Born: Boston, MA 1982

Books: The Adventures and Discoveries of A Feminist Bride. Black Rose Writing, February 2018.

Fellowships:

  • 2022:  Forge Fellowship. ForgeNYC.                                                                                                                                                                                                                Work and Families Fellowship Recipient. Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.
  • 2019:  AIM Fellow (Fall 39), Bronx ArtMuseum, NY, Fall 2019.

Residency Programs:

  • 2022:  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.
  • 2014Brooklyn Art Space, June - Dec., New York City, NY.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2022: In Control. Jacksonville University.Jacksonville, FL.                                                                                                                                                                In Control. Coker University. Hartsville, SC.                                                                                                                                                                                  In Control. Delta State University. Cleveland, MS.
  • 2021:  In Control. Alma College. Alma, MI.
  • 2020: In Control. Penn State University at Altoona Gallery, Altoona, PA.
  • 2018:  In Control. Chesapeake Gallery, Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD.
  • 2016:  In Control. Hollister Gallery, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.
  • 2015:  In Control. Chashama (Midtown), New York, NY
  • 2013:  Center of Attention. MFA Thesis. Grossman Gallery, SMFA. Boston, MA.
  • 2013:  Ride. Brookline Art Center Gallery, Brookline, MA.

Selected Exhibitions:

2022: 

  • An Object of Curiosity. Bethany Arts Community/Katonah Art Museum. Ossining, NY.
  • IMPACT 2022: Art that Bears Witness. Bethany Arts Community. Ossining, NY.
  • Textiles and Fiber Art Juried Exhibition. Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE.

2021:

  • Bronx Calling (Biennial). Bronx Museum.Bronx, NY.
  • Witches Get Stitches. Curator and exhibiting Artist. Spring/Break Art Fair. New York, NY.
  • Call & Response: Craft as a Tool for Activism. Museum of Craft and Design. San Francisco, CA.
  • Who Really Cares? Hudson Valley Artists 2021. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. NY.
  • My Love Is Your Love. Every Woman Biennial. Superchief NFT Gallery. Online/NYC.
  • UNRAVELED: Confronting The Fabric of Fiber Art. Untitled Space Gallery. New York, NY.
  • Chosen Families. Curated by Sara Softness. Showfields. Miami/Online.
  • Together apArt. ArtsWestchester. White Plains, NY.
  • Hermerica. Curated by Carrie Feder. Kleinhert/James Center of the Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY.
  • Another’s Table. Curated by Melissa Joseph. Textile Art Center. Online/NY.

2020:

  • Protest & Protect. Feminist Art Museum. Online.
  • Bound Up Together. Curated by Rachel Gugelberger. Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Declaration of Sentiments. Curated by Martha Lewis. The Institute Library. New Haven, NY.
  • Armed Disposal. Co-curator and exhibiting artist. Dinner Gallery. New York, NY.
  • Abortion is Normal, Part 1. Eva Presenhuber Gallery. New York, NY.
  • Abortion is Normal, Part 2. Arsenal Gallery. New York, NY.
  • Hand & I. SchmidtCenter Gallery at Florida Atlantic University, Curated by Yulia Tikhonova. Boca Raton, FL.

2019:

  • Field Notes: Lovers, Teachers and the Consciousness In Between, Mills Gallery: Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA.
  • Radical Threads. Stamp Galley, University of Maryland, MD.
  • Hand & I. Dorsky Gallery, curated by Yulia Tikhonova, Queens, NY.
  • Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts & Activism. Harold H. Hall of the Central Lib., curated by Juilee Decker, Rochester, NY.
  • Narrative Threads. Project for Empty Space, curated by Jasmine Wahi and Rebecca Jampol. Newark, NJ.

