Katie Grace McGowan is an intermedia artist and writer. Her work explores empathy and affect. She engages in genre-bending performance, writing creative nonfiction, and working as an amateur private eye. Her practice is rooted in participatory observation, or what McGowan calls invisible theater, through which she explores ideology. McGowan holds an M.F.A. from The University of Iowa in Intermedia as well as M.A. and B.A. degrees from Wayne State University, in English. Recent exhibitions and performances include Art as Research, at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA), CARPA, at The Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR), and Performance Capitalism and Its Discontents at Detroit Artists Market. She lives and works in Detroit, Michigan.
Such a fantastic residency! Wonderful facility and people. I only wish I could be here longer.