EDUCATION
MFA Columbia University, New York, NY
BS Fine Arts, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Sir John Cass School of Art, London Polytechnic, London, England
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016    Continuum, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Art in the Capitol, Maine Arts Commission, State House, Augusta, ME
2012    New Work, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2010    Indigo, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
2009    Return to the Source, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2008    Rivers, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
2006    Beaded, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
2005    Dreambody, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2004    Paintings and Drawings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME  
            Works on Paper, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2001    New Work, Zero Station, Portland, ME
2000    Vesicas, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1999    Hand-colored Drypoints, New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston, MA
1994    New Works, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

SELECTED TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018    Ordinary Time, Grace DeGennaro and Anne Lilly, Helen Day Art Center curated by Walker Contemporary, Stowe, VT
2017    Ordinary Time, Grace DeGennaro and Anne Lilly, The Bundy Modern curated by Walker Contemporary, Waitsfield, VT
2012    Woven Mysteries: Grace DeGennaro & Brece Honeycutt, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019    
Perfection, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME

2018    
Heaven and Earth, Drive-By Projects, Watertown, MA 
Drawing II: The Other Day, Engine, Biddeford, ME curated by Deb Whitney
New Geometry II, Fred Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
Reverence to the Thread, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

2017  
Indigo:  The Seventh Color, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY curated by Lorrie Fredette and Brece Honeycutt
Patterns: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles, Kentler Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY curated by Samantha Friedman
Sixfold Symmetry: Pattern in Art and Science, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Focus on the Flatfiles: In Bloom, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Lines of Thought, CTN Gallery. Portland, ME
Abstractions, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME

2016   
Artists’ Choice, Ellsworth Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Curative Abstraction, Wright Gallery, Northport, MI
Summer Invitational, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME
You Go Girl! Celebrating Women Artists, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
Art of the Hand Pulled Print: Peregrine Press at 25, Portland Public Library, Portland, ME
USM/UMVA:  Forging Affinities, Art Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME

2015   
Stack/File:  Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY curated by Ana Torok

2014   
Holiday Exhibition, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY
Shroud, United States Embassy, Doha, Qatar
Continuum Series, United States Embassy, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa
Alumni Invitational 4, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs NY, curated by Rachel Seligman
The Perfect Measure, Saugerties Performing Arts Factory, Saugerties NY
Sacred, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ
Relativity, Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Recent Acquisitions, University of New England, Portland, ME
Rhythm and Repetition, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY

2013   
Inside Out, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Laura Phipps
Summer Cocktail, Tria Gallery, New York, NY
Maine Women Pioneers, Dirigo, University of New England, Portland ME

2012   
2012 Biennial, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
Textility, Visual Art Center of New Jersey, Summit NJ, curated by Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera
Paper Trail, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

2011   
The Kentler Flatfiles @ 21, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Across Time & Place: Treasures from the Permanent Collection, Heckscher Museum, NY
Conversations, Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY curated by Joanne Mattera and Laura Moriarty

2010   
Alchemy: Art and Science, Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Mirare, Alva deMars Chapel Art Center, St Anselm College, Manchester, NH

2009   
Abstract Painting, Lynda Anderson Gallery, Locust Valley, New York

2008   
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
Curated by Lynn Gamwell and Elizabeth Merryman
The Discerning Eye of Rosemarie Frick, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME

2006   
Maine Print Project, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
The Line of Beauty, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Order(ed), Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA
On Paper, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

2005   
Transcribing Time, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

2004   
Spiritual Geometry, New Art Center, Newton, MA, curated by Susan Goldweitz

2003   
Zero Portfolio, Zero Station, Portland, ME
Passion, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland, ME

2002   
Six Select Six, University of New England, Portland, ME
Fall Invitational, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2001   
Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
The Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Abstraction: 22 Visions, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, ME

1999   
Selections, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA
Painter/Printmaker, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

1997   
Works on Paper, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Selections, Robert Clements Gallery, Portland, ME
Images in Multiple: Six Women Printmakers, State House Gallery, Augusta, ME

1995  
Printmaking, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
A Winters Work, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

1993    
Dreams: Poetic Memory, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME
What’s Going on Now? A Democratic Survey of New Art in Maine, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME
Fire Meets Water, Cambridge Multi-Cultural Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

1989   
Hudson River Open, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

1988   
Yoho Studios Exhibition, College of Westchester, Scarsdale, NY

1986   
Small Works, New York University Gallery, New York, NY curated by Holly Solomon
 
AWARDS, RESIDENCIES
2017    Catwalk Institute, Artist Residency, Catskill, NY
2015    Catwalk Institute, Artist Residency, Catskill, NY
2012    Ballinglen Arts Fellowship, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, County Mayo, Ireland
2004    Good Idea Grant (GIG), Maine Arts Commission
1998    Individual Artist Grant, Work on Paper, New England Foundation for the Arts
1989    Contemporary Artist Award, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
 
