Gina Altadonna was raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and received a BFA in drawing and painting from The Pennsylvania State University in 2010 and an MFA in Studio Art from Stony Brook University in 2014. She has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in Pennsylvania, New York, China and California and has been published in several art magazines both online and in print. Gina has also advanced her career in art through several grants and fellowships, i.e. Instructor of Record at Stony Brook University, the NewCourtland Artist Fellowship, etc. Her art practice is deeply rooted in the nuances of female friendships, which is revealed through personal and anecdotal artwork. Gina Altadonna is currently living and practicing art in Philadelphia, PA.