Kathleen Granados (b. 1986, Long Island, NY) uses materials derived from the domestic sphere to create works that span installation, sculpture, and sound. In utilizing her personal history, Granados investigates memory, generational inheritances, and identity. Her work also considers the tension between personal, public, and political experiences of home.
Family dishtowels, thread, modeling paste, embroidery scissors, sewing scissors, grooming scissors
91.44 x 76.2 x 1.27 cm / 36 x 30 x 0.5 in (approximately)
‘I come from a multicultural family, and a lot of what I do is informed by traditions of craft and also ritual in the home growing up.’—Kathleen Granados
121.92 x 91.44 cm / 48 x 36 in (approximately)
Found eating spoons, modeling paste, family dishtowels, personal dishtowels
The annual Spring 2020 Thesis Exhibition for graduates of the Hunter College MFA Studio Art program represents works by 19 artist graduates of this nationally noted program. Originally planned as a series of physical presentations at Hunter’s 205 Hudson Street campus in Tribeca, but canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MFA Thesis Exhibition’s digital iteration aims to provide a new, expanded platform for young artists entering the field.