Curriculum Vitae

Education

2015
BFA in Printmaking, Art History minor, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
2013
University of Georgia Studies Abroad, Cortona, Italy

Grants & Awards

2017
Southern Graphics Council International Emerging Professionals Grant
2015
Gamblin Artist’s Colors Printmaker’s Award
Barbara Podorowsky Memorial Award
2013
Bernard Vinick International Endowed Scholarship, Cortona, Italy
2011
Alumni Grant, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut

Solo Exhibitions

2017
(Upcoming, August) The Loft Gallery, New Preston, Connecticut
Arabesque, Northwestern Community College Gallery, Winsted, Connecticut
2016
Moments, Underground Gallery, Collinsville, Connecticut
Moments in Flora, Cornwall Library Art Gallery, Cornwall, Connecticut
2015
Effort & Surrender, Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut

Group Exhibitions

2016
49th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Juried by Robert Burns, Gallery on the Green, Canton, Connecticut
ink/plate/paper, Curated by Liz Pagano, Branford Arts Center, Branford, Connecticut
Incubator Artists, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
International Mini-Print Biennial, Seacourt Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Essence of Home, Golden Thread Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut
2015
An Eclectic Collection of Connecticut Made Prints, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
The Boston Printmakers 9th Arches Student Print Exhibition, Vandernoot Gallery, Lesley University College of Arts and Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Impressions, Duncaster Art Gallery, Bloomfield, Connecticut
Emerging Artists, Saltbox and Clubhouse Galleries, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, Connecticut
Concinnity, Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut
First Annual Printmaking Exhibition, Gallery 526, Collinsville, Connecticut
Emerging Artists Juried Exhibition, Curated by Cameron Schmitz, The Drawing Room Gallery, Cos Cob, Connecticut
Paper and Ink, Norwich Arts Center Gallery, Norwich, Connecticut
Slowly From State To State We Travel, BFA Printmaking Thesis Exhibition, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
Student International Small Print Show, Curated by Dr. Wael Sabour, El Minia University, Minia, Egypt
2014
Alexander A. Goldfarb Juried Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Curated by James Klein and David Reid, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
La Mostra: Cortona 2013, Third Floor Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia
2013
La Mostra, Palazzo Vagnotti, Cortona, Italy
Hartford Art School Print Club Exhibition, Duncaster Art Gallery, Bloomfield, Connecticut
INK I, Norwich Arts Center Gallery, Norwich, Connecticut
A Minor Selection from a Major Obsession, Curated by Jenni Freidman, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
Alexander A. Goldfarb Juried Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Curated by Martha Lewis, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
2012
Freshman Foundations Exhibition, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut

Representation

 2014-15
The Art Gallery at Shutter Speed Photo, Middlebury, Connecticut

Commissions

2015
Bookbinding, The Cabinet of Art and Curiosities: A Field Guide, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut
Shadow Drawings, window installation for Hartford Fashion Week, JTGhamo, Hartford, Connecticut
2014
Shadow Garden Express, All Aboard!, public art commission, Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce and Litchfield Bancorp, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Group Portfolios

2015
Food Combinations You Wouldn’t Want to Eat, Hartford Art School Print Club, West Hartford, Connecticut
2014
Heavier than Air, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
Once Upon A Printshop, Hartford Art School Print Club, West Hartford, Connecticut
2013
Trasformazione, Severini School, Cortona, Italy
Dirty Dozen, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
Foods You Hate, Hartford Art School Print Club, West Hartford, Connecticut

Selected Collections

Drive By Press Print Collection
Student Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts, El Minia University, Minia, Egypt
Litchfield Bancorp, Washington Depot, Connecticut
Hartford Art School Print Collection Archive, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
Private collections in the United States, Italy, and Germany.

Bibliography

Waterbury Republican American, “A Study in Trying and Yielding,” p. 15D, December 17, 2015
Joseloff Gallery, “Krista Narciso, Breathe,” Hartford Art School Senior View Book, Vol. 4, May 2015. p. 57.
Katharine Manning, “Krista Narciso,” Turtle Pond Studios, March 2015. Turtlepondstudios.com.
British Council, Minia University, Galerie Extra, “Krista Narciso, Parts and Pieces,” Exhibited Art Works, The 4th Student International Print Show, March 2015, p. 47.
University of Hartford, “Magnolia Study,” Aerie Literary Journal, Vol. 17, April 2013. p. 16.

