Biography

Although Grace Huddleston studied Painting and Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University she is currently working primarily in performance and video. She explores themes related to gender and sexulaity and is interested in studying the factors that contribute to the formation of one's identity. She is inspired by Miranda July, Lygia Clark, and Joan Jonas.

During her time as an undergraduate student she was invited to visit VCU's sister school in Doha, Qatar as a student ambassador and visiting scholar for the 2011 Tasmeem Design Conference. She was also honored with outstanding student awards during her first and fourth years at VCU. Grace's academic research surrounding the Ley of the Land work she created in 2013 was featured in the Actus Journal of Research.

Since graduating from her undergraduate program, she worked with a friend to develop an organization, called Community Room RVA, dedicated to providing spaces for performance artists to exhibit their work.

She has exhibited widely in Richmond, VA. Most notably she has performed at Gallery 5 and 1708 Gallery.

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