Katrina Majkut (My’kut) is a Ukrainian American visual artist and writer living and working in New York. Employing observational painting techniques, Majkut blends the art of painting with the gridded medium of cross-stitch embroidery. She is interested in challenging embroidery's historical social and gender bias and creating more equitable systems within cultural traditions. Majkut exhibits nationally in both commercial and college galleries, where she lectures on gender issues, art activism, and textile arts.
In 2022, her exhibits, residencies, and fellowships include the Bronx Museum Biennial, solo shows at Delta State University (MS), Coker University (SC), and Jacksonville University (FL), a Wassaic Projects Family fellowship & residency (NY), a Forge NYC fellowship, and the Social Practice Art Residency at Emmanuel College (MA). In 2021, she curated a booth at Spring Break Art Fair. She also exhibited in Every Women NFT Biennial, Dorksy Museum, AlmaCollege (solo) (MI), Museum of Craft and Design (SFO), Untitled Space Gallery, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts inWoodstock, NY. In 2020, she curated a show on America’s gun consumerism and violence at Dinner Gallery, exhibited at Smack Mellon (NY) and the Abortion is Normal exhibit at Eva Presenhuber and Arsenal Gallery (NY). In 2019, she was a Bronx MuseumAIM Fellow, in the Feminist Incubator Residency at Project for Empty Space (NJ). She has done an Instagram art takeover for Planned Parenthood, exhibited at Dorsky Gallery, Spring Break, A.I.R. Gallery, the Mint Museum, and was an artist in residence at MASS MoCA. She has exhibited in over 30 college galleries. She was listed as one of four international artists starting a new chapter in feminist art by Mic Media and repeatedly listed as a must-see artist by Hyperallergic magazine.
Majkut published her first non-fiction book in2018, 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. Majkut earned her BA from Babson College and her MFA from SMFA at Tufts University.
To contact the artist: majkutart(at)gmail.(dot)com