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Kat Griefen ’04 Wins Award for Art and Activism

The Women’s Caucus for Art honored her with their President’s Award.

Congratulations to Kat Griefen ’04 for winning the Women’s Caucus for Art’s President’s Award for Art and Activism.

She received her award at a ceremony on February 18 at Manhattan’s New York Institute of Technology.

Griefen (art history and women’s studies) is an art dealer, art historian, and partner at Accola Griefen, which has presented work in all mediums by contemporary artists at major international art fairs and in gallery exhibitions since 2011. They offer special expertise in Feminist Art and art of the European CoBrA movement.

From 2006 until 2011, Griefen was the Director of A.I.R. Gallery, which was founded in 1972 as the first non-profit gallery for women artists in the United States.

She has been a senior lecturer at Rutgers University, New Brunswick for five years and has also taught in the graduate program in Liberal Studies at Rutgers University, Camden. She’s a Lecturer at Queensborough Community College with a focus on gallery and museum studies.

Griefen is a board member of the Feminist Art Project, a member of ArtTable, and a founding member of AWAD, the Association of Women Art Dealers.

She also holds an MA in Art History from Hunter College.