Kathleen MacKenzie was born and raised in NYC, where the immigrant and urban experience were a major part of her childhood. She has exhibited her videos, paintings, photography, and prints in NYC, Upstate NY, New Mexico, and New Jersey. She attended Hunter College while doing a work/study at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts and receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting. In the 1980s she was actively involved with the New York City downtown experimental film and video community. In 2002, she was invited to attend an artist residency at the Santa Fe Arts Institute in New Mexico. Her experimental video and film work has been shown at The Kitchen, Artist Space, Gallery 128, The Collective for Living Cinema, Emerge Gallery, and Woodstock Artists Association and Museum. For several years, she taught video production in schools and museums throughout NYC. She moved from New York City to the Hudson Valley in 2012. Her art and poetry have been featured in the “Parting Shot and Poetry” sections of Chronogram magazine. Kathleen’s home and studio are in Rosendale, NY.