education
2007: M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2003: B.F.A., Drawing and Painting with Psychology minor, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2002: Leeds University, Leeds, UK

commissions

2016: The Key Room, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

solo | two person exhibitions
2017: Summer Night Forever, Recology, San Francisco, CA
2016: A Remove, A Plan, A Plot, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015: After Hour, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA
2012: DEEP DOWN AND BUILDING UP, Stairwell’s project, Noonan Building, San Francisco
2010: Understanding A Whale Fall/Whale Watch, Adobe Books Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010: Lamp, Cosign Projects, St. Louis, MO

solo | two person projects and screenings
2016: Lights Out, performative lecture, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2016: Nets for the Unweighable, performative lecture, Beta Local, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2016: Nets for the Unweighable, performative lecture, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2016: Nets for the Unweighable, performative lecture, Climate Change conference, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2014-2015: Selections from the Archive, series of object displays at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2014: Fathoming A Cave, Collaborative performance with musician Laura Steenberge, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2014: Pop-Up Whale Talk, Artist talk on Whales, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
2013: Gray Grey Whale screening at The Golden Hour, S.H.E.D. Projects, Oakland, CA

2012: The Rise and Fall of Escalators, Stairwell's Field Trip #1, Lecture on escalators in AMC Van Ness Theater, San Francisco, CA
2012: Cover Fire: A Survey of Blackouts, Six week course covering blackouts, various locations, SF Bay Area
2010: Whale Watch Walk, Reading and walk, Adobe Books in San Francisco, CA

group exhibitions
2017: Museum of Capitalism, Oakland, CA
2016: Art + Process + Inquiry, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
2015: (Processing) Bay Area Artists and the Archive, UC Berkeley Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2015: Radical Medicine: Part One, Krowswork, Oakland, CA
2015: Everybody's Ocean, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
2014: White Hot Lamp Black, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2014: Many Places at Once (as part of Real Time and Space), Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
2014: Magical Thinking, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2014: Composition, Zoolabs, Oakland, CA
2013: RELAY RELAY, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2013: Colpa Press at Will Brown, San Francisco, CA
2013: Supra Natural, Berkeley Arts Passage, Berkeley, CA
2012: DocumentO: An Unofficial Satellite of Documenta 13, Krowswork Gallery, Oakland, CA
2011: People Are a Light to Love, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA
2011: Hypothesis: An Art/Science Fair, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
2011: A Brief Sign, MacArthur b arthur, Oakland, CA
2011: Wasteland, SOAP Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011: MNEME, MacArthur b arthur, Oakland, CA
2010: Hidden Geographies: Oil, Water & Birds, Pterodactyl Project Space, Philadelphia, PA
2010: Lapse, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA
2010: Top Ten, MacArthur b arthur, Oakland, CA
2009: Matchbooks, SOAP Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009: Losing Yourself in the 21st Century, Welch School Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2008: Code-Switchers, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
2007: I.O.U., Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
2007: Grounded?, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2007: Vernissage, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
2005: Danger Balloon, 515 Arts, Phoenix, AZ
2003: Residency Exhibition, Artstation, Rostock, Germany

honors | awards | residencies
2017: Artadia Award, San Francisco Bay Area
2017: Recology, Artist In Residence, San Francisco, CA
2016: Art + Process + Inquiry, Artist In Residence, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2016: The Harbor, Artist In Residence at Beta-Local, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2014: California Humanities: Community Stories Grant (with Headlands Center for the Arts)
2014: 3rd round Finalist, Creative Capital Award
2014: Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, Sausalito, CA
2012: Creative Capacity Fund Quick Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, San Francisco, CA
2010: Alternative Exposure Grant, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2010: Philadelphia Art Hotel, Artist in Residence, Philadelphia, PA
2003: Artstation, Artist in Residence, Rostock, Germany

