Gisela Insuaste

Gisela Insuaste received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her BA in Anthropology & Studio Art from Dartmouth College. She has participated in various exhibitions and projects in venues nationwide, including Aljira-the Center for Contemporary Art, Newark NJ; Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA), IL; Chicago Cultural Center, IL; Krannert Art Museum-UIUC, Champaign, IL; and Gallery 400-UIC; Bucket Rider Gallery and Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL. She is a recipient of several grants and awards, including a Richard Driehaus/Artadia Emerging Artist Award, an Illinois Arts Council artist grant, an Illinois Arts Council artist grant, and a MacDowell Colony Artist Fellowship. She was recently nominated for a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Sculptors and Painters. Recent exhibitions include Satellite Gallery at the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX; Cuchifritos Gallery and ABC No Rio in New York, NY. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.