The Grant Wood Art Colony is honored to welcome back Gianna Commito, visiting artist in Painting & Drawing.

Gianna will be providing an artist talk on February 27, 7:30 p.m. in E125 Visual Arts Building. Visit the School of Art and Art History website for more information.

Gianna Commito is represented by Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York City and has been included in exhibitions at Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; The Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Lehman College Art Department, New York, NY; Webster State University, Ogden, UT; MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH; National Academy, New York, NY; and the Drawing Center, New York, NY; and the FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art in Cleveland, OH in addition to numerous exhibitions nationally. Commito is the recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Awards; the Cleveland Art Prize; Artist in Residence at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, the Cite Internationale des Artes  in Paris, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. Commito earned a BFA from The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY and an MFA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.