Petrushka Bazin Larsen
Petrushka Bazin Larsen is an artist, curator and educator committed to finding new ways of making art more accessible to the uninitiated. As Program Manager of The Laundromat Project, she works closely with the organization's Public Artists in Residence, Teaching Artists, and Professional Development Fellows to present engaging art programs in unconventional spaces throughout the Greater New York Area. Since 2009, she has managed over 17 site-specific projects in laundromats throughout the Greater New York and Philadelphia Areas.
As an independent curators her more recent exhibitions include Cashing Out (NURTUREart); Shame the Devil (The Kitchen), The Newark School (cWOW); Art in Odd Places 2010: Chance (along Manhattan’s 14th Street); The Panthers Showed Unity, Then The House Was Divided (Add-Art); Self Storage (a storage unit in San Francisco); and Learning to Love You More (MU).
Prior to working at The Laundromat Project, Bazin was the 2010 Curatorial Fellow at The Kitchen, a New York-based non-profit experimental performance space, and has held positions in the education departments of SFMOMA and Studio Museum in Harlem. She received her MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts, BFA in Photography and Imaging from NYU - Tisch School of the Arts.