Art professor lands grant

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Art professor and sculptor Alex Horochowski

Art professor and sculptor Alex Horochowski.

Art professor and sculptor Alex Horochowski  

Art professor and sculptor Alexa Horochowski is one of eight Minnesotans to earn a 2014-15 McKnight Foundation grant.

The McKnight Artist Fellowships for Visual Artists is a $25,000 stipend to outstanding mid-career Minnesota artists. The grant program is administered by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD).

A professor of art and faculty member since 2002, Horochowksi holds a master of fine arts degree in print-making and photography from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. 

View some of her exhibited works:

Horochowski is an Argentinian of Spanish and Ukrainian descent. Reared in Comodoro Rivadavia in southern Argentina, she came to the United States as a 10-year-old in 1974.

She has exhibited at galleries such as Monique Meloche in Chicago and Braga Menedez Arte Contemporaneo in Buenos Aires. She has held artist residencies in Chile and Argentina.

She has earned grants from the Jerome FoundationBush Foundation and Minnesota State Arts Board.

Minneapolis-based McKnight Foundation is a philanthropic organization endowed by the late William L. McKnight, a key executive in the founding years of the 3M corporation, and his late wife, Maude L. McKnight.

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