celio bio

Jennifer Celio

Jennifer Celio is a native of Southern California who loves Los Angeles. Jennifer received a B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting from California State University, Fullerton in 1996.  She was raised in the suburbs of L.A. and now lives and works in Long Beach, CA.  Her drawings have been exhibited in solo exhibitions at Cristinerose Gallery and Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts in New York City, the Creative Artists’ Agency in Los Angeles, romo gallery in Atlanta, GA, Bandini Art in Culver City, CA, California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA, Moorpark College in Moorpark, CA, and Phantom Galleries in Long Beach, CA. 

Her work has been included in exhibits in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta and Houston; and Canada, and in museum exhibits in Washington, D.C., Long Beach, CA, Laguna Beach, CA, and Indianapolis, IN.  She is the recipient of individual artist grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (2012), The City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowship (2014), The Center for Cultural Innovation’s Artist’s Resources for Completion grant (2012), a nominee for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation’s (NY, NY) L.A. Art Grant Initiative (2013), the City of Long Beach, CA Professional Artist Grant (2010), and the Hoff Foundation (2008). Her work was published in Studio Visit (2009) and New American Paintings (2003) and was Shortlisted in the 2008 London International Creative Competition, which also published a book.

Her drawings have received critical review in such publications as The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Art Papers, Art Ltd. Magazine, Artillery Magazine, the Huffington Post, Flavorpill, The Orange County Register and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


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