Eden Laurence Knutilla

eden.knutilla.art@gmail.com | Bay Area, CA | instagram: @knutillaart

Pronouns: (they/them/themself)

Performance Work

2023 Swapping Intestines with the Bear Who Wasn’t There - Bear invocation clown performance at Brief and Spectacular in WonderValley, CA (curated by Elizabeth Frances Folk)

2022 Feast and Famine by Ashton Phillips - Dancer in Phillip’s performance as a metamorphosing styrofoam eating mealworm. Performed at Ebb and Flow, Sept 2022, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Heidi Duckler)

2021 How to talk to trees - Workshop with 17 participants instructing on techniques for communicating with trees, Rockland Residency Fall Session, Bremerton, WA

2021 Show and Tell - clowning performance set in bedroom detailing the intimate objects carried with, Rockland Residency Fall Session, Bremerton, WA

2020 birthday performance for the child who didn’t die - digital performance of a selection of poems, journal entries, musical skits and songs, jokes, and hand-puppetry created between 1996-2018, San Francisco, CA

Grants and Exhibitions

2022 Installation, Over, Between, and Through, PonyFarm Residency Open House, Amador County, CA

2021 Group Exhibition, CITYA, International showings - https://citya.space/, Physical showing at 1a space, Hong Kong

(head curator: Janet Fong)

2020 Momentum Infinity Grant Finalist, San Francisco, CA

2019 Group Exhibition, BAYMEC, San Jose, CA (curated by artist)

2019 Solo Exhibition, Found on Telegraph, Oakland, CA (street exhibition)

2019 Group Exhibition, Queer Chicago, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, IL (curated by Azul Nogueron)

2019 Group Exhibition, South Bay Trans Day of Visibility, San Jose City Hall, San Jose, CA (curated by Benny O’Hara)


2022 PonyFarm Spring Resident, CA

2021 Rockland Residency Fall Resident, WA

Film Festivals

2021 San Francisco Transgender Film Fest, San Francisco, CA


2021 Sweet Fist, New York, NY June 2021

2016 degenderette “ART”, San Francisco, CA May 2016


2020  University of California-Berkeley Extension, Post-Baccalaureate in Visual Arts , Berkeley, CA

2015 University of Michigan School of Engineering, BS in Computer Science Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI

2013 Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain (study abroad experience)

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