Katrina Majkut (My’kut) is a visual artist and writer living in Brooklyn, NewYork. She is dedicated to understanding and exploring feminine narratives and civil rights in aesthetics and social practices within mediums such as embroidery, painting and writing. Majkut also specializes in Western marriage and wedding traditions as examined through her writing with humor and honesty at her website, TheFeministBride.com and various publications from Bust.com to Bitch Media, Curve magazine to Feministing.com.  

She recently exhibited at the Mint Museum, NC and was an Artist in Residence at MASS MoCA. Majkut recently had a solo exhibition at Babson College and will be exhibiting at CUNY: College of Staten Island (Spring 2017). Majkut was featured in VICE Communication's Broadly, listed as one of four international artists starting a new chapter in feminist art by Mic Media in 2014, highlighted as a must-see artist by Hyperallergic (2014/15). She’s been a featured online artist at the Museum of Contraception and Abortion in Vienna, Austria, the International Museum of Women’s “#EqualityIs” media project and her MFA catalogue, Center of Attention, is in several library collections including the National Museum of Women in the Arts, D.C. To contact the artist: Katrina.Majkut(at)gmail(dot)com

Born: Boston, MA 1982 

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

Residencies:
2016: Visiting Artist. Studios at MASS MoCA/Assets for Artists Residency. North Adams, MA.
2015: Jentel Artists Residency. Wyoming.
2014: Brooklyn Art Space/Trestle Gallery. Gowanus, NY.

Selected Exhibitions: 
2018:

  • Title TDB. (Two-person exhibition) Greenly Gallery. Bloomsburg University. Bloomsburg, PA.
  • Title TDB. Future Tenant Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA. 

2017: 

  • Duality: Glimpses of the Other Side. Islip Art Museum.East Islip, NY.F-Word. Riverworks Gallery. Greenville Technical College. Greenville, SC. (Nov. – Dec.).
  • Nasty Stitches. Victori + Mo Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Don't Touch My Papaya. The Art Gallery. CUNY: College of Staten Island. NY.
  • Feminist Fiber Art. Virago Gallery. Seattle, WA.
  • Darkest Side of Paradise. Wayfarers Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Picture Social Justice and Human Rights. Gallery 1581. Boston University. Brookline, MA.
  • BARED: The Art of Bras and Breasts. Diamond Shop Gallery. Morgantown, WV.
  • The Feminist Opposition. Hera Gallery. Wakefield, RI.
  • Uprise/Angry Women. The Untitled Space Gallery. New York, NY.

2016: 

  • HotWater. SlayerGallery. Online.
  • In Control (Solo). Hollister Gallery. Babson College. Wellesley, MA.
  • Festival Of Choice. Amnesty International. London, United Kingdom.
  • Personal is Political is Personal.440 Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
  • 80x80. The Mint Museum. Charlotte, NC.
  • Freedom Imagined; Freedom Lived. Boyle Family Gallery. Lindenwood University. Saint Charles, MO.
  • Change Agents: Personal Art as Political Tactic. Lamont Gallery. Phillips Exeter Academy. Exeter, NH.
  • ViolenceTransformed. Harriet Tubman House. Boston, MA.
  • Up for Debate. BRIC Arts Media. New York, NY.
  • One Billion Rising forJustice. WFA Gallery. Polk State College. Winter Haven, FL.

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 ofInanimate Objects. Jorgenson Gallery. Moberly, MO.
  • InControl (Solo). Chashama.New York, NY.
  • HumanRights = Women's Rights? JACK! Brooklyn, NY.
  • FeministTea Party. Abron Arts Center. New York, 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 Fundfor 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.
  • PerformativeEcologies: 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 Francisco,CA.
  • #Hashtag. Cameron University, OK.
  • Choose Your Own Adventure. John Michael Kohler Art Center. Sheboygan, WI.
  • I do?! VisualStudies Workshop Gallery. Rochester, NY.
  • Center of Attention. MFA Thesis. Grossman Gallery. SMFA. Boston, MA.
  • Reveal. The Hallway Gallery. JamaicaPlain, MA.
  • Ride (Solo). Brookline Art Center Gallery. Brookline, MA.
  • Creatures and Critters III: Equine and Avian Art. Richard Boyd Art Gallery. Portland, ME.
  • Travel the Watershed. Becket ArtCenter Gallery. Becket, MA.
  • Her Desire: 6 Artists' Exploration of the Eternal Feminine. Cushing-MartinGallery. 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 StudentShow. 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. 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. (Solo) Artists Crossing Gallery. Boston, MA.
  • Layers of Abstraction. Artist-Xchange Gallery. San Francisco, CA.

2009

  • The Mark of Southie. (Solo)John Moakley US Courthouse Gallery. 
  • Violence Transformed. Resnikoff Gallery. Roxbury Community College. 
  • The Power of Place. Gallery Seven. Maynard, MA. 

2008:

  • Preserving the Penguin. Installation. 1st Light Illuminated Art. Brookline, MA.
  • Art on the Wind. Installation. Lars Anderson Park. Brookline, MA.
  • Fabric of Reality. Gallery at the William Morris Hunt Library. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
  • Holodomor: Remembering The Ukrainian Genocide. Knight Gallery. CCRI, Warwick, RI.
  • Then and Now, Again. OKW Gallery. Boston, MA.
  • Trees. JP Art Market Gallery. Jamaica Plain, MA.
  • Violence Transformed. Resnikoff Gallery. Roxbury Community College.
  • Art Students of New England. d.Art Gallery. East Hampton, MA.
  • Then and Now. Pooke Gallery. Natick, MA

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

Lectures: 
Women and the Modern Debate Over Reproductive Freedoms. Mount Hood Community College. Portland. Oregon. March 2014
The Effects of Choice Feminism in Weddings. Breaking the Rules Panel. Stonehill College. Easton, MA.
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 Layersof 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. 

Grant/Awards: 
2012: Honorable Mention. SMFA Painting Area 1st Annual Show. Juror: Al Miner.
2008: Andrea Cilley Memorial Grant. Brookline Commission for the Arts. Brookline, MA. 
2007, 2008: 1st Light Illuminated Art. Office of Economic Development. Grant. Brookline, MA. 

Collections: 
Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts, D.C.
Library Collection, The Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.

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