2018:

  • Claiming Needles – Positions of Contemporary Embroidery Art. Peer to Space, curated by Peggy Schoenegge & Darja Zub, Online via Berlin, Germany.
  • Rituals and Identity. Ann Street Gallery, curated by Virginia Walsh, Newburgh, NY. 
  • I’m Not with Him. Future Tenant Gallery, curated by Christina Shin, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Instagram Takeover of Planned Parenthood. Online.
  • Semi-Permanent Art Installation.The Wing, curated by Lolita Cros, 2018-2019, Washington, D.C.
  • Reverence to the Thread. Lewis Gallery, Portland, ME.
  • (con)textLa Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
  • In Control (Two-person exhibition). Greenly Gallery, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.
  • Hotel (XX). The Untitled Space Gallery at Spring Break Art Fair, New York, NY.
  • Currents - Abortion. A.I.R. Gallery, curated by Barbara Zucker, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Art on Campus Series. University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, ME.

2017:

  • Subversive|Domestic. Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, VA.
  • F-word. Riverworks Gallery. Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC.
  • Truth. BRIC Arts Media, New York, NY.
  • Transformations. Plays and Players Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Hands on Love. The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
  • ViolenceTransformed. Slater Gallery, curated by Carol Daynard and Dina Deitsch, Tufts University, Medford, MA.
  • The Connective Project. Prospect Park Alliance, AREA4, Reddymade A&D, Prospect Park,Brooklyn, NY.
  • Duality: Glimpses of the Other Side, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY.
  • Nasty Stitches. Victori + MoGallery, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Don’t Grab My Papaya (Two-person exhibition), The Art Gallery, CUNY: College of Staten Island. NY.
  • Feminist Fiber Art. Virago Gallery, Seattle, WA.
  • Darkest Side of Paradise. Wayfarers Gallery, curated by Brittany Natale, 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/AngryWomen. Untitled Space, New York, NY.

2016:

  • Hot Water. Slayer Gallery, Online.
  • 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, curated by Carol Daynard, Boston,MA.
  • Up for Debate. BRIC Arts Media. New York, NY.
  • One Billion Rising for Justice. WFA Gallery, Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL.

2015

  • Trending: Contemporary ArtNow!  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.
  • Human Rights =Women's Rights? JACK! Brooklyn, NY.
  • Feminist TeaParty. Abron Arts Center, New York, NY.
  • Heads Will Roll. Artspace, New Haven, CT.
  • The Storied Stitch. Azarian McCullough ArtGallery, 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, Online.
  • EmanationDacia 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 Francisco, CA.
  • #Hashtag. Cameron University, OK.
  • Choose Your Own Adventure. John Michael Kohler ArtCenter, Sheboygan, WI.
  • I do?! Visual Studies Workshop Gallery, Rochester, NY.
  • Reveal. The Hallway Gallery, Jamaica Plain, 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.

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 BusinessAdministration, Babson College. Wellesley, MA.

Performances:

  • “This is not a sex-ed condom demonstration.” In Control exhibition at Delta State University, MS. 2022
  • “Cutting the Cake.” 2nd Annual Women’s Center Symposium on Gender &Culture. 2011.
  • “The Vagina Monologues.” VDay.org. Oakland, CA. February 2011.

Lectures:

  • Ukrainian American Artists Panel.Pelham Arts Center, Pelham, NY, April 2022.
  • Craft and Community, Moderated by Yulia Tikhonova. Dorsky Gallery, June 2019.
  • Social Activism in Art. Delve-Art at Cue Art Foundation, June 2018.
  • Visiting Artist to Post-Baccalaureate Program. Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. 2015
  • 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’sCenter.                           Symposium on Gender & Culture, 2011.
  • Connecting Art and Science.” Olin School of Engineering & Babson College, 2008.

