gretchen geraets lives and works in the United Kingdom.
Geraets is a New Zealand born artist with a history of engaging in artist run spaces. Her art practice spans across installation and image making. She received a MFA with Distinction from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2014. During her time at Goldsmiths she was selected for the Kunsthochschule Weißensee Exchange Programme In association with LoBe, Berlin.
Interested in the intimacies of personal lived experience and exploring personal perception. Geraets’ research investigates the role of the hermit in creative practice. She is currently exploring the possibilities and politics of exhibiting in personal/domestic space, such as the bedroom and rear garden.
Geraets co-founded and directed artist run spaces Canary Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand, and g&A studios in Sydney, Australia. Geraets formed part of the London photographic collaborative, Alan & Gretchen (2009–2015), et al. They previously worked from Auckland, New Zealand; Sydney, Australia and New York, USA. She works as a part time lecturer in Photography and MA Photography subject leader at Norwich University of the Arts, UK.