Galina Kurlat was born in Moscow in 1981 and emigrated to the United States shortly after the fall of communism in 1989. She received her Bachelor of Media Arts Degree from Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute in 2005, she currently lives and works in Houston, TX. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is in number of public and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Recent and upcoming exhibitions include: 12th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant, West Gallery at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX; Artopia, Winter Street Studios in Houston, TX; #19, Emergency Room Gallery, Rice University in Houston, TX; Onward Compé ’12 in Philadelphia, PA; Urban Decay, Ravi Gallery in Hyderabad, India; Artist Dialogue, Houston Center for Photography in Houston, TX; The Big Show 2011 and The Big Show 2012, Lawndale Art Center in Houston, TX; Annual Print Auction, Houston Center for Photography in Houston, TX; Landscape, Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR; Reclamation/Inherent Traits, College of the Mainland Art Gallery in Texas City, TX; Narratives, PG Contemporary in Houston, TX.
Kurlat's work has been featured in the following selected publications: Issue #47, Fraction Magazine, Main Street Projects, Glasstire, Artist's Secret: Archaic Photo Process, Houston Chronicle; 100 Creatives, Houston Presss; Artists Dialogue, Spot Magazine; Issue 19, Unless You Will; September 2012 Issue, Yellow Magazine; Contemporary U.S. Photography, FotoFest 2010 Biennial Catalogue; October 2012 Issue, Light Leaked; Exhibition Catalog, The Art of Photography Show 2008; Exhibition Catalog, Resurrection: A New Look at Old Photopraphic Processes, 23 Sandy Gallery; PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2007, Traces and Avenues; Moment: une revue de photo.