Eugene, OR – Gabriella earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of California in 2007, receiving the Fay Nelson Award from the combined visual arts faculty upon graduation. Since then her paintings have been exhibited nationwide, including a solo exhibit at the Red Mountain Gallery at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada, a two person exhibit at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon, and a three person exhibit at North Florida Community College in Madison, Florida. Juried shows include the Bowery Gallery in New York City(Juror, Rackstraw Downes), Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio, The Art Center of New Jersey ( Juror, Adelina Vlas), The 2008 Tallahassee International at Florida State University, First Street Gallery in New York City (Juror, Gregory Amenoff), and Prince Street Gallery in New York City (Juror, Irving Sandler), as well as others. Artist residencies include the Millay Colony for the Arts (2010), the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico (2010 – Awarded), the Ucross Foundation (2009), the Hambidge Center for the Arts (2008), and the Vermont Studio Center (2008). Gabriella will be the featured artist at the Lux Center for the Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska, in fall of 2011. She currently teaches courses in drawing and painting as an adjunct instructor at the University of Oregon and Lane Community College, both in Eugene, Oregon, where she maintains an ongoing studio practice. To see her paintings please visit www.gabriellasoraci.com.