Resume: Dmitry “Dima” Strakovsky


  • 1999 to 01      MFA, Art and Technology, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
  • 1998 to 99     BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
  • 1994 to 98     BFA, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

Selected Curatorial Projects

Founder, Creative Director
Infinite Industries — Event discovery and promotion platform (Central Kentucky)

“Katherine Behar, "E­Waste"
Solo show, Tuska Center for Contemporary Art, Lexington, KY 2014

"...sweet home" Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY 2014
[Catalogue + conversation series]

Co-­Director of Programming, Land of Tomorrow Gallery, Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, 2008 ­2013

Co-­organizer of Lex-Lak-Lou Performance Festival, Lexington, Kentucky, 2011

Co-­curator “Interior­ity” Special Project 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2011

“Rhythm and Ritual” Project Beijing and Seoul, 2007 [Catalogue]

Selected Solo and Two Person Projects

2017    Morlan Gallery, “Virtual Realities”, Lexington, KY (collaboration with Richie Hoagland)
2012   The Imaginarium Gallery, “Channels” (two ­person show with Tiffany Carbonneau), Lodz, Poland
2012   Land of Tomorrow, “Communitarian Impulses”, Louisville, KY
2012   Carter&Citizen, “The Way We Tell The Stories That Tell The Way”, Los Angeles, CA
2011    Causa Artium, “histories, Brands and Other illusions“ (performance program), New York, NY
2010   MASC Foundation, “histories, Brands and Other illusions“ (performance program),
Vienna, Austria
2010   CCA Ujazdowski Castle, “histories, Brands and Other illusions“ (performance program),
Warsaw, Poland
2010   Galeria Wschodnia, “Constructions”, Lodz, Poland 2009 Grunt Gallery, " if a forest",
Vancouver, Canada

Selected Group Shows/Projects

2016   HALT, Galeria Opja, Krakow, Poland
2016   21C Hotel/Museum, “The International”, Lexington, KY
2013   Grace Space, “a strange case for optimism”, New York (performance)
2013   Defibrillator, Commonwealth Five, Chicago (performance)
2013   NEOBAROK Performance Festival, ”Traveler’s Prayer”, Varazdin, Croatia
2013   Walsh Gallery, “Unitled”, Seaton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2012   Radiator Gallery, “Together Again”, (performance), New York, NY
2011   Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, “Interior­ity”, Moscow, Russia
2011   Coop Gallery, “”, (performance with Mathew Page), Nashville, TN
2011   The Imaginarium Gallery, “SysteMY”, Lodz, Poland