kathryn barulich

curating. writing. research.

Kathryn Barulich

b. 1990

San Francisco


Professional Experience

2016-present Co-founder and editor, Dissolve (http://www.dissolvesf.org), San Francisco, CA

2016-present Gallery Manager and Online Content Coordinator, Wirtz Art, Oakland, CA

2016-present Special Projects Assistant/Researcher, RITE Editions, San Francisco, CA

2015-2018 Gallery Manager, Manresa Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015, spring Teaching Assistant, Modernity and Modernism, (Instructor: Lauren MacDonald), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2015, spring Collections Assistant, Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, CA

2015, spring Note-taker, The Human Animal, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 

2014–2015 Gallery Assistant, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2014, fall Teaching Assistant, Art Since 1945, (Instructor: Beth Bird), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2014 Gallery Assistant, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011 Assistant: Audio-Visual Department, Tournées Film Festival, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York, NY



Publications

2017 Collaboration with Jackie Valle, “Here lies the screen, digital and otherwise: Fore-word to Issue 4,” Dissolve, Iss. 4, May, 2017

Interview: R/SF projects and Kathryn Barulich, “Why and How to Collect Art,” Trace: Dissolve blog, May, 2017

“Guest Blogger: Kathryn Barulich on 4 Artists who are Reimagining Architecture at MFA Now 2017,” Root Division Talk, March, 2017

“From Base to Brim: A Consideration of the Vessel,” Trace: Dissolve blog, February, 2017

2016 “Timeline,” Camera of Wonders, Mousse Publishing. Edited by Jens Hoffmann. Text by Walead Beshty, Julieta González, Devon Bella, Michele Fiedler, August, 2016

“Terraform,” Exhibition introduction and biographical text, Elizabeth Bowler, Terraform, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA, August, 2016

“S-O-SF”, Dissolve, Iss. 1, August, 2016

2015 “Ashes to Ashes: The Indestructible Molecular Base of San Francisco’s History,” Bohemian Rhapsodies, Centennial Celebration for the Panama Pacific International Exhibition, 1915, Published May, 2015 


“Mae West’s Smoldering Voice: Censorship and Radio’s Golden Age,”, “The Exhibition,” The Elephant in the Other Room, or Notes on the Disembodied Voice, San Francisco Art Institute, May, 2015

“Shaun Leonardo,” Exhibition Catalogue, The Elephant in the Other Room, or Notes on the Disembodied Voice, San Francisco Art Institute, May, 2015

Selected Projects

2017 Curator, Making Out Who's Seeing You, Manresa Gallery, San Francisco, CA, forthcoming

2016 Curator, Online Exhibition, anima(l), Wirtz Art, Oakland, CA, November – December 2016

Curator, SPRING BREAK, Brittany Acocelli and Hadar Kleiman, Residence/SF, San Francisco, CA, April, 2016

2015 Commissioned artwork, Shaun Leonardo, San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Collaborative Project: The Elephant in the Other Room or, Notes on the Disembodied Voice, San Francisco, CA, May, 2015

Supporting Exhibition Text, 24 HR Room Service, Hadar Kleiman and Xiao Wang, San Francisco Art Institute Vernissage Exhibition, Edge Effect, Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, May, 2015, San Francisco, CA

Coordinated artwork, Footnote No. 27, San Francisco Art Institute Vernissage Exhibition, Edge Effect, Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA, May, 2015

Supporting Exhibition Text, COMING SOON, Hadar Kleiman, Comment…, San Francisco, CA July, 2015

2014-2015 MA Representative, SFiCA (Interdisciplinary collaboration between the graduate students of California College of the Arts and San Francisco Art Institute), San Francisco, CA

2014 Solo Exhibition, Sit100Years, Manresa Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Curator, Rêverité, Vanessa Miller, Christine Cho, and Sai Li, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Curator, Not Asking How Far, Hadar Kleiman, Cait Molloy, and Xiao Wang, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Curator, Continuing MFA Exhibition, over 40 participating MFA students graduating from San Francisco Art Institute in 2015, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Education

MA 2015 San Francisco Art Institute (Program: History and Theory of Contemporary Art)

Thesis Title: Le Mot Peint: Dada Vandals of French Nationalism

Advisor: Nicole Archer, PhD

BA 2012 Fordham University (Majors: Art History, French Language and Literature)

Senior thesis analyzed the work of Francis Picabia in the context of Dada language intervention; Exchange program at Institut Catholique de Paris, France (Fall 2010-Spring 2011); Global Outreach program, South Africa: immersion and service program with focus on apartheid and race relations

Skills

• Fluent (speaking, reading, and writing) in French
• Adobe Suite, Filemaker Pro, Google Docs, iWork, Macintosh/PC, Microsoft Office
• CRM and donor/sales management software, such as AS400 and Raiser’s Edge