Grace Flott

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Grace Flott

United States

Grace is best known for filtering our contemporary world through the lens of realistic representational painting. Hailing from eastern Washington, she has lived and worked in Seattle for over 10 years. Grace earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and French from the University of Washington and Sciences Po Paris before continuing her studies in classical drawing and oil painting under the mentorship of Juliette Aristides at Gage Academy of Art. Her senior thesis project “Still I Rise” received national coverage in print and broadcast media notably in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine and Real Change News. Her work has been recognized by numerous international competitions including as a finalist in the 2020 BP Portrait Award, Art Renewal Center, and Manifest Gallery. Grace is currently a teaching artist with Gage Academy adult and youth programs (since 2016), AIGA (since 2018), and Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (since 2019), in addition to teaching privately in her Seattle studio.

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