Gracelee Lawrence

b. 1989, Sanford, NC. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Chapel Hill, NC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Finger-Width, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, NY
2017
Pear Shaped, Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA
When Watched, Bridge Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand
And SheWas, Rumpueng Art Space, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2016
Bear Fruit, Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery, Durham, NC
2015
Canteloup, MOM Gallery, Austin, TX
Murmurs, UMLAUF Prize Exhibition, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Austin, TX
2014
Eupepsia, BLUEorange Contemporary, Houston, TX
Mouthfeel, grayDUCK Gallery, Austin, TX
2013
E Suggestress, Kiehle Gallery, Saint Cloud University, Saint Cloud, MN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Palms, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA,
Eventual Artifact, Times Square Immersive, SPRING/BREAK Art Show,
New York, NY
2018
In*ti*mate, Random Access Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Alligator, Partial Shade, Huntsville, TX
Work/Shop, Fundacion Botin, Santander, Spain
URNS, Cooper Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Issue II, The Church Troy, Troy, NY
Defining Form, Untitled Space, New York, NY
Cowlick, Moonmist, Houston, TX
Bangkok Biennale: Quid Pro Quo, Bangrak Bazaar, Bangkok
Partial Shade II: Finer Feelings, Austin, TX
It went like this: the skyline was beautiful on fire, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT       
First Date, Automat Collective, Philadelphia, PA
Are We In Sync?, SVA Curatorial Practice Masters Program, Brooklyn, NY
Xenomorphs, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY
2017
Hello Girls at No Vacancy 3, Alt Esc, Brooklyn, NY
Faculty Exhibition, Chiang Mai University Art Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Summer Vids 3, Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN
Issue II, The Church Troy, Troy, NY
To Meet In The Clouds,Chiang Mai University Art Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
NO NEW FORMS, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY
There Are No Girls On The Internet, Localhost Gallery, IP 162.244.165.111:48849
MATERIAL WORLD, SPRING/BREAK, BKLYN Immersive, Brooklyn, NY
Texas Regional, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Home/Making, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2016
UMLAUF Prize Alumni Exhibition, UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum, Austin, TX
Milk Voice, Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
A Sponge and a Sign, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX


EDUCATION

2016
University of Texas at Austin, Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture + Extended Media
2011
Guilford College, Honors Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture
 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2019
Franconia Sculpture Park Jerome Fellowship 2015
Featured Interview with DETEAGLE ART in Friend of the Artist
2018
Workshop with Cristina Iglesias, Centro Botin, Santander, Spain
Permanent Outdoor Sculpture Award, Mary Sky Residency, Hancock, VT
2017
Peripheral Vision Publication Fellow
Maake Magazine Issue 5 Featured Artist
2016
Luce Scholars Fellowship, Henry Luce Foundation (Fully Funded 13 month fellowship in Thailand
2015
UMLAUF Prize, Juror Suzanne Deal Booth, UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum
Guatemala Program Award, College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin
2014
The David Womack Memorial Fiber Arts Scholarship, lanthom Foundation
2013
Travel Grant, The Student Excellence Fund, The University of Texas at Austin
Eyes Got It Prize, Austin, TX


PRESS

2019
Abrams, Loney. “9 Exceptional Artworks from Spring/Break Art Show 2019 That Aren’t Penile.” Artspace, Mar 6 [Online]
Bowling, Suzanna. “SPRING/BREAK Art Show: Eventual Artifact.” Times Square Chronicles, Mar 1 [Online}
McMahon, Katherine, “A Look Around the 2019 Spring/Break Art Show” ARTnews, Mar 6  [Online}
RESIDENCIES


2019
(Upcoming) Franconia Sculpture Park Jerome Fellowship Residency, Shafer, MN, USA
(Upcoming) SPiN Artist Residency, Pikes, Ibiza, Spain
(Upcoming)  Wassaic Artist Residency with MATERIAL GIRLS, Wassaic, NY, USA
Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, USA
2018
Visible Futures Lab, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA
The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA, USA
Centro Botin, Santander, Spain
Mary Sky Residency, Hancock, VT, USA
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA
Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY, USA
Flux Factory, Queens, NY, USA
2017
Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2016
Visiting Artist in Residence, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2015
GreenHill Residency, Greensboro, NC, USA
Alumni Backpacking, Signal Fire, Owyhee River Wilderness, OR, USA
2014
The Golden Dome School for Performing Planetary Rites, Marin Country, CA, USA
Rare Waters Wide Open Studios, Signal Fire, Mogollon Rim, AZ, USA
2013
The Trailer Project, Rancho Paradiso, Joshua Tree, CA, USA
2012
Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, NY, USA
2011
Iron Casting Residency, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN, USA