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Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture | Skowhegan, Maine, 2007
San Jose State University | San Jose, California, School of Library and Information Science, 2006 – 2008
University of California, San Diego | La Jolla, California, Master of Fine Arts, 2005
Columbia University | New York, New York, Summer Architecture Intensive, 2004
Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2001

Bblackboxx | Basel, Switzerland, 2011
The Banff Centre | Alberta, Canada, 2009
Program Initiative for Art and Architecture Collaborations | Berlin, Germany, 2008
The Banff Centre | Alberta, Canada, 2004
Ox-Bow | Saugatuck, Michigan, 2000

Nominee, Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art Award | Oakland, California, 2013
Nominee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award | New York, New York, 2013
ARC Grant | Center for Cultural Innovation, San Francisco, California, 2011
Kickstarter Grant (to attend Cycling for Libraries) | 2011
Finalist, Creative Capital Grant | New York, New York, 2011
Finalist, The Cartier Award | Frieze Foundation, London, England, 2010
Donald and Doris Fisher Fellowship | Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine, 2007
Russell Foundation Award for Graduate Research | University of California, San Diego, 2004
Florence Leif Award for Excellence in Painting | Rhode Island School of Design, 2001
Ox-Bow Summer Fellowship | Ox-Bow, 2000
Merit Scholarship | California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, 1997


Solo Exhibitions

Research | Private Places, Portland, OR, 2017
Exegesis Eisegesis Encaustic | Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA, 2016
Solo booth NADA NYC | Klowden Mann, New York, NY, 2015
Altered State Library | Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48) | Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
Journal of Rejected Research | Quint Gallery Restroom, La Jolla, CA, 2012
Object Oriented Programming | Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto, CA, 2012
Literaturwurst | Autonomie, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Literaturwurst performance | University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2011
Abstractivism | Whittier Public Library, Whittier, CA, 2011
Gravity is Always Attractive | PØST, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Informel | Actual Size Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
Architecture School Dropout | Southern California Institute of Architecture Cafe, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
Ecstasy of Municipality | Whittier City Hall, Whittier, CA, 2010
Art As Experience | Whittier Public Library, Whittier, CA, 2010
Librariana | Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Katie Herzog: New Paintings | BucketRider Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2008
Soft Philosophy | PawnShop Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2007

Group Exhibitions

EX LIBRIS | Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University Gallery, Orange, CA, 2017
Artists & Language: Celebrating 50 Years of UC San Diego’s Visual Arts | Geisel Library, La Jolla, CA, 2016
Human Condition | curated by John Wolf, 2231 S. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
Three | 508 Rope, Baltimore, MD, 2015
Drawn Together | Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
High Desert Test Sites Gem and Mineral Expo | Riverside Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
4 Painters | The Property, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Olly Olly Oxen Free | Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA, 2014
Machine Project Field Guide to The Gamble House | Gamble House, Pasadena, CA, 2014
Last Evenings On Earth | Ship on the Woods, San Diego, CA, 2014
Les Enfant Terribles | Autonomie, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Gallery Tally: Calling For Gender Equity in the Art World | ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Two Degrees | UC San Diego Visual Arts Department, La Jolla, CA, 2014
Project LALO | Studio 1.1, London, England, 2014
Margin Release Right | West LA College Gallery, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA 2013
Stable Mates | Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA 2013
A Show for You | Insert Blanc Press HQ, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
Reanimation Library: Highland Park Branch | Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
Anniversary | Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
Drugstore Beetle II | Special Collections Library at CSU Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 2013
Pushing Paradigms in Painting | Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2012
Movement, Anomalies and Distractions | Oxford University, Oxford, England, 2012
The Holodeck | PØST, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
Print Imprint | Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2012
10-22-38 Astoria | FICTILIS, Seattle, WA, 2011
Vertigo | LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Songs by the Demiurgic | 323 Projects, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Chain Letter | Shoshana Wayne, Los Angeles, CA and Chain Letter London, 2011
Group Show | Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Surrogate Teacher | Los Banos Branch Library, Los Banos, CA, 2011
Cross-Disciplinary Productions | UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 2011
Oak Park Print Invitational | Oak Park Library, Oak Park, IL, 2011
Hack | Statler Waldorf Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
The Open Daybook Exhibition | Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Like a Soft Summer Rain | PØST, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
Waves | Adrian Piper, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
June Gloom | Country Club, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
You Gave Me Brave | S1F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
Bookish | Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2009
Literature As Exploration| The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada, 2009
Vox V | juried by Ryan Trecartin and Larry Mangel, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
Anarchist Book Fair | San Francisco County Fair Building, San Francisco, CA, 2009
Repeat Until | Compact Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
Anarchist Book Fair | Southern California Library, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Cocktail Hour with Skip Arnold | Bonelli Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Inevitable Continuum | Locust Projects, Miami, FL, 2008
Matryoshka | 922 Nolden Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
From Panic To Power | Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Alternative Places | Tom Bradley Wing, LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Staff Exhibition | Whittier Public Library, Whittier, CA, 2008
Kleveland | Bonelli Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Esta Loco, Pero No Es Pendejo | Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
Circus Gallery Miami | Miami, FL, 2007
Circus Year | Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2007
Maximum of Maximums | Me and You Variety Candy, Los Angeles, CA, 2007
The Greatest Generation | Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2007
Faculty Show | Mt. San Jacinto College Fine Art Gallery, San Jacinto, CA, 2007
Women’s Work | CSU San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, 2007
LISSTEN’s Banned Books Week Conference | CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, 2006
draw_drawing_2 | The Foundry, London, England, 2006
Anywhere But Where | Circus of Books Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
In This House That I Call Home | Western Project, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Ladyfest | Voz Alta, San Diego, CA, 2005
Supersonic | Los Angeles Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2005
On Transit: Visual Narratives in North America | Instituto de Cultura de Baja California, Mexicali, Mexico, 2005
Happening Now | University Art Gallery, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 2005
Piñata Show | Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY, 2005
Pasale | Estacion Tijuana Gallery, Tijuana, Mexico, 2004
Spring Reverb | Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2004


