About the artist
Bio: Cynthia Grow is a visual artist whose work explores the interstices between art and language. She received a degree in Painting from Accademia d’Arte in Florence, Italy and has completed projects at residencies throughout Italy and Spain, as well as seminars at New York Studio School, National Academy School of Fine Art, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. In addition to studio training, she completed a program in Modern Art, Connoisseurship & Art Markets at Christie's Education New York and holds a Master's degree with a concentration in 20th Century Arts & Literature from University of South Florida. Cynthia's work is held in private and corporate collections and has been exhibited in various cities in the US such as New York and Philadelphia as well as galleries and cultural centers in Europe, including Florence, Venice, Rome, Madrid, and Barcelona. She has lived and worked in New York and Philadelphia and abroad in both Italy and Spain. She divides her time between various places working on long-term projects and extended periods of time in Barcelona.
Education: EDUCATION Christie’s Education, New York, NY, Certificate, Modern Art, Connoisseurship & Art Market Accademia d’Arte, Florence, Italy, Diploma, Classic & Contemporary Painting University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Master of Arts, Modern Arts & Literature STUDIO SEMINARS | WORKSHOPS New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, & Sculpture, New York, NY Palazzo Spinelli Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro, Florence, Italy National Academy School of Fine Arts, New York, NY Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Events: AWARDS | GRANTS | RESIDENCIES Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Artist Opportunity Grant Award 2016 Jiwar Creation & Society, Barcelona, Spain, Residency & Project 2016 Untitled BCN, Barcelona, Spain, Residency & Project 2015 Centre d’Arte La Rectoria, Sant Pere de Vilamajor & Generalitat de Catalunya Departament de Cultura, Barcelona, Spain, Fellowship / Production Grant 2014 Linea de Costa Artist in Residence, Cádiz, Spain, Production Grant 2014 33 Officina Creativa, Toffia, Italy, Residency Grant 2013 Can Serrat International Art Center, Barcelona, Spain, Fellowship 2010, 2011, 2014 Arte | Vita, Florence, Lucca & Venice, Italy 2000
Exibitions: SOLO EXHIBITIONS | PROJECTS "I Heard Your Name Uttered in the Language of the Sea," 2017 "Tardor,” Centre d' Arte La Rectoria, Sant Pere de Vilamajor, Spain 2014 “Avui ningú no parlaria del llibre,” Centre d'Arte La Rectoria, Sant Pere de Vilamajor, Spain 2014 “Memòria,” Can Serrat International Art Center, Barcelona, Spain 2014 “Vespre,” Galeria El Bruc, El Bruc, Spain 2011 “Fantasmas de Cosas Recordades,” Can Serrat International Art Center, Barcelona, Spain 2010 “Night Sea,” Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC 2009 “Letters from the Surface of the Earth,” Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC 2008 “Recording the Invisible,” West Village, Durham, NC 2006 PROJECTS | SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS | SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS Saatchi Art | The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, New York 2018 ArtExpo New York, Artifact Gallery 2018 Architectural Digest Design Show, New York, NY 2018 Artbox.Project New York 1.0, Armory Art Week, Stricoff Gallery, New York, NY 2018 Saatchi Art | The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, New York 2017 Fira Internacional d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 2016 "Correspondència Amorosa," Jiwar Creation & Society, Barcelona, Spain 2016 "Dos," Untitled BCN, Barcelona, Spain 2015 "Tu | Jo," World Poetry Day, Institute of Catalan Letters, Barcelona, Spain 2015 “Going Home,” Galerija Mandžić, Tuzla, Bosnia 2013 “Tierra del Sangre,” Centro Storico di Roma Capitale, Rome, Italy 2013 “Ora | Noi,” - Ocupacción Poética, Centro Storico, Rome, Italy 2013 “The Sketchbook Project,” Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY 2011 “Can Serrat Artists-in-Residence Exhibition,” El Bruc, Spain 2010 Verge Art Fair, Miami Beach, Florida 2009