Faculty/Staff Profile Details
Gianna Commito is an Associate Professor of Painting at Kent State, where she has taught since 2005. She received her BFA (1998) in painting and ceramics from The New York State School of Art and Design at Alfred University and MA (2002) and MFA (2003) in painting from the University of Iowa. Gianna was awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and residencies at Yaddo, MacDowell, and The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. She served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the New York State College of Art and Design at Alfred University, and was an Artist in Residence at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT.
Gianna has had recent exhibitions at Willam Busta Gallery and Shaheen Modern and Contemporary, Bellwether CMA, and MoCA, in Cleveland, the Weatherspoon Art Museum in North Carolina, Geoffrey Young Gallery in Massachusetts, and The Drawing Center, The National Academy Museum, Taxter and Spengemann, and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, Wallspace, and Rachel Uffner galleries in New York City. She is represented by Rachel Uffner Gallery.