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 Katie Innamorato
Greater NYC Area
afterlifeanatomy@gmail.com
www.afterlifeanatomy.com

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 Education-

-Bachelors of Fine Art, Sculpture - State University at New Paltz, New York

2012.

-Minor: Anthropology.

-hands on taxidermy training, Sussex NJ 2010-2013.

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Employment-

-Afterlife Anatomy, 2011-current.

Taxidermist and Instructor

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Forthcoming Exhibitions-

-TBA

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Collaborative Exhibitions-

-"Masters on Main," Main Street in Catskill, New York, 2011.

-"PROject proJECT," Chasama Gallery, New York CIty, New York 2012.

-"I am a___," SUNY New Paltz Sculpture Club, traveling exhibit; Cleveland, Ohio, Chicago, Illinois, New Paltz, New York, 2012.

-"KNIT IN!," Poughkeepsie Galleria, Poughkeepsie, New York, 2012.

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Selected Exhibitions-

-"Foundations Show," at the Rotunda of FAB, SUNY New Paltz, New York 2010.

-"Open Studios," at the Rotunda of FAB, SUNY New Paltz, New York 2010-12.

-"MAYhem," at the Shirt Factory, KIngston, New York 2011.

-"Rogue Taxidermy Show," at La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 2012.

-"Animal Show," at Pterodactyl Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, 2012.

-"Fauna and Flora, BFA Show," at the Samual Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York, 2012.

-"Animal Skins: Visual Surfaces," Foster Gallery at the University of Wisconsin

at Eau Claire, 2013.

-"Taxidermy Art Show," La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 316 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 2014.

-"Extended Show- Death Masks," back hallway, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, California 2014.

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Video Bibliography-

-"Holiday Bizarre," Science Channel's Oddities TV Show, December 24, 2011

-"Death and Taxidermy," Odd Folks Home, Science Channel, February 9, 2013

-Subject of Brooklyn band Black Taxi's music video for "House on Fire," June 2013.

-"Vampires from PhilaHELLphila," Oddities, Science Channel, June 22nd, 2013.

-"How to Taxidermy a Squirrel," The Brain Scoop, online, March 17th, 2015.

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Online Bibliography-

-"Carnivorous Nights Slideshow," The New York Times online, January 6, 2012

-"Dead Mouse Walking: New Yorkers Revive the Creepy Art of Taxidermy," The Atlantic online, July 31, 2012

-“Beauty in the Breakdown,” The New Paltz Oracle, Dec. 6th, 2012.

  -Featured in photogapher Mike McGregor's "PRESERVE," portrait series, June 2013. Online.

  -Portrait featured on ANIMAL NEW YORK's  online Art & Spectacle page,

-"TAXIDERMISTS WITH THEIR MOUNTS," June 18th, 2013.

-"An Unusual Art," The Spectator Online, October 9th, 2013.

  -"Stuffed Animals," Volume One Online, October 10th, 2013.

-"Winged guinea pigs to be made in Hampden taxidermy class," The Baltimore Sun

Online, December 4th, 2013.

-"The Brooklyn Museum of Death," The Awl, April 17th, 2014.

-"The Art of Katie Innamorato," CULTURE Magazine,  Online and Print, July 3, 2014.

-"What You Missed At Brooklyn's Taxidermy Fair This Weekend," The Gothamist, Online, October 6, 2014.

-"Rogue's Tail," City Paper, Online, October 7th, 2014.

-"Stuff it: celebrity taxidermist to teach class in Mobile," Online, October 7th, 2014.

-"Women Are Dominating The Rogue Taxidermy Scene," Vice, Online, October 14, 2014.

-"How Do You Make a Living, Taxidermist?" Pacific Standard, Online, November 26, 2014.

-"I'm a Vegetarian and I had a Great Time Dismembering a Dead Bunny," VICE, Jan 31st, 2015.

-"Morbid Anatomy Museum's Taxidermy Classes Offer a Slice of Life (and Death)," The NY Times, April 12, 2015.

-"Stuffed Animals," Badger Mag, June 25th, 2015.

-"Taxidermy Classes: All Guts and a Little Glory," The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 7th, 2015.

