EDUCATION

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

 

EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

 

2017   Featured Exhibiting Artist, with Black Salt Collective, West Coast Craft, Fort Mason Center, SF CA

Commissioned Performance, "Mama Says, Mariconerias," Galeria de la Raza, SF CA  

Commissioned Performance, with Black Salt Collective, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

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, SF CA

Group Exhibition, "Me/You," curated by Kirk Stoller, C2C Projects/WC, SF CA

2016   Two Person Exhibition with Lisa Rybovich Cralle, "Bobbypin," Studio/Space, SF CA

 Participant, Monster Drawing Rally (benefit for Southern Exposure), Minnesota Street Project, SF CA

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

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

 Two Person Exhibtion with Rebekah Erev, Five Pins Project, SF CA

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

            Group Exhibition with Black Salt Collective, “Visions into Infinite Archives,” SOMArts, SF CA

                2015    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, SF CA

             Participant, Monster Drawing Rally (benefit for Southern Exposure), Verdi Club, SF CA

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

             Group Exhibition with Black Salt Collective, “Night Light,” SOMArts, SF CA

                             Group Exhibition, “Cut,” curated by Chelsea Ryoko Wong, Dreamers and Makebelievers, SF 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

              2015     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

                                Solo Exhibition, “New Works by Grace Rosario Perkins,” Econo Jam Records, Oakland CA

                Group Performance with Black Salt Collective, RADAR Performance Series, San Francisco Public Library,    SF CA

   2013     Two Person Window Installation, “Here: Grace Rosario Perkins and Olen Perkins,” Window Treat, SF CA

      Group Exhibition, “Drawable,” curated by Rich Jacobs, F/L/A Gallery, Gainesville FL

      Group Window Installation with Black Salt Collective, Artists Television Access, SF CA

      2011      Group Exhibition, “People Are a Light to Love,” curated by Veronica De Jesus, Alleycat Books, SF CA

      Group Exhibition, “Chain Letter,” curated by David Horvitz, Golden Parachutes, Berlin Germany

 

  SCREENINGS

       2016    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

       2015    With Black Salt Collective, FLAB Intersectional Feminist Festival, Copenhagen Denmark

                   With Black Salt Collective,  DIY Festival, Amsterdam Netherlands

                   With Black Salt Collective, Qouleur Festival, Montreal Quebec

                    With Black Salt Collective, Imperfectu, Tijuana MX

      2014With Black Salt Collective, MIX Festival, NY NY

                    With Black Salt Collective, Outsider Festival, Austin TX

                    With Black Salt Collective, Glitch Festival 2015, Melbourne Australia

 

    SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS

       2016        With Black Salt Collective, “Visions into Infinite Archives,” SOMArts, SF CA

       2014        "The Next Big Thing," Bay Area Now 7, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF CA

       2013        “I Have Never Taken the Time to Look,” Accident and Artifact, SF CA

                                    “SPACE,” Creativity Explored, SF CA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

2014                     Studio Assistant and Colorist for Texta Queen, Oakland CA

2010-2011             Painting Instructor, Victory Center, San Anselmo CA

2010-2011             Curator, Artist Within Gallery, San Anselmo CA

2009-2011            Art Instructor, NIAD Art Center, Richmond CA

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES, LECTURES, AND PANELS

         2017     Artist Residency, White Leaves Residency, El Rito NM (forthcoming)

                     Artist Residency, ACRE Residency, Steuben WI

                     Nominee, Tosa Studio Award, SF CA

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

                ,Artist Talk, "The Language of Landscape," TALK BACK, TALK OUT talk series, curated by Nook Gallery, Oakland CA

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

          2016   Artist Talk, RADAR Reading Series, SF Public Library, SF CA

                 Artist Lecture, Mills College Painting Department, Oakland CA

                 Nominee, 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, Residency for Emerging and Mid-Career Artists (by invitation), Sedona AZ

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

           2015  Nominee, Print Public Residency Project, KALA Art Institute, Berkeley CA

                     Curatorial Residency, Curatorial Commons Residency (with Black Salt Collective), SOMArts, SF CA

           2014   Grant Recipient, Alternative Exposure (with Black Salt Collective), Southern Exposure, SF CA

 

COLLECTIONS

            In the private collection of Kathleen Hanna

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

 

 VENDORS

 My prints and zines are available at Accident + Artifact (SF), Needles and Pens (SF), The Grand Newsstand (SF), Press (SF), and Wolfman               Books (Oakland)

 

SELECTED MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS

Anna Volpicelli, “Common Grounds Arts Festival brings a myriad...," 7x7 Magazine, May 24 2017.

http://www.7x7.com/common-grounds-festival-sf-2419840782.html

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

https://hyperallergic.com/374817/breaking-the-buckskin-ceiling-notes-from-a-day-devoted-to-native-feminist-art/

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

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/sooner-or-later/Content?oid=5308576

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

https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2017/01/10/sooner-or-later-artists-imagine-the-future-as-a-place-we-want-to-be/.

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

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/best-of-the-east-bay-2016-arts-and-culture-writers-picks/BestOf?oid=4912164

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

http://badatsports.com/2016/visions-into-infinite-archives-interview-with-black-salt-collective/

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

http://temporaryartreview.com/visions-into-infinite-archives-at-somarts/

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

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/visions-into-infinite-archives-resists-the-neat-tidy-and-eurocentric/Content?oid=4655539

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

 http://www.sfchronicle.com/art/article/Artists-carving-out-space-for-women-of-color-in-6762743.php

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

http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2016/01/14/black-salt-collective-agitates-the-archive-with-visions-at-somarts/

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

http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/29169/1/the-art-collective-reimagining-the-past-and-future-for-woc

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

http://thecoastalpost.com/studio-visits-posts/2015/12/31/we-embody-what-we-make-the-age-of-resistance-1

Sarah Burke, “The Weekender: This Weekend’s Top Five Events,” Art Pick of the Week, East Bay Express, December 2014. http://www.eastbayexpress.com/CultureSpyBlog/archives/2014/12/05/the-weekender-this-weekends-top-five-events

Ashton Cooper, “’Bay Area Now’ Proposes a Refreshing New Biennial Model,” Blouin ARTINO, July 2014. http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1048197/bay-area-now-proposes-a-refreshing-biennial-model

Paula Cook, “Girl Spotlight: Grace Rosario Perkins,” The Le Sigh, June 2014

http://www.thelesigh.com/2014/06/girl-spotlight-grace-rosario-perkins.html

Elizabeth Scott, “Grace Rosario Perkins,” SSISSTERSS Magazine, March 2014

Lucien Mae, “Black Salt: Artists as Leaders,” 429 Magazine, July 2013

http://dot429.com/articles/2761-black-salt-artists-as-leaders

Carolyn Lang, “Collective: Black Salt, “ The Le Sigh, July 2013

http://www.thelesigh.com/2013/07/collective-black-salt.html