Jean Lowe, Bottom Shelf Self: Trending Titles in the Civic Imaginary | Actual Size Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2017
Broad Strokes: Women in Art | Whittier Public Library, Whittier, CA, 2010
Conceptual Telegraphy and the Song of the Wind Through Its Wires | Workspace, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
Corpus Humorous | Shatford Library, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, 2007
Soft Radical | Compact Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2005

Exegesis Eisegesis Encaustic | essays by Andrew Choate, Mace Ojala, Blanca Pujols, and Kenneth Lapatin, Insert Blanc Press, 2017 (forthcoming)
None of Your Beeswax? Hardly.: “Exegesis Eisegesis Encaustic,” Katie Herzog with Andrew Choate at Klowden Mann Gallery | by James Scarborough, The Huffington Post, June 19, 2016
Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48): Recovering and Reimagining Trans Histories | by Kelly Besser, TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, Archives and Archiving Issue, Duke University Press, Volume 2, Number 4, November 2015
In Herzog’s Hands: Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48) | by Jessica Lee Mathiason, TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, Archives and Archiving Issue, Duke University Press, Volume 2, Number 4, November 2015
Trans Intelligentsia: A Western Pictorial? | by Zowie Davy, TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, Archives and Archiving Issue, Duke University Press, Volume 2, Number 4, November 2015
Review: At NADA Art Fair, Collecting for Pleasure, Not Status | by Roberta Smith, The New York Times, May 14, 2015
Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums | co-authored chapter with Rachel Wexelbaum, Litwin Books, 2015
Katie Herzog’s Psychedelic Libraries at Monte Vista Projects | by Kevin McMahon, Silverlake Blvd, March 2, 2014
Katie Herzog at Monte Vista Projects | ArtBlitz Los Angeles, February 25, 2014
Wikipedia Becomes a Battleground for Art Activism | by Catherine Wagley, LA Weekly, February 6, 2014
The Benefit of Friends Collected | interviews with Sherin Guirguis and Farrah Karapetian, November 24, 2013
Artforum Critics’ Picks: Katie Herzog | by Natilee Harren,, July 24, 2013
Katie Herzog at Night Gallery | by Geoff Tuck , Notes On Looking, July 21, 2013
Orlando in the Mist: The Work of Katie Herzog | by Nikki Darling , KCET Artbound, June 12, 2013
Studio Visit With Katie Herzog | by Aili Schmeltz, Los Angeles Art Resource, May 31, 2013
Object-Oriented Programming | essays by Andrew Choate and Amelia Acker, Insert Blanc Press, 2013
The Artist, Librarian, and Guerilla Girl Enthusiast | by Kate Torgovnick,, February 28, 2012
‘Phone Books’ Speaks Volumes on Use of Library | by Thaddeus Miller, Los Banos Enterprise, April 8, 2011
Art Autre at Actual Size Gallery: Katie Herzog | by Arely Villegas, Art A L.A. Mode, August 26, 2010
Katie Herzog at Actual Size Gallery | by Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, August 20, 2010
In Her Element | by Sandra T. Molina, Whittier Daily News, February 13, 2010
Katie Herzog | by Allison Gibson, DailyServing, January 2, 2010
Libraries As Art | by Sandra T. Molina, Whittier Daily News, February 2009
Katie Herzog: Librariana | by Mathew Timmons, Artweek, February 2009
Catherine Taft’s Round-Up of the Best Shows in LA | Saatchi Online, November, 2008
Library Staff Displays Artistic Side | Whittier Daily News, May 19, 2008
Bay Area Figurative Language | The Highlights, 2008
Girl Stories | by Robert Enright, Border Crossings Magazine, Winnipeg, Canada, 2006
On-Transit. Narrativas visuales en Norteamérica | by Jeff Ward, Crunch! eDitores, Mexicali, Mexico, 2005
M.F.A. Annual 2004 | New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, 2005

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