Gianna Brusa

giabrusa@gmail.com

209.642.0453

www.giannabrusa.com

 

 

Education

2017        MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 

2015        Post Baccalaureate Certificate Painting, San Francisco Art Institute,    

                  San Francisco,CA

2013        BA magna cum laude, Art Practice, St. Mary’s College of California,

                 Moraga, CA

2011        AA Humanities & Teaching, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton CA

 

Awards

2013        Merit Scholarship, St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

                 Dean’s List, St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

                 Honors, St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

2012        Merit Based Entrance Scholarship, St. Mary’s College of California,

                  Moraga, CA

                 Dean’s List, St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga CA

                 Honors, St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

2011        LNM Scholarship, Liguri Nel Mondo, Stockton, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2016        Presence/Absence, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San

                  Francisco, CA

2015        Post Bacc Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San

                  Francisco, CA

2013        Senior Thesis Exhibition, St. Mary’s College Museum of Art, Moraga,

                  CA

 

Commissions

2016        Private Art Commission, George Gibson, drawing (51” x 56”), charcoal

                  on paper, Lodi, CA

2016        Private Art Commission, Deanna Eberhardt, religious icon (10” x 12”),    

                  acrylic & gold leaf on wood panel, Stockton, CA

2013        Public Art Commission, Empowering Young Women, logo (9” x 11”)

                  caran d’ache on panel & digital print for billboard & collateral,

                  Stockton, CA

 

Collections

Christopher Coppola, Mill Valley, CA

George Gibson, Lodi, CA

Deanna Eberhardt, Stockton, CA

Lisa Watson, Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Brusa, Lodi, CA

Angela Brusa, Lodi CA

 

Selected Additional Professional Experience

2017        Home/Free - performance assistant to Helina Metaferia, Museum of

                  African Diaspora San Francisco, CA

 

Bibliography

2014        "40 Under 40." Lifestyles: The Magazine for San Joaquin, August 5,

                  2014, 81.

2012        "Community Spotlight." Lifestyles: The Magazine for San Joaquin,

                   January 31, 2012, 62.

 

Professional Experience

2016-        Director of Social Marketing & Brand Communications, Paul Simeon

                  Wines, Lodi, CA

2014        Intern of Collections & Curation, Haggin Museum,  Stockton, CA

2012        Instructor, Design Exploration, St. Mary’s High School, Stockton, CA