Discipline: Visual Art

Nina Katchadourian

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1995

Nina Katchadourian is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes video, performance, sound, sculpture, photography, and public projects. She received a B.A. from Brown University in 1989 and an M.F.A. from University of California, San Diego in 1993. She also attended the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City in 1996.

Katchadourian’s work has been exhibited in both group and solo exhibitions, as well as public and private collections, all over the world – from Palais de Tokyo and the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art to the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, TX and more. Her video, Accent Elimination, was included at the 2015 Venice Biennale in the Armenian pavilion, which won the Golden Lion for Best National Participation. She has won grants and awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation, the Tiffany Foundation, the American-Scandinavian Foundation, and the Nancy Graves Foundation. She is currently an associate professor on the faculty of NYU Gallatin.



Nina Katchadourian worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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