bio

catie rutledge works primarily in drawing and performance and enjoys making private moments public as part of an ongoing reclamation of vulnerability as a radical tactic. her works seek to intervene in the ways that the culture at large views women. past actions have included marking the exterior wall of a fraternity building with her lips in a response to the sexual assaults at her university and shaving in front of the palazzo vecchio in florence, italy. she is currently working on the second issue of “LIVE THROUGH THIS,” a zine focused on lived experiences of mental illness.