Los Angeles, CA US
Profile Type: artist
Katy Krantz is a Los Angeles based artist whose multidisciplinary practice includes painting, ceramics and community based public art. Her work centers around process and play, with the unpredictable nature of the studio taking a vital role in the work. Krantz earned her MFA from CUNY, Hunter College and her BA from University of California, Santa Cruz. She has exhibited across the United States and abroad, showing her work at such venues as the Oakland Museum and the Richmond Art Center, as well as the City Museum of Cuernavaca, in Mexico. She has had solo shows at IKO IKO space in Los Angeles, Totokaelo in Seattle and Sunday Takeout in Brooklyn. Krantz’s public projects can be seen throughout Los Angeles County. Her work was featured in Kate Singleton’s 2016 book, “Ceramics: Contemporary Artists Working in Clay.” She is a 2020- 2021 Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist-In-Residence grantee and is currently serving as Culver City’s 2023-2025 Artist Laureate.