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Katie Grinnan

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Katie Grinnan (b. 1970, Richmond; lives and works in Los Angeles) received an MFA from University of California, Los Angeles (1999) and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University (1992). Solo exhibitions have been held at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles (2022, 2018), LAXART (2016); DiverseWorks, Houston (2015); Human Resources, Los Angeles (2014); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2013); MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (2008); Aspen Art Museum (2005); and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2003). Selected group exhibitions have been held at Nevada Museum of Art, Reno (2022); Kunstverein Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin (2021); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2019, 2017); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2012); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2010); and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2004). Grinnan is a recipient of City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship (2019), Center for Cultural Innovation Artist’s Resource Completion Grant (2012), California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2010), AXA Artist Award (2007), John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (2006), and Pollock-Krasner Grant (2006). Grinnan has participated in residency at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (1992).


Grinnan is in the collection of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary, Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond.