Gisela Griffith

59 Wareham Street

Studio 24

Boston, MA 02118


giselagriffith@gmail.com

www.giselagriffith.com


Born in Germany, Gisela immigrated to the United States when she was three years old and spent her formative years in Chicago, Illinois. After earring a Bachelor's degree in Art History Gisela devoted many years to her own family. Upon relocating to Boston she renewed her interest in art and enrolled in The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Diploma program. Gisela has been working as a Boston artist since 2002 and works in her studio in the South End. She exhibits in the Boston area.


EDUCATION


Post-Baccalaureate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 2003

Diploma Program, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 2002

B.A. Art History, University of South Florida, Tampa


EXHIBITIONS 


Solo Show

2012

"Secrets of Nature" Collaborative Embroidery Project, Gisela Griffith, curator, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA


Group Shows

2019

"Articulations" Assemblage Gallery, Boston, MA

December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts, Boston, MA

2018

December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts, Boston, MA

2017

"Real/Ideal: Turning Utopia into Reality" Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

"Forestlore" RSM Gallery, Charlestown, MA

2016

“All things Animal” Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, MA

“Placemaking Objects" BCA Artist Studios Building Exhibition, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

"Musketaquid Art Ramble" Outdoor Art Installation, Hapgood-Wright Town Forest, Concord, MA

2015

United South End Artists City Hall Exhibition, Boston, MA

"Illuminations" Massachusetts General Hospital Outpatient Clinic, Danvers, MA

2014

“The Triggering Town: Details of Subtle Significance” Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

“Illuminations” Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

"Proof of Purchase" Exhibit to benefit the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2013

United South End Artists at Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

“Art + Alchemy” juried show, Gold Gallery, Boston, MA

2012

“Encounters with Cancer” juried show, Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA

"Proof of Purchase" Exhibit to benefit the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2011

Opening Exhibit, juried show, Bolivar Art Gallery, Sarasota, FL

“Unexpected” Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

“Art for Japan” Wareham studios, Boston, MA

2010

The 3rd Annual United South End Settlements and United South End Artists Exhibit, Boston, MA

“Inside Out” December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

"Proof of Purchase" Exhibit to benefit the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2009

Aaron Michlewitz Art Event, Boston, MA

December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2008

December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2006

Boston City Hall exhibit, Boston, MA

“Biennial” Peninsula Fine Arts Center, juried show, Newport News, VA

“Faith in Art” juried group show, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

December sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2005

“1939: The Missing Year” juried show, Newton Art Center, Newton, MA

December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2004

Small Works Exhibit, Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

“Church and State” JP Art Market, Jamaica Plain, MA

Graduating Students Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Post Baccalaureate Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Spring Members Show, Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

Student Exhibition, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Boston, MA

Student Group Show, Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

December Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2003

Silent Auction, Medal Awards Dinner, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Student Group Exhibition, Bag Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


AWARDS

Juror’s Award, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Biennial 2006, Newport News, VA

3rd Juror’s Award, Spring Members Show, Copley Society of Art, 2004 Boston, MA


REVIEWS

"The Boston Center for the Arts Looks at Utopia" Boston Globe review by Cate McQuaid, August, 2017

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/art/2017/08/23/the-boston-center-for-arts-looks-utopia/9gbRqobBBOu9FtCjoy4RcM/story.html


”The Triggering Town: Details of Subtle Significance", Mills Gallery Showcase, Boston, MA Boston Globe review by Cate McQuaid, December 30, 2014

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/12/30/shades-meaning-infuse-two-shows-

kayafas/YlOu5SfjBlg7f27UbYaOTP/story.html


"Secrets of Nature”collaborative embroidery project, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Boston.com review by Johanna Kaiser, September 27, 2012

http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/south_end/2012/09/south_end_artist_hea

ds_collabo.html