Giselle C. Gautreau

lives and works in Charlottesville, VA

gg@gisellegautreau.com

Resident Artist at the McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

 

Education:

1999  MFA; Virginia Commonwealth University,  Richmond, VA

1993  BFA; Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1989  Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS   

2015     In Smoke and Fog, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA   

2011     Local Atmosphere, Regale Winery, Los Gatos, CA

2011   California Muse,  Saffron & Genevieve, Santa Cruz, CA

2009     Artemis Center Gallery, Los Gatos, CA

2002     Catch the Air, Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA

2000     Epiphanies, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

1999     Bee Stories, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

1998     The Moveable Feast, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

1996     Landscapes, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     Flotsam, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA 

2017     New Member Exhibition, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2014      Inventory Pick/ Lisa Kairos, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013      Same, Same But Different, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

              Front Lines, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

              Birds & Bees, Many Hands Gallery, Capitola, CA     

2012      Wax: Contemporary Encaustic Works, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA

2011      Birds, Bees & Trees, Redtree Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

              Earth Portraits, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA

2006     Thumbnails, Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA

2003     Five Painters,  June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

             Art To Go,  1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2002     Small WorksInvitational, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

             Faculty Exhibition,  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

2000     Mystery, Memories and Nature, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho

1998     Art Windows International, Washington, DC

             International Exchange Exhibition, Shanghai University & Suzhou University, China.                

             Print Exchange Exhibition, Fayerweather Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

1996     In Line: Drawings, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

             On The Road: Virginia Festival of American Film, Charlottesville, VA

2003     Artists Choose Artists, Emerson Umbrella, Concord, MA

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS       

2016   Achievement in the Arts Award, National League of American Pen Women        

2001    Professional Artist Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

2000    Individual Artist Fellowship, Virginia Commission for the Arts

1998    Mentorship Award, Virginia Commonwealth University

            Commonwealth Award, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001-2003          Faculty, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Studio School

2001-2003          Faculty, Statewide Artists Program, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

2001-2003          Faculty, John Tyler Community College, Richmond, VA 

2001                   Panelist, Artist Fellowships, Virginia Commission for the Arts

 

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Red Hen Press, Pasadena, CA

Altria Corporation, Richmond, VA

Markel Corporation, Richmond, VA