EDUCATION

2023     Master of Fine Arts (candidate), Towson University (Towson, MD)

2019      Master in Business Administration, University of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)

2009     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD) Major: Painting; Minor: Art History

2006     Highschool Diploma, The Baltimore School for the Arts, Salutatorian (Baltimore, MD)

2009     The Nerdrum School (Stavern, Norway) studied under Odd Nerdrum           

2007     International School of Painting Drawing and Sculpture (Montecastello di Vibio, Italy)

2005     MICA Summer Study Abroad Program (Aix-en-Provence, France)            

 

AWARDS

2022   Semifinalist, Trawick Prize, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda, MD

              Semifinalist, Bethesda Painting Awards, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda, MD

2021    Finalist, Boynes Emerging Artist Award, Melbourne, Australia

              Semifinalist, Bethesda Painting Awards, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda, MD

2020   Individual Artist Grant, Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences

2019    Individual Artist Award, Painting, Maryland State Arts Council

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019     Grace Doyle, Alchemy of Art, Baltimore, MD

2015     Grace Sweeney (Doyle), Baltimore County Public Library, Parkville, MD

2015     Grace Sweeney (Doyle), Charmed Life Art Gallery & Tattoo Studio, Baltimore, MD

2014     Local Scenes, TruAx Custom Frames, Baltimore, MD

TWO & FOUR PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2022    Grace Doyle & Greg McLemore, Alchemy of Art, Baltimore, MD

2018     Faithfully Rendered, MAXgallery, Baltimore, MD

2017     Contemporary Realities, Mud and Metal, Baltimore, MD

2015     Ned Epps & Grace Sweeney (Doyle) , TruAx Custom Frames, Baltimore, MD

2010     Keenan Derby & Grace Doyle, Towson Framing Gallery, Towson, MD

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022    SPARK V (forthcoming), The Peale, Baltimore, MD, (curated by Catherine Borg, artist, Baltimore, MD)

Being Seen, TAG/The Artists Gallery, Frederick, MD First Prize (Juror: Matt Klos, artist, professor, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD)

Towson University MFA Program virtual exhibition, Horowitz Center Galleries, Howard County Community College, Columbia, MD

2021    UNDER 500, Maryland Art Place (MAP) main gallery, Baltimore, MD

Focus: MFA Group Exhibition, Hamilton Gallery, Hamilton Arts Collective, Baltimore, MD

Strokes of Genius, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD Juror’s Choice (Juror: Barry Nemett, artist, author, professor, MICA, Baltimore, MD)

Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

HEAT, York & Penn Art Gallery, Towson, MD (curated by Grace Doyle)

Overlea ArtsFest, Holt Park & Center for the Arts, Baltimore, MD, 3rd Place & Honorable Mention 2Representational

Women's Exhibition, York & Penn Art Gallery, Towson, MD (curated by Grace Doyle)

SPARK IV: A New World?, Maryland Art Place (MAP) main gallery, Baltimore, MD (curated by Catherine Borg, artist, Baltimore, MD)

State of Being: Observed and Interpreted Places and Experiences, Hamilton Gallery, Hamilton Arts Collective, Baltimore, MD

Identity Online Exhibition, Maryland State Arts Council, virtual, Baltimore, MD

Bearing Witness- the artists’ tenacious view, Hamilton Gallery, Hamilton Arts Collective, Baltimore, MD (curated by Jessica Devilbiss)

2020    Strokes of Genius, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD Juror’s Choice (Juror: Mark Karnes, artist, professor, MICA,  Baltimore, MD)

Still Here, Hamilton Gallery, Hamilton Arts Collective, Baltimore, MD

Moments in Time… A Very Weird Time, The Athenaeum Gallery, Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, Alexandria, VA, Prize Winner (Judge: Allison Nance, Curator & Arts Director, Culture House DC, Washington, DC)

From Fur to Feathers X, Schuler School of Fine Arts, virtual, Baltimore, MD (Judge: Paula Waterman, artist)

2019     Zip 21214: art/work/home, Hamilton Gallery/ Artscape Gallery Network, Baltimore, MD

2018     Towson Arts Collective presents: Cornucopia, Hereford Library, Hereford, MD (Juror: Peggy Hoffman, arts consultant, Baltimore, MD)

Finding Sanctuary, Hamilton Gallery/Artscape Gallery Network, Baltimore, MD

2017     Vantage, Hamilton Gallery/Artscape Gallery Network, Baltimore, MD

10th Annual Juried Exhibition, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD, Award of Excellence (Judge: Gerald Ross, artist, Director of Exhibitions, MICA, Baltimore, MD)

2016     From Fur to Feathers VII, Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, MD (Juror: Grace Kim, artist, Washington, DC)

Unobstructed, Hamilton Gallery/Artscape Gallery Network, Baltimore, MD

2015     Reflections on Color, Hamilton Gallery/Artscape Gallery Network, Baltimore, MD

2014     Women of All Ages, Towson Arts Collective/Womens Art Forum, Towson, MD

2010     MICA 2010 Commencement Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2009    The Art of Illustration, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD (Jurors: Warren Linn, artist, professor, MICA, Baltimore, MD and James Warhola, artist, New York)

2nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD (Juror: Doreen Bolger, Director, Baltimore Museum of Art)

Local’s Show, Definition Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Jurors: Daniel Fountain and Kim Suter, Art Director, Definition Gallery, Baltimore, MD)

2006     Baltimore School for the Arts Commencement Exhibition, Eubie Blake Center, Baltimore, MD

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2021-present    Treasurer & Board Member, Hamilton Arts Collective, Baltimore, MD

2021- 2022      Adjunct Faculty, Towson University, Towson, MD

                             Drawing for Non-Art Majors Spring 2022

                             Drawing for Non-Art Majors Fall 2021

                             Teaching Assistant, Sam Lacombe, 2D Process Spring 2021

2020-2022      Adjunct Faculty, Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, MD

                             History of Art II (1400 - present) Spring 2022

                             History of Art I (prehistoric – 1400) Fall 2021

                             Art Appreciation Spring 2021

                             Art Appreciation Fall 2020

2020-2022     Graduate Assistant, Painting Department, Towson University, Towson, MD

2019-2021        Coordinator, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD

2009-2010      Guest Curator Internship, Johns Hopkins Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore, MD

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Welter, cover art, juried selection, vol. 56, Spring 2022

LECTURES/ TALKS/ VISITS

2022     Artist Talk, Senior Undergraduates, Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking concentration, Department of Art + Design, Towson University, Towson, MD, May 2.