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Published on January 25, 2021

Katya Grokhovsky

Katya Grokhovsky Bad Woman, 2017, video still.


Katya Grokhovsky was born in Ukraine, raised in Australia and is based in NYC. She is an artist, independent curator, educator and a Founding Director of The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB). Grokhovsky holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a BFA from Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University, Australia and a BA (Honors) in Fashion from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.

Grokhovsky has received support through numerous residencies and fellowships including The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA) Studio Program Subsidy, NYC, School of Visual Arts (SVA) MFA Art Practice Artist in Residence, NYC, Kickstarter Creator-in-Residence, NYC, Pratt Fine Arts Studio Residency, NYC, Wythe Hotel Residency, NYC, Art and Law Fellowship, NYC, The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) Studios Program Residency, NYC among the others.

In 2019 she established The Immigrant Artist Biennial, the premiere edition of which she curated in 2020 in venues across NYC including Brooklyn Museum, EFA Project Space, The Green-Wood Cemetery and online. Her past curatorial projects include Art in Odd Places: BODY, a Public Art Festival and Exhibition at Westbeth Gallery, NYC, Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, NARS Foundation, NYC among the other places.