Cali D. Kurlan lives and works in New York City, where she graduated with a BFA in Studio Art from NYU in 2015, and an MFA in Fine Arts with Departmental Honors at Parsons School of Design in 2017. She is also a recent recipient of the Parsons Graduate Student Travel Fund (2015), as well as the Bluewolf Art Scholarship (2016), and a Picture Berlin (2016) Artist in Residence.
Kurlan has participated in exhibitions at the Katonah Museum of Arts in New York and the Berlinische Galerie in Berlin, Germany (2013). Also, she has publicly displayed her work in her self-run storefront #33w17 in East Chelsea, New York since 2016
In 2017 Cali D. Kurlan participated as a photographer and theorist at the Lishui Photography Festival in Lishui, China. Kurlan spoke as a part of the 2nd international Photography Seminar on the theme, "Images in the Era of Hypermedia". At the 2018 Pingyao International Photography Festival, Kurlan exhibited numerous photographic works in a curated exhibition, "The Diverse Narratives of Contemporary Photography", and enacted her most recent performance lecture, "⾛的越多，看得越遠" (via FaceTime)".
Kurlan also organized, curated, and participated in a storefront exhibition, Glass Fence, at her space #33w17, East Chelsea, NYC, and has performed variations of her on going performance art series, 1 Artist in 3 Acts at locations such as the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT and Westbeth Gallery, NYC.
Pictured: "Chairs Installation" (2016)