KatarinaWeslien is a multi-disciplinary artist, educator and publisher.
Her work takes form incross-media installation, immersive experiences, collaborative efforts, videoand photography addressing issues relating to the fragility of memory, imaginationand radical shifts of perspective and scale.
She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, USA and is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and the Payson Foundation. Her work has been shown in the Kohler Art Center, Bates Museum, ME. Finish Embassy in Washington DC.Women’s Museum in Washington DC,The Interventionist; Art in the Social Sphere, Mass MoCA, North Adams,MA.Aliens in America; Others in the USA, Exeter, NH.
Her work is in the collection of Metropolitan Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Xerox Corporation, Bates Museum, among others. She is the former Director of Graduate Studies at Maine College of Art where she was also the Editor of the Moth Press; projects include interviews with Alison Knowles, Marina Abramovic, Krzysztof Wodiczko among others, and publication of Mapping The Intelligence of Artistic Work by Anne West.
She has lectured widely, including, Marylyn Art Institute, School of the Art Institute ofChicago, Temple University, Ohio State University, Cranbrook Academy of Art,Academy of Fine Arts Chennai, India, Tel Aviv Museum, Danshögskolan, Stockholm,Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem. She has co-facilitated study trips to Indiafor SAIC, focusing on material culture, pilgrimage studies and contemporary art.
She divides her time between Portland Maine, Chicago, India and Stockholm, Sweden.