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Julia Sinelnikova is an interdisciplinary artist who works with holograms, performance, and digital culture. Her light installations have been exhibited internationally, and she has performed widely as The Oracle of Vector Gallery. She has received commissions from Pace University, Michael Madden (Maroon 5), SELECT Fair, Webster Hall, and Norte Maar. Heavily inspired by electronic music, Sinelnikova has designed sculptural sets for performers including Lee Burridge, Machinedrum, The GZA (Wu Tang Clan), and Aurora Halal. Selected profiles of her work have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, VICE, Artnet, Huffington Post, The Creators Project, PAPER Mag, and The Fader. Her work has been presented at the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, The Oulu Museum of Art, and Williamsburg Art & Historical Center. Sinelnikova has also exhibited site-specific installations for Miami Art Week / Art Basel annually since 2011. She holds a BFA in Sculpture from The Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY). She lives and works in Brooklyn.



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CURRICULUM VITAE  
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS  
“Organ Farm" at Industry City Gallery, curated by Wallplay, Brooklyn, NY2017
“MetaLoop" at Brooklyn Hangar - Immersive Surveillance Video Installation for Rinsed.it, Brooklyn, NY2016
“Saṃjñā" at The Center for Holographic Arts, Governor's Island, New York, NY2016
“Narkadine" at Wallplay Shop at The Hole, New York, NY2016
“Black Fairy Egg Nest" at wallplay, New York, NY2016
“Sentinel: Temple of Self-Awareness” at Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX2015
“CHALCEDONY” at The Vazquez Building, Beat Nite, Brooklyn, NY2015
“CRYSTAL FRAGMENTS” at Brooklyn Night Bazaar, Brooklyn, NY2015
"Crystal Void" at The Oulu Museum of Art | Project Space, Oulu, Finland 2014
"HOLOCULT" at La Grotta, Brooklyn, NY 2014
"Interior/Exterior" at Untitled BCN, Barcelona, Spain 2013
"Echo Lights" at Life 983, Brooklyn, NY 2011
"Emerging Artists: Julia Sinelnikova" at Super Happy Fun Land, Houston, TX 2006
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS  
Sun.CHASM at Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, New York2017
SYNAPSE at Chateau de La Napoule, Cote D'Azure, France2017
THE ORACLE + Collapsing Scenery at Project Space 1785, Vero Beach, FL2016
“MAMA MATRIX” with Rinsed NYC at Vice Gallery, Miami, FL2016
Alt+Esc presents "No Vacancy," Brooklyn, NY2016
THE ORACLE with Collapsing Scenery, Los Angeles, CA2016
"Droste Mirror" with Fiction Parc, Associació La Felpa, Barcelona, Spain2016
"Saṃjñā" (Immersive Installation & Performance as THE ORACLE), allerArt Bludenz, Bludenz, Austria2016
Immersive Set Design for GZA (Wu Tang Clan) / Afropunk Festival Official Afterparty, Mona Lisa Studios, Brooklyn, NY2016
Vector Gallery 4.0 Opening Night Performance, East Village, New York2016
"Vagina's Apologies" curated by SHALTMIRA, Urban Spree, Berlin, Germany2016
THE ORACLE with Collapsing Scenery, Castel, Paris, France2016
THE ORACLE with Collapsing Scenery, Tenants of the Trees, Los Angeles, CA2016
"Synthetic Zero," Creative Technology Week NYC, BronxArtSpace, The Bronx, NY2016
"Convergence: Electronic Music + Visual Art," curated by MUTEK's Patti Schmidt, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada2016
"PROMISE Toronto 16 Year Anniversary" Immersive solo set design for J.Phlip (Dirtybird Records), 2nd Floor Events, Toronto, Canada2016
"Advertisement for the End of The World," Performance with JJ Brine & Vector Gallery, LA MOTHER, Los Angeles, CA2016
"Factory Girls: Galentines Day Tour," The Lash, Los Angeles, CA2016
"Factory Girls: Galentines Day Tour," The Barbary, Philadelphia, PA2016
"Satanic Suicide Hotline," Vector Gallery at The Satellite Show, Miami Beach, FL2015
"In Between," ArtCenter South Florida, curated by Edge Zones, Miami Beach, FL2015
"666 MASS" at Stream Gallery, with Vector Gallery Government, Brooklyn, NY2015
"The Hollows 1 Year Anniversary" at The Hollows, Brooklyn, NY2015
"Vector Gallery: /*\" at Vector Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA2015
"Borrowed Paths, Broken Rules" at Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY2015
"CONJURING REBIRTH" at NONBINARY Studios, Brooklyn, NY2015
"Seeking Space" at Be Electric Studios, Brooklyn, NY2015
"Cultivated Sound" at Alphaville, Brooklyn, NY2015
“Enchanted Forest” at Pace University, New York, NY2015
“Red Light Planet” at 43 Scott, presented by The Culture Whore, Brooklyn, NY2015
“Mutual Dreaming” at Palisades, Brooklyn, NY2015
“Addison Groove & Friends” at Cameo Gallery, Brooklyn, NY2015
"POWERED” at Cantina Royale, Brooklyn, NY2015
“The Magick Show” at Galerie Protégé, New York, NY2015
“Late Bloomers Volume 3” at Webster Hall, New York, NY2014
“LEMNIVERSE: Vector Gallery at Art Basel” at SELECT Fair, Miami, FL2014
“Crystal Fragments” at Zones Art Fair, Miami, FL2014
“Crying: Tears and their Traces” at ROX Gallery, New York, NY2014
“Buy What You Love,” Rema Hort Mann Foundation Benefit, BOSI Contemporary, New York, NY2014
"POSTHUMAN RENASENCE" at Vector Gallery, New York, NY2014
"Family Style" at Formerly Pocket Utopia, New York, NY2014
"Crystal Fragments" at Figment, Governor's Island, NY2014
"Seeking Space" at The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY2014
"Polish" at ROX Gallery, New York, NY2014
"Arts in Bushwick Benefit 2014" at Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY2014
"Crystal Fragments" at Sala Fenix, sculptural video installation in collaboration with Elizabeth Henaff and musicians AxisOrca, Barcelona, Spain2014
"Exposure Type 1: Braille Arts Initiative" at Simone, New York, NY2014
"Introductions" at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY2014
"Bushwick Gone Basel" at Cucu's Nest, curated by Mrs. Fitz and Angelina Dreem, Miami Beach, FL2013
"Select Art Fair - Urban Studio Collective Group Show" at Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL2013
"Independence Night" at Vector Gallery, New York, NY2013
"The WAH Center Bridges Bushwick" at Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Animamus Art Salon - A Living Gallery" at Apiary Studios, London, England2013
"Gowanus Open Studios" at Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Time Doesn't Move - 75 Years of Nico" at Vector Gallery, New York, NY2013
"Illuminate" Interactive Art & Music Festival at Unicorn Meat, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Mirrorspace" at Vector Gallery, New York, NY2013
"Braulic Intricacy" at Jack's NY, New York, NY2013
"The Timeless Event" at Vector Gallery, New York, NY2013
"Fall Member Salon" at Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Ghost Enclosure" at 17 Frost Space, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Seeking Space 2013" at 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Leveled Land," Curated by Julia Sinelnikova, at Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - A Top 10 Curated Exhibition of Bushwick Open Studios [Bushwick Daily]2013
"Beam Me Up Scotty" at John E. Reeves Great Hall, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY2013
Art Connects NY, Curated by Kristin Sancken, Diaspora Community Services [Permanent Installation], Brooklyn, NY2013
"Atmospheric Pressure," Curated by Brittany Natale, at Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Panoply" at Hudson View Gardens, New York, NY2013
"Winter Member Salon" at Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY2013
"Put A Bow On It" at Kraine Gallery, New York, NY2012
"Select Art Fair - Urban Studio Collective Group Show" at Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL2012
"Parallax Art Fair" in Wynwood, Miami, FL2012
"Cocoon Project" with Urban Studio at Select Art Fair, Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL2012
"Gowanus Open Studios - Brooklyn Art Space Studio Members Salon" at
Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
2012
"Seeking Space 2012" at The Loom, Brooklyn, NY2012
"Figure Fragments" presented by The Coin Locker, 234 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY2012
"Spring Salon Show" at Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2012
"Schopenhauer's Porcupine" Sculpture with Urban Studio, Art Now, Miami, FL 2011
"Framework" at M55 Gallery, Queens, NY 2011
"Summer Salon Show" at Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2011
"Seeking Space 2011" at Loom Studios, Brooklyn, NY 2011
"Infinite Moments" at Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY 2011
"Spring Salon Show" at Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2011
"Epicene" at AGallery, New York, NY 2011
"Single Fare: Please Swipe Again" at Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY 2011
"Surface Value" at Hostelling International, New York, NY -- Permanent Installation 2011
"Remote" at M55 Gallery, Queens, NY 2010
"Boxed In and Out" at BETA Spaces Festival 2010, Brooklyn, NY 2010
"Convergence" at the 69th Regiment's Armory, New York, NY 2010
"PaperGirl NYC" at Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY 2010
"Nanohumans" at Bushwick Open Studios Festival, Brooklyn, NY 2010
"Seeking Space" at Talas, Brooklyn, NY 2010
"Indispensable Extension" at Urban Studio, New York, NY 2010
"Zeroes+Ones: The Digital Era" at climate/gallery, Long Island City, NY 2010
"Putting It All Together" at climate/gallery, Long Island City, NY 2010
"Cutouts" at BETA Spaces Festival 2009, Brooklyn, NY 2009
"No Zoning" at the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Houston, TX 2009
"Election 2008" at Art Gotham, New York, NY 2008
"31st Annual ACC Student Art Exhibition" at the Julia C. Butridge Gallery
at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
2008
"More Ways Than One" at Premium Goods, Houston, TX 2007
"Raw" at Premium Goods, Houston, TX 2007
"Abstraction" at The Cotton Exchange, Houston, TX 2007
"Zeitgeist" at Notsuoh, Houston, TX 2007
"Bayou City Arts Festival" at Terry-Hershey Park, Houston, TX 2007
"Westheimer Block Party" at Taft & Westheimer, Houston, TX 2007
"Abstraction" at Old Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX 2007
"Versus III: These Weapons Are Love" at 1415, Houston, TX 2007
"Passion Refaite" at Elder Street Gallery, Houston, TX 2007
"14th Annual Warehouse Artcrawl" at Elder Street Artist Lofts, Houston, TX 2006
"Westheimer Block Party" at Taft & Westheimer, Houston, TX 2006
"You Set the Scene" at Helios, Houston, TX 2006
"Boy vs. Girl" at 1415, Houston, TX 2006
   
EDUCATION
Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a minor in Art History, summa cum laude
Presidential Scholar
2013
  
RESIDENCIES
La Napoule Art Foundation - Fellowship Resident, Visual Arts - Cannes, FR Spring 2017
The Center for Holographic Arts - Invited Artist in Residence - New York, New York Fall 2016
The Banff Centre - Convergence Electronic Music + Visual Art Fellowship - Curated by MUTEK (Patti Schmidt) - Banff, Canada Spring 2016
The Museum of Human Achievement - Visiting Artist-in-Residence - Austin, Texas Summer 2015
KulttuuriKauppila - International Artist-in-Residence - Ii, Finland Spring 2014
Brooklyn Art Space - Recent Graduate Resident - Brooklyn, New York Fall 2013
Untitled BCN - International Artist-in-Residence - Barcelona, Spain Summer 2013
   
AWARDS & HONORS  
Winner of Jan and Adam Waterous Artist Award 2016
Winner of George T. Dorsch Award for Excellence in Art Historical Studies 2013
Winner of Barnes & Nobles Pursue Your Passion grant to write a travel blog on the contemporary art scene in Barcelona 2012
Featured artist in "Zeroes+Ones: The Digital Era" exhibit at climate/gallery 2010
Scholastic Art and Writing Silver Key Award for Excellence in Visual Arts 2007
   
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  
Gallery Manager, Vector Gallery, New York, NY 2013 - present
Festival and Exhibition Organizer, Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY 2009 - 2014
Fair Coordinator, Cutlog Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY 2013 - 2014
Member Artist and Graphic Designer, Urban Studio art collective, New York, NY 2009 - 2013
Curatorial Assistant, House of the Nobleman, New York, NY 2013
Community Programs Intern, Brooklyn Art Space studio and gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2012 - 2013
Sponsorship Coordinator, Gowanus Open Studios 2012, Brooklyn, NY 2012
Neighborhood Coordinator, GO Brooklyn Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY 2012
Directorial Intern and volunteer, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY 2010 - 2012
Sculpture Fabrication and Installation Assistant with Janos Stone, Dumbo Art Center, New York, NY 2011
Archival and Color Specialist, Frame It in Brooklyn, New York, NY 2008- 2013
Operations Intern, White Box Gallery, New York, NY 2008
Education Dept. Organizer, Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Houston, TX 2006-2007