Katya Popova is a multidisciplinary artist, graphic designer and educator.
She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MA from Boston University.
As an artist, Popova works at the intersection of physical texture, shadow, and sound. Her works explore what could have been by tracing the physical gestures and material qualities of everyday things via performance, sonic art or immersive installation. She often collaborates with sound artists.
As a graphic designer, Katya has twenty years of professional experience, working in major publishing houses (Random House, Houghton Mifflin) ,colleges (MIT, Columbia University), small design (Tank Design) on print and digital design.
As an educator, Katya taught design and visual art classes at major universities: RISD, Mass Art and others. Presently she teaches courses on visual art and design at NEC.