Katya Grokhovsky

2014 Residency: November

Based in New York, Ukrainian born/Australian raised artist Katya Grokhovsky works across disciplines including performance, video, installation, photography, sculpture, drawing, painting and text. Her work deals with issues of alienation, gender politics and migration through the displaced female body. Themes of endurance and identity constructions are explored through historical research and autobiographical investigation.

Grokhovsky is a recipient of numerous awards including the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, American Australian Associatio (2013), Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart Grant (2013), NYFA Mentoring Program, NYC (2012), Chashama space to create grant, NYC (2012), Freedman Traveling Scholarship for Emerging Artists, Australia (2007), Maude Glover Fleay Award (2007) Australia and many others.

She has been awarded residencies at Residency Unlimited, NYC (2014), Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, NE, (2014), APT Institute, NYC (2014), Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Ithaca, NY (2013), New York Residency and Studio Foundation, NYC (2013), Santa Fe Art Institute, NM (2012), ChaNorth residency, NY (2012), Watermill Center International Summer Residency, NY (2011), OxBow Residency, MI (2010), PAF(performing arts forum) residency, France (2008) and more.

Her work has been shown in venues such as HERE Arts Center, NYC (2014), New York City Center, NYC (2013), Soho20 gallery, NYC (2013), Watermill Center, Long Island, NY (2011), Chashama, NYC (2013), Ukrainian Institute of America, NYC (2012/14), Galerie Protege, NYC (2013/14) amongst many others.


This residency in supported in part by the ongoing studio partnership with Residency Unlimited. Katya Grokhovsky’s residency has been made possible by an anonymous funder. 

Image: Katya Grokhovsky, Untitled, 2013, found materials