CV



Cate Woodruff is a photographer, video artist, installation artist, painter, curator, director, writer, and actor. She is a member of Actors Equity Association, AFTRA, and Screen Actors Guild. She lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her studio is in 56 BogArt in Bushwick. She became director/curator at Sideshow Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in August 2014.

Cate's photographic art work, multi-media theatre pieces, and installations have been reviewed and written about in publications across the US and in Europe, including The New York Times, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Art Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Washington Times, Art in America, American Theatre Magazine, Theatre Magazine, Art and Antiques, Art News from Italy, Paros Life - Greece, Art Report - Berlin, Digital in Berlin, The Village Voice and NY Arts Magazine. She has been a guest teacher directing theater in public and private schools in grades 2 through 8 and has conducted workshops in high schools and universities. Cate was a co-founder of A.R.T Mondays at the American Repertory Theatre and a longtime company member of the international touring company Theatre X. She has worked with many theatre companies and with artists such as Ruth Maleczech, Lee Breuer, Robert Brustein, Richard Foreman, Mac Wellman, Len Jenkin, David Van Tieghem and  RJ Cutler, to name just a few. She has also worked in American and Japanese television and in radio, and as a photojournalist, journalist and editor with Truthout.org and Reader Supported News. Cate was a year round Artist in Residence at Byrdcliffe Arts Colony in Woodstock, New York from March 2008 to July 2012. During her residency she created over 3000 works in photography, drawing, painting, writing and video/ art installation. Her photographs have recently been added to the permanent collection of the International Center of Photography.

In Development:

Creating online gallery, exhibitions, gallery events
Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Writing a book about growing up paranormal and in communication with
formless beings of light.
Represented by Jim Fitzgerald

Bare In Mind - a multi-media theatre piece
with Cate Woodruff, David Van Tieghem, Gary Hill, Dawn Saito,
Mimi Goese, Zoë Van Tieghem


Collaboration with David Van Tieghem - TBA
Emily Harvey Foundation - Venice, Italy
October 9 - November 10, 2014

(See second half of CV for theatre credits)

2014:
Director/Curator - Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Co-founder of new online gallery (TBA), director of creative curatorial
projects and exhibitions, communications strategist, directing the
expansion and creation of online facilities (social media, web
development, e-commerce and blog).

ArtAscent International Art Magazine - online and in print
Pets
Photography
October 2014 Issue

Bushwick Open Studios - 56 Bogart St., Bushwick, Brooklyn
56 Bogart Artists Group Show
Paintings, Installations, Photographs
http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/?p=18137
May 30 - June 1 2014

Arte Laguna Prize 2014 Online - Venice, Italy
Photographs
Online exhibit
Summer 2014

The Red Dot - Hudson, NY
Are we here yet !
Solo Show - Digital Photography Art
January 25 - March 9, 2014 - extended March 30th
Curated by Richard Timperio - Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Resobox Gallery - Long Island City, NY
Kaiju
Digital Photography Art
January 10 - January 30 2014
Curators - Sanpo Matsumoto, Takashi Ikezawa, Ayakoh Furukawa

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg Brooklyn
At the Alamo
Artography
Curated by Richard Timperio
January 4 - March 3

Laumont Gallery - NYC
Artography
January/February 2014
Owner/Curator - Philippe Laumont

2013:
Soho20 Gallery Chelsea - NYC
WOMEN IN CHARGE
Photograph
July 2013
Curated by Jenn Dierdorf

Arte Laguna Prize 2013 Online - Venice, Italy
Photographs
Online exhibit
Summer 2013

Art Scene Today
http://artscenetoday.com//index.php?cID=556
The World Through My Eyes
Photograph
Online Exhibit with Catalogue
April 22 - July 22, 2013
Curated by Juanita Lanzo, artist and director/curator of
The Bronx Council of the Arts Longwood Art Gallery

