Originally from Boston, MA, Corrine Colarusso has spent much of her career as an artist and professor of painting in Atlanta. Her work has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, including the Newport Art Museum in Rhode Island (2014) and the Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon, Georgia (2013).
She holds a B.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts, and an M.F.A. and from Tyler School of Art of Temple University. She was a Fellow at the Yale Summer school of Art and Music. Several grants and awards including a Guggenheim, Mellon, and MacDowell Colony Fellowship have supported her work. She has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome, the Cortona Program of the University of Georgia, and the Ossabaw Island Project. In the 70’s she traveled to India and Nepal on a Fulbright Hayes Research Grant.
Her work has been shown in many solo and group exhibitions and is included in numerous public, private, and corporate collections.