Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Gina Occhiogrosso

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Troy, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2017

With a preoccupation with the materiality of painting, Gina continues her conversation with the medium by expanding her language to include material and processes outside painting’s usual conventions. Collage informs the work and stimulates new connections, sometimes through cutting and sewing. The content moves from personal to public concerns or topics.



Gina Occhiogrosso worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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