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The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts

Crystal Gregory

Assistant Professor
Fiber Arts

Crystal​ ​Gregory​ ​is​ ​a​ ​sculptor​ ​whose​ ​work​ ​investigates​ ​textile​ ​structure​ ​through​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​materials. Gregory​ ​received​ ​her​ ​BFA​ ​from​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Oregon​ ​and​ ​was​ ​granted​ ​a​ ​Full​ ​Merit​ ​Scholarship​ ​to attend​ ​The​ ​School​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Art​ ​Institute​ ​of​ ​Chicago​ ​where​ ​she​ ​received​ ​her​ ​MFA​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Fiber​ ​and​ ​Material Studies​ ​Department.​ ​In​ ​2013​ ​she​ ​was​ ​awarded​ ​highest​ ​honors​ ​with​ ​The​ ​Leonore​ ​Annenberg​ ​Fellowship for​ ​the​ ​Performing​ ​and​ ​Visual​ ​Arts.​ ​With​ ​this​ ​grant​ ​she​ ​moved​ ​to​ ​Amsterdam​ ​NL​ ​where​ ​she​ ​took​ ​a​ ​role​ ​as Artist-In-Residence​ ​at​ ​The​ ​Gerrit​ ​Rietveld​ ​Academie​ ​of​ ​Art.​ ​Her​ ​work​ ​has​ ​been​ ​exhibited​ ​in​ ​museums​ ​and galleries​ ​nationally​ ​including​ Devotion/Destruction: Craft Inheritance​ ​at​ Dorsky​ ​Gallery​ ​Curatorial​ ​Projects, Load Barring: The Art of Construction at​ ​The​ ​Hunterdon​ ​Art​ ​Museum​ ​and​ Crossover at​ ​Black​ ​and​ ​White Project​ ​Space​ ​and​ ​has​ ​been​ ​reviewed​ ​in​ ​publications​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Surface​ ​Design​ ​Journal​ ​and​ ​Art​ ​Critical. Gregory​ ​is​ ​the​ ​Arturo​ ​Alonzo​ ​Sandoval​ ​Endowed​ ​Professor​ ​in​ ​Fiber​ ​within​ ​the​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Arts​ ​and​ ​Visual Studies​ ​at​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Kentucky.​ ​Gregory​ ​splits​ ​her​ ​time​ ​between​ ​Lexington,​ ​KY​ ​and​ ​Brooklyn,​ ​NY and​ ​currently​ ​shows​ ​with​ ​Tatyana​ ​Okshteyn​ ​at​ ​Black​ ​&​ ​White​ ​Gallery/Project​ ​Space​ ​in​ ​Brooklyn,​ ​NY.


319 Art and Visual Studies Building