Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels




2005    BA in Social Psychology, minor in Political Science | Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

2016    MFA in Visual Arts (in progress) | Columbia University, New York, NY.


Solo Exhibitions


2013     You Are Here/Here You Are | Collected works,  FLA Gallery, Gainesville, FL.

2012     Between You And The Mountains | Installation, Parse Gallery, New Orleans, LA.


Exhibitions with Collaborators


2013     Crystal Cavern | Installation, with sounds by VnessWolfCHild, Sky High Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2012     Crystal Cavern (An Experiment) | Installation, with music by VnessWolfCHild and 3D soundscape by Terence Caulkins, Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY.


Site Specific Commissions


2014    Crystal Cavern (Still Growing) | Installation, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY.

                   Outgrowths | Installation, Facebook, Menlo Park, CA.

                  Radio Ceiling | Ceiling sculpture for The Clocktower Gallery Radio at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY.

2013     Concert Hall | Installation collaboration between Flux Factory + Rabid Hands, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR.

                   Snack Shack | Installation commission for Empire Drive-In, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY.

2012     Charlie Ang for Boatel | Inhabitable installations on boats, Marina 59, Far Rockaway, NY.

2011    Two houses for Music Box | Installations + orchestra performances, New Orleans Airlift, New Orleans, LA.


Rabid Hands Collective: Site-Specific Installation Overtakes


2013    Society of Pythagoras | Installations in an abandoned secret society hall, Hidden City Festival, Philadelphia, PA.

2011    Regency Hotel | Installations, with True/False Film Festival, Columbia, MO.

                   Vodopoi | Interactive labyrinth of installations in a snowmobile warehouse, Detroit, MI.

                   Sequence of Waves |Interactive installations in a former convent, Brooklyn, NY.


Select Group Exhibitions


2014     The Bushwick 500 | Group show, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

                  Decade of Decadunce | Group installation show, New York, NY.

                   Grand Opening | Group show, Superchief Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2013     Uncharted Waters | Group show, Reverse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

                  Headscapes | Group installation show, Queens, NY.

                  Drawable | Group show, FLA Gallery, Gainesville, FL.

                  Braddock Tiles | Group show, Super Chief Gallery and The Anita Shapolsky Foundation, NY.

                  Showpaper Retrospective | Group show, The Market Hotel, Brooklyn, NY.

2012    Rewilding FLA | Trio show, FLA Gallery, Gainesville, FL.

                   To The Stars On The Wings Of An Eel | Group show, Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY.

2011     A Light In The Basement | Group installation show, Showpaper, Brooklyn, NY.

                   Art + Architecture | Group show, Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY.


Awards and Residencies


2014     Featured Artist, SculptureCenter, online.

                   Artist of the Month, January, Cinders Gallery, online.

                   Residency, Facebook Analog Research Lab, Menlo Park, CA.

2013     Featured Artist, Scope Art Fair, New York, NY.

2012    Residency, Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY.

                  Residency, Boatel, Marina 59, Far Rockaway, NY.

2011    Residency, self-created by Rabid Hands at an empty snowmachine warehouse, Detroit, MI.

                   Residency, Parse Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

                  Residency, Music Box and New Orleans Airlift, New Orleans, LA.


Selected Bibliography


Winter, Debra. “ The Lather Hunter: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels.” SOMA Magazine, November 2014.


Fels, Serra Victoria Bothwell. Interview. Artist-of-the-Month. Cinders Gallery, online, January 2014.


Barberis, Jean. “Concert Hall.” Palais 18: Nouvelles Vauges, Summer 2013.


Ahern, Joe. “Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, VnessWolfCHild & Terence Caulkins: Crystal Cavern.” Art International Radio (AIR) & Clocktower Gallery, radio interview, November 12, 2012.


Meier, Allison. “Emerging: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels Erects Erie Environments From Debris.” Blouin Artinfo, online, November 9, 2012.


Bookhardt, D. Eric. “Review: Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels at Parse Gallery.” Gambit Best of New Orleans, online, October 2012.