Speaking Engagements

2016
Guest Speaker/Emerging Artist Program Representative, Party in the Park Fundraiser, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, Connecticut
Artist Conversation: Incubator Artists, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
2015
Effort & Surrender, Serendipity Gallery, Litchfield, Connecticut
Lecturer, Impressions, Duncaster Art Gallery, Bloomfield, Connecticut
Lecturer, Emerging Artists Lecture Series, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, Connecticut

Residencies

2016-present
Artist & Founding Member, Five Points Gallery Incubator Space, Torrington, Connecticut

Relevant Work Experience

2016-present
Manager of Membership & Outreach, Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, Torrington, Connecticut
Marketing and Social Media Consultant, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
2016
Studio Assistant Intern, Judith Kruger Studio, Winsted, Connecticut
CAW Ambassador, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
Marketing Assistant, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
2015-2016
Rental Coordinator, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
Weekend Manager, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
Visitor Services Assistant, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
Gallery Staff, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
2015
Teaching Assistant, Book Arts, Printmaking Department, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
2014
Docent/Intern, Art Basel, Bass Museum, Miami, Florida
Substitute Teacher, Foundations Drawing, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
Teaching Assistant, Etching, Printmaking Department, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
Gallery Intern, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut
2012
Gallery Assistant Intern, A.R.T. & Co., Avon, Connecticut

Printing Experience

2014-present
Proprietor, printer & bookbinder, Krista Narciso Studio (Petite Poppy Press), Torrington, Connecticut
2015
Press Assistant, Monothon, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, Connecticut
Workshop Printer, The Little Friends of Printmaking Silk Screen Workshop, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Connecticut
2014
Workshop Assistant for Kathryn Polk, Hartford Art School Print Workshop, West Hartford, Connecticut
2012
Workshop Assistant for Kristen Martincic, Hartford Art School Print Workshop, West Hartford, Connecticut

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

2016-present
Member, Northwest Connecticut Arts Council
2014-present
Member, Southern Graphics Council
2016
Advisory Committee Member, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, Connecticut
2014-15
President, Hartford Art School Print Club, West Hartford, Connecticut
2013-14
Vice President, Hartford Art School Print Club, West Hartford, Connecticut
2012-13
Member, Hartford Art School Print Club, West Hartford, Connecticut

Conferences & Workshops Attended

2017
(Upcoming) Terminus, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Atlanta Georgia
2016
Fall Printmaking Lab, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
Summer Printmaking Lab, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
Summer Printmaking Week, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
MASS MoCA Assets for Artists Business Training, Rural Connecticut Artists Program
Flux, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Portland, Oregon
Winter Printmaking Lab, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
2015
Grant Prep and Writing Workshop, Greater Hartford Arts Council, Hartford, Connecticut
Sphere, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee
2014
Bridges, Southern Graphics Council Conference, San Francisco, California

Art Sales & Markets

2016
Five Points Gallery Incubator Artists Holiday Pop-Up  & Open Studio, Torrington, Connecticut
Five Points Gallery Incubator Artists Open Studio & Pop-Up Shop, Torrington, Connecticut
Alumni Participant, Hartford Art School Print Club Print Sale, Silpe Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut
2015
Temporary display of hand-bound books, Soulbury, Woodbury, Connecticut
Visiting Artist, Watertown Farmer’s Market, Watertown, Connecticut
Hartford Art School Pop-Up Shop, Blue Back Square, West Hartford, Connecticut
Hartford Art School Print Club Print Sale, Silpe Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut
2014
University of Hartford Farmer’s Market, West Hartford, Connecticut
Visiting Artist, Understanding Hunger in Our Community, Watertown Farmer’s Market, Watertown, Connecticut
Hartford Art School Print Club Print Sale, Silpe Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut
2013
Visiting Artist, Kid’s Day, Watertown Farmer’s Market, Watertown, Connecticut
Hartford Art School Print Club Print Sale, Silpe Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut

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