COLLECTIONS
Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
Gund Collection, Boston, MA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC
University of New England, Portland, ME
Ballinglen Arts Foundation Archive, County Mayo, Ireland
Wellington Management, Boston, MA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
AstraZeneca, Boston, MA
Bell Atlantic, New York, NY
Capital Group, Los Angeles, CA
Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
Mintz, Levin Associates, New York, NY
 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Ann Landi, Under The Radar, Vasari21, 2017
Daniel Kany, Lines of Thought, Portland Press Herald, 2017
Samantha Friedman, Patterning: Curator's Talk, 2017
Daniel Kany, Two Collaborative Exhibitions Push Boundaries, Portland Press Herald, 2016
Aileen Jacobsen, Museum Explores Trials of Women Artists, New York Times, 2016
Andres Azucena Verzosa, Grace DeGennaro, Art New England, 2016
Christina Hennessy, Science of Art, Greenwich Time, September 2014
Amy Griffin, Their Old School, Albany Times Union, June 2014
Sarah Stebbins, The Art Issue, Maine Home &Design, April 2014
Britta Konau, Women Lead at UNE, Portland Phoenix, July 2013
Daniel Kany, Maine Women Pioneers III, Dirigo, Portland Press Herald June 2013
Susanne Volmer, CMCA Biennial Exhibition, Artscope, November/December 2012
Nicholas Schroeder, Sorting through the CMCA’s Biennial, Portland Phoenix, October 2012
Daniel Kany, Biennial Backs Up Good Looks with Visceral Subtext, Portland Press Herald, 2012
Patricia Malarcher, Textility, Surface Design Journal, Fall Issue 2012
Daniel Kany, Math and Earthy Science, Portland Press Herald, April 2012
Carl Little, Indigo, Aucocisco Gallery, Art New England, April/May 2010
Nicholas Schroeder, Deep Blue, Aucocisco Gallery, The Phoenix, April 2010
Daniel Kany, Indigo, Aucocisco Gallery, Maine Sunday Telegram, April 2010
Suzette McAvoy, The Language of Abstraction, Maine Home and Design, June 2009
Benjamin Genocchio, There’s Beauty in Numbers, The New York Times, June 2008
Julie Karabenick, An Interview with Artist Grace DeGennaro, Geoform, Dec 2007 
New American Paintings, Open Studio Press, Northeast Edition #62, 2006
Edith Newhall, Creative Styles of Their Own, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2006
Roberta Fallon, Order(ed), Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA 2006
Cate McQuaid, Symmetry and Asymmetry, The Boston Globe, March 2004
Edgar Allen Beem, Maine in the Abstract, Down East Magazine, August 2003
The Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA 2002
Edgar Allen Beem, Unusually Abstract in Wiscasset, The Maine Times, August 2001
Maine Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME 1998
Greg Turner, Artist Inspired by Images, Words, Lincoln Journal, May 1998
Marcia Dalton, Tangents, Art New England, June/July 1994
Patricia Reis, Dreams: Poetic Memory, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME 1993
Helen Harrison, Heckscher Museum Invitational, The New York Times, December 1984
 
AFFILIATIONS
2011-present   The Kentler Flatfiles, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
2006-present   Geoform, an online scholarly resource and curatorial project with a focus on the use of geometric form in contemporary abstract art.
2014-present   Art in Embassies (AIE), United States Department of State
2009-2014       Drawing Center Registry, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2011-2014       Board Trustee, The Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Portland, ME

TEACHING/LECTURES
2017               Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Visiting Artist
2016               Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Visiting Artist
2015               Sacred Geometry:  Bridging Boundaries, SECAC, Pittsburgh, PA
2014               Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Visiting Artist
2013               Colby College, Waterville, ME, Visiting Artist
2012               University of Southern Maine, Book Arts at Stone House, Instructor
2011               Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, ME, Adjunct Faculty
2005               Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Visiting Artist
2004               Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Visiting Artist
1998-2002      Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, Studio Instructor, MFA in Studio Arts
1998               Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
                       University of Southern Maine Leadership Institute
1991-1997      Maine Arts Commission, Maine Touring Artist
1994               Bates College, Lewiston, ME, Summer Arts Institute
1987               Mercy College, Tarrytown, NY, Adjunct Faculty
1987-1985      College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, Adjunct Faculty

 


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