biography

Gina Dominique is best known for works that merge contemporary abstraction and feminist ideas with spiritual concepts. She has a national exhibition record, and has received several grants, honors and awards. To date, Dominique has had more than one dozen solo shows, and has exhibited her work in over 50 group shows. Her paintings, prints and sculptures are part of several private and public collections in the United States and South Africa.

Her awards include the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Alma Thomas Award for Painting, and the Seattle Metro Outstanding Public Achievement Award, which she received for five commissioned murals. Her sculptures are included in two Michigan sculpture park permanent installations. And during November 2019, she was one of four visiting artists-in-residence at Santa Monica's 18th Street Arts Center.

For the past several years, she has maintained a studio at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in Manhattan. Since 2013, she has been an Associate Professor of Art at City University of New York’s Lehman College. Gina Dominique 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.