Born in Queens, NY, Kozak lives and works in NYC and New Baltimore, NY. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hudson River Museum, the Museum of Fine Art Boston, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.

Kozak has had twenty solo exhibitions in galleries and museums in the US and abroad including the Hudson River Museum; the Katonah Museum of Art; the Osaka Contemporary Art Center and the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, in Japan; the Elizabeth Harris, Katarina Rich Perlow and David Richard Galleries in NYC; and Cross Contemporary Art in Saugerties, NY. Kozak has a Master of Science in Visual Studies from MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies, where she continued as a Center Fellow. She has a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art. Between the years 1982 and 1984 she worked in Japan and studied shodō (traditional Japanese calligraphy).

As Professor CCE, Kozak taught at Pratt Institute for over twenty years. she has had residencies at Yaddo, the Blue Mountain Center and at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Auvillar, France. She serves on the Board of Directors of Riverkeeper, Inc. and is represented by David Richard Gallery in NYC. 

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