June 22,2023 - June 25, 2023

Stella Adler Center for the Arts, The Jimmy Theater

65 Broadway, Manhattan, NY

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Group Show 

Tappeto Volante

May 7,2023  - June 18, 2023

4-7 pm

126 13th Street, Brooklyn, 11215, NY

Ask A Parasite?

Jayne Raper Lab at Hunter College

Civic Art Lab: a laboratory for art, design, and sustainability

Nov 6, 2022

Past Participant Write Up


The Brooklyn Public Library

Everyone is welcome here: Artist-Led Experience

Oct 24, 2021

1 -5 pm

Central Library

10 Grand Army Plaza

Brooklyn NY 11238


Art As Social Action: 10 Years of Social Practice Queens

The Queens Museum

March 24, 2021- July 25, 2021


New YorkFoundation of the Arts

Invincible Beings

The First Presbyterian Church of the City of New York, Feb 1-14, 2021

our collective fabric // the microbiome

Floor Grootenhuis, Kelly Eckenrode, Sara Fresard, and Jessica Das

Civic Art Lab: a laboratory for art, design, and sustainability

Virtual Symposium: February 6th, 2021


The WeeklyWeekly Presents: Homeward Bound

Opening Night: November 13, 2020 

Virtual Exhibition

Growing our collective fabric

Floor Grootenhuis and Kelly Eckenrode

October 2019

Engaging Artists : New Works in Practice

Cellfie Studio Lab! Open Weekly

What is the Colour of Your Blood? 

Klapper Gallery, Queens College, December 2017

Queens Museum

Flushing Meadows, Corona

Performing June 11th Art as A Tool of Resistance: Resistance Theater

Performing June 25th heart2heart : Building Shared Identities

On view Conversations with Tate III in Creative Mischief 2017

at National Academy Museum, 1083 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10128

Open May 18 - June 13 

On view Gestures, Junctures, Questions and Quotes curated by Paul D'Agostino

at Sideshow Gallery, 319 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York

Open  April 7-30, 2017 Fri thru Sun 12-6pm

Opening Friday April 7th 6-8

Closing Saturday April 29th 6-8

 Untitled (Empathy) (2017), performance, mirror  and stickers 

On view in Chance Encounters: Cubism, Dada and Surrealism

Godwin Ternbach Museum, Queens, New York

Jan 30th - March 18th 2017

The Unseen (2017), performance intervention, transparencies, gallery map and magnifying glasses 

On view Protecting our Nature and our Sacred Land,Oak Flat

Queens Museum, New York  

Feb 12 - Mar 5, 2017

"Untitled" (2016 - ongoing), photographs, emphemera, audio, conversation and performance 

Collaboration with Erin Turner 

On view Atlas [Index] Archive, Queens College Art Center

Curated by Adriana Pauly

Oct 17th - Dec 9th, 2016, 

Queens, New York 

On view in "Dining with Vultures" curated by Sarah Fritchey at Sideshow Gallery

319 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 

Open May 15–28, 2016 Thu 12-6pm, Fri & Sat 12-9pm

 Conversations with Tate (2016), photographs, performance and audio 

On view in Creative Mischief at the National Academy Museum 

1083 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10128

Open May 19-29 2016 Mon-Sun 11am-6pm

 self portrait (2010), diptych, cotton rag inkjet print & acrylic, 15x20x2in (38x51x5cm)

Opening reception Friday, April 22, 2016 at 6pm 

This collaboration between Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts and Queens College 

is a milestone to introducing art, design and art history to our community.

Opening of Material Archive - curated by Adriana Pauly 

Monday 28th of March - 1st April 2016 and participate in vulnerability part 2 (2014- )

Material Archive
Queens Art Intervention 2015

Join the Living Museum(2015)at the Queens Art Intervention 

Experience my latest piece Jetez La - J'étais Lá (2015)

in Creative Mischief 

@National Academy Museum & School opening Friday 15th of May 6-9pm

on view until the 24th of May

Opening Reception of Solo Show 20th November 2014 6-8pm @National Academy School New York City 

