Curriculum Vitae

Audra Graziano

Education

2014    California State University, Long Beach, MFA

2003    Pratt Institute, BFA

 

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2018    Kaori Takamura & Audra Graziano, Stark Gallery, Xavier College Preparatory, Phoenix, AZ

2016    Southie by Southwest; A. Graziano, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2014    Off-Line, solo exhibition, Max L. Gatov Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2010    Audra Graziano: Recent Works, solo exhibition, Indie Collective Gallery, Culver City, CA

2009   Recent Paintings, solo exhibition, New City Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017    Kamikaze Dérive (Nobody Walks in LA), PØST, Los Angeles, CA

           Abstraction in the Singular, curated by Grant Vetter, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

           Abstract Miniatures, curated by Grant Vetter, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ

2016   M.A.S. Attack with ATRA Curatorial, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ

2015   University of Arizona School of Art Faculty Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson AZ

           Homing Pigeon: Edition 4: Kyoto, curated by Kio Griffith, Gallery Antenna, Kyoto, Japan

           M.A.S. Attack 8, curated by Max Presneill & Kio Griffith, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

           Cerritos College Faculty Exhibition, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

2014   M.A.S. Attack 7, curated by Max Presneill & Kio Griffith, Santa Monica Airport Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA

           Insights 2014, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach

2013   Wall of Trees, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA

           Monster Drawing Rally, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

           Insights 2013, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach

2012   Insights 2012, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach

2011   Three New Paths, Marilyn Werby Gallery, California State University Long Beach

2010   Paper Trail, curated by Paul Evans and Heather Arndt, Happy, Los Angeles, CA

           Feed the Kitty, juried by Salon ACNY, Spattered Columns, New York, NY

           Orpheus Descending, Theatre / Theater, Los Angeles, CA

2007   5, The Stitch Project, curated by Juliet Gabrielle, Berlin, Germany

           3.0, The Stitch Project, curated by Juliet Gabrielle, Brooklyn, NY

2006   Gift Box: Benefit for White Box Gallery, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

            Binge and Purge, curated by Noel Heberling, Magnan Projects, New York, NY

           (Part Duex), The Stitch Project, curated by Juliet Gabrielle Brooklyn, NY

2005   Art for the Heart of New Orleans, Spring Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

Awards, Grants, Residencies, and Lectures

2017    Artist Panel Discussion, Abstraction in the Singular, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix AZ

2015    Artist in Residence, Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA

Abstraction in Painting through Architecture, Artist Talk, Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA

2014    Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity Award, College of the Arts, California State University, Long Beach

2013    Windes and McClaughry Corporate Gallery Award

            Elizabeth Vyse Scholarship, California State University, Long Beach

            California State University Grant

2011    Artist Residency, ChaNorth, Pine Plains, NY

           Windes and McClaughry Corporate Gallery Award

2003   Pratt Institute Circle Award for Academic Achievement

            Pratt Institute Fine Art Award for Outstanding Merit in Painting

            Pratt Institute Tuscany Program Grant

 

Selected Bibliography

2017    UA News, Audra Graziano Speaking at Bentley Gallery, http://art.arizona.edu/news/audra- graziano-speaking-at-bentley-gallery/

           Art Ltd., “Abstraction in the Singular” at Bentley Gallery, Deborah Ross, http://artltdmag.com/2017/05/abstraction-singular-bentley- gallery/

           Phoenix New Times, You Need to See These 10 Spring Art Shows in Metro Phoenix, Lynn Trimble, phoenixnewtimes.com/slideshow/artists-get-fancy-for-artlinks-art-dcore-gala-at-bentley- gallery-in-downtown-phx-9171761/6

           Java Magazine, “Abstraction in the Singular” at Bentley Gallery, Amy Young, http://javamagaz.com/?p=3166

           Arizona Foothills, Abstraction in the Singular Opens at Bentley Gallery, Nicole Royse,

           arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/art/art-galleries/8801-abstraction-in-the-singular-opens-at- bentley-gallery.html

           The Arts Beacon, Abstraction in the Singular at Bentley Gallery and Fine Arts Complex, Mary Dashnaw,     www.theartsbeacon.com/abstraction-in-the-singular-at-bentley-gallery-and-fine-art- complex-1101/abstraction-in-the-singular-at-bentley-gallery-and-fine-art-complex-1101

2016   UA News, Audra Graziano: Learning Fundamentals, Breaking Rules, University of Arizona,

            https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/audra-graziano-learning-fundamentals-breaking-rules

2015    Cerritos College Faculty Exhibition Catalog, Los Angeles, CA

2011     Greater LA MFA (GLAMFA) Catalog, Long Beach, CA

2009   Acidemic Journal of Film and Media, New York, NY

 

Teaching Experience

2017-Present   Assistant Professor, Fine Arts Division, Drawing and Painting, Cerritos College

2015- 2017      Visiting Assistant Professor, 2D Painting & Drawing, University of Arizona, School of Art

2014- 2015      Part-time Lecturer, California State University, Long Beach

                        Part-time Instructor, Cerritos College

2013-2014       Instructor of Record, California State University, Long Beach