Cate Woodruff is a is an internationally recognized artist whose camera-based artwork has been acquired by numerous international public and private collections, notably in the permanent collections of MoMA Pop Rally in NYC, the International Center of Photography NYC, onboard NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft, ongoing for millennia, in the contemporary museum of Cagliari Galleria comunale d'arte and Fondazione Bartoli Felter in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, and permanently installed in the NYU Langone Science Center, NYU Langone Orthopedic Center, NYU Langone Hansjörg Wyss, NYU Langone Chelsea, in the main atrium lobby of, and throughout the iconic Citicorp Building in New York City.

She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Sardinia, Italy with her husband, composer/percussionist/sound designer David Van Tieghem, and has a studio in Industry City, Brooklyn. Her work can be purchased on Artsy through SL Gallery in NYC, or by contacting the artist.

Recent Articles:
WhiteHot Magazine
Mur Mur of Art
Unica Radio Cagliari
Sardegna Reporter
Obiettivi homemade nelle fotografie di Cate Woodruff
L'Unione Sarda
Bushwick Daily
Arte Fuse

Cate's photographic art work, multi-media theatre pieces, and installations have also 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.

Cate received a BA in Theatre from Webster University in St. Louis, training at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts through New York University and was a founding student in the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University.

New Work TBA
Nuoro, Sardinia Italy

Mancaspazio Gallery - September 2022
Curator - Paola Mura, Chiara Manca

Citicorp Building - NYC
NYU Langone Women's Center

Vista Blu - 2 1/2 x 9 ft.
Installed in Permanent Collection
Curator - Katherine Meehan

Citicorp Building - NYC
NYU Langone Cityscape Main Atrium

4 works, 60 x 60 inches each, from the series, Poetto Beach
Installed in Permanent Collection
Curator - Katherine Meehan

Citicorp Building - NYC
NYU Langone Women's Center

18 works 13x19 inches, from the series,
Rose Window Notre Dame
Installed in Permanent Collection
Curator - Katherine Meehan

NYU Langone Chelsea - NYC
Blue Sky 6ft x 16 ft
Installed in Permanent Collection

NYU Langone Chelsea - NYC

Lake Sunset 6ft x 16 ft
Installed in Permanent Collection

NYU Langone Chelsea - NYC
2 from the Colorland series - each 44" x 8ft
Installed in Permanent Collection

SL Gallery - NYC
Light Minded - Solo Exhibit
Light Photography & Light Sculpture
January 8 - March 4 2020
Curator - Tony Long

NYU Langone
Hansjörg Wyss - NYC
Brooklyn 4 installed as part of NYU Langone
Permanent Collection
Curator - Katherine Meehan

Galleria comunale d'arte
, Cagliari Contemporary Art Museum
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Six works taken into Permanent Collection
Director of Museums of Cagliari - Paola Mura

Fondazione Bartoli Felter - Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Three works taken into Permanent Collection
Director of Foundation - Ercole Bartoli

Fondazione Bartoli Felter - Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Light At Heart - Solo Exhibit
New Light Photography Series
May 23 - June 6, 2019 Extended to June 14
Curator - Paola Mura

Kleinert/James Center for the Arts - Woodstock, NY
Untitled Member's Show
February 2 - March 24 2019

NYU Langone Science Center -
Six works installed as part of NYU Langone
Permanent Collection
Curator - Katherine Meehan

NYU Langone Art Gallery -
Solo Exhibit
Camera-based Art, Lightboxes,
Works on Fabric, Video Art
September 13 - November 25, 2018
extended to January 2 2019
Curator - Katherine Meehan

Festival of the Five Senses - Washington, CT.
Animated Camera-based Video Art Installation
July 21 - August 4 2018
Pilobolus Dance Company

Galleria comunale d'arte, Castello di San Michele
Casa Falconieri
- Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Trasparenze di Passaggio
Video Art
July 27 - September 30 2018
Curators - Dario Piludu and Gabriella Locci

Langone NYU Medical Center - NYC
Quazar 6ft x 30ft of 10 Glass Panels
Permanent Installation - NYU Langone Orthopedic Center Lobby
Curator - Katherine Meehan

Trunk Club The Villard Mansion
Camera-based Art/Lightboxes
February 8 through June 1 2017 - Extended through July
Curator - Adornare LLC

Gallery PMA -
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
The Landscape of Light
Solo Exhibit - Camera-based Art
Artist in Residence
October - November

David & Schweitzer Contemporary - Brooklyn, NY
Making the Future
Camera-based Art
Sept 30 through Oct 16
Curators - Michael David and Julie Torres

Bushwick Open Studios
Cate Woodruff  Studio 10
Camera-based Art, Sculpture
October 1 and 2 - 11am to 7pm


Space Art Photography onboard Origins, Spectral Interpretation,
Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer
(OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft on a return journey to the Bennu asteroid
September - ongoing for millennia
Curator - Dante Lauretta

