Bio & Curriculum Vitæ
Kasia Ozga is a Polish-French-American contemporary artist based between Chicago, IL and Saint-Étienne, France. She reuses, revalues, and reanimates mass-produced materials into singular artworks to invert the associations we make with different types of waste.
Ozga is a former Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship recipient, Harriet Hale Woolley grantee from the Fondation des Etats-Unis, Jerome Fellowship recipient at Franconia Sculpture Park, and Paul-Louis Weiller award recipient from the French Académie des Beaux-Arts. Her work has been exhibited widely in over 10 different countries and she has participated in residencies in Europe and North America (Shakers, Nekatoenea, Pépinières Européennes de Création, ACRE, KHN). A former professor at the European Academy of Art in Brittany (EESAB), Ozga holds a Ph.D. from the University of Paris 8, an M.F.A. from the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, and a B.F.A. from the SMFA at Tufts University, Boston.