Kat Griefen


Kat Griefen

Kat Griefen is an art historian, educator, curator, and private dealer. She has been teaching for more than a decade at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 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; a faculty member with the CUNY School of Professional Studies MA in Museum Studies; and a 2023-2024 CUNY Career Success Fellow. With her background in curation, Griefen teaches required courses for CUNY SPS 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 held the rotating position of Curator-in-Residence at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at QCC. Ms. Griefen is a Board Member of ArtTable and a National Committee Member of the Feminist Art Project.

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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.