Marya Krogstad (b. Korea) is a San Francisco based artist working in installation, sculpture, film, video and audio. Krogstad was an Artist in Residence at the Lucid Art Foundation, 2016, an Artist in Residence at Kala Art Institute, 2014, and an Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts from 2011- 2014. She was a nominee for the SECA Award 2012, received her M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2009, and exhibits in the Bay area as well as nationally and internationally.
For one cannot even really see one's own exterior and comprehend it as a whole, and no mirrors or photographs can help; our real exterior can be seen and understood only by other people, because they are located outside us in space and because they are others. In the realm of culture, outsideness is a most powerful factor in understanding… Mikhail M. Bakhtin, Speech Genres and Other Late Essays, p. 7, ©1986 Univ. of Texas Press
This website is a work in progress--for more detailed photos & history, please also visit my old website at-www.maryakrogstad.blogspot.com