MoMA - NYC
PopRally MoMA: Abstract Currents
Video (excerpt)
https://vimeo.com/groups/poprallyabstract/videos/62519385
An Interactive Video Event
Apr 7 2013

Soho20 Gallery Chelsea - NYC
40th Anniversary
Photograph
April 20th
Curated by Jenn Dierdorf

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sideshow Nation
Installation and Photograph
Curated by Richard Timperio
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2tweOHtmv4
Jan. 5 - Extended to March 25th

Balaclava Gallery - online
Solo Show - Digital Photographs
January 19 - January 25, 2013

2012:
International Center of Photography
- NYC/Governor's Island
Occupy!
Photographs and Video - Selected for ICP Permanent Collection
Opens August 17 - September 30 2012
Curated by Rachel Seed

BRIK Gallery - Catskill, NY
Cowgirls of the Hudson River Valley #4
Painting
August 18 - September 16 2012
Curated by Richard Timperio - Sideshow Gallery - Brooklyn

Soho20 Gallery Chelsea - NYC
Backlash (On Women's Basic Rights & Freedoms)
Photographs
July 17 - August 11 2012
Curated by Jenn Dierdorf

Galerie Huit - Arles, France
International Photography Festival Les Rencontres d’Arles 2012
An Eye for an Ear

Projected Photograph Installation
July 2 - July 8 2012
Curated by Vanja Karas

Sarah Barker Studio - 462 Main Street, Catskill NY
Wall Street to Main Street
Photography - NYPD BLUE, PINK FLIP and Occupy Wall Street
Slideshow
March 17 - May 31 2012
Organized by artists, writers and curators from the Hudson
Vally and Occupy With Art, an affiliation group with Occupy Wall
Street General Assembly, Arts and Culture Working Group


Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery/SUNY Ulster - Stone Ridge, NY
WATER
March 9 - April 13 2012
Video Installation - Aegean Sea
Curated by Portia Munson

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
MIC CHECK
Wall Installation - Lucid Lucy's Occupillow
Curated by Richard Timperio
January 7 - February 26 - Extended through Sun. March 18

Kleinert/James Arts Center - Woodstock, NY
Eleventh Annual 5 By 7 Show
December 2, 2011 – January 1, 2012
Photography

Senior Editor/Journalist/Photographer - Reader Supported News

2011:
Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery
, Woodstock NY
Living Here - Gary Hill, David Van Tieghem, Henrietta
Mantooth
and 23 more
Catalog - www.kagyu.org/images/KTDCatalogSM.pdf
October 15 - December 4
Curated by Cate Woodruff

Woodstock Playhouse - Woodstock, NY
Garden Goddesses
Photography
July 9 through August 13 2011
Curated by Cate Woodruff

Apothiki Art Center - Paros Island, Greece
Into the Light of Paros: the Interplay of Light and Sound
Residency and Solo Show
- Photography and Projections
Sound Composed by David Van Tieghem
June 17 - July 1 2011
Curated by Dirk Drijbooms

Kleinert/James Arts Center - Woodstock, NY
Guns
Installation
May 6 - May 29, 2011
Curated by Portia Munson

Kleinert/James Arts Center - Woodstock, NY
All For One
Photography
April 8 - May 1 2011

Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery - Woodstock, NY
Earth Day 2011
Calligraphy
April 23 2011

Blissland Sound and Vision - Berlin, Germany
Pre-Post Actions in YouPorn's categories of Sex
Photography
February 25 - March 20
Curated by Gemma Ghelardi, Antonio Gallucci

C.A.O.S CulturalArtistsOpenSpace - Rome, Italy
Photography
January/February 2011

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
It's All Good!!! (Apocalypse Now)
Installation
January/February 2011
Curated by Richard Timperio

2010:
Biennial of the Americas
- Denver, CO
MUTEK A/VISIONS - Lissom and The Jutro Experiment
Projected photographs - 10 ft x 20 ft full stage screen
Immersive Audiovisual Performance
with Brandon Wolcott, David Van Tieghem,
Lissom (Tana Sprague, Morgan Packard)


