliloquies” The Morning News, November 4, 2013
Cass, Pelle, “Photographer Captures Offbeat Wanderings During Daily Wanderings” Feature Shoot, November 8, 2013
Stephenson, Sam, “The Liminal Space” The Paris Review Daily, August 7, 2013
“CTA Morgan Street Station” Architect Magazine, April 2013

2012  
Stephenson, Sam, “A Mark So Fine: Joe Henry and You.” The Paris Review Daily, May 18, 2012

2011  
Stephenson, Sam, “Mary Frank.” The Paris Review Daily, May 26, 2011
Munro, Alice, “Axis” The New Yorker, January 31, 2011: 65

2010  
Freudenberger, Nell, “An Arranged Marriage” The New Yorker, September 6, 2010: 68
Eugenides, Jeffrey, “Extreme Solitude” The New Yorker, June 7, 2010: 60

2009  
Beyond Beauty: Photographs from the Duke University Special Collections Library, North Carolina: Nasher Museum of Art

2008  
Redding, Mary-Anne, and Elrick, Krista, ed. Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press
Lopez, Barry and Stewart, Frank, Ed. “Threshold of Human Touch.” Gates of Reconciliation: Literature and the Ethical Imagination: Manoa Journal, University of Hawai’i: 20:1:108-112

2005  
“Dearly Beloved” Internationalist Journal of Culture & Currents, Vol. 3, Issue 2: 22-23

2000  
Solnit, Rebecca & Schwartzenberg, Susan, Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism, London: Verso
 
HONORS / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS

2013   Illinois Arts Council Professional Development Grant
2011   Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grantee, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
2010   Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grantee, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
2004   Lewis Hine Documentary Initiative Fellowship, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University
 
COLLECTIONS

JPMorgan Chase Art Collection
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Museum of New Mexico Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
Duke University Perkins Library Special Collections & Rare Book Archive, Durham, NC
The Center for Documentary Studies, Durham, NC
 
PUBLIC SCREENINGS / GUEST LECTURES

2014   Rick Wester Fine Art, Gallery Intell Video Interview (watch video)
2013   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2012   Columbia College, Chicago, IL
           Chicago Architecture Foundation, "Land Up Conference", Chicago, IL
2011   Ulrich Museum of Art, “The Expressive Marriage of Image and Word”, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
2010   Pecha Kucha Chicago, Volume 14, Chicago, IL
2009   Bridging Perspectives Conference: Intervening with men who batter, Minneapolis, MN
2005   Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
           College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
 
ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2014-Present   Santa Fe University of Art & Design - international workshop instructor in architectural photography and design thinking
2010-Present   Kate Joyce Studios, Chicago, IL - owner, architectural photography, commissions, image licensing
2006-2009       Hedrich Blessing Photographers, Chicago, IL – apprenticeship and staff photographer
2006                O’Keeffe Art and Leadership Program for Girls, Santa Fe, NM - photography art teacher
2005-2006       Lewis Hine Documentary Initiative, Center for Documentary Studies, Durham, NC – program coordinator
2004                Diketso Eseng Dipuo Community Development Trust, Bloemfontein, South Africa – documentary projects specialist
 
EDUCATION

2003-2005   Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC
1999-2003   San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
1998            Instituto Central America (ICA) Spanish School, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
 
B. 1979 Santa Fe, New Mexico