Katie Loughmiller is an interdisciplinary social practice artist exploring storytelling through performance, writing and video. Loughmiller is particularly interested in storytelling centered around cultural complexity and female identity. Loughmiller received her undergraduate degree at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University and completed her Master of Fine Arts degree in the Public Practice program at Otis College of Art & Design. Loughmiller has been an artist in residence at Atlantic Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Wildacres Residency Program and MKE<->LAX. Loughmiller has co-founded two artist collectives: Green Box Lab, focusing on bi-coastal collaboration, cultural place-making, knowledge exchange and art production and LUNA (Latinas Unidas en Los Artes), a Latina artist collective based in Milwaukee, WI. She is also the founding member of Heard Space, a women of color led and focused multimedia performance arts collective. In addition to her art practice, Loughmiller has a strong commitment to education and has taught in various educational settings. Some of her teaching artist roles include working with teens across Milwaukee to create public art projects in their neighborhoods, a high school theatre workshop in South Africa, a video summer course for teens at Urbano Project in Jamaica Plain, MA, and an interdisciplinary undergraduate course at Otis College. Her most recent work, Break·ing point was recently exhibited at MCLA Gallery 51 in North Adams (2017), MA and at Walker's Point Center For the Arts in Milwaukee, WI (2017-2018). You can also listen to her on We Heard We're Funny, a comedy radio show, every first and third Wednesday of the month at 9pm CST on Riverwest Radio.