Lecture: 'At Night' by Catie Newell
April 17, 2018
Olver Design Building
UMass Amherst Campus
Catie Newell is the founding principal of the architecture and art practice *Alibi Studio. Her creative practice has been widely recognized for reworking existing spaces using material aggregations and the effects of light and darkness. Newell’s work explores design construction and materiality in relationship to location, geography, and cultural contingencies; she is known for her iterative process of site-specific fabrication.
Newell won the 2011 ArtPrize Best Use of Urban Space Juried Award and the 2011 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects and Designers. Newell exhibited at the 2012 Architecture Venice Biennale and the 2015 Lille3000 Art Triennial. In 2017 the University of Michigan Museum of Art hosted Newell’s museum solo show, Overnight. She is a Lucas Fellow, a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and a Kresge Arts Fellow.