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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Woodmere Art Museum
Johnson & Johnson Corporate Collection
Fidelity Investments
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Light Work Fine Print Collection
Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission
The Brauer Museum of Art
Engine Performance
Floss Barber Design, Inc
numerous private collections

2017     Howard Foundation Fellowship in Photography
2016     Puffin Foundation, Grant Award in Photography
2013     Clarence John Laughlin Award, Finalist, The New Orleans Photo Alliance
2012     Promise Award, Sustainable Art Foundation
2009     Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Photography
2008     Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Light Work, Syracuse, NY
2008     Purchase Award, Photography 27, curated by Michael Mazzeo, Peer Gallery
2007     Image Award, CENTER, Santa Fe
2007     Critical Mass: Top 50 and Book Award Finalist, Photoluda, OR
2006     Purchase Award, Moment In Time Exhibition, Payne Gallery, PA
2000     Henry Walter’s Traveling Fellowship, Juried by Holland Cotter, NY Times, art critic

2018     (forthcoming) Good Luck with the Sun, Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin,TX
2018     (forthcoming) Good Luck with the Sun, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, IN
2015     Serious Play: Krista Steinke and Sherman Finch, LSCC Gallery, Houston, TX
2014     Second Nature: Krista Steinke and David Politzer, (curated by Becky Finley) Sam Houston State University, TX
2012     Purgatory Road, Fine Arts Atrium Gallery, Duchesne Academy, (a participating space of 2012 Fotofest), Houston, TX
2011     Backyards, BB Guns and Nursery Rhymes, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008     Backyards, BB Guns and Nursery Rhymes, SRO Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2007     Backyards, BB Guns and Nursery Rhymes, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
2006     Backyards, BB Guns and Nursery Rhymes, Communications Hall Gallery, NCC, Bethlehem, PA
2002     New Works by Krista Steinke, Rainbow Gallery, Tower Fine Arts Center, SUNY Brockport, NY
2000     Works by Krista Steinke,
Engine Performance, Baltimore, MD
2000     Specimens, Fox Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2017     Field Work, 2017 Artscape (curated by Kim Domanski) Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MA
2017     Double Exposure (part of Denver Month of Photography),
Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO 
2017     The National Weather Biennale, The National Weather Center, Oklahoma University, OK
2017     HCP Annual Print Auction Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, TX
2016     iDEAS Exhibition (part of iDMAa conference), Winona, MN
2015     The Land Mark Show (curated by Grace Kook-Anderson), Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2015     A Second Look, Forsythe Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2015     Envisioning the Impossible (curated by Kim Cook), Box13, Houston, TX
2015     Perspectives Photography Exhibition, Longview Museum of Art, TX
2014     Contemporary Photographers: Vision and Method in the 21st Century (curated by Chris Schmidt), The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, VA
2014     The Apocalyptic, Truman State University Art Gallery, Kansas
2013     Fear and Loathing, (curated by Katherine Ware, New Mexico Museum of Art), Art Photo Index
2013     Invitational Area Artists Biennial, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
2012     Centennial Exhibition, Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE
2012     Philadelphia Women Photographers, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011    The Airport Show, Atlanta Jackson-Hartfeild International Airport (Atlanta Celebrates Photography), GA
2010     Fresh Start, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2009     Photo Miami, represented by Light Work, Permanent Collection/Artist in Residence Program
2009     52 Editions, Gregori Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2009     Suspension of Disbelief: A Digital Photography Exhibition on Social Commentary, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, NY
2009     As It Happens: Artists-in-Residence at Light Work, Light Work, Syracuse, NY and Lubin House, NY
2008     Slide Show, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Palm Springs Art Museum, CA
2008     Collectible, Wall Space, Seattle, WA
2008    The Elusive Surrounding, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2008     Child’s Play, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007     Photo Forum, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2007     From Sun Pictures to MegaPixels, Williamsburg Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2007     Presence, Center for Psychological Studies, New York, NY
2007     Photo 07, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006     Dangerous Visions, Peninsula Museum of Art, Belmont, CA
2006     New Media/New Work, Art Intertactive Gallery, Boston, MA
2005     Torrid, Sharidin Art Gallery, Kutztown University, PA
2005     Shelter, Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
2004     In America Now, Don O’Melvney Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
2004     The NANO-SHOW, Nexus Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
2004     Document, TIXE Gallery, New York, NY
2003     Unwearables, Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, PA
2000     Maryland Artists 2000, Govenor’s Mansion, Annapolis, MD
2000     Sci Art: Extensions of Being, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
2000     On Site, School of the Visual Arts, New York, NY

