• April 2018

    Interview on Art Uncovered podcast, BTR Today

    Listen to me laugh while talking about art, the nude body, hair down there, and more on my interview with Kimberly Ruth for Art Uncovered. Click here for the interview.

  • April 2018

    Hair Down There VI included in juried group show

    Artist book Hair Down There VI is included in the exhibition titled Millenial Show at K12 &TEJAS Gallery in Dayton, OH.

    From K12 & TEJAS:
    "Featuring emergening contemporary artists that were born between 1980-2000. The Millenial Show strives to feature artists that have grown up utilizing the internet and other digital technologies. By exhibiting a range of media, the gallery hopes to create an interesting range of visions, viewpoints, and styles created by contemporary millennial artists. On view April 6-28, 2018. Opening reception First Friday, April 6; 6:30-8:30pm"

  • March 2018

    Venus in VT
    Awarded Artist Residency

    I am thrilled to announce that I will be an Artist in Residence at Vermont Studio Center in August 2018. I have set up a findraising campaign to assist with residency fees and supplies. Be a patron of art- buy and donate by visiting my Venus in VT Fundraiser.

  • January 2018

    Her Pleasure, oil painting, 2012 becomes part of private collection

    The oil painting Her Pleasure from the 2012 Vermont Studio Center series titled Her Pleasure has entered the collection of a private art collector in New York, NY.

  • October 2017

    Small Venus Sculpture included in juried group show

    A ceramic Venus sculpture with fur interior is included in the Small Works exhibition at Lemonade Stand Gallery at The Studios of Key West in Key West, Florida.

  • May 2017

    Ceramic Sculptures featured at Bulletin Broads in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

    I am participating in Bulletin Broads, a summer endeavor with other female artists and brands, partnered with Planned Parenthood NY. An array of ceramic sculptures will be on display and for sale at the storefront on Wythe Ave. Visit the website for more information.

  • April 2017

    Alumni Profile Featured on HAS Website

    Please Visit Hartford Art School's website to see the full profile.

  • November 2016

    Platinum Palladium Venus Selfie included in juried group show

    One of my Boudoir Venus Selfies in Platinum/Palladium is included in the Artist as Maker, Thinker, Feeler exhibition at the Cade Art Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.

  • March 2016

    Two works included in group show at Hartford Art School

    My art book, "Hair Down There III" and a small digital Red Couch Selfie are part of the Pink! Exhibition at Silpe Gallery in West Hartford, CT.

  • December 2014

    Krista LaBella Awarded Bustle Magazine's 2014 Upstart Award in Art

    "Bustle’s Upstart Awards will showcase 13 young millennials who graduated in 2014 from high school, college, or graduate school, in categories including art, film, science, fashion, and social good. These individuals chosen by Bustle’s editors are making an impact in each of their industries, