Bio

Gina Dominique (she/her) is a New York based painter and installation artist who explores the histories of abstract painting and color theory in relationship to culture, gender and symbolism in her work. She has exhibited in more than a dozen one-person shows, including at The Shala Union Square's On the Walls Gallery, New York City, the University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Studio 23, Bay City, and the University Art Center Gallery, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle. And she has participated in more than fifty group exhibits.

Dominique's accolades include the Corcoran Gallery of Art's Alma Thomas Award for painting, a Lehman College Fellowship Award, a Seattle Metro Outstanding Public Achievement Award, a Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Grant, a Delta College Barstow-Frevel Scholarly Achievement Award, and a Central Michigan University Artist Award. She has also attended several artist residencies including; 2019 residency 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA; 1994 residency Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; 1978 Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts, Lewisburg, PA.

Gina Dominique is a tenured associate professor of art at City University of New York’s Lehman College, NYC, NY, where she teaches painting. She previously served as Lehman's School of Arts and Humanities Associate Dean. She is pursuing a practice-based PhD at Liverpool John Moores University's Transart Institute for Creative Research. During the 2000s she was a tenured professor and art department lead at Delta College, University Center, MI. She earned an MFA at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM and a BFA from George Washington University's Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC. She attended the first two years of her BFA at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Gina Dominique (nee Shorto, m. Dominique Hersey) was born in Johnstown, PA.


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SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2023-scheduled
Color Coded
School of Design Gallery, Owings Mills North Campus, Stevenson University, Owings Mills, MD

2019
Meditations on Pink
Gallery at The Shala Union Square, New York City, NY

2011
Platonic Solids, accompanying public lecture
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

2007
Alchemical Painting
Northwood University Gallery, Midland, MI

2006
Recent Work, accompanying public lecture
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

2004
Gina Dominique
Studio 23, Bay City, MI

2003
Yantras
Gallery at The Shala, New York City, NY

Paintings and Drawings
Northwood University Gallery, Midland, MI

Gina Dominique
Nielsen Gallery, Bay City, MI

2002
Digital Photographs
Nielsen Gallery, Bay City, MI

2000
New Work, accompanying gallery talk, reviewed, pictured
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

1995
The Kissing Chair, accompanying public lecture,
catalog of exhibition
University Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

1992
Monoprints
Seattle Pacific University, Art Center Gallery, Seattle, WA


SELECTED TWO-PERSON AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022
Active Members’ Spring Exhibition, Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY
www.woodstockart.org/active-members-spr…

2021
Active Members’ Autumn Exhibition
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY
www.woodstockart.org/active-members-aut…

Upstate Art Weekend, two-person exhibition
Poetry Barn, West Hurley, NY

Renewal
Firebox Art Studios LLC, Carnegie, PA

2020
A Different Kind of Now, online exhibition
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY
www.woodstockart.org/a-different-kind-o…

2019
Gina Dominique Hersey & Eva Trout
Firebox Art Studios LLC, Carnegie, PA

Color: Lehman College Art Faculty Exhibition, featured artist
Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

Legacy: WAAM Active Members
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY
www.woodstockart.org/legacy/

In Color
Firebox Art Studios LLC, Carnegie

2018
FAR & WIDE National, Invitational, Daniel Belasco curator
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY
www.woodstockart.org/far-wide-national-…

Active Members Show, Main Gallery
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY

Virtuous Women
Firebox Art Studios LLC, Carnegie, PA

2017
PROCESS Art Department Faculty Exhibition
Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2015
Lehman College Art Faculty Exhibition
Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2014
Herbert H. Lehman Juried Faculty Group Exhibition, Sigmund Balka curator, catalog
Krasdale Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2013
Lehman College Art Faculty Exhibition
Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2012
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, NY

Art in the Heart of the City, Art 4 All Exhibitions, Invitational
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

2011
Delta College and Saginaw Valley State University Art Faculty Exhibition Invitational
Midland Center for the Arts @ Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI

Mid-Michigan College Art Faculty Exhibition
Creative 360, Midland, MI

2010
8th Anniversary Celebration, invitational
Gallery at The Shala, New York City, NY

Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

Recollection: Selected Works featuring National and Great Lakes Bay Regional Artists, invitational
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

A Prayer for Juarez and the West Mesa, invitational
Gallery 1022, Albuquerque, NM

2009
Art in the Heart of the City, Art Auction/Exhibition
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition, reviewed
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

2008
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

Group Exhibition, invitational
Davidson Design, Saginaw, MI

Affordable Art for the Home, invitational, reviewed, pictured
Studio 23, Bay City, MI

They Practice What They Teach: A Selection of Recent Paintings from Michigan College and University Faculty
Les Reker curator, invitational, reviewed, catalog, pictured
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

Giving Shelter, A sister exhibition to…The Cradle Project
Deborah Gavel curator, invitational, reviewed
516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM

Monochrome; Orange, invitational
Midwestern State University Art Gallery, Wichita Falls, TX

2007
Linda Bronner, Gina Dominique and John McCormick, invitational
Davidson Design, Saginaw, MI

Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

Orange and Blue: Studies in Monochrome, invitational
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, Odessa, TX

2006
Monochrome; Orange, invitational, reviewed, pictured
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

Third Annual Michigan Invitation: Photography, catalog, pictured
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

2005
Gina Dominique & Avram Golden, invitational
A City Studio, Bay City, MI

Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

2004
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Saginaw Community Enrichment Center, Saginaw, MI

Bay City Arts in Autumn, Bay City, MI

2003
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition, reviewed, pictured
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

Bay City Arts in Autumn, Bay City, MI

2002
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

Northwood University Gallery Group Exhibition
Linda Mathieu curator
Northwood Gallery, Midland, MI

2001
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

2000
Delta College Art Faculty Exhibition
Delta College Art Gallery, University Center, MI

1995
The Anatomy of Solitude, Volume III, invitational
Janet Maher curator
China Phoenix Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1994
The Anatomy of Solitude: Collaboration, invitational
Janet Maher curator
AUA Artspace, Albuquerque, NM

1993
Power in Feminism, invitational
UNM Centennial Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1992
Prints and Processes, invitational
Eva Isaksen curator
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

1984
Ace Exhibits, invitational, reviewed
New Space, Washington, DC


AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, HONORS, RESIDENCIES & SCHOLARSHIPS
2019
"Gina Dominique, Residency: November 1 – 30, 2019"
18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
November, 2019. Gina Dominique, Residency...

Lehman College Full Year Fellowship Award, sabbatical grant recipient
Lehman College, New York City, NY

2013
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Grant, PI and co-recipient
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, East Lansing, MI

2012
Ormond Barstow-Ludo Frevel Scholarly Achievement Award, faculty peer award recipient
Delta College, University Center, MI

2010
Art + Design Curriculum Update Project Award, recipient
Sabbatical Leaves and Grants Committee
Delta College, University Center, MI

2004
Instructional Media Grant, recipient
Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence
Delta College, University Center, MI

2001
Central Michigan University Artist Award, recipient
Michael Rooks, Curator Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago juror
Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI

1994
Research, Projects and Travel Grant, recipient
Department of Art and Art History
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Tamarind Collaborative Lithography Graduate Student Artist Residency, Spring semester recipient/attendee
Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

1992
Metro Outstanding Public Achievement Award, recipient
Seattle Metro, Seattle, WA

1983
Alma Thomas Award for Painting, recipient
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Eugene Weiss Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Painting, recipient
Corcoran College of Art Design, Washington, DC

1978
Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, artist residency scholarship, recipient
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA


ART COLLECTIONS
Public Collection, Green Oak Outdoor Sculpture Park, Brighton, MI

Private Collection, Manistee Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Manistee, MI

Public Collection, University of New Mexico, Department of Art & Art History, Albuquerque, NM

Private Collection, New York, NY

Private Collections, Pittsburgh, PA

Private Collection, Seattle, WA

Private Collection, Grahamstown, South Africa

Public Collection, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI


ART COMMISSIONS
2017
six charcoal character portraits for public lectures and promotions
Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto

1992
Public Art Commission, Seattle Metro and Pratt Fine Arts Center Mural Commission
Pratt Fine Arts Park, Seattle, WA

Public Art Commission, Seattle Metro and Seattle Public Schools Mural Commission
Washington Street, Seattle, WA

1991
Public Art Commission, Seattle Metro and Seattle Public Schools Mural Commission
Lake Washington Park, Seattle, WA

Public Art Commission, Seattle Metro and Seattle Public Schools Mural Commission
Atlantic Street Center, Seattle, WA

Public Art Commission, Seattle Metro and South East Neighborhood Project Mural Commission
I-90, Seattle, WA


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bernstein, Roslyn. “Firebox Art Studios”
Medium.com. mentioned
July 23, 2018. Accessed online

Marston-Reid, Linda. “Artists explore big ideas in small works in 'Far & Wide' at Woodstock museum”
Poughkeepsie Journal
June 27, 2018. Accessed online

Haynes, Jessica. “Delta welcomes Sculpture Walk”
The Delta Collegiate, Jeri Gravlin photo credits, interviewed
September 19, 2011: 4-5

White, Sue. “Sculpture on campus”
The Saginaw News, MLive, and The Bay City Times
Jeff Schrier photo credits, mentioned
September 18, 2011: 1-2

Brandt, Patti. “Art + Design = Promising Future: Draw from Innovative and Caring Faculty to Reach Goals”
Bay City Times, Career Focus, Feature, interviewed, pictured
Nancy Douglas photo credits
Spring/Fall 2010: 10-11

Martineau, Janet I. “Exhibition honors dozens of artworks”
Saginaw News, Arts & Entertainment
October 18, 2008: 3

Johnson, Amy Jo. “Affordable artwork, the idea behind new Studio 23 show”
The Bay City Times, Weekend Scene, pictured, mentioned
Jesse Dockett photo credit
August 7, 2008: C1

Staff writer. “Local art instructors exhibit together”
Midland Daily News, pictured
June 19, 2008: Arts 1

Ross, Alex, “Giving Shelter” THE Magazine. April 2008: 57

Dameron, Eva. “Artists lend skills to help African orphans”
New Mexico, Daily Lobo. Thursday, March 13, 2008: 7

Mayfield, Dan. “Artists’ works, consciences fill ‘Shelter'”
mentioned, The Sunday Journal, Albuquerque
March 9, 2008: F1

Sweeten, Lana. “Color me happy MSU gallery to paint the town blue, and orange, with exhibits united by color”
TimesRecordNews.com
Saturday, March 1, 2008. Accessed online

Rosin, Charlene. “Northwood Gallery Features “Alchemical Painting” by Gina Dominique”
featured, interviewed, pictured, Northwood University News
February 21, 2007: 1

Devries, Corinne. “A troll for all seasons, local creature is target of attention"
The Bay City Times, reviewed, work pictured
Tuesday, July 25, 2006: 3A

Lee, Jeffrey. “Mixing It Up”
reviewed, AliBi
May 29-June 4,1996: 15

Pulkka, Wesley. “Albuquerque Openings, “Kissing Chair”
announcement, pictured
Albuquerque Journal. Sunday, April 30, 1995: D4

Pulkka, Wesley. “Tamarind Prints Testify to Artists’ Excellence” reviewed
Albuquerque Journal. April 24, 1995: F7

Pulkka, Wesley. “Personal/Universal Coexist in Offbeat Show”
reviewed, Albuquerque Journal
March 5, 1995: D1

Bessold, Bobbe. “Collaborating is as good as sex…”
reviewed, Crosswinds
December 1994: 23

Pulkka, Wesley. “Art Review”
mentioned, NuCity
April 11, 1994: 12

Staton, David. “Juried or Not, Graduate Work Worth Seeing” mentioned, Albuquerque Journal
March 31, 1994: E24

Staton, David. “Art Bits”
mentioned, Albuquerque Journal
March 31, 1994: E19

Forgey, Benjamin. “The ACE of Arts”
Washington Post
March 31, 1984: G4


ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS, BROADCASTS, INTERVIEWS, LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
2021
Active Members’ Autumn Exhibition, on-site artist talk
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY

2019
The Abstract and the Divine: A Q&A with Lehman Associate Art Professor Gina Dominique
lehman.edu/news. City University of New York City, interview. September 17, 2019.
Accessed online

2018
FAR & WIDE National
Al Held Foundation Director Daniel Belasco invitational, Belasco led panel discussion, one of three panel artists
Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, Woodstock, NY

2014
Imaging Women: Model, Muse, Image Maker,
"Spring 2014 Women’s Studies Lecture Series"
featured speaker, Lehman College
City University of New York City, NY

2013
ETOM Annual Conference Committee
presenter, Humanities Division
Delta College, University Center, MI

2012
English Honors Colloquy
Focus Group panel member
Delta College, University Center, MI

2011
Platonic Solids
academic slide lecture in conjunction with exhibition of same name
Delta College, University Center, MI

Owczarzak, Brianna. “Art + Design”
The Delta Collegiate 50 years Then & Now 1961-2011. Interview
October 2011. Page 7

2010
After Hours @ the Museum
Discussion on Contemporary “Fantasy” Art
two-artist panel member, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

2009
Creating the Art + Design Program
session co-presenter with Professor Randal Crawford
Trends Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

2008
Luscious, slide lecture on my current work
Museum Lunch Lecture Series, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

A History of Western Painting
academic slide lecture, Museum Lunch Lecture Series
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

Valuing the Pedagogy of Online Teaching: Substance Not Style
session co-presenter, Learning Days 2008, reviewed, pictured
Delta College Collegiate, University Center, MI

2007
Art & Design interview show featured guest, John Sauvé host
Grosse Pointe War Memorial television, Grosse Pointe, MI

Delta Art Faculty Gallery Talk
in conjunction with Art Faculty Exhibit, Art Gallery
Delta College, University Center, MI

2006
Gina Dominique, Recent Work
academic slide lecture in conjunction with exhibition of same name
Delta College, University Center, MI

2004
Imaging Women, guest lecturer, Perceptions Foundation, Midland, MI

Sacred Images, Sacred Women: the history of imaging women in western art since pre-historic times
guest lecturer, Winter and Spring semesters
Delta College, University Center, MI

2002
Grooming Consumers: Target America’s Youth Culture
co-lecturer on the effects of contemporary media on US youth
Liberal Arts Network for Development
17th Annual LAND Conference, Detroit, MI

What is Art History?, invited speaker
Northeast Middle School, Midland, MI

2001
Mooks and Midriffs, Global Awareness Program
slide co-lecturer on youth culture and Media
Delta College, University Center, MI

2000
History of the Sensuous Portrait, slide lecturer
Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI

The Historical Relationship Between Art and Technology
slide lecture and panel organizer/facilitator
panel: artist-in-residence Victor Maseyesva and
Delta art faculty members Carol Adelman, Randal Crawford,
and Lance Winn
Delta College, University Center, MI

Global Awareness Bookend Panels
Global Awareness Program co-chair and panel member
Delta College, University Center, MI

1999
Feminism on Campus, panel member, sponsored by Heretic
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS
1994-current
College Art Association, Faculty member, New York City, NY

2017-current
Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Active member, Woodstock, NY

2016-current
People’s Staff Congress, City University of New York, Faculty member New York City, NY

2017-2021
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Short-term member, New York City, NY


ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
2013-2016
Associate Dean, School of Arts and Humanities, Lehman College
City University of New York, New York City, NY

2009-2013
Art Department Head and Art + Design Program Manager
Delta College, University Center, MI

1999-2013
Art History Area Coordinator
Delta College, University Center, MI


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2013-current
Associate Professor of Art, Lehman College
City University of New York, New York City, NY

2012-2013
Professor of Art and Art History
Delta College, University Center, MI

2006-2012
Associate Professor of Art and Art History
Delta College, University Center, MI

2003-2006
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, tenured 2003
Delta College, University Center, MI

1999-2003
Instructor of Art and Art History
Delta College, University Center, MI

1998-1999
Visiting Lecturer, Art History
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA

1998-1999
Adjunct Lecturer, Studio Art and Art History
Cambria County Area Community College, Johnstown, PA

1993-1995
Teaching Assistant, Studio Art
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1993
Graduate Assistant, Studio Art
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


EDUCATION
PhD Post Graduate Researcher
Practice-based studio art PhD program
Transart Institute for Creative Research
Liverpool John Moores University,
Liverpool, UK

MFA, cum laude, Studio Art major, Art History minor
and Post Graduate Studies, Women's & Gender
Studies
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

BFA, cum laude, Studio Art
Corcoran School Art @ George
Washington University, Washington, DC

Studio Art
Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Diploma, National Honor Society
Westmont Hilltop High School, Johnstown, PA