Drew Grella is an artist and illustrator patterned after the old one.

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drew grella 
Tucson, Arizona, United States of America


Education:

2024

MFA - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2015

BFA - Illustration, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID


Exhibitions:

Solo:

2017

“I would rather wear a cape” - Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2016

Vertical Diner, Salt Lake City, UT

2015

Spori Gallery, Rexburg, ID


Group:

2022

“FASO”, University of Arizona Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ

“soft lines”, University of Arizona Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2021

“Terra Forms”, Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, AZ

“Tree Ring Listening”, Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, Tucson, AZ

2016

“NSFW”, The Mandate Press, Salt Lake City, UT

Saltgrass, Salt Lake City, UT

2014

Spori Gallery, Rexburg, ID


Awards/Grants:

2022

John Fredric Conaway Memorial Scholarship


Publications:

2022

“Job Search Hell”, self published zine, edition of 100

2016

“Man Naturi”, self published zine, edition of 50

“The Grand Adventures of Todd Daily”, self published

“Food Hates You”, guest page, chapter 5, foodhatesyou.biz


Conventions:

2023

Tucson Zine Fest, Tucson, AZ

2016

Alt Press Fest, Salt Lake City, UT

CTNX, Creative Talent Network, Burbank, CA


Workshops:

2023

Risograph Workshop, Amalgamated Printers Association Wayzgoose, University of Arizona, School of Art, Book Art and Letterpress Lab, Tucson, AZ

2016

Comic Creation Class, Dancing Moose Montessori School, Salt Lake City, UT

2011

Comic Class, Idaho Art Lab, St. Anthony, ID


Work Experience:

2022-present

University of Arizona, Graduate Assistant/Instructor of Record, Tucson, AZ

2017-2020

Space Cow, Location Audio Mixer/Boom Operator, New York City, NY

2016-2017

Dusty Studio, Animator/Assistant Director, New York City, NY

2016

Fjällräven, Retail Associate, New York City, NY

2014-present

Freelance Illustrator, Tucson, AZ