Selected Bibliography:

  • With a Medieval Flair, Spring Break Art Show Celebrates the Eccentric. Hyperallergic. September 2021.
  • Spring/Break 2021 Looks to the Dark Ages. Whitewall. September 2021.
  • The Riotous Spring/Break Art Show Takes Over Midtown Office Building. Gothamist. September 2021.
  • Institute Library Goes To The Ballot Box. New Haven Independent. September 2020.
  • Season of Women, Artemis Journal, 2020.
  • Tool Book Project Volume III: Work Book (Website), Fall 2019.
  • Ageing, Feels'Magazine, Issue 09, Fall 2019.
  • Rejoinder: Issue 4 #MeToo. Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University. Spring 2019.
  • Featured November Artist. Pregame Magazine,November 2018.
  • Feminist art exhibition screams: 'I'M NOT WITH HIM.'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 2018.
  • Meet Katrina Majkut of Visual Artist & Author in Greater Boston. Voyager Magazine, June 2018.
  • Feminist art exhibition claps back. PittsburghCity Paper: Art Reviews & Features, May 2018.
  • Katrina Majkut Answers 5 Questions. Art Slant. January 2018.Yes, Ma'am Zine. Issue 12, Spring 2018.
  • Under the Radar. Art Slant, November 2017.
  • Photo Essay. Les Femmes Folles, October 2017.
  • The Feministing Five: TheArtists of “Nasty Stitches.” Feministing.com, July 2017.
  • A Cross-Stitching Artist on Repro Health: Katrina Majkut. Words of Choice, June 2017.
  • Meet The ‘Nasty Stitches’ Making Embroidery And Knitting Political. Huffington Post Arts & Culture, June 2017.
  • The Enthusiast. The Boston Globe, April 2017.
  • Issue#4. Figroot Press, April 2017.
  • H.O.W Journal. Issue #13. New York, NY, April 2017.
  • Featured  in Feminist Fiber Art,December 2016.
  • Creative MVP: Katrina Majkut. Pregame Magazine, September 2016. 
  • Les Femmes Folles: Women in Art Interview. August 2016.
  • Salon Radio on City World Radio Network, International Women’s Salon, New York, NY, August 2016.
  • Blue Sky, Issue #10. Gambling the Aisle Literary Magazine, Denver, CO, August 2016.
  • Featured Artwork. Winter Tangerine Magazine, Summer 2016.
  • El Feminismo YEl Punto de Cruz, Inkult Magazine, June 2016.
  • In Control: Traditional embroidered artwork of contraceptives tackles women's rights. Creative Boom Online Magazine, May 2016.
  • The Artist Embroidering Her Way to Safe, Legal Abortion. Broadly.com/ViceCommunications, November 2015.
  • From Giant Steel Angels to Titillating Collages, Favorites from Gowanus Open Studios 2015. Hyperallergic, October 2015.
  • Art That Has No Boundaries, Part 3, Brookline Artist Series. MassReality.com,March 2015.
  • To Let The Line of Thought Dip Deep into The Stream. Forth Magazine,February 2015.
  • Demystifying Wedding Ritual One Cross-Stitch at a Time. SIN/GIN,January 2015.
  • 4 EmpoweringArtists That Are Starting A New Chapter in Feminist Art. Arts.MicMedia, November 2014.
  • Your ConciseGuide to Gowanus Open Studios 2014. Hyperallergic, October 2014.
  • Interview, 365 Artists365 Days, Frank Juarez Gallery, October 2014.
  • Engendered: Exploring Gender at Atlantic Works Gallery. Artscope Magazine, June 2014.
  • ‘A Woman’s Arms’ are freshing show of force. Boston Globe, April 2014
  • SlagMag, Issue 2, A Publication of the Old Furnace Residency, 2014
  • Redefining Women's Roles:New art exhibit showcases strides of women over past 50 years. Encorepub, March 2014
  • Potentially Shocking Subjects in Art. Art Sake, March 2014.
  • Reviews: Massachusetts - Reveal. ArtNew England Magazine, September/October 2013.
  • Where Do Our Wedding Rituals Come From? BostonMagazine, July 2013.
  • What's up in Boston-are art galleries. The Boston Globe: Arts, July 2013
  • Downtown gallery showcases local artist. TheBoston Globe: Downtown, March 2011.

Grant/Awards:

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

Collections:

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