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“Lady K Fever” Kathleena Howie is an award winning inter-disciplinary Canadian artist-based New York City since 2004. Internationally renowned for her large-scale graffiti/street art installations. Her studio practice experiments with painting, installation, conceptualism, performance, and writing. 


 In 2020, she was awarded the B.R.I.O award (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) from the Bronx Council of the Arts. A professional trained dancer, she transitioned into performance and street art while studying theatre, film and directing at Gastown Actor’s Studio in Vancouver 1994-1999. 

Grants & Awards

2020    B.R.I.O Award (Bronx Recognizes Its Own), Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, NY

2018    AIM: Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2018    Su Casa Grant, Bronx Council on the Arts, NY Dept. of Aging, Bronx NY

2016    Grant: Neighborhood Improvement, Citizens Committee for NY, Friends of Mosholu Parkland,

2015    Award: Excellence in Community Service from Assemblyman Jose Rivera

2015    Grant: Neighborhood Improvement, Citizens committee for NY,Bronx, NY

2009    Grant: Bronx Council on the Arts: Arts in Education- Environmental Science/Social Studies

2008    Grant: Bronx Council on the Arts: Arts in Education - Environmental Science/ Global History

2007    Grant: Bronx Council on the Arts: Arts in Education- Geography

Solo Exhibitions

Reimagine @ Montefiore Hospital, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore 2018

Dubbed: Lady K Fever, Longwood Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition 2015

All Along the Watchtower: Dubbed in Reflections, Marcus Garvey Park, NYC Parks Dept & Marcus Garvey Public Art Initiative, Manhattan, NY 2016

Dubbed in Bermuda: Lady K-Fever, Masterworks Museum, Bermuda, 2011

Group Exhibitions

Trucks of Art, DSNY, NYC Sanitation, New York, NY 2019

Presence, Women in Street Art, Hi Arts Gallery, PS 109 Art Space, Manhattan, NY, 2018

Sense: Illuminated Chakras, Art in Odd places, Manhattan, NY 2017

El Museo @Blackburn: Paper Hotshots, Blackburn 20/20 Gallery, Manhattan, NY 2017

When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out, No Longer Empty 2015

Tedx @ Cuny: Access Art: 2014

Style Wars-Bronx Lab, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY, 2012-13

Graffiti Hall of Fame, Jackie Robinson Complex, New York, 2013

Couturemonials, Model: Art in Odd Places, New York, 2012

Born Again: Eight Artists Respond, Longwood Art Gallery, New York, 2012

Figure 8, El Museo Del Barrio, Manhattan, New York, 2008

Design and the Elastic Mind: Graffiti Research Lab, Museum Of Modern Art, New York, 2008


Public Art Installations

Ode to the 4 Train, Councilman Andrew Cohen, ArtBridge & Gunhill Jerome BID

What Do Youth Have to Say?  NY Department of Transportation: DOTARTs & Bronx Museum

The Mystical Adventures of Botanicals, Masterworks Museum, Bermuda,

Heal Our Hearts, extension, Masterworks Museum, Bermuda

Dubbed in Flight, NY Department of transportation: DOTARTs, Bronx Museum, NY

Mosholu Murals @ Moshulo playground, NYC Parks Dept, Friends of Mosholu Parkland, NY

Curatorial Projects

 - A Timeline of Hand Styles: Signatures from the 1960’s to present, Old Bronx Courthouse, Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery & No Longer Empty , 2015

 - Peace in the Streets, Neighborhood Improvement Grant, Citizens Committee of New York, Bedford Park/Mosholu Community Association,2015



Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Pediatric psychiatric youth empowerment series, July- August 2018

Masterworks Museum, Bermuda, Summer 2017                                                     

Masterworks Museum, Bermuda, July to September 2011


Guest Artist, City Harvest Leadership Summit 2015, New York

Guest Artist, Exponential Finance 2015, The Laundromat Project, New York

Guest Artist, BX 200 Virtual Artist Studios, Bronx Museum, Bronx New York

Guest Lecturer, Reading the Streets, Bronx Lab, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

Guest Artist, 1040 Lounge Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York

Panelist, Graffiti Women Book, Brooklyn Museum of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY

Guest Speaker, Pepatian’s Hip Hop Academy, Bronx, NY

Guest Speaker, Cleveland Public Arts & Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH


Recent Publications and Bibliographies


Street Art NYC(, Scenes from the studio of Bronx Based artist Lady K Fever, 11.27.17

Bronx Times, Lady K Fever’s Murals At Mosholu Playground, 09.23.17

The Royal Gazette (Bermuda), Writing on the Wall, 07.31.17

Street Messages, Nicolas Ganz, Documenta Press, Germany, 2016

ArtNet, Don’t Miss New York’s 20 Hottest Public Artworks This Summer, 08.18.16

ArtNet, New York’s 15 Can’t-Miss Summer Public Art Installations, 07.15.15

The New York Times, Seeking a Role for the old Bronx Borough Courthouse, 07.13.15

Hyperallergic, In the Bronx, a Pop-up Art Show Is a Lightning Rod for Fear of Gentrification, 07.13.15

Hyperallergic, Art-Minded Feminists Become Wikipedians for a Weekend, 03.12.15

Wall street Journal, Art under Pressure, A Tag-Team Art Competition Launches in the Bronx, 03.7.14

Complex Magazine, The Bronx Museum's Street Art on the Grand Concourse, 09.30.13

The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine, Educating through Art, Fall/winter 2008

Graffiti Women: Graffiti and Street Art from Five Continents, Nicolas Ganz, Abrams, 2006

Burning New York, Jim and Karla Murray, Ginko Press, 2006



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