Katie Addada Shlon (BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago) is a conceptual artist living in Baltimore. Katie uses sound, sculpture, and performance to explore the relationships we have with buildings, the land, and each other. Their performances utilize improvisation, deep listening, and meditation to open conversations on complex environmental issues.
Katie has shared their work internationally in public parks, artist-run galleries, backyards, museums, and on top of mountains in the US, UK, and Europe. In 2017, Katie received a Rubys Grant from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance for Performing Arts. In 2018, Katie was commissioned by the city of Boulder, Colorado as an Experiments in Public Art Program artist. Most recently, Katie was an artist in residence at the Hambidge Center in Rabun Gap, Georgia and a virtual artist-in-residence at the Maine Farmland Trust.