BA Intermedia Arts (Video) with minor in Art History        Mills College          

Graduated with High Honors




  • Group Exhibition, Circle Contemporary, Chicago IL (forthcoming June)

  • Group Exhibition, Print Public, Kala Artists Gallery, Berkeley CA (forthcoming May)

  • Group Exhibition, TBA, Dirt Palace, Providence RI

  • Group Exhibition, “Queer California: Untold Stories," Oakland Museum of California, Oakland CA (forthcoming April 2019)

  • Group Exhibition, "Lets Talk about Sex BB," Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston Ontario (forthcoming April)

  • Group Exhibition, “MAPPINGS” curated by Essence Harden, Residency Art, Los Angeles CA (forthcoming March)

  • Group Exhibition, “191919,” New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA

  • Group Exhibition, Good Mother 4th Anniversary Exhibition, Oakland CA

  • Two Person Exhibition with Eli Thorne, “Memory Cave,” The Growlery, San Francisco CA


  • Group Exhibition, "White Leaves," Etiquette, Santa Fe NM

  • Group Exhibition, “The Shirt Show,” Massman Gallery, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition, “PAVE!,” curated by Unity Press, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Material Futurity," curated by Jehra Patrick and Susannah Magers, Law Warshaw Gallery, Macalaster College, St. Paul MN

  • Group Exhibition, “Passport,” San Francisco Artists Commission Gallery, SF CA

  • Group Exhibition, “White Leaves,” Northern New Mexico College, El Rito NM

  • Group Exhibition, "Political Birthdays," curated by Susannah Magers, Dream Farm Commons, Oakland CA

  • Solo Exhibition, "I Don't Mind," curated by Natalie Martinez, The Alice Gallery, Seattle WA

  • Group Exhibition, "Centennial," curated by Drew Lenihan, Etiquette, Santa Fe NM

  • Group Exhibiton, "Social Objects," curated by Emilia Shaffer-Del Valle, CTRL + SHFT, Oakland CA

  • Three Person Exhibition, "Like Tar, Like Baskets," Swim Gallery, SF CA

  • Three Person Exhibition, "Running Towards the Sun," curated by Allie Tepper, 315 Gallery, NYC NY

  • Group Exhibition, "Los Angeles Plays Itself," curated by Kate Hall, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver BC

  • Group Exhibition, "Challenge Gallup," Arts123, Gallup NM

  • Group Exhibition, "Utopian Sports," curated by Justin Carder, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Reading Room," curated by Jeanne Vaccarro, Root Division, SF CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Thank You for Nothing," Adobe Books Gallery, SF CA

  • Commissioned public art work in collaboration with Weston Teruya, San Francisco Arts Commission, SF CA

  • Commissioned installation,“Because It's Time: Exploring Race + Place in New Mexico,” curated by Jadira Gurule, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque NM

  • Solo Window installation, "He'd Be a Mountain, She'd be a Hill," LOOM Gallery, Gallup NM


  • Group Auction, “Rise from the Rubble, Weather the Windows,” Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago IL

  • Featured Exhibiting Artist, with Black Salt Collective, West Coast Craft, Fort Mason Center, SF CA

  • Commissioned Performance, "Díí hane' t'áá'íídáá bee nihił hweeshne' / Ya te conté la historia,” Mariconerias," Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco CA

  • Commissioned Performance, with Black Salt Collective, “Black Salt Social,”Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco CA

  • Commissioned Installation, “Parallel Park,” Common Grounds, South of Market, San Francisco CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Me," curated by Rachel Cardenas Stallings, Nous Tous Gallery, Los Angeles CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Sooner or Later," curated by Torreya Cummings, Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Me/You," curated by Kirk Stoller, C2C Projects/WC, San Francisco CA


  • Two Person Exhibition with Lisa Rybovich Cralle, "Bobbypin," Studio/Space, San Francisco CA

  • Installation, Feels V, curated by Wine and Bowties, American Steel Studios, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Winking Eye," Sgraffito Gallery, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition, "Call it Home," Naming Gallery, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition with Black Salt Collective, “Visions into Infinite Archives,” SOMArts, San Francisco CA