Kleinert/James Arts Center - Woodstock, NY
Eleventh Annual 5 By 7 Show
Photography

BRIK Gallery - Catskill, NY
Cowgirls of the Hudson River Valley
Photography
Curated by Richard Timperio - Sideshow Gallery - Brooklyn

Kleinert/James Arts Center - Woodstock, NY
2010 Members Show
Photographs with Audio by David Van Tieghem

Thrown for a Loop - David Van Tieghem
CD Cover and Booklet - Photographs and Design

2009:
Arts Walk - CCC Gallery
- Catskill, NY
Garden Goddesses
Photographs
Curated by Portia Munson

Arts Walk - Historical Materialisim - Hudson, NY
Garden Goddesses
Photographs
Curated by Dina Palin and Portia Munson

BRIK Gallery - Catskill, NY
WGXC Sound-Voice Benefit
Photographs
Curated by Sam Truitt, Fawn Potash and Paul Smart

Kleinert/James Art Center - Woodstock, NY
2009 Members Show
Photographs

2008-2006:
Editor/Journalis
t - Truthout.org

Woodstock Furniture Gallery - Woodstock, NY
Owner/Artist/Designer
Art, and Furniture Designs - sold worldwide online and in
stores in the US

2005-2003:
Woodstock Furniture Gallery
- Woodstock, NY
Owner/Artist/Designer
Art, and furniture designs - sold worldwide online and in
stores in the US

Coffey Gallery - Kingston, NY
Outdoors
Paintings
Curated by Katharine McKenna

Warwick Arts Center - Warwick, NY
In Shadows
Audiovisual installation, sound with David Van Tieghem
Curated by Daniel Mack

Kaaterskill Fine Arts - Hunter, NY
Holiday
Paintings

2002-2001:
Gallery Circo all’Antico - West Hurley, NY
Innocence
Video/Photography Installation with Sculptor John Kahn,
Composer David Van Tieghem and Electronic Hardware Inventor
Dave Jones

Gallery Circo all’Antico - West Hurley, NY
Art in Wood
Curated by Cate Woodruff

Gallery Circo all’Antico - West Hurley, NY
Games
Curated by Cate Woodruff

2000-1998:
Daughter is born.

Travel Europe and US with family.

1996
Mabou Mines
, NYC
Manhattan Kaidan - Director/Cinematographer/
Photographer /Writer
with associate members of the Wooster Group - NYC and
Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

An Epidog, Workshop
- Puppeteer
Directed by Lee Breuer

New York Theatre Workshop/Mabou Mines, NYC
A Drop in the Ocean
Writer/Actor/Dancer
Directed by Ruth Maleczech

1995
Japanese TV series
- Japan
Studying for The Toefl Test
Spokeswoman

New York Theatre Workshop, NYC
Paris Commune
Role: Evelyne

1994
Theatre for the New City
, NYC
How Far to Jaisalmeer
Role: Elizabeth
Adviser - Judith Malina

Richard Foreman’s Ontological Hysteric Theatre, NYC
Love Trouble
Role: Martha
Directed by Jeff Jones

The Vineyard Theatre, NYC
The Confirmation
Role: Mother
Directed by Mollie O'Mara

1993
McCarter Theatre
, Princeton, NJ
The Greensboro Massacre
Role: Emily Mann
Directed by Polly Pen

A Christmas Carol
Role: Mrs. Cratchit
Directed by Loretta Greco

1992
Lyceum Theatre, Arrow Rock, MO
Rainmaker
Role: Lizzy
Directed by Cliff Baker, Arkansas Repertory Theatre

A Streetcar Named Desire
Role: Blanche
Directed by Michael Bollinger

A Flea in Her Ear
Role: Yvonne
Directed by Wayne Solomon

Lion in Winter
Role: Eleanor
Directed by Steve Wolf, St. Louis Repertory Theater

1991
PBS Special - Hull House: The House that Jane Built

with Ellen Burstyn
Role: Ellen Gates Starr
Emmy Award

American Inside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI
Coastal Disturbances
Role: Holly
Directed by Mark Simpson

