Katie Loughmiller is an interdisciplinary artist exploring storytelling through performance, writing and video. Loughmiller is particularly interested in conversational dialogue and stories 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. At Otis, she co-founded Green Box Lab, an artist collective focusing on bi-coastal collaboration, cultural place-making, knowledge exchange and art production. Loughmiller and her participatory performance piece, Perform With Me, was featured on Ear Meal, a live streaming and archived webcast platform based in Los Angeles. In 2016, Loughmiller traveled to Los Angeles, New Hampshire, Milwaukee and New York City to perform her performance piece entitled perception. Loughmiller has been an artist in residence at Atlantic Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Wildacres Residency Program and MKE<->LAX.
Loughmiller spent the summer of 2016 working as a creative consultant on the Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project in Milwaukee, WI. During this time she was interviewed in Conograph by Jenn Shapland. After just a few months, Loughmiller was inspired to make a full time commitment to Milwaukee. She currently works for Arts@Large teaching art to 3rd-5th graders at a Milwaukee Public Elementary School and Artists Working at Education in after school settings across Milwaukee working with teens to help them create public art projects in their neighborhoods. Loughmiller is excited to be working in education again, some of her previous teaching artist roles include 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.