Grace Colletta


Boston University, Boston, MA
MFA in Painting, 2015

University of California, Berkeley
BA in Art Practice, 2013
Minor in Theater and Performance Studies

University of California, Santa Cruz
Summer 2012, Printmaking


Outsiders, Musa Collective, Boston, MA, 2018
Four Pillars, Full Circle, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2018
Four Pillars, Community Room on King Gallery, Lancaster, PA, 2017
Looking Out: Paintings by Grace Colletta and Mark Farrell, Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing, China, 2016
Small Works on Paper Invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY, 2016
Blue Mountain Gallery Juried Exhibition 2016, Juror: Stanley Lewis, New York, NY, 2016
Colored Mud, Fenway Studios, Boston, MA, 2015
Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA, 2015
MFA Thesis Exhibition, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA 2015
Grace Colletta: New Paintings and Prints, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA, 2014
Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA, 2014
MFA Group Show, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA 2014
Wendy Sussman Prize in Painting Show, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2013
Uncovered Territories: Honors Studio Exhibition, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2013
Art Practice BA Show, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2013
Liminal: Honors Studio Exhibition, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2012

Cuttyhunk Island Residency, Cuttyhunk, MA 2018
Four Pillars Residency, Mount Gretna, PA 2017
Inside Out Art Museum Residency, Beijing, 2016
Vermont Studio Center, 2016


Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Rare Books Prize, 2014
Anderson Ranch Scholarship, Colorado, 2014
Constantin Alajalov Scholarship, BU College of Fine Arts, 2013
Wendy Sussman Memorial Prize in Painting, Department of Art Practice, UC Berkeley, 2012
Honors in Art Practice, UC Berkeley, 2012-13
Phelan/Toombs Undergraduate Scholarship, Department of Art Practice, UC Berkeley, 2013
Excellence in Printmaking Departmental Award, UC Berkeley, 2013
Mask and Dagger Memorial Prize for Extraordinary Contributions to Costume Design, UC Berkeley, 2012, 2013
Dean’s Honor List, College of Letters and Science, UC Berkeley, 2011, 2012

Public Collections

Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, China
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University


Cover Art for The Folio, Berkeley, CA, 2013, 2014
Cal Literature and Arts Magazine Cover Art, Berkeley, CA, 2011

Teaching Experience

Art Instructor, Village Gate Children's Academy, Encinitas, CA
Teaching Assistant, Drawing, Boston University
Teaching Assistant, Lithography and Relief printmaking, Boston University
Teaching Assistant, Etching and Monoprint, Boston University
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Printmaking, Boston University

Related Experience

Costume Designer, 2010-2012, Berkeley, CA
  - Woody Guthrie’s American Song, 2012, Durham Studio Theater            
  - Beneath the Flesh: Berkeley Dance Project, 2012, Zellerbach Playhouse
  - Kinjeketile, 2011, Zellerbach Hall Black Box Theater
  - Advanced Choreography Showcase, 2010, Zellerbach Hall Black Box Theater