Kathie Halfin b.Crimea, Ukraine, is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist working in textile, installation and performance art. Halfin earned her MFA with honors in Fine Arts from the School Of Visual Arts, (NY). Kathie has been an Artist-in-Residence at The Icelandic Textile Center in Iceland and Cha North Residency (NY). She was an AIM fellow at the Bronx Museum Of Art (NY), 2017 and received a full Fellowship at Vermont Studio Center. Halfin had two months of full Educational Fellowship at Wassaic Project Residency (NY) and was was an artist in residency at A-Z West (CA).
Halfin presented her projects and performed at the solo and group exhibitions at Halle 50 gallery, Munich, Germany, the Ely Center Of Contemporary Art, New Heaven, (CT), Bronx Museum AIM Biennial, Bronx, (NY), the A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, (NY), Itinerant Performance Festival in Smack Mellon, Brooklyn,( NY), Knockdown Center: Sunday Series, Brooklyn, NY, Art In Odd Places Performance Festival, (NY), Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, NY, and the Immigrant Artist Biennial, (NY) among others.
2015 MFA Fine Arts at School of Visual Arts, New York 2004 B.Des. (Textile Design), Shenkar College of Engineering and Design – Ramat Gan, Israel
RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS
2022 Fully Funded Fellowship, Munich, Germany, "World Wide Weaving Of Women" in collaboration
with artist Doro Seror and a group of international female artists
2022 Icelandic Textile Center, Blönduós, Iceland
2022 A-Z West, CA, Weaving Residency
2021 Cha North Artist Residency, Pine Plains, NY
2018 Wassaic Project Residency, Wassaic, NY, fully funded educational Fellowship
2016 Bronx Museum AIM Program, Bronx, NY
2015 Vermont Studio Center Residency fully funded fellowship
2015 Paula Rhodes Memorial Award- honors Master degree candidates, whose work is deemed exceptional by their chair and faculty.
2011 School Of Visual Arts (Painting/Mixed Media), Artist-in-Residence, New York
SELECTED GROUP AND SOLO SHOWS
2023 The Immigrant Artist Biennial 2023: Contact Zone, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, Group show, “Enmeshed” (upcoming)
2023 BWAC, NY, Group Show “The Arc Project: Humans From Mundane To Mythical”