we value curiosity and collaboration
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 businesses. We are the go-to thinking spot and serve the community through exhibitions of contemporary art, events and outreach to strengthen art education.
Residencies and exhibitions
Programs and education
Socially engaged businesses
- Kickstarter for Hidemi Takagi's exhibition catalogueTue, Oct 13Kickstarter Campaign
- Artist Talk: Kenseth ArmsteadWed, Sep 23ZoomSep 23, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PMZoomLunchtime artist talk with conceptual artist Kenseth Armstead and curator Kendal Henry. Armstead’s new public artwork Boulevard of African Monarchs celebrates the legacy of African excellence in America. The installation is presented by the MGPA & NYC DOT Art, and supported by NYSCA and NYFA.
- ArtTable: Klaudia Ofwona DraberWed, Sep 02ZoomSep 02, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDTZoomThis week we’ll hear from Klaudia Ofwona Draber is the Executive Director and Curator at KODA, on residency building and supporting the work of artists. KODA’s focus is on supporting the professional and artistic growth of mid-career artists, who create conceptual and social justice related work.
- Professional Development for ArtistsTue, Feb 11FiveMylesFeb 11, 2020, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PMFiveMyles, 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USACommunity building and business bootcamp. Artists are invited to participate in shaping the program of the organization and benefit from insightful and practical seminars by Patton Hindle, Kenseth Armstead and Dread Scott. Event hosted by Sheetal Prajapati.
- IFPDA Young Collectors Cocktails x ArtTable MeetATThu, Oct 24Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
“...a truly great person has a profound curiosity about the world and the people in it, an interest that encompasses everything and everyone. Real curiosity, I now know, doesn't leave much room for judgement.”