Katya Granova(b.1988) is an artist and curator from St Petersburg, Russia, who currently lives in London. Her first degree was obtained in Social Psychology at St Petersburg State University, then she gradually changed her career to art practice. Granova also holds MA Art&Space Degree from Kingston University London, a Certificate degree from Paris College of Art, finished the ICA Moscow course “New artistic strategies' ' and received MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art. Recent exhibitions include Signature Art Prize Gala, London (2020), New Painting, Galerie Dutko, Paris (2020), and Act 1. Scene 5. Room in the Castle with Smirnov-Sorokin Art Fund in Moscow (2021). Granova is a current member and a co-founder of the APXIV art collective, which has had many exhibitions over the last 4 years in Moscow, St Petersburg, Budapest, and Copenhagen.
She has held residencies with the Dukley Art Residence in Montenegro, Art Residency Normandy in France, Smirnov-Sorokin Fund in Moscow, Russia, and the Kunstarhuset Messen residency in Alvik, Norway. Granova was shortlisted for the Bankley prize 2019, Bridgeman Studio Award 2020, Art Rooms Award 2019, longlisted for John Moores Prize 2020, and has won a Signature Art Prize 2020 in the painting category. She is represented by Dutko Gallery (France), Castlegate House Gallery(UK), and ArtFlood Gallery(Russia).