-"The Art of Taxidermy: What It's Like to Immortalize a Chicken," Modern Farmer, Oct, 2nd, 2015.

-"When Taxidermy Goes Rogue," National Audubon Society, March 30th, 2016.

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Print Media-

-“Beauty in the Breakdown,” The New Paltz Oracle, Dec. 6th, 2012.

-"Whimsical taxidermy catches on in Baltimore," The Baltimore Sun, February 19th, 2014.

-"Local store offers lessons in taxidermy," The MetroWest Daily News Sunday,

February, 23rd, 2014.

-"Local store offers lessons in taxidermy," The Milford Daily News Sunday, February

23rd, 2014.

-"Stuffed, but not stuffy," The Baltimore Sun, February 24th 2014.

-"Rogue Taxidermist," Feature and interview in Jacque's Magazine,  Feb. 2014.

-"Local store offers lessons in taxidermy," The Milford Daily News, Print and Online, February 23, 2014.

-"Local store offers lessons in taxidermy" The Metro West Daily News, Online and Print, February 23, 2014.

-"The Art of Katie Innamorato," CULTURE Magazine,  Online and Print, July 3, 2014.

-Spread in the book Taxidermy Art: A Rogue's Guide to the Work, the Culture, and How to Do It Yourself, pg. 59,  by Robert Marbury, 2014.

-"Morbid Anatomy Museum's Taxidermy Classes Offer a Slice of Life (and Death)," The NY Times, April 12, 2015.

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Professional Activities-

-Volunteer at the 2012 International Sculpture Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

-Animal Care Intern at Staten Island Zoo, Summer 2013.

-Teaching taxidermy classes all over the US and Internationally.

-Artist Residency with Animamus Art Salon at Apiary Studios in London, England, Oct. 2013. -Taxidermy Demonstration at Apiary Studios in London, England. Oct. 27, 2013.

-Amateur Hour 12, Taxidermy Demo/Talk with Robert Marbury at The Institute Library in New Haven, CT, May 2014.

-Taxidermy Demonstration at The Bell House in Brooklyn NYC, Taxidermy Art Book Release Event and Rogue Taxidermy Fair. Oct, 2014.

-Taxidermy Demo and Talk at Joe's Pub, NYC for the December edition of, "Employee of the Month," with Catie Lazarus. Dec. 2014.

-Residency with Allis Markham and Volunteering at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles in the taxidermy department, Jan, 2015.

-How to Taxidermy a Squirrel, video collaboration with Emily Graslie and Anna Goldman on The Brain Scoop, for The Field Museum, March 2015.

-Form casting and making seminar with John Sanzo, 2015.

-Taxidermy Instructor for NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Weekend, Oct. 2-3, 2015.

-Mammal Workshop with Matt Marulli, 2016.

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Awards-

-First Place- Bobcat,  Amateur Division, Lifesize Mammals, NJ Taxidermy Association Competition, 2010.

-First Place- Albino Buck, Amateur Division, Gameheads, NJ Taxidermy Association Competition 2010.

-Best of Category Whitetail Deer Gamehead, NJ Taxidermy Association Competition, 2010.

-First Place- Black Raccoon, Amateur Division, Lifesize Mammals,  NJ Taxidermy Association Competition, 2011.

-First Place- Coyote,  Amateur Division,  Lifesize Mammals, NJ Taxidermy Association Competition, 2012.

-Best of Category Amateur Lifesize, NJ Taxidermy Association Competition, 2012.

-Third Place- Lynx, Professional Division, Lifesize Mammals, NJ Taxidermy Competition 2013.

-Second Place- Red Coyote, Professional Division, Lifesize Mammals, NJ Taxidermy Competition, 2014.

-Third Place- Red Fox, Professional Division, Lifesize Mammals, World Taxidermy Competition and Convention, Springfield MO, 2015.

-Second Place, Red Fox, Professional Division, Lifesize Mammals, NJ Taxidermy Competition, 2015.

- First Place, Red Fox, Professional Division, Habitat, NJ Taxidermy Competition, 2015.

-First Place, Bound in Wire/Little Bear with Heart, Interpretive Rogue Division, NJ Taxidermy Competition, 2015.

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