A Streetcar Named Desire
Role: Stella
Directed by Tom Blair

1987
American Repertory Theatre
, Cambridge, MA
The End of the World (with Symposium to Follow)
Role: Arlen
Directed by Richard Foreman

A.R.T. Mondays at The American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Founding Member/Actor/Writer
Tobogganists
Role: Phia
Directed by Wesley Savick

King Ubu
Role: Two Headed Queen Rosamond
Cate Woodruff/Amy Brenneman
Co-adaptation - Cate Woodruff, R.J Cutler and Wesley Savick

Skinhead Hamlet
Role: Queen Gertrude
Best of Boston Award
Directed by Wesley Savick

1986
Circle Repertory Theatre
, NYC
Drama League of New York
The Lady Aoi
Assistant Director
Directed by Wesley Savick

Alley Theatre, Houston, TX
Assistant Marketing Director

1985 through 1990
Theater X
, Milwaukee, WI
International Avant-Garde Touring Company
Company Member
Actor/Writer/Director of Development

Fall of the Amazons
Role: Amazon Warrior
Directed by John Schneider

Margery Kemp (The Desire of the Moth for the Star)
Role: Lynne
Collaboration with painter Robert Kushner
Hawaiian Islands Tour

Interest in Strangers
Role: Camera Woman
Directed by John Schneider

Instinct
Role: Lada Dada
Directed by John Schneider

Ubu Roi
Role: Queen Rosamond
Directed by Wesley Savick

Ionesco’s Rhinoceros
Role: Daisy
Directed by Wesley Savick

Sincerity Forever
by Mac Wellman
Role: Judy
Directed by John Schneider

Pilgrims of the Night by Len Jenkin
Role: Zoe, Darleen and Olga
Directed by John Schneider

A Long Christmas Dinner
Role: Lucia and Lucia II
Directed by Wesley Savick

George F. Kennan: The Strength and Indifference of the Snow
Co-writer and role of George F. Kennan
Extended run in Washington, DC at the Smithsonian Institution
Directed by Wesley Savick

Liberace: The Magic of Believing
Co-Librettist and Singer/Actor - Scott
Collaboration with painter Ed Paschke
Directed by Wesley Savick

1984
Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
, Milwaukee, WI
A Woman Without Means
Role: Larisa
Directed by Nick Faust
Award - Showtime Search for Excellence in the American Theatre

Twilight Crane
Role: Tsu
Directed by Wesley Savick

Wrens
Role: Chelsea
Directed by Debra Jenkins

The Trojan Women
Role: Helen of Troy
Directed by Nick Faust

Independent Productions, Milwaukee, WI
US Premiere by Franz Xavier Kroetz
Michi’s Blood
Co-producer and role: Mary
Directed by Wesley Savick

1982
Theatre of the Observed
, St. Louis, MO
Artistic Director
Cages
Photographer/Filmmaker/Writer/Director/Actor

Wax Theatrix
Role: Photographer

1981
Music for Homemade Instruments

Musician
Director Skip LaPlante

1980
78th St. Playhouse
, NYC
The Quiet Surprises
Role: Wren
Directed by Lynn Green

Henri Bendel, NYC
Print Model/Bridal Model
Gosta Peterson - Photographer

Gosta Peterson Photography
Assistant photographer

Theatre for the New City, NYC
A Day at Harmenz
Role: Musician
Music Composed by Skip LaPlante
Directed by Steven Razner

Bristol Theatre, St. Louis, MO
Murder in Maine
Actor/Writer/Director

Cate received a BA in Theatre from Webster University in St. Louis and is a graduate of The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts through New York University and was a founding student in Robert Brustein’s Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard
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