Stickerkitten and Dad, East Bloomfield, NY, 1961

Conferences and Panels

  • Street Stickers as Subversive Visual Discourse. Illustrated online paper presentation for the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) “Connecting and Sharing – Envisioning the Futures of Visual Literacy” conference, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, August 2022.
  • Rette deine Stadt! Save Your City! Street Art Ephemera in Berlin as Political Resistance. Illustrated paper presentation for Violence, Space, and the Political conference, National University of Ireland, Galway. June 2018.
  • Graffiti and Street Art in Montréal as a Form of Democratic Participation. Illustrated paper presentation with Melissa Proietti (McGill University) for the Power of the Arts National Forum, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montréal, QC, Canada. February 2018.
  • Working Well with Others: Collaborations Based on the Street Art Graphics Digital Archive. Illustrated paper presentation for the U.S. Council of Independent Colleges’ Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research annual workshop, Washington, DC. September 2017.
  • Street Art Graphics Digital Archive and People’s History Archive.  Illustrated paper presentation for Digital Collections Showcase at DPLAfest 2016, Washington, DC. April 2016.
  • Archiving Outside the Mainstream.  Illustrated paper presentation for panel at Association of Canadian Archivists annual conference Perspectives on the Archival Horizon, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. June 2015.
  • Street Art Graphics: A People’s Archive.  Illustrated paper presentation for panel entitled From Creation to Classification: The Relationship between Artists, Archivists, and Art Historians at College Art Association annual conference, New York, New York, U.S.A. February 2015.
  • Weaving the Streets & People’s Archive. Illustrated paper presentation for panel on Innovative Projects and Activities at Imaging Science and Technology/Archiving annual conference, Berlin, Germany. May 2014.
  • Street Art Stickers: Silent Agitators, Paper Bullets, and Night Raiders. Illustrated paper presentation for Impact 8: International Printmaking Conference, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, Scotland. August 2013.
  • Contested Terrains: Contemporary Sticker Art in Berlin, Montréal, and New York City. Illustrated paper presentation for Riot, Revolt, Revolution, 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference sponsored by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, and Ethics, University of Brighton, England. September 2012.
  • Takin’ it to the Streets and Stickin’ it to the Man (part III). Illustrated paper presentation for Return to the Street conference sponsored by the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, England. June 2012.
  • “WTF. It’s only a sticker.” Illustrated paper presentation for College Art Association annual conference, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A. February 2012.
  • Takin’ it to the Streets and Stickin’ it to the Man (revised). Illustrated paper presentation for international Arts in Society conference, Berlin, Germany. May 9 – 11, 2011. This paper expands upon the 2008 introduction to stickers and provides an in-depth comparative study of sticker art from Berlin and NYC since 2003.
  • Takin’ it to the Street and Stickin’ it to the Man: Political and Cultural Resistance in Contemporary Sticker Art.” Illustrated paper presentation for College Art Association annual conference, Dallas, TX, U.S.A. February 2008.
  • Not Quite 2.0, but a Few Alternatives to Authority Lists and Controlled Vocabularies.” Illustrated paper presentation for Visual Resources Association annual conference, San Diego, CA, U.S.A. March 2008.

Grants and Awards

Exhibitions Organized

“Stickers, Volume 2,” Rizzoli, 2019

Essays, Journal and Zine Articles, Blog Posts

Exhibition Reviews

Contact: Say hello to stickerkitty at gmail dot com. You can also reach me at work: Catherine Tedford, Director, Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, 23 Romoda Drive, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, 13617 USA.

Stickerkitty © Catherine Tedford, 2008-present. The materials on this website may be freely copied and distributed so long as the copyright notice and website address are both included. If you plan to use materials from this blog for research and writing, please credit me and my work properly. Please give credit to the artists, too, of course.


Berlin, 2009