press
2017: Kriston Capps, "Oakland Gets A Marxist Pop Up: the 'Museum of Capitalism'", CityLab, June 2017
2017: Sarah Hotchkiss, "Your Trash Is Treasure for Three Artists at Recology San Francisco", KQED Visual Arts, May 2017
2017: Alex Mak, "Turning SF Garbage into Electronic Art", Broke-Ass Stuart 'Artist You Should Know' Column, May 2017
2017: Leslie Katz:, "From Garbage to Gallery: How Artists Mine Your Junk", CNET Culture, May 2017
2016: Sasha Archibald, “The Bad Archivist: Carrie Hott's The Key Room”, X-TRA Magazine, September 2016
2016: East Bay Express Pick: "Art + Process + Ideas", June 2015
2016: Danica Willard Sachs, “The Key Room”, Art Practical, May 2016
2016: Sarah Hotchkiss, “Carrie Hott Unlocks Mysterious Key Room at the Headlands”, KQED Visual Arts, March 2016
2016: Glossary Magazine, “The Key Room by Carrie Hott”, March 2016
2015: BLOUIN ARTINFO Modern Painters, “24 Artists to Watch”, December 2014-January 2015
2015: Leora Lutz, "Carrie Hott: Conceptual Practice with the Night", Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, March 2015
2015: Curiously Direct, “Interface Gallery//After-Hour: Carrie Hott”, January 2015
2015: SFAQ Pick, “After-Hour, Carrie Hott at Interface Gallery, Oakland”, January 2015
2015: East Bay Express Pick, “After-Hour: Carrie Hott”, January 2015
2014: Little Paper Planes, Studio Visits with Artists, “Conversation with Carrie Hott”, October 2014
2014: Congratulations Pine Tree Podcast, "Rager! (with Carrie Hott)", October 2014
2014: Leeza Meksin, “Mail Art for LANDLESSNESS”, Temporary Art Review, June 2014
2014: Suzanne L'Heureux, "White Hot Lamp Black", Art Practical/Daily Serving, February 2014
2014: Curiously Direct, 'Southern Exposure/White Hot Lamp Black', February 2014
2013: Et Al, "Questionnaire 10: Carrie Hott", March 2013
2013: The Aphorists Podcast, 'Episode 10: Chopping it Up With Carrie Hott', February 2013
2012: Aaron Harbour + Jackie Im, "Neither Here Nor There", Essay for Stairwell's, March 2012
2010: Kara Q. Smith, “From A Sub-Sub,” Artslant, Critic's Picks, San Francisco, October 2010
2010: Keith Bowers, “Watching the Act of Watching,” SF Weekly, September 2010
2010: Sandra Silvoy, “SOAP asks artists to consider soap,” KQED Visual Arts, August 2010

curatorial
2015: The Hour After Reader, limited edition booklet printed by Colpa Press, including a selection of contributions from 16 artists and collaborations; made as part of After Hour, solo exhibition at Interface Gallery
2014: Selections from the Archive, ongoing series of object displays at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2014: LANDLESSNESS, Curatorial project and booklet at Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2013: Co-founded Ortega y Gasset Projects & Gazzette, long-distance collective gallery space, ongoing, Queens, NY
2010: Objects of Human Making, Curatorial Project at SOAP Gallery, San Francisco
2010: Bureaucracy Now, Collaboration with Elizabeth Bernstein, San Francisco, CA
2009: Co-founded Royal NoneSuch Gallery with Elizabeth Bernstein, Oakland, CA

writing
2014: “The Archive of Modern Conflict: Collecting Shadows at Pier 24”, KQED Arts, December 16, 2014
2013: “Ornament & Crime: A Conversation with Lauren Frances Adams, Stacy Lynn Waddell, and Susanne Slavick", Temporary Art Review, December 2013
2012: “WATERFALL ON LAKE MARGIN NOVEL FEATURE”, writing project for Stairwell's, San Francisco, CA, September 2012

panels | lectures
2017: LASER Talk, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2017: Artist Talk, UC Berkeley, Installation class, Berkeley, CA
2017: Artist Talk, Mills College, Contemporary Theory class, Oakland, CA
2016: A+P+I Lecture, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2016: Artist Talk, California College of the Arts, Activating Archive class, Oakland, CA
2016: Artist Talk, California College of the Arts, Graduate Professional Practices, San Francisco, CA
2015: Artist Talk, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
2015: Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, Archive Practices, San Francisco, CA
2015: Artist Talk, San Francisco State University, Professional Practices, San Francisco, CA
2015: Artist Talk, California State University, Hayward, Professional Practices, San Francisco, CA
2015: Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, Sustained Looking Photography class, San Francisco, CA
2014: Blackout Conversation with Amy Ho, Et Al, San Francisco, CA
2014: Artist Talk, Mills College, Interdisciplinary Practices class, Oakland, CA
2013: Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, Undergraduate Sustained Looking Photography class, San Francisco, CA
2012: Speaker at ISEA 2012, Cover Fire: A Survey of Blackouts, Albuquerque, NM
2012: Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, Undergraduate Night Photography class, San Francisco, CA
2011: Artist Talk at Real Time & Space, Oakland, CA
2010: Artist Talk Mills College, MFA Contemporary Theory, Oakland, CA
2010: Panelist, The Money Issue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2010: Panelist, Beginning and End of Representation, Curiouser Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2010: Artist Talk, Coral Street Arthouse, Philadelphia, PA
2009: Panelist, Painting Props: The Imagined Existence of Staged Objects, SECAC Conference, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
2009: Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2009: Artist Talk, St. Mary’s College, Painting I class, Moraga, CA


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