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Katherine Toukhy

Artist Bio

Katherine Toukhy lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She was most recently a BRIC Media Arts Fellow and exhibiting in “Figuring the Floral” at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY. In 2017-2018, she was an artist-in-residence at BRIC; The Project for Empty Space; a Pollack-Krasner fellow at Vermont Studio Center; and she completed the Bronx Museum of the Arts AIM Program. In 2017, Toukhy was a commissioned artist invited by the Laundromat Project to co-present on the theme of “Sanctuary” at Lincoln Center’s Rubenstein Auditorium for her work, “The Khayamiya Monument,” an alternate war monument of the herstories of African and Arab women im/migrants and female U.S. veterans. Select shows also include: “Incision” at the Project For Empty Space, NJ (2018); “Truth” at BRIC, Brooklyn (2017); “Shehrezade’s Gift” at the Center for Book Arts, NY (2016); “Creative Dissent” at Alwan for the Arts, NY (2016); and “Artificial Romance” a solo show at Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn (2014). She has presented her work at the Arab American National Museum and Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Michigan among others. She is the fourth time recipient of Brooklyn Arts Council grants, a Rema Hort Mann Foundation ACE Grant, and a Puffin Foundation grant. Toukhy’s works are included in private collections in Brooklyn, Cairo, and the Yuko Nii Permanent Collection of the Williamsburg Art and Historical Society.

The LP interview with Katherine Toukhy

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