Richelle Gribble creates mixed media paintings and collages, prints, interactive installations, videos, drawings, computer games and digital prints. Her artwork is inspired by concepts of virality, biology, networks, group dynamics, and social trends that connect us all. Richelle received a BFA with dual minors in Social Entrepreneurship and Marketing from the University of Southern California (USC). Her work has been presented in numerous exhibitions including three solo exhibitions at the Helen Lindhurst Gallery in Los Angeles, the International Print Center New York Gallery and Christie’s in Rockefeller Center salesroom. After ranking as a top ten finalist out of 30,000 participants in the competition Art Takes Times Square, her artwork was displayed on a LED screen in Times Square. She recently received several prestigious awards including the Kala Fellowship Award and the Discovery Scholar Prize, which provides funding for graduate school. Additionally, she was invited to teach five classes in the Visual Arts Department at Idyllwild Arts Academy, a highly regarded high school for the arts. Her artwork and research is presented in a TEDxTrousdale presentation “What is our Role within a Networked Society?” which examines the ways that connection mobilizes change within communities.