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Katie Peyton Hofstadter

Brooklyn- & LA-based writer | educator | exhibition-maker.

Guest Curator at 1stdibs.

Parsons The New School
School of Art & Design History & Theory

Fashion Institute of Technology
School of Graduate Studies: Art Market Studies.

Her writing is represented by Sam Hiyate of the Rights Factory.

Her artwork is represented by Pocket Utopia.

She lives with a dog named Peanut in a room full of books.


Future Art Models

Climate Clock
Union Square, New York
Tollbooth Steeple, Glasgow

Morehshin Allahyari: She Who Sees the Unknown: The Left Witness and the Right Witness
The Believer

“The Subject is the System: Portraits of a Regenerative Culture.” Catalog essay for Swoon: The Heart Lives Through the Hands. Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, 2020.

“The Gatekeepers.” Catalog Essay for Beyond Boundaries, Gallery Korea, New York, 2020.

The Sky Is Blue With Lies: An Interview with John Reed
The Believer

Digital Sunrise: God, Death and Virtual Reality
Pank Magazine

3 new short plays featured in 50 Ways… produced by Yana Landowne + Samir Bitar
Named “Best of Fringe” by DC Theater Scene
Fringe Festival, Washington, DC

Edge of Every World: Morehshin Allahyari’s The Laughing Snake
Best American Poetry, Guest Blogger

Meltwater Pulse and Other Possible Futures: The Extinction Art of Sofía Córdova
Best American Poetry, Guest Blogger

“Sending Out the Signal: Swoon Interviewed by Katie Peyton”
Bomb Magazine



Her writing, reviews and and interviews have been published in literary journals including BombGargoyle and Short Fast & Deadly. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally and her projects have been reviewed in The New York Times, Hyperallergic, The Glasgow Herald, ArtFCity, Clocktower Radio’s Art on AirInsights Magazine,  Quiet Lunch, Short, Fast & Deadly, Artcritical, and LunaLuna.  Collaborative projects have been reviewed in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Forbes.


Her curatorial projects have been exhibited at Pocket Utopia, Fake Gallery Brooklyn, Vanderbilt Republic @ Gowanus Loft, the Mykonos Bienniale, Artsy, 1stdibs, and Terror Gallery.

Undercurrent Projects is a nomadic artspace where dozens of guest curators have introduced new ideas and artists. Locations have varied from a Manhattan storefront to an underground storage bathroom.