Born in Ukraine, raised in Australia, Katya Grokhovsky works and lives in New York. Her practice spans many disciplines including performance, video, installation, photography, sculpture, drawing, painting and text. She holds an MFA in Studio from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a BFA from Victorian College of the Arts, Australia and a BA (Honors) in Fashion from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
Grokhovsky has received support through numerous residencies and fellowships including MASS MoCA, Studios at MASS MoCA / Assets for Artists Residency, SOHO20 Chelsea gallery Residency, NYC, BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, NYC, VOX Populi AUX Curatorial Fellowship, Philadelphia, Residency Unlimited, NYC, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska, APT Institute Residency, NYC, Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Ithaca, NY, NARS (New York Residency and Studio Foundation) Partial Fellowship, NYC, Santa Fe Art Institute Residency Scholarship, NM, ChaNorth residency, NY, Watermill Center International Summer Residency, Watermill, NY, OxBow Residency, MI, PAF (performing arts forum) residency, France and more. She has been awarded the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, NYC, APT (Artist pension trust) Membership, Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart Grant, NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists, NYC, Chashama space to create grant, NYC, Freedman Traveling Scholarship for Emerging Artists, Australia, Maude Glover Fleay Award, Australia and many others.
Her work has been shown in venues such as Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY, Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, Judith Charles Gallery, NYC, HERE Arts Center, NYC, EFA Project Space, NYC, Art in Odd Places Festival, NYC, Dixon Place, NYC, Residency Unlimited, NYC, Governor’s Island Art Fair: A.I.R Gallery Projects, NYC, New York City Center, NYC, IDEAS City, New Museum, NYC, Movement Research, NYC, Soho20 Chelsea gallery, NYC, Watermill Center, NY, Gallerie Protege, NYC, Chashama, NYC, Ukrainian Institute of America, NYC, Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, Grace Exhibition Space, NYC, Antena gallery, Chicago, Defibrillator gallery, Chicago, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Blindside and BUS Projects, Melbourne, Australia amongst others.