Katie Dorame - CV


Selected Exhibitions


Out of Tradition, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA


Microcosm 2018, Form and Concept, Santa Fe, NM

Other Side, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Inner Orbit, Form and Concept, Santa Fe, NM  

Culture Catalyst, SF Arts Commission Main Gallery, San Francisco, CA   

Indulge, presented by John Wolf, Art Movement, Los Angeles, CA

By the Lights of their Eyes, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, CA 

Spirited Probabilities, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA 


The Postcolonial Contemporary, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Declarations for the New Year, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Mission Lines, Ramp Gallery SomArts, San Francisco, CA (solo show)


Interwoven: Indigenous Contemporary, University of San Francisco, CA

Origin Stories - Alien Apostles, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca NY (2 person show)


Sifting Screens, Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA (solo show)

Bay Area Currents, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA


The Future is Now: New Bay Area MFA Graduates, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA

MFA Thesis Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA


20 Jay Street, North/South Gallery, Oakland, CA



2011 MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2007 BA, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

2005 American University of Paris, Paris France


Grants, Honors, Residencies

2018 A-I-R at IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts) Santa Fe, NM

2016 Vermont Studio Center Residency

2014 Native Arts and Cultural Traditions Cultural Equity Grant, San Francisco Arts Commission 

2013 GINAA - Galería de la Raza Artist Grant 

Vermont Studio Center Residency

2009 California College of the Arts - Diversity Scholarship

2007 William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Grant: Excellence in the Arts, UCSC

Florence French Scholarship, Artist Grant, UCSC




Ronaldo Wilson collaboration, The Cat Will Eventually be Grey, Art Practical, May 6

Self, Scaled Mission, Drawing for SF MOMA Open Space Blog, April 4


Self, Alien Apostles, Boom Magazine, Fall

Brandon Brown, Bay Are Painting Right Now - Katie Dorame Rewrites California History, KQED Arts, August 27

Leah Thomason Bromberg, Somewhere Between Mulder and Scully, The Coastal Post, June 23 

Lindsie Bear, Alien Apostles and Hollywood Indians, News From Native California, Fall 

Matthew Harrison Tedford, Intergalactic Franciscans and Junipero Serra Protests in Interwoven, SF Weekly, November 24


Monique Delauney, Katie Dorame, Sifting Screens at Galería de la Raza SF Art Enthusiast, November 19

Alex Bigman, A Subjective Snapshot of Bay Area Art, East Bay Express, July 24



de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA

The Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Ithaca College, NY


Other Experience

2016 - 2018 Teacher - Intro to Painting, California College of the Arts Adult Cont. Education

2015 Panelist – ‘Interwoven – Indigenous Contemporary’ – USF, San Francisco

Guest Lecturer - 'Hollywood, Race & Little Green Men' Ithaca College, Ithaca New York

2013 Visiting Artist - Dialogues & Practices, California College of the Arts

2012 Visiting Artist - University High School, San Francisco, CA

2011-2013 SF Arts Education Project, Artist-In-Residence

2011 Visiting Artist Lecturer -  Sonoma State University

2010 Teaching Assistant -  'Painting 2', California College of the Arts

2006 Teaching Assistant - 'Intro to Oil Painting', University of California, Santa Cruz