Discipline: Visual Art – installation

Grace Troxell

Discipline: Visual Art – installation
Region: Brooklyn, New York
MacDowell fellowships: 2016

Grace Sachi Troxell is a Brooklyn based artist. She received her B.S. from Skidmore College in studio art and a postgraduate certificate from the Glasgow School of Art in painting. She has been an artist-in-residence at MacDowell, Yaddo, The Studios at MASS MoCA, Woodstock Byrdcliffe, The Pottery Workshop-Jingdezhen, The Textile Symposium at the Rothko Center, Latvia and Dumfries House, Scotland.

Portrait by Erin Covey



Grace Troxell worked in the Heinz studio.

The icehouse, built of fieldstone in 1914–1915, was a practical part of Mrs. MacDowell’s plan for a self-sufficient farm. Winter ice cut from a nearby pond was stored here for summer use on the property. Idle since 1940, it was a handsome but outdated farm building. In 1995, Mrs. Drue Heinz, a vice chairman of…

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