Grace Marie DeWitt (she/her) is a Maryland-based interdisciplinary artist integrating installation, video, printmaking, photography, and writing. DeWitt received a B.A. in Studio Art and a B.S. in Pre-Veterinary Science from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), where she also participated in the UMCP Departmental Honors Program: an intensive year of studio practice, curation, and exhibition. Her work was selected for Director's Choice from Viridian Artists NYC and the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts in 2019. She was a finalist for the CyberWire Women in Cybersecurity 2018 Design, and was awarded the UMCP Colonel Wharton Award in 2018 and the Jules Maidoff Award for Artistic Excellency from the Studio Arts College International in Florence in 2016.

DeWitt has co-curated exhibitions, both in galleries and online. DeWitt currently curates and juries Behind The Lens Plus with the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts. She installed her in-gallery curatorial debut, VOX LACUNAE, in 2018. She served on the acquisition committee for the University of Maryland's permanent contemporary art collection and managed the University's Stamp Gallery, where she helped develop the space's first social media strategy. She has supported exhibitions at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts and Maryland Art Place (Baltimore, MD), and supported communications, exhibitions, development, and eventing at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (Hyattsville, MD). Currently, DeWitt is the National and International Programs Outreach Coordinator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.).

DeWitt's studio is located in Brentwood, Maryland.

education 

2013–8

University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP)

B.A. Studio Art with Honors, B.S. Pre-Veterinary Science // magna cum laude

Honors Humanities Living & Learning Program

2016

Studio Arts College International

Florence, Italy

awards // honors

2019

Director's Choice Presentation, 30 Under 30

Viridian Artists, NYC

Director's Choice, Naked Print

Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts

2018

The CyberWire Women in Cybersecurity 2018 Reception Design Finalist

Colonel Wharton Award for First Place

UMCP Senior Exhibition

2017–8

Departmental Honors Program at UMCP

2016–7

Contemporary Art Purchasing Program (CAPP) at UMCP

2016

Jules Maidoff Award for Artistic Excellency

Studio Arts College International

Florence, Italy

2013

Rhode Island School of Art Annual Award

exhibitions 

artist

2021

[solo, forthcoming]

Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI

2020

10 x 10 Invitational [curated]

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

tiny tragedies (matter out of place)

Rhizome, Washington, D.C.

High Five!

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

Behind the Lens: Women in Photography [curated]

Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI

2019

10 x 10 Invitational [curated]

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

Loss, Redemption, and Grace [juried]

EBD4, Chamblee, GA

Small Works [juried]

Lemonade Stand Gallery at The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL

Pushing Paper [juried]

Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

Naked Print [juried]

Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI

2018

10 x 10 Invitational [curated]

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

APERTURES 2018​

Small Works [juried]

Core New Art Space, Denver, CO

Ask Me Tomorrow // UMCP Honors Thesis Exhibition

Herman Maril Gallery, College Park, MD

Sadat Art for Peace

Herman Maril Gallery, College Park, MD

BOLDLY GO

39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD

 

2016

Drawing Board [curated]

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

 

2015

Glen Echo Memorial Day Juried Exhibition [juried]

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo, MD

 

2014

Students of Glen Kessler

Capitol Arts Network, Rockville, MD

 

2013

Radiate

Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD

curatorial

2020–1

RECLAMATION: Recipes, Remedies, and Rituals (curatorial support)

The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. [online]

2020

Behind The Lens Plus (curator)

The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI [online]

2018

VOX LACUNAE (curator)

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

BACK and FORTH (co-curator)

Herman Maril Gallery, College Park, MD

2017

New Arrivals 2017: CAPP New Acquisitions (co-curator)

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

Janet & Walter Sondheim Semifinalist Exhibition (curatorial assistant)

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2016

paradise now (co-curator)

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

artist engagement committee

2018

Out of Order

Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

performer / / artist assistant

2018

False Monarchy (performer)

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

2016

As Soon As I Open My Eyes, I See A Monument (artist assistant)

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

2014

MIDPOINT: Dance (artist assistant)

the Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD

 © 2020 by grace marie dewitt, visual artist

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