Mariel Capanna
b. Philadelphia
mariel.capanna@gmail.com


EDUCATION

  • Yale School of Art, Painting, MFA 2020
  • Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2017
  • Mountain School of Art, 2016
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, BFA 2012, Certificate of Fine Arts, 2013


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

  • Overlook, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR, 2021
  • Bone Dry with Lucia Thomé, Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, 2018
  • Little Stone, Open Home, Good Weather, North Little Rock, 2017
  • Mariel Capanna + Willie Wayne Smith, Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, 2017
  • left, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, 2017
  • Mariel Capanna & HOODSisters at Rafa Esparza’s Con/Safos, Clockshop, Los Angeles, 2016


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Eartha, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR, 2020
  • Shelter Is, ArtYard, Frenchtown, NJ, 2020
  • Counterparts and Doppelgangers, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2020
  • ONLY WHEN YOU ARE CALLED, Yale Painting Thesis Show, New Haven, CT, 2020
  • Hold On, Hold Me, Charles Moffett, New York City, NY, 2019
  • Power of 10, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • Inside Out, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
  • The Unlikely Whole, ArtYard, Frenchtown, NJ, 2018
  • New Radicals, Cerulean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2018
  • Drift, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2018
  • Person, Place or Thing, Center for Creative Works, UCAL, Philadelphia, PA, 2018
  • Woodmere Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2017
  • RAIR: Filthy Rich, The Galleries at Moore College, Philadelphia, PA, 2017
  • A Body Has No Center, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
  • Shades, The Bedfellows Club, Little Rock, AR, 2016
  • Gazing Inward, COOP, Nashville, TN, 2015
  • Woodmere Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2015
  • Richard Said, Fjord, Philadelphia, PA, 2015
  • Should I Stay Or Should I Go?, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2014


RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • Mellon Post-MFA Fellow in Studio Art, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 2021-2023
  • Fresco Intensive, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME, 2017 & 2018
  • Visual Culture, Arts and Media Residency at Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 2018
  • Allies in Art Fellowship at the Center for Creative Works, Wynnewood, PA, 2017
  • Tacony LAB Artist in Residence, MuralArts + Tacony Branch Library, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
  • Guapamacátaro Art & Ecology Residency, Michocán, Mexico, 2016


GRANTS AND AWARDS

  • Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Traveling Fellowship (Yale School of Art), 2019
  • Katherine Beinecke Michel Scholarship (Yale School of Art), 2019
  • Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant, 2017
  • Independence Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship, 2014
  • Kittredge Fund Artist Grant, 2013
  • Philadelphia Mayor’s Award (PAFA), 2013
  • The Cresson Travel Scholarship (PAFA), 2012
  • The Faculty Award (PAFA), 2012

FAIRS

  • Mariel Capanna + Kevin McNamee-Tweed, Art Berlin, Steve Turner, 2019
  • Enter Art Fair, Copenhagen, Steve Turner, 2019
  • Untitled, Miami Beach, Steve Turner, 2018
  • Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Good Weather, 2018
  • NADA, Miami, Good Weather, 2017


OTHER PROJECTS

  • wordshapes, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2019 pdf catalogue
  • Club Grotto, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME, 2017 pdf catalogue
  • Our Tacony (public fresco), MuralArts, Philadelphia, PA, 2016 pdf catalogue