Unframed Opening Reception 16th August 2014 @FiveMyles Gallery Brooklyn

Showing a site specific rendition of Invisible Presence 

Follow the process of Vulnerability Part 2 on

instagram: fgrasa

twitter: fgrasa

#underwhere #vulnerabilitypart2


Reviews Clio Art Fair

Clio Art Fair this week in Chelsea, New York

March 5,6,7 & 8 2014

view the online catalog here

vulnerability part 1 - reflections, lithography, 118"x25"(300x64cm), 2014


Was on show at Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, New York

January 21st - March 1st 2014

This is the first part of a new body of work Valuables

Valuables - Part 1, lithography, 9x10 in (23x25cm), 2013


The Relativity of Distance and some of its consequences show has been reviewed:

in ARTforum and on ArtCurate



On the Relativity of Distance (and some of its 

consequences): American and Italian Art, 1963-


October 2 – November 7, 2013 

Opening Reception 

Thursday, October 3, 2013, 5:30 – 8:00pm 

New York, NY (September 16, 2013) – On the Relativity of Distance features the 

art of important American and Italian artists who created work between the mid-

1960s through the mid-to-late 1970s, including Ed Ruscha, Richard Pettibone, 

Pino Pascali and Alighiero Boetti (see full listing below), as well as National 

Academy students and faculty who were influenced or affected by the aesthetic 

ideas of those periods. 

The exhibition opens October 2 and will run through November 7, 2013 at the 

National Academy School, located at 5 East 89th Street and Fifth Avenue. The 

opening reception will take place on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The exhibition is 

free and open to the public. For information, contact 212.996.1908. 

The show has been curated by National Academy faculty member Filippo Fossati 

and the director of the National Academy School, Maurizio Pellegrin. “The work 

in this show is linked by the natural consequences and the influential impact which, as 

is often the case in history, begins with a radical shift in language, in the collective 

consciousness and, consequently, in the way that art is made wherein the process 

becomes more relevant than the final result,” states Fossati. 

 “This exhibition is in part due to the aftermath of work made at the school through 

a series of theoretical classes,” states Pellegrin. “Its aim is not to be an exhaustive 

study of a specific period in art, but more of an ‘unconventional’ contribution that 

portrays the changes in ideas and materials of art of our time.” 

Featured are works by the following artists and National Academy faculty and 


Giovanni Anselmo - Ingo-Heinrich Appel - Robert Arneson - Cristina Avello - John 

Baldessari - Alighiero Boetti - Alexander Calder - Vittoria Chierici - Christo - Pirro 

Cuniberti - Holland Cunningham - Roshanak Elmendorf - Daniele Galliano - Marco 

Gastini - Piero Gilardi - Gianfranco Gorgoni - Floor Grootenhuis - Gary Kuehn - Karen 

Lindsay - Nicus Lucà - Piero Manzoni - Alfredo Martinez - Nadia Martinez - Fausto 

Melotti - Jeffry Mitchell - Paolo Mussat Sartor - Richard Nonas - Dennis Oppenheim - 

Giulio Paolini - Pino Pascali -Paolo Pellion - Giuseppe Penone - Richard Pettibone - 

Gianni Piacentino - Nicola Ponzio - Emilio Prini - Carol Rama - Man Ray - Ed Ruscha 

- Salvo - Mario Schifano - Judith Shea - Ayumi Shibata - Nancy Spero - Caryl Stern - 

William Villalongo - Gilberto Zorio 

Floor Grootenhuis

Vulnerability, 2010

worn underwear

118” x 12” x 6”, (cm. 300 x 30 x 15)

Collection of the artist  

Vulnerability is an invitation that I continue to extend to all the women I know to contribute their unwashed underwear. This is an on-going process of investigating shared womanhood, intimacy, body, shame, sexuality and beauty. I received envelopes from places as varied as Europe, Africa, Asia, America and Australia. The crux of the work lies in the process and dialogue generated in gathering the material, while the installation serves as the actual documentation. 

Although my art references the feminist movement of the 60’s and 70’s, it differs in that it emphasizes the celebration and empowerment of womanhood.

In my work, I like to play with everyday, commonplace materials. I invite the viewer to re-consider their relationship to objects we all know well, an evolution of Duchamp’s concept of “Ready-mades”.