Katya Grokhovsky

Founding Director and Chief Curator at The Immigrant Artist Biennial

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 and a BA (Honors) in Fashion from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Grokhovsky has received support through numerous awards including EFA Studio Studio Program, SVA MFA Art Practice Artist in Residence, Kickstarter Creator in Residence, Pratt Fine Arts Department Artist in Residence, Art and Law Fellowship, MAD Museum Studios Program, BRICworkspace Residency, Ox-BOW School of Art Residency, Wassaic Artist Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Studios at MASS MoCA, VOX Populi Curatorial Fellowship, NARS Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute Residency, Watermill Center Residency, Brooklyn Arts Council Grant, NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship, ArtSlant 2017 Prize, Asylum Arts Grant, Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart Grant, Freedman Traveling Scholarship and others. She has curated over 25 exhibitions and events, including Art in Odd Places NYC 2018: “BODY” and “Call of the Wild: Pioneers, Rebels and Heroines” at Vox Populi and more. Her work has been exhibited extensively. Photo by Lauren Renner for Kickstarter, PBC.


  • Founding Director and Chief Curator

    Current role

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