  • Solo Window Installation, “The Sun is Hot,” The Shadow Office, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition, “From Reel to Reel,” Gas Station Centre, curated by Kegan McFadden, Winnipeg Canada

  • Performance with Black Salt Collective, 16th+Mission Series, curated by Lydia Brawner, The Lab, San Franciso CA

  • Pop-Up Exhibition, in conjunction w/ Sarah Gottesdiener, Adobe Books and Gallery, San Francisco CA

  • Group Exhibition, “New Nothing 3,” curated by Andres Guerrero, New Normal, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition, SSISSTERSS, City Bird Gallery, NY NY

  • Group Exhibition, "History in the Present," The HIstorisches Rathaus, Dringenberg Germany


  • Solo Exhibition, "Thin Leather," EM Wolfman, Oakland CA

  • Group Exhibition, "CAP CULTURE," curated by Arvida Bystrom+Beth Siveyer, Dromfakulteten, Stockholm Sweden

  • Group Exhibition, “Something Completely Different,” City Limits Gallery, Oakland, CA




  • With Black Salt Collective, FUTURE VISIONS, Coven Berlin, Berlin Germany

  • With Black Salt Collective, Opening Party, Curated by Black Arts Collective, UC San Diego, San Diego CA




With Black Salt Collective, “Visions into Infinite Archives,” SOMArts, SF CA


"The Next Big Thing," Bay Area Now 7, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF CA



2019                Juror, Murphy Award and Cadogan MFA Scholarship, The San Francisco Foundation, SF CA 

2018                Juror, Murphy Award and Cadogan MFA Scholarship, The San Francisco Foundation, SF CA   

2018-2019 Art instructor, Print Media, Downer Elementary            

2017                Panelist, Curatorial Commons Residency Selection Board, SOMArts, SF CA

2016-Present   Art instructor, Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA

2015-2016       Art Assistant working 1:1 with artists with disabilities, Casa Allegra, San  Rafael CA

2014- 2015      Visual Arts Educator, Young Artists at Work Program, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF CA

2011-2014       Visual Arts Instructor, Creativity Explored, SF CA




Nominee, Tosa Studio Award, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco CA

Artist Lecture, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA (forthcoming April)

Artist Talk, The Painting Salon, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland CA


Artist Lecture, Mills College, Oakland CA

Artist Lecture, Macalester College Painting Department, St Paul MN

Artist Talk, Law Warshaw Gallery, St Paul MN


Residency, The Growlery, SF CA

Finalist, Native American Artist-in-Residence, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, GallupArts/Art123, Gallup NM

Nominee, Tosa Studio Award, Minnesota Street Project, SF CA

Artist Workshop, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA 

Artist Lecture, Pomona College, Design Department, Claremont CA 

Artist Lecture, Mills College, Painting Department, Oakland CA

Artist Residency, Print Public Award, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA


Visiting Artist in Residence, Working Classroom, Albuquerque NM

Artist Residency, White Leaves Residency, El Rito NM

Artist Residency, ACRE Residency, Steuben WI

Nominee, Minnesota Street Liquitex Painting Residency, Minnesota Street Projects, SF CA

Nominee, Southern Exposure Curatorial Board, Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA

Nominee, Tosa Studio Award, Minnesota Street Project, SF CA

Lecturer, with Black Salt Collective, Occidental College, Los Angeles CA

Artist Talk, "The Language of Landscape," CTRL+SHFT,  Oakland CA

Artist Panel, "The Problematics of Making Art while Native and Female," Museum of Arts and Design, NYC NY


Artist Talk, RADAR Reading Series, SF Public Library, SF CA

Artist Lecture, Mills College, Painting Department, Oakland CA

Recipient, ART MATTERS Grant, with Black Salt Collective, NY NY

Nominee, Gallery Wendi Norris's San Francisco Artist Award with Black Salt Collective, SF CA

Nominee, SFMOMA SECA Art Award with Black Salt Collective, SF CA

Lecturer, Black Salt Collective, UC Santa Barbara Graduate Art Department, Santa Barbara CA

Artist talk, With Black Salt Collective, Real Time and Space, Oakland CA

Artist Residency, Open Engagement Artist in Residence with Black Salt Collective, Real Time and Space, Oakland  

Artist Panel with Black Salt Collective, "How Horizontal Organizing Impacts the Arts," Open Engagement, Oakland CA

