Katie Shapiro(1983) received an MFA from the University of California, Irvine and a BFA in Photography from CalArts. Her practice is centered on the ineffable, and visualizing things that cannot be seen. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at Kopeikin Gallery, Klompching Gallery, The Armory Center, Pasadena, Christopher Grimes, Santa Monica, Joan, Los Angeles and Aperture Gallery, New York. Her work has received coverage in Artforum, the Los Angeles Times, and New York Magazine and is housed in private collections as well as in the permanent collections at the Huntington Library, the California Museum of Photography at Riverside and the Amon Carter Library. She’s been an artist in residence at the Banff Centre in Canada and at Bullseye Glass in Pasadena. Shapiro lives and works in Los Angeles.