2017 Dallas Medianale, Dallas Contemporary, TX
2017 Earth Day Film Festival, CA
2016 Green Screen Environmental Film Festival, Trinidad + Tobago
ALT/Future, Biome Arts, Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY and Taipei, Taiwan
Mess With Texas (curated by Peter Lucas), Film Screening, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
Community Supported Art Project (participating artist), Fresh Arts, Houston, TX
Princesses, Slideluck Warsaw, Old Gallery (Stara Galeria), 8 Zamkowy Sq, Warsaw, Poland
Slideluck Lehigh Valley II, Artsquest Performing Arts Center, (part of Invision Photo Festival), Bethlehem, PA
Arts on Division, public art event, Sommerville, NJ
Slideluck Potshow Cleveland, 78 Street Studios, Cleveland, Ohio
New Media Caucus Performance Event, University of the Streets, NYC
30 Second Spot: New Media Caucus Event, School of the Visual Arts, NY, NY
60 Seconds of Play, curated by Avantika Bawa, sponsored by Drain Magazine: Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Forum
Gallery Cranbrook, MI; Indie Showcase, Cox communications; Sarai Media Lab, New Delhi, India
The New Screen Television Broadcasting, An Alternative TV Arts Channel, Orlando, FL
One Minute Video Screening, Jersey City Art Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Video Series, curated by Madeleine Gallagher and Bettina Johae, Goliath Art Space, New York, NY
1800 Frames Video Screening, CWW Gallery, Newark, NJ
New Museum of Art Film Festival, Detroit, MI,
Gender in Motion 2005 WCA Video Screening, Digital Arts and Entertainment Lab, GSU, Atlanta, GA,
The Tank Presents: Selections from The Reel Venus Film Festival, The Tank, New York, NY
Out of The Loop Film/Video Screening, Barbes Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY
South-Side Film Festival, Official Selection Short Film, Bethlehem, PA
2004 Reel Venus Film Festival, Symphony Space, New York, NY
Artist-made Karaoke, ARTSCAPE, Baltimore, MD

“Purgatory Road”, Square Magazine, July 2016
Lenscratch, The States Project: Texas (curated by Adam Neese), July 2016
The Mockingbird, image feature, summer and fall issues 2016
Oxford American Magazine, image feature, spring 2016
“On Our Radar”, Creative Capital, Spring-Fall 2016, http://creative-capital.org/onourradar?id=32271
Shortlisted Artist Interview, Fotofilmic, 2016, www.fotofilmic.com
“Still Life”, Don’t Take Pictures, February 2016-May 2016, http://www.donttakepictures.com/gallery-still-life/
The Inequivalent by Krista Steinke, HYPERtext, Artist Feature, October 30, 2015, www.hypertextmag.com
“Photographer Beautifully Captures Growth and Decay Through Sheets of Plexglass Filters” by Kayla Chobotiuk, May 26, 2015, www.featureshoot.com
Oxford American Magazine, cover image, Fall 2014
5 Questions with Krista Steinke, by Angela Fraleigh, 2014, www.angelafraleigh.com
“Krista Steinke’s Eerie Photos of Kids Inspired by Nursery Rhymes” by Amanda Gorence, Dec. 20, 2013, www.featureshoot.com
“Interview with Krista Steinke”, by Ashley Kauschinger, Light Leaked, Spring 2013, www.lightleaked.com
F-stop Magazine, Group Exhibition/ Open-theme edition, Issue #58 April – May 2013
Le Journal de la Photographie, “Portfolio: Krista Steinke, Purgatory Road”, December 6, 2012
Feature Shoot, “Photo du jour: Natural Specimens Represent the Myriad Stages of Life and Death”, by Alison Zavos, Nov. 30, 2012
“Duchesne Academy hosts FotoFest exhibit”, by Miranda Irvin, Ultimate Memorial, March 29, 2012
“Galleries: Drawings, paintings, photos, and an homage” by Edith Newhall, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 1, 2011
TLR, An International Journal of Contemporary Writing, cover image, vol. 55 issue, winter 2011
“The Solo Show is the Focus” by Edith Newhall, Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan 30th, 2011
Monthly Photography, South Korea, August 2010
A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope, cover photo, 2010
CONTACT 2009 Annual, essay by David Jacobs, Light Work, Syracuse, NY
“Once Upon a Time”, EXIT Magazine, issue # 33, titled spring 2009
“First Friday Focus,” Philadelphia City Paper, March 28, 2008
“Photographer of the Week”, www.photolucida.org, June 2008
CIRCA Magazine Postcard, August/September 2007
“Exhibit plays on sinister childhood fantasies” by David King, The Hawk, St. Joe’s University News, September 2007
“Review Santa Fe”, Santa Fe Magazine, Spring 2007
“Photo 07”, Philadelphia City Paper, May 2007
“Photographer probes the dark side of children’s play,” by Geoff Gehman, The Morning Call, Dec. 2006
“Art Happenings”, Artmatters, Dec. 2006
“A Torrid Theme” by Geoff Gehman, The Morning Call, Feb. 23, 2005
Plos Medicine, A Library of Science Publication, cover artist, Feb. 2005
“Hot Art Warms Cold Month” by Stacy Wescoe, Allentown Chronicle, Feb. 2005
“Sheltered, A Tornado of Creations by 20 Artists” by Geoff Gehman, The Morning Call, Jan. 13, 2005
“Unwearables’ exhibit…” by Geoff Gehman, The Morning Call, Jan 22, 2004
www.nyartsmagazine.com by Mina Cheon, Nov. 2003, Vol. 8, No 9
A Philosophical Disease, cover photo, Routledge Publishing, 1998
Crossing Boundaries, cover art, Routledge Publishing, 1998

