Needing to know how things feel          

Photographic collaboration with Faythe Levine




b. Knoxville, Tennessee




2016        MFA Visual Arts/ Columbia University, New York, New York

2008        Metalsmithing/ Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, Tennessee

2005        BA Social Psychology/ Stanford University, Palo Alto, California


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions


2017        Twenty Seventeen (Wisconsin), University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI

2017        Twenty Seventeen (Times Square), SPRING/BREAK, New York

2016        a DEFECT// to DEFECT, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York

2013        Crystal Cavern, Sky High Gallery, Milwaukee

2013        You Are Here/Here You Are, FLA Gallery, Gainesville

2012        Between You and the Mountains, Parse Gallery, New Orleans



Permanent(ish) Installations


2016        Template, April Base, Eau Claire

2014        Crystal Cavern, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn

2014        Radio Ceiling, Clocktower Radio, Brooklyn

2013        You Are Here/Here You Are, Silent Barn, Brooklyn


Group Exhibitions


2017        Contemplative Practice, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum

2017        Braid, Balash Artist Space, Brooklyn

2017        Friend of a friend, Pump Projects, Austin

2015        Devotion, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York

2015        Fl0ating P0int, Judith Charles Gallery, New York

2015        Checkered History, Outpost, Brooklyn

2015        Alchemy, Inner State Gallery, Detroit

2015        Pattern ::: Chaos, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn

2014        Decade of Decadunce, Cinders Gallery, New York

2014        Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York

2014        The Bushwick 500, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn

2014        Nouvelles Vauges, Concert Hall, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2014        Uncharted Waters, Reverse Gallery, Brooklyn

2014        Showpaper Retrospective, Brooklyn

2012        Crystal Cavern, Clocktower Gallery, New York

2012        Rewilding FLA, FLA Gallery, Gainesville

2012        To the Stars on the Wings of an Eel, Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn

2012        Boatel, Marina 59, Far Rockaways

2011        Music Box, New Orleans Airlift, New Orleans


Curatorial Projects


2015        Bodies Burning At the Edges: with Kiki Smith, Thomas Beale, Robert Montgomery, and Jacolby Satterwhite. LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York

2013        Headscapes, Brooklyn


Rabid Hands Installation Art Collective (Founding Member): Selected Shows


2013        Nouvelles Vauges, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2013        Society of Pythagoras, Hidden City Festival, Philadelphia

2011        Regency Hotel, True/False Film Festival, Columbia

2011        Vodopoi, Snowmobile warehouse, Detroit

2011        Sequence of Waves, St. Cecilia’s convent, Brooklyn




2017        Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO

2017        AZ West, Joshua Tree, CA

2016        Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA

2016        Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT

2016        Black Mountain School (Taught “No-Math Architecture”), Black Mountain NC

2015        Institute for Investigative Living with Andrea Zittel and James Trainer, Joshua Tree CA

2012        Clocktower Gallery Residency, New York NY

2011        Parse Gallery Residency, New Orleans LA





2107        Visiting Critic, Columbia University, New York

2107        Artist lecture, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

2016        Panel discussion, “Is It a Glass Ceiling?”, Nasty Women Exhibition, Knockdown Center, Brooklyn

2103        Artist lecture, Yale University, New Haven




2016        Windgate Artist Fellowship

2016        Nominated, The Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship

2014         Featured Artist, Sculpture Center online

2014        Artist of the Month, Cinders Gallery

2013        Featured Artist, Scope Art Fair, New York


Selected Bibliography


2017        Garden Castro, Jan. “Review: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels: Catinca Tabacaru Gallery.” Sculpture Magazine May.

2016        Jennifer, Noémie. “A Lower East Side Gallery is Completely Falling Apart–Or Is It?” Creators Project, Vice December.

2014        “Featured Artist: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels” Sculpture Center March.

2014        Winter, Deborah. “The Lath Hunter” SOMA Magazine November.

2014        “Interview with Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, our January Artist of the Month” Cinders Gallery January.

2013        Barberis, Jean. “Concert Hall” Palais 18: Nouvelles Vauges, summer.

2012        Meier, Allison. “Emerging: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels Erects Erie Environments From Debris” Blouin Artinfo November.

2012        Ahern, Joe. “Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, VnessWolfCHild & Terence Caulkins: Crystal Cavern.” Art International Radio (AIR) & Clocktower Gallery, radio interview, November 12.

2012        Bookhardt, D. Eric. “Review: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels at Parse Gallery.” Gambit Best of New Orleans, online, October.