Fellini Gallery - Berlin, Germany
"Ins Licht" - Solo Exhibit
Camera-based Art
August 1 - August 22, 2016

Galerie Huit - Arles, France
"Dans la Lumière"
Camera-based Art
July 20 - August 1, 2016

Gallery PMA - Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Luminosity: The Landscape of Light - Solo Exhibit
Camera-based Art
Artist in Residence
June 28 - July 19, 2016
Curated by - Paola Mura

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg Brooklyn
Through the Rabbit Hole
Camera-based Art
January 9 - March 14, 2016
Curated by Richard Timperio

Naera Arts - Philadelphia, PA
Solo show - Camera-based Art
June 25 - August 20
Curator, Naera Kim

Bushwick Open Studios
395 Johnson Ave., Bushwick
Cate Woodruff, Studio 10
Paintings, Camera-based Art, Drawings, Installations
June 6 and 7, 12pm to 6pm

National Composers Night Out
The American Composers Forum
Camera-based Art for sound by David Van Tieghem
St. Paul, MN
May 14, 2015

Storefront Ten Eyck - Buswick, Brooklyn
Arts in Bushwick Presents: Making History
Camera-based Art
Opening Night: April 19 2015 - 4 to 7
Closing Night Benefit Raffle May 10 - 4 to 8
Curators - Krista Saunders and Dexter Wimberly

Soho Photo Gallery - NYC
Krappy Kamera 2015
Digital Photographic Art
February 4 - 28, 2015

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg Brooklyn
Sideshow Nation III: Circle the Wagons!!!
January 10 - March 15, 2015
Curated by Richard Timperio
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
Snap to Grid

Digital Photography
December 11, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Extended to Jan 10, 2015

Emily Harvey Foundation - Venice, Italy
Collaboration with David Van Tieghem
Sound of Empty Space - Installation
Concerto Venezia - music composition
October 9 - November 10, 2014

Bushwick Open Studios - 56 Bogart St., Bushwick, Brooklyn
56 Bogart Artists Group Show
Paintings, Installations, Camera-based Art
May 30 - June 1 2014

Arte Laguna Prize 2014 - Venice, Italy
Camera-based Art
Online exhibit
Summer 2014

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

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

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

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

Soho20 Gallery Chelsea - NYC
Camera-based Art
July 2013
Curated by Jenn Dierdorf

Arte Laguna Prize 2013 - Venice, Italy
Camera-based Art
Online exhibit
Summer 2013

Art Scene Today
The World Through My Eyes
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

PopRally MoMA: Abstract Currents
Video (excerpt)
An Interactive Video Event
Apr 7 2013

Soho20 Gallery Chelsea - NYC
40th Anniversary
Camera-based Art
April 20th
Curated by Jenn Dierdorf

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sideshow Nation
Installation and Camera-based Art
Curated by Richard Timperio
Jan. 5 - Extended to March 25th

Balaclava Gallery - online
Solo Show - Camera-based Art
January 19 - January 25, 2013

International Center of Photography
- NYC/Governor's Island
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
August 18 - September 16 2012
Curated by Richard Timperio - Sideshow Gallery - Brooklyn

Soho20 Gallery Chelsea - NYC
Backlash (On Women's Basic Rights & Freedoms)
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
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
March 9 - April 13 2012
Video Installation - Aegean Sea
Curated by Portia Munson

Sideshow Gallery - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
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

Senior Editor/Journalist/Photographer - Reader Supported News

Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery
, Woodstock NY
Living Here - Gary Hill, David Van Tieghem, Henrietta
and 23 more
Catalog -
October 15 - December 4
Curated by Cate Woodruff

Woodstock Playhouse - Woodstock, NY
Garden Goddesses
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
May 6 - May 29, 2011
Curated by Portia Munson

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

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

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

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

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

Biennial of the Americas
- Denver, CO
MUTEK A/VISIONS - Lissom and The Jutro Experiment
Photographs and complex video mapping projections
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

BRIK Gallery - Catskill, NY
Cowgirls of the Hudson River Valley
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

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

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

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

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

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

Woodstock Furniture Gallery
- Woodstock, NY
Art, and furniture designs - sold worldwide online and in
stores in the US

Coffey Gallery - Kingston, NY
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

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

Daughter is born.

Travel Europe and US with family.

Mabou Mines
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
Directed by Ruth Maleczech

Japanese TV series
- Japan
Studying for The Toefl Test

New York Theatre Workshop, NYC
Paris Commune
Role: Evelyne

Theatre for the New City
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

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

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

Lyceum Theatre, Arrow Rock, MO
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

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

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
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

Circle Repertory Theatre
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

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

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

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

Theatre of the Observed
, St. Louis, MO
Artistic Director

Wax Theatrix
Role: Photographer

Music for Homemade Instruments

Director Skip LaPlante

78th St. Playhouse
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