Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Gina Ruggeri

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2021

Gina Ruggeri is a visual artist whose mixed media work combines drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and installation strategies. Her exhibitions include solo shows at galleries in New York and Los Angeles, and solo projects at museums including the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in CT. Her awards include a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, a NYFA artist grant, and a Marie Walsh Sharpe studio space fellowship, among others. She is a faculty member in art at Vassar College, and SUNY Purchase, and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. At MacDowell, she generated a series of large improvisational fabric collages, using cut fragments of hand-drawn, printed, and painted cloth.

Studios

Eastman (formerly Shop)

Gina Ruggeri worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…

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