Katrina Majkut

Katrina Majkut

Brooklyn, NY, United States

About Katrina Majkut

Katrina Majkut (My’kut), a visual artist and writer, is dedicated to understanding how social
traditions impact civil rights. Majkut exhibits nationally in both commercial and college galleries, where she lectures on women’s issues, art activism, and textile arts. She was listed as one of four international artists starting a new chapter in feminist art by Mic Media and
listed as a must-see artist by Hyperallergic magazine.

In 2022, she will be in the Bronx Museum
BienniaI and having a solo show at Delta State University. In 2021, she will be the social practice art resident at Emmanuel College, Wassaic Work and Family Fellowship & Residency Recipient. In 2020, she is co-curating a show on violence at Victori + Mo. In 2019, she was a fellow in the AIM Fellowship at the BronxMuseum, a resident at the Feminist Incubator Residency (Project for Empty Space, NJ) and in a
group show at Dorsky Gallery (NY). Majkut has done an Instagram art takeover for Planned Parenthood, exhibited at Spring Break, A.I.R. Gallery, CUNY College of Staten Island, Babson College, the Mint Museum, and was an artist in residence at MASS MoCA.

Majkut published her first non-fiction book in 2018, The Adventures and Discoveries of A Feminist Bride, which
aims to make weddings more egalitarian. Her art catalogue is in the library at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, D.C. She lives and works in New York.

Education

2013: Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art. The School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
2009: Ukrainian Language Certificate. Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. Cambridge, MA.
2008: Post Baccalaureate Degree. The School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
2004: BS in Business Administration. Babson College. Wellesley, MA.

Events

Performances:
“Cutting the Cake.” 2nd Annual Women’s Center Symposium on Gender & Culture. 2011.
“The Vagina Monologues.” VDay.org. Oakland, CA. February 2011.

Lectures:
“Woman And The Debate over Modern Reproductive Freedoms.” Diversity Center. Mount Hood Community College. Portland, OR. 2014.
“The Effects of Choice Feminism in Weddings.” Breaking the Rules Lecture and Panel. Stonehill College. 2013.
“Deconstructing the Past, Present and Future of Marriage.” Tufts Graduate Research Symposium. 2012.
“Patronymics as a Contemporary Issue.” Beyond the Classroom, Tufts Women’s Center. 2012.
“In The Kitchen: The Sexy and Sexist Layers of the Wedding Cake.” Tufts University: 2nd Annual Women’s Center Symposium on Gender & Culture. 2011.
“Connecting Art and Science.” Olin School of Engineering & Babson College. 2008.

Exhibitions

Books: The Adventures and Discoveries of A Feminist Bride. Black Rose Writing, February 2018.
Fellowships:
2021: Work and Families Fellowship Recipient. Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.
2019: AIM Fellow (Fall 39), Bronx Art Museum, NY, Fall 2019.
Residency Programs:
2021: Summer Family Residency Program. Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.
Social Practice Artist Residency. Emmanuel College, Boston, MA.
2019 – 2020: Critical Feedback Program with Bill Carroll. Trestle Gallery, April – September, Brooklyn, NY.
2019: Feminist Incubator Residency at Project for Empty Space, Spring, Newark, NJ.
2016: Studios at MASS MoCA/Assets for Artists Residency, January, North Adams, MA.
2015: Jentel Art Residency, Apr. – May, Banner, WY.
2014: Brooklyn Art Space, June - Dec., New York City, NY.
Selected Exhibitions:
2022: Bronx Calling (Biennial). Bronx Museum. Bro

2015
Trending: Contemporary Art Now! Women's Caucus for Art online exhibition and catalog at Target Gallery. Alexandria, VA.
Embroidered Samplers. Virtual Special Exhibit. Museum of Contraception and Abortion. Vienna, Austria.
Body Politics. Gibney Dance Gallery. New York, NY.
Still Lifes: Perceptions of Inanimate Objects. Jorgenson Gallery. Moberly, MO.
In Control*. Chashama. New York, New York.
Human Rights = Women's Rights? JACK! Brooklyn, NY.
Heads Will Roll. Artspace. New Haven, CT.
The Storied Stitch. Azarian McCullough Art Gallery. St. Thomas Aquinas College. Sparkill, NY.
The Artist’s Studio. BRIC Arts Media. New York, NY.
Introductions. Trestle Gallery, New York, NY.

2014
The Personal is Political is Personal. Slater Concourse Gallery. Tufts University, Medford, MA.
#EqualityIs: Body. Global Fund for Women & International Museum of Women.
Emanation. Dacia Gallery. New York City, NY.
Engendered. Atlantic Works Gallery. Boston, MA
Objects of Consumption. UMF Art Gallery. University of Maine, Farmington, ME.
Performative Ecologies: Thinking Through Research Practices, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Breaking Tradition. Pierro Gallery. South Orange, NJ.
A Woman's Arms. Lincoln Arts Project Gallery. Waltham, MA.
Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions. UNCW Gallery. University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC.
Woman in Control: Textile in Context. Diversity Center. Mount Hood Community College, Portland, OR.

2013
Alarm; Alarm. The Long Hall Gallery. Worcester, MA.
Choice. Arc Gallery. San Franciso, CA.
#Hashtag. Cameron University, OK.
Choose Your Own Adventure. John Michael Kohler Art Center. Sheboygan, WI.
I do?! Visual Studies Workshop Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Center of Attention. MFA Thesis. Grossman Gallery. SMFA. Boston, MA.
Reveal. The Hallway Gallery. Jamaica Plain, MA.
Ride*. Brookline Art Center Gallery. Brookline, MA.
Creatures and Critters III: Equine and Avian Art. Richard Boyd Art Gallery. Portland, ME.
Travel the Watershed. Becket Art Center Gallery. Becket, MA.
Her Desire: 6 Artists' Exploration of the Eternal Feminine. Cushing-Martin Gallery. Stonehill College, Easton, MA.
Collections: Organizing and Interpreting an Environment. Hunt Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.
Engendered: A Feminist Art Show. University California Davis Feminist Film Festival. Davis, CA.
The Other F Word. BHCC Art Gallery. Boston, MA
24th Annual Student Show. Copley Society of the Arts. Boston, MA.
Colorful Textures: Synaesthesia in Art. The Rubin-Frankel Gallery. Boston University, Boston, MA.

2012
Wit. Mission Hill Gallery. Boston, MA.
Our Bodies, Our Health. UNCW Gallery. University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC.
50-100-150. Riverside Gallery. Cambridge, MA.
Backlash. SOHO20 Gallery. Chelsea, NYC.
Captivating Landscapes. Moose Hill Gallery. Sharon, MA.
Give Luck a Chance. ProArts Consortium. Boston, MA.
Corporeal Constructions. Pop up show. Co-curator and exhibiting artist. South End, MA.

2011
Dancing with Nature. Castle Hill Gallery. Ipswich, MA.
Engendered: A Feminist Art Show. UC Davis Feminist Film Festival. Davis, CA.
This and That.* Artists Crossing Gallery. Boston, MA.
Layers of Abstraction. Artist-Xchange Gallery. San Francisco, CA.