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Klaudia Ofwona Draber – Visiting Lecture series 12/10/21

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2021 at 1pm, talk and presentation by Klaudia Ofwona Draber

The talk will be held via Zoom, please RSVP at for Zoom link information.
Klaudia Ofwona Draber is the founder and president of KODA—a social practice residency for mid-career artists, she also is the Head of Public Relations at Polish Cultural Institute New York. Klaudia has most recently worked with such artists as Lina Puerta, and Hidemi Takagi. She has lived and led arts, technology and strategy projects in Europe, Africa and the United States. Previously Ofwona Draber served as a consultant to the British Council Arts, and worked at UBS, managing CSR projects and partnerships with artists, galleries and universities. She served on the Membership Committee of ArtTable and mentored creative entrepreneurs at New Museum’s NEW Inc. Klaudia is a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP) 2021-2022. Klaudia holds an MA in Art Business from the Sotheby‘s Institute of Art New York, where she developed the business plan for KODA, and curated PAPER Plains a papermaking solo exhibition with artist Tahir Carl Karmali. She also holds an Art History Diploma from London Art College, and MA in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics. Her thesis focused on the value of art, alternative investments and regulations of the art market.
KODA is a nonprofit arts organization based in New York dedicated to mid-career artists of diverse backgrounds. We grant residencies to allow for experimentation and facilitate creative projects through strategic partnerships with socially engaged partners. We are the go-to thinking spot and serve the community through exhibitions of contemporary art, events and outreach to strengthen art education.
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