Artist Residency, Facebook AIR Program with Black Salt Collective (by invitation), Menlo Park CA

Artist Residency, Sedona Summer Colony (by invitation), Sedona AZ

Artist Residency, Varda Artists Residency (by invitation), Sausalito CA


Nominee, Print Public Residency Project, KALA Art Institute, Berkeley CA

Curatorial Residency, Curatorial Commons Residency, SOMArts, SF CA



          In Special Collections, the Whitney Museum Library, New York NY

          In the private collection of Kathleen Hanna

           In the private collection of Jaune Quick-to-see Smith

           In the collection of Facebook



Forthcoming zine, Unity Press, Oakland CA

Forthcoming zine + ten color screen print, Night Diver Press, Oakland CA

Grace Rosario Perkins, 2018. “Five Fingered Being.” Wolfman Press.

Limited edition tee, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF CA

Limited edition tote + tee, Wolfman Books, Oakland CA.

Mia King and Elena Rose, 2016. Queer and Trans Artists of Color, Vol 2. Biyuti Publishing.

Grace Rosario Perkins, 2014. Thin Leather. Wolfman Press.



(un)Making, Episode 3: Grace Rosario Perkins, Art Practical,  , February 2017.

We Want the Airwaves, "Grace Rosario Perkins,", November 2015.



o  Daisy Alioto and Maxine Builder, “The 20 Best Coffee-Table Books to Give, According to Art People,” New York Magazine, December 2018.

o   Kate Nelson, "Gallup’s Thriving Scene," New Mexico Magazine, August 2018.

o   Sarah Hotchkiss, "Bask In Bay Area Art: The Summer Show Edition," KQED Arts, May 2018.

o   Kyle Chancellor, "Abstract Landscapes, Exploration of Indigeneity Offered," Gallup Independent, April 11 2018. Print only.

o   Danielle Wright, "Symbiosis//Better Together: An Interview with Grace Rosario Perkins," Nat. Brut, Fall 2017 issue, November release.

o   Postcommodity, “Portfolio,” Art in America, October 2017. Print version only.

o   Sarah Hotchkiss, “Women to Watch: Black Salt Collective," KQED, July 20 2017.

o   Christen Clifford, “Breaking the 'Buckskin Ceiling': Notes from a Day Devoted to Native Feminist Art," Hyperallergic, April 26 2017.

o   Hannah Ongley, “14 Artists Explore Identity through Lipstick, Overalls, and Cake," i-D Magazine, April 7 2017.

o   Mahdia Lynn, “Queer + Trans Artists of Color Vol 2 is Required Reading,"Autostraddle, March 13 2017.

o   Sarah Burke, “ART PICK: Sooner or Later at Southern Exposure," East Bay Express, February 21 2017.

o   Sarah Hotchkiss, “Sooner or Later Artists Imagining the Future as a Place We Want to Be," KQED Arts, January 10 2017

o   Sarah Burke, “Best of the East Bay: 2016 Art and Culture Winners," East Bay Express, July 20 2016.

o   Monica Westin, “Visions into Infinite Archives: Interview with Black Salt Collective," Bad at Sports, February 2 2016.

o   Genevieve Quick, “Visions into Infinite Archives," Temporary Art Review, January 29 2016.

o   Nastia Voynovskaya, “Visions into Infinite Archives Resists the Neat, Tidy, and Eurocentric," East Bay Express, January 27 2016.

o   Ryan Kost, “Artists carving out space for women of color in art world," SF Chronicle, Front Page Story, January 16 2016.

o   Sarah Hotchkiss, "Black Salt Collective Agitates the Archive with 'Visions' at SOMArts," KQED Arts, January 14 2016.

o   Anna Cafolla, "The art collective reimagining the past and the future for WOC," Dazed Magazine, January 10 2016.

o   Jose Luis Iniguez, "We Embody What We Make: The Age of Resistance," The Coastal Post, December 31 2015.

o   Sarah Burke, “The Weekender: This Weekend’s Top Five Events,” Art Pick of the Week, East Bay Express, December 2014.

o   Ashton Cooper, “’Bay Area Now’ Proposes a Refreshing New Biennial Model,” Blouin ARTINO, July 2014.