Grace Musser


Education

2022 (expected) Ph.D. in Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2017 M.A. in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY

2015 B.A. in Studio Art, The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

2015 B.S. in Anthropology, The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Exhibitions

2018-2019 The People's Gallery 2018 Exhibition, The People's Gallery, City Hall, Austin, TX (juried by Teruko Nimura, John Sager, and Tammie Rubin)

2018 Salmagundi Members Summer Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi board)

2018 Junior Scholarship Members Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi Board)

2017 Salmagundi Members Summer Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi board)

2017 I can tell from the sounds that it isn't Her: Inauguration Day Pop-Up Show Collaboration with Bottletop, New York, NY (curated by Grace Musser)

2017 Junior Scholarship Members Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi Board)

2016 Friends & Students of Bruce Waldman, Maceo Mitchell and Patricia J. Wynne Exhibition; Mehu Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Herve Mehu)

2016 Black and White Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried)

2016 Junior Scholarship Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi Board)

2016 Flowers for Tony, City Gallery at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC (curated by Karen Ann Meyers)

2015 Thumb-Box Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi Board)

2015 Young Contemporaries Exhibition, The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC (juried by Lawren Alice)

2015 Junior Scholarship Member’s Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Susan Brand)

2015 Thumb-Box Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (juried by Salmagundi Board)

2015 Flowers for Tony, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA (curated by Bob Snead)

2014 Senior Thesis Exhibition, The Hill Exhibition Gallery in the CATO Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC

2014 Young Contemporaries Exhibition, The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC (curated by Bill Dunlap)

2014 “Dat Art Tho” Collaborative Exhibition, King Dusko Gallery, Charleston, SC (curated by Tommy Fox)

2014 Student Print Exhibition, The Simons Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Barbara Duvall)

2013 Young Contemporaries Exhibition, The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC (curated by Scott Stulen)

2013 Charleston Artist Guild Signature Exhibition, Charleston Visitor’s Center, Charleston, SC (juried by Michael Haga)

2013 Student Painting Exhibition, The Hill Exhibition Gallery in the CATO Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Cliffton Peacock)

2012 Jail Break IV Exhibition and Festival, the Old City Jail, Charleston, SC (curated by Sara Bennett)

2012 Fall Art Matters Exhibition, The Harry M. Lightsey Center at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC (curated by Diane Bowers)

2012 Charleston Artist Guild First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition, First Federal at 34 Broad St., Charleston, SC (curated by Linda Weber)

2012 Piccolo Spoleto Festival Juried Art Exhibition, The Charleston Visitor’s Center, Charleston, SC (juried by Sue Simons Wallace)

2012 Student Summer Exhibition, The Hill Exhibition Gallery in the CATO Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Elizabeth Stephenson)

2012 Student Print Summer Exhibition, The Albert Simons Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Elizabeth Stephenson)

2012 Charleston Artist Guild Signature Exhibition, Charleston Visitor’s Center, Charleston, SC

2012 Young Contemporaries Exhibition, The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC (curated by Julie Heffernan)

2012 Art Matters Exhibition, The Harry M. Lightsey Center at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC (curated by Diane Bowers)

2012 Student Print Exhibition, The Albert Simons Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Elizabeth Stephenson)

2012 Charleston Artist Guild Member’s Exhibition, Charleston Visitor’s Center, Charleston, SC (juried by Michael Haga)

2012 American Heart Association Auction Exhibition, First Federal at 34 Broad St., Charleston, SC (curated by Meredith Gale)

2011 Pocketfest Exhibition, Village Tavern, Mt. Pleasant, SC (curated by Alizey Khan)

2011 Student Exhibition, The Hill Exhibition Gallery in the CATO Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Cliff Peacock)

2011 College of Charleston Art Walk Exhibition, Theodore S. Stern Center, Charleston, SC (curated by Dana Hershman)

2011 “Disconnected” Exhibition, The Albert Simons Center for the Arts, Charleston, SC (curated by Erin Hoskins)

2011 Charleston Artist Guild First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition, First Federal at 34 Broad St., Charleston, SC (curated by Linda Weber)

2011 Charleston Artist Guild Signature Exhibition, Charleston Visitor’s Center, Charleston, SC (juried by Susan Sarback)

2011 Island Gallery Annual Exhibition, Island Gallery, Charleston, SC (curated by Andrea Weathers) 

 

Selected Honors and Awards

2015 Seltzer Award in Studio Art, Charleston, SC

2015: School of the Arts Scholar Award in Studio Art, Charleston, SC

2015 Salmagundi Club Exhibiting Member

2013 EXCEL Award, School of the Arts Student of the Year, College of Charleston, SC

2013 Janet Simcox Scholarship for the Visual Arts

2013 Marion and Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Scholarship for the for the Visual Arts ($15,000)

2012 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for the Visual Arts

2012 Marion and Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Scholarship for the for the Visual Arts

2012 South Carolina Fine Art Dealers Association Scholarship for the Visual Arts

2011 Accepted as a Charleston Artist Guild exhibiting member

 

Selected Press

2018 Quigley, Emily, "The Art of Austin: People's Gallery puts focus on local artists," Austin-American Statesman, Austin, TX, https://www.mystatesman.com/entertainment/arts--theater/the-art-austin-people-gallery-puts-focus-local-artists/5DNgr3Ynmz8oo86zK0OmtK/

2017 Reszutek, Dana, "Inauguration Day events in NYC: Grab a drink, meditate and more as Trump is sworn in as president," AM New York, New York, NY, https://www.amny.com/things-to-do/inauguration-day-events-in-nyc-grab-a-drink-meditate-and-more-as-trump-is-sworn-in-as-president-1.12916795  

2013 Felber, Michael Marcus (publisher), “Grace Musser” (feature of 5 works), At The Edge Magazine, New York, New York pg. 187

2012 Carr, Jamie (editor), “Epiphany,” Miscellany Magazine of Art and Literature XXXII, Charleston, SC Mar. 15, pg. 39

2012 Carr, Jamie (editor), “Scrutiny,” Miscellany Magazine of Art and Literature XXXII, Charleston, SC Mar. 15, pg. 29

2012 Butler, Kate (editor), “Grace Musser,” The George Street Observer, Charleston, SC Feb. 23, pgs. 29-30

2012 Butler, Kate (editor), “French Vermillion,” The George Street Observer, Charleston, SC Jan. 26, pg. 27

2011 Werner, Tommy (editor), “The Swan Lives: Eye Detail,” The George Street Observer, Charleston, SC Dec. 8, pg. 28 

2011 Werner, Tommy (editor), “Introvert II,” The George Street Observer, Charleston, SC Oct. 6, pg. 22

2011 Werner, Tommy (editor), “French Vermillion,” The George Street Observer, Charleston, SC Oct. 6, pg. 4

2011 Werner, Tommy (editor), “Ambition/Amplification,” The George Street Observer, Charleston, SC Sept. 22, pg. 26

 

Selection of Museum Arts Press

2013 Schiffman, Richard, “To Change the Earth, We Must Change What We Eat,” The Huffington Post, US Edition Jan. 3 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-schiffman/to-save-the-earth-we-must_b_2397924.html

2012 Rothstein, Edward, “A Feast With a World of Ingredients: ‘Our Global Kitchen’ at the American Museum of Natural History,” The New York Times, New York, New York Nov. 24 pg C1, URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/24/arts/design/our-global-kitchen-at-american-museum-of-natural-history.html?pagewanted=all

2012 Gardner, Ralph Jr., “Windows to Produce,” The Wall Street Journal, New York, New York Nov. 27 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323830404578145400516904228.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

2012 Fabricant, Florence, “Cooking and Eating, Under Glass,” The New York Times, New York, New York Nov. 21 pg D5, URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/21/dining/food-exhibits-at-the-american-museum-of-natural-history-and-the-smithsonian.html

2012 Levenson, Eugenia V. (editor), “Calling All Senses: Why Flavor is Not Just A Matter of Taste—As related to the ‘Our Global Kitchen’ Exhibition,” Rotunda Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 4, The American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York Nov. pgs. 6-9

2012 Diamond, Robert (editor), “AMNH Opens ‘Our Global Kitchen’ Exhibition, 11/17,” Art Broadway World, New York, New York Nov. 13 URL: http://art.broadwayworld.com/article/AMNH-Opens-OUR-GLOBAL-KITCHEN-Exhibition-1117-20121113-page2

2012 Mulcahy, James, “Museum of Natural History Will Host Food-Related Exhibition,” Zagat, New York, New York Nov. 13 URL: http://blog.zagat.com/2012/11/museum-of-natural-history-will-host.html