born in 1993, Beverly, Massachusetts // lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island.

Education

2017 BFA Painting, Art History minor, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven [LACFA], Old Lyme, CT

2011-2013 General Studies, Psychology Concentration, Bunker Hill Community College [BHCC], Boston, MA

2011-2013 Classical Drawing|Atelier Studies, trained by artist Melody Phaneuf, Fenway Studios, Boston, MA

2007-2011 Diploma, North Reading High School [NRHS], North Reading, MA

2010 Summer Studios, Massachusetts College of Art and Design [MassArt], Boston, MA

Honors and Awards

2016-2017 Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society, Beta Lambda Chapter, LACFA

2013-2017 Chandler Merit Scholarship, LACFA

2013 Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient, Tropical Field Studies, Costa Rica, BHCC

2012-2013 Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Chapter, BHCC

2012-2013 Commonwealth Honors Scholar, BHCC

2011-2012 Presidential High School Scholarship, BHCC

2010-2013 John and Abigail Adams Honors Scholarship, NRHS

2011 Cezanne Award for Emerging Artist, NRHS

2010-2011 National Honors Society, NRHS

Work Experience

2018 Living Well Adult Day Center, Visual Arts Educator, Pawtucket, RI

2018 MassArt, Teaching Assistant, Foundation Figure Drawing, Boston, MA

2015-2017 LACFA, Lead Gallery Installation Assistant, Old Lyme, CT

2016-2017 Lyme Art Association, Gallery Installation Assistant, Old Lyme, CT

2014 Tracy Arts Center/Kate’s Camp, Art Instructor, Old Saybrook, CT

2014-2015 International Contemporary Art Space[ICAS] with the Hartford Courant, Staff Writer, Hartford, CT

2013-2014 LACFA, Writing Tutor, Old Lyme, CT

2012-2013 BHCC, Writing Tutor, Boston, MA

Exhibitions

2017 Senior Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2017 41st Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2016 Transformation, Essex Art Association, Essex, CT

2016 Selected Student Work, Sill House Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2016 40th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2016 The Big Draw: Juried Pop-Up Exhibition, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY

2015 Selected Student Work, Sill House Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2015 And SGCI Postcard Traveling Exhibition, U. of Tennessee, Knoxville, U. of Wisconsin, Madison, U. of Iowa

2014 Selected Student Work, Sill House Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2015 39th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2014 Selected Student Work, Sill House Gallery, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2014 38th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2014 Salon des Independants, Hygienic Art, New London, CT

2013 19th Annual Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference Participant, Sociology, Anthropology, and Crime Justice, A Case for Reform: Art Therapy for Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism in Female Offenders, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

Publications

Celona, K. 2017. “Untitled”. Final Rose Zine. authored and self-published by Renée Silva, May Singleton-Kahn, & Isabelle Higgins. Boston, MA

Celona, K. 2017. Foreword. a self-aware cube, curated and organized by Emma Lanctôt & Renée Silva. Blurb Books. Boston, MA

Celona, K. 2017. article"The Cut-Up Gallery". The Cut Up, Issue Four, Spring 2017. New London, CT

Celona, K. 2014. article “Journey, an Artistic Dialogue”. ICAS. The Hartford Courant, September 13, 2014. Hartford, CT

Celona, K. 2014. article “Ink Platter”. ICAS. The Hartford Courant, September 27, 2014. Hartford, CT

Collections

2015  And SGCI Postcard Exhibitions: Print Archive, University of Iowa

 

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