The National Weather Center Biennale, exhibition catalogue, The National Weather Center, Oklahoma University, OK, 2017
The Landmark Show, exhibition catalogue, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, 2015
The Apocalyptic, exhibition catalogue, Truman State University Art Gallery, Kansas, 2014
Enchantment, exhibition catalogue, Plates to Pixels/Diffusion Magazine, 2012
Participating Spaces, Fotofest Biennial Catalogue, Houston, TX, 2012
30 Second Spot: New Media Caucus, DVD catalogue, 2011
New Media/New Work, exhibition catalogue, Gail Rubini, 2006
Sci Art, Extensions of Being, exhibition catalogue, Maryland Foundation for the Arts and Maryland Art Place

2018    (forth coming) Valparaiso University, artist presentation: “Good Luck with the Sun”, Valparaiso, IN
2017    (forth coming) Fairleigh Dickinson University, artist presentation, NJ
2016     panel moderator: “You are Here: Texas Photographers Respond to the Texas Landscape”, Wright Gallery, Texas A&M University
2015     Serious Play, artist talk, LSCC Art Gallery, TX
2014     Second Nature, artist talk, Sam Houston State University, TX
2014     Pecha Kucha 20×20, artist presentation, Bryan, TX
2013     SPE South Central Regional Conference, Imagemaker presentation, College of the Mainland, TX
2012     Duchesne Academy, guest artist presentation, Houston, TX,
2011     panel moderator: Spectrum: Contemporary Issues in Photography and Academia, Moravian College, PA
2010     Faculty Research Luncheon Series, artist presentation, Moravian College, PA
2010     Duchesne Academy, guest artist lecture, Houston, TX
2008     New York State Summer School of the Arts: Media Arts Program, visiting artist presentation, NY
2007     Kutztown University, visiting artist presentation, PA
2007     University of Houston, visiting artist presentation, TX
2006     Northampton Community College, exhibiting artist presentation, PA
2003     Moravian College, visiting artist presentation, PA
2003     Edinboro University, visiting artist presentation, PA
2003     SUNY Stony Brook, visiting artist presentation, NY
2002     University of Rochester, visiting artist presentation, NY
2002     Maryland Institute, College of Art, traveling fellowship presentation, MA
2002     panel moderator: “Y2K Solution: Emerging Art in 21st Century”, Maryland Institute, College of Art, MA

2016      Curator: You Are Here: Texas Photographers Respond to the Texas Landscape, Fotofest Participating Space, Duchesne Academy, Houston and The Wright Gallery, Texas A&M University, TX
2015      Curator: Supernova: A multi-media group exhibition that explores the relationship between Art and Science (featuring     current students and recent graduates of the Visualization Program at Texas A&M), Fresh Arts Gallery, Houston, TX
2014      Curator: Finders and Keepers: Contemporary Still Life Photography through the Lens of Five Female Photographers,           Fotofest Participating Space, Duchesne Academy, Houston, TX
2013      Curator: Finders and Keepers: 6 Locale Female Photographers, curator (Artsquest & Invision Photo Festival), Moravian       College, PA
2013-16 Juror: Sustainable Arts Foundation Visual Artist Fellowships
2012       Executive Committee Member: InVision Photo Festival, sponsored by Artsquest, Bethlehem, PA
2011       Curator: Spectrum, Works from Photography Professors of the Valley, Patty Effe Gallery, Moravian College, sponsored by   Artsquest, Bethlehem, PA
2009       Curator: Re-Generate, Re-Image, Re-Focus, New Directions in Photography, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, PA
2008       Juror: Seven Deadly Sins, WIRED Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
2000       Co-coordinator: Y2K Solution, Creative Moves into the 21st Century, MICA, FOX Gallery, MA
1996-98  Communications Assistant: The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY


Masters of Fine Art, Photography and Digital Imaging
Maryland Institute, College of Art

Bachelors of Fine Art, Studio Art
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Bachelors of Art/ Advanced Degree in the Humanities
Valparaiso University