Kat Griefen


Kat Griefen

Kat Griefen is an art historian, educator, curator, and private dealer. She has been teaching for 10 years at the undergraduate and graduate level, covering topics such as Gallery and Museum Studies, Art History, and Women and Gender Studies. She is a faculty member at Queensborough Community College (QCC) where she manages the Gallery and Museum Studies program and at CUNY School of Professional Studies MA in Museum Studies program. With her background in curation, Griefen teaches required courses such as MST 610 – Curatorial Theory and Exhibition Design. Since 2011 Ms. Griefen has been the co-director and co-owner of Accola Griefen Fine Art. For the five years prior, she was the director of A.I.R. Gallery. From 2018 -2020 Griefen served as the Curator-in-Residence at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at QCC, where she co-led the curatorial team for the exhibition Survivance and Sovereignty on Turtle Island: Engaging with Contemporary Native American Art. Ms. Griefen is a Board Member of Arttable; a member of the Council for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum; a National Committee Member of the Feminist Art Project; and a member of the Association of Women Art Dealers.

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Human Rights and Museum Series Talk Screenshot

Museum Studies Program Co-Sponsors Human Rights Talks

June 22, 2022

The two-part series featured talks by artists, curators, and professors examining the ways that museums can directly impact human rights.