Dorian Katz's CV



Stanford University
Art Practice, Studio Art with focus on drawing and installation
UC Santa Barbara
Studio Art, drawing, mixed media, sculpture

Community Affiliations

December, 2017
Woman of the Year/San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance/ San Francisco
Gallery Director & Board Member/Center for Sex and Culture/ San Francisco
Gallery Director, 2011-2018 and board member 2017 to present
Leather Cultural District Legislation Committee, 2017 - 2018
January, 2020
Literary Artist in Residence/Shuffle Collective

Published Artwork & Comics

November, 2021
To Be a Jewish Dyke in the 21st Century/Sinister Wisdom/ Florida
April, 2020
A View from the Easel During Times of Quarantine/Hyperallergic
April, 2020
The Quarantine Zine/Taylor Kuether
December, 2019
Her Pangolin Majestic/The Stage Mirror
Illustration for permanent use as graphics in Grace Lavery’s E-newsletter
January, 2019
Radical Jewish Calendar 5780/ Olympia
January, 2018
LGBT Resistance Fighters of WW2 Coloring Book/Stacked Deck Press/ Walnut
January, 2018
Kid Unfriendly, Issues 1-6
Self-published mini comics
May, 2018
Butch Coloring Book, Vol 2/Stacked Deck Press/ Walnut
January, 2017
Butch Coloring Book, Vol 1/Stacked Deck Press/ Walnut
January, 2016
Sensitive Outsider Artist, Alphabet/Stacked Deck Press/ Walnut
January, 2016
Box of Books, Vol IX/Tiny Splendor & Darin Klein/ Los Angeles
March, 2016
How I Explored My Gender Identity Through Pony Play/Harlot Media/ Oakland
Illustration to story by Brandy Lewis
January, 2015
Animal Sex Activity & Coloring Book
Self-published zine
January, 2016
Poppers’ the Pony’s Field Guide to Horses
Self-published zine
January, 2014
Sex Still Spoken Here/Sex & Culture Press/ San Francisco
January, 2012
Hyena/Mikita Brottman/ London
Reaktion Books
January, 2011
Salome’s Modernity/Petra Dierkes-Thrun/ Ann Arbor
University of Michigan Press
January, 2009
Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues/Loren Rhoads/ New York
January, 2008
The Human Pony/Rebecca Wilcox
Greenery Press

Group Exhibitions

June, 2020
Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District Big Belly Trash bins/Public art commission, West SOMA/ San Francisco
May, 2020
Midnight Moon/Raw Meat Collective/ New York
Online exhibition
April, 2020
What are you currently making? Coronavirus Show/Borderline Art Collective/ San Francisco
Online exhibition
January, 2020
Viva La Vulva/111 Minna/ San Francisco
September, 2019
Twisted Windows/SOMArts/ San Francisco
June, 2019
Stonewall 50 Years/Harvey Milk Photo Center/ San Francisco
May, 2019
Every Woman Biennial/La Mama Gallery/ New York
May, 2019
Queers & Comics Conference/School of Visual Arts/ New York
March, 2019
Queer Sex Workers’ Art Show/Brew/ Santa Rosa
June, 2018
What makes you queer?/Roslin Art Gallery/ Glendale
April, 2018
Art, Utopia & Other Big Dreams by Poppers the Pony/University of California, Berkeley/ Berkeley
Performance commissioned for Ev’ry Body, This Time: a Sexuality Studies Conference
June, 2017
Pages of the Butch Coloring Book/Mermaid Tattoo Studio/ San Francisco
December, 2016
Nasty Women/Omi Gallery/ Oakland
June, 2017
ISO Queer Gods/Root Division/ San Francisco
February, 2016
Deviance/Liminal Space/ Oakland
August, 2015
The Dog and Pony Show,/Antebellum Gallery/ West Hollywood
May, 2015
LGBT Comics and Zine Show/Cartoon Art Expo/ San Francisco
June, 2015
Glitterbomb/SOMArts/ San Francisco
June, 2014
LadyFest/MOCO Gallery/ Oakland
March, 2014
Work MORE 6#/SOMArts/ San Francisco
November, 2012
Trans/Post/William Way LGBT Community Center Galler/ Philadelphia
September, 2012
How to Read a Book: an artists’ book reading room/Lawton Gallery/ Green Bay
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay
March, 2012
Uncensored: Queer Art and the Church/Leslie-Lohman Museum/ New York
February, 2012
March 2012 Momentum/Gallery 825/ Los Angeles
August, 2011
Neither Here Nor There/ARC/ San Francisco
June, 2011
Queer It Yourself/SOMArts/ San Francisco
May, 2011
Scramble/Thomas Welton Stanford Gallery/ Stanford
April, 2011
Sincerely Yours/Baer Ridgway Exhibitions/ San Francisco
March, 2011
At Bay II: Phelan, Murphy, Cadogan Award Exhibition/Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley/ Berkeley
October, 2010
Bestiary/Million Fishes/ San Francisco
June, 2010
Lineage: Matchmaking in the Archive/SOMArts/ San Francisco
January, 2010
Devil-May-Care/Thomas Welton Stanford Gallery/ Stanford

Solo Exhibitions

January, 2019
Come See My Stuff: Drawings by Poppers the Pony/ San Francisco
At Wicked Grounds
September, 2018
Poppers’ Petting Zoo/ San Francisco
Commissioned installation for Airtight, the Stud, San Francisco, Folsom Sunday,
August, 2018
Equuis: International Pony Play Event/Sanctuary LAX/ Lennox
June, 2017
Art Practice Makes Art Pervert/Center for Sex and Culture/ San Francisco
November, 2011
People we know/Center for Sex and Culture/ San Francisco
September, 2008
The Hyena Report/Micro Climate Project Space/ San Francisco
July, 2007
Poppers' Shopper: paintings for the adventurous animal/Glama-Rama/ San Francisco


March, 2018
Poppers the Pony Art/Body Impolitic
By Debbie Notkin
May, 2018
January, 2018
#36 Dorian Katz/#100days100women/ United Kingdom
A blog celebrating women artists, by Henry Martin
May, 2017
Art Practice Makes Art Pervert: Meet the Artist
By Maya Peers Nitzberg
August, 2017
An international queer art project and collective, by Stiofan O’Ceallaigh