Kathy Kranias’ current artistic research is engaged with movement, the body, and emotion through clay. Her Invisibility Cloaks series (2018) and Growing Wings (2017) were recently acquired for the AWBZ Visual Art Collection Global Affairs Canada, and reside at the Canadian embassies in Beijing, Belgrade, and Washington DC. Earlier works are held in numerous private collections in Canada, the US, and France. Kranias’ most recent solo exhibitions include Archetypes in Clay: recent work at the David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Canada and Becoming The Persephone at the Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Canada.
Kranias holds a Master of Arts cum laude from York University (2015) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude from Concordia University (1986). She is a recipient of the SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master’s Scholarship and several Ontario Arts Council Grants.
Kranias served as adjunct studio faculty in the Craft and Design Program at Sheridan College, Canada from 2004-2012. She has contributed essays, articles, and reviews on Canadian art and craft to The Journal of Modern Craft, Journal of Canadian Art History, Stained Glass Quarterly, Studio Magazine, and the recent book A Thousand Colours- Sarah Hall Glass (2017).