Biography

Gina Dominique (nee Shorto) is best known for contemporary abstract works that merge feminist and gender-based ideas with spiritual concepts. She has a national exhibition record, has produced more than one dozen solo shows, and participated in over fifty group exhibitions. Her paintings, prints and sculptures are included in several public and private collections.

She has received many grants, honors and awards, including the Corcoran Gallery's Alma Thomas Award for Painting. For five commissioned outdoor public murals, Dominique won Seattle Metro's Outstanding Public Achievement Award. And in November 2019, she was one of Santa Monica's 18th Street Arts Center's four international visiting artists in residence.

Since 2013 Gina Dominique has been an Associate Professor of Art at City University of New York’s Lehman College. She earned an MFA from the University of New Mexico, and a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University and George Washington University's Corcoran School of Art. Dominique was born in Johnstown, PA.