Richelle Gribble is multimedia artist based in Los Angeles. She is a senior at the University of Southern California (USC) pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Art degree with dual minors in Social Entrepreneurship and Marketing. She is interested in utilizing art, crowdsourcing initiatives, interactive technology, and cause marketing to promote prominent social issues to inspire collaborative action.
She grew up in Idyllwild, CA and attended Idyllwild Arts Academy (IAA), an international boarding high school, for visual arts. Upon graduation from IAA, she received the highest honor, The McNeil Award, granted to the graduating senior who exemplifies “personal maturity and responsibility, academic prowess, and artistic excellence.” She continues to be a strong leader in the art community at USC; she was selected to be a solo exhibitor for the Independent Student Exhibition at USC for two consecutive years and serves as the Event Coordinator of the university-wide student showcase festival Arts in the Park. Her artwork is the newest addition to the USC Art and Trojan Traditions collection and appears on permanent display in USC Bovard. She was a recent panelist for the USC Brain and Creativity Panel and was a speaker for this year’s TEDxTrousdale event.
She ranked as a Top 10 finalist out of 30,000 participants in an international art competition, ART TAKES TIMES SQUARE, and had her artwork featured on an LED screen in Times Square, NYC. Her artwork was included in a science and art exhibition, Quantified Self, at the Gallery Project, MI and the 33rd Annual Print Exhibition at Artlink Contemporary Gallery, IN. Additionally, she has showcased her artworks at Superhighway, Palos Verdes Art Center, ARTery Gallery in Lab Holding, Idyllwild Arts Parks Exhibition Center, Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Fisher Museum of Fine Art, and other venues throughout Southern California. Her artwork has been published in Art Takes Times Square as well as Exploring Drawing: A Text/Sketchbook. She has been featured in the American Contemporary Art Magazine (2012 Feb/March Issue), Chiasma: Science and Art Magazine, and Vibrancy: An Inspiring Collection of Artists, and a new documentary called The Science of Character.