Visual Arts – ’09
Richelle Gribble creates mixed media paintings and drawings, prints, videos, puzzles and sculptures. Her artwork is inspired by concepts of virality, ecology, networks, group dynamics, and social trends that connect us all. She earned a BFA in Studio Arts from the Roski School of Art and Design with dual minors in Social Entrepreneurship and Marketing at the University of Southern California, in 2013. Winner of 2016 Grand Prize Award for solo exhibition and representation at JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY with inclusion in Art Market San Francisco, Texas Contemporary, and Miami Project. Works have even been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad, as well as in alternative spaces such as on an LED screen in Times Square, Christie’s Salesroom Rockefeller Center, John Wayne Airport, and more. Her artwork is etched onto four Dove satellites in the first-ever orbiting art show in outer space facilitated by Planet Labs.
Gribble was awarded numerous residencies. Including most recently: Lakeside Lab, Art and Science Residency (Wahpeton, IA), Vermont Studio Center, Fellowship Award & Scholarship (Johnson, VT) and PLAYA, Art and Science Residency (Summer Lake, OR). In 2017, alone, she participated in: Awagami A.I.R, Awagami Factory, (Yoshinogawa, Japan), Planet Labs, Artist Residency (San Francisco, CA), Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Artist Residency, (Saratoga, WY) and The Chetwood, Artist Residency (Oakland, CA). Her work appears in the collections of Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Relativity Space, Kala Art Institute, USC Art & Trojan Traditions Collection, Awagami Factory, Playa Art and Science Collection, and various private collections. Work presented in a TEDxTrousdale talk “What is our Role within a Networked Society?” and published in The Creator’s Project, The Atlantic, and VICE Magazine.