Based in Brooklyn, NY, Ukrainian born – Australian raised artist Katya Grokhovsky works across disciplines including performance, video, installation, photography, sculpture, drawing and painting. She has an MFA (2011) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, a BFA (2007) from Victorian College of the Arts, Australia and a BA (Honours, 2000) in Fashion from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
Grokhovsky is a recipient of Dame Joan Sutherland Fund (2013), Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart Grant (2013), NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) Mentoring Program (2012), Freedman Traveling Scholarship for Emerging Artists, Australia (2007), Maude Glover Fleay Award (2007) Australia and many others. She has been awarded residencies at NARS (New York Residency and Studio Foundation, 2013), Santa Fe Art Institute, NM (2012), ChaNorth residency, NY (2012), chashama space to create 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 New York City Center, NYC, Watermill Center, Long Island, NY, Soho20 Gallery, NYC, Chashama, NYC, Ukrainian Institute of America, NYC, Verge Art Fair, Miami, FL, Pool Art Fair, NYC, Fountain Art Fair, NYC, Gallery 151, NYC, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, New Jersey City University Gallery, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, The Bedroom, Brooklyn, Cue Foundation, NYC, Chelsea Art Museum, NYC, Galerie Protege, NYC, Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico, Defibrillator gallery, Chicago, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Blindside and BUS Projects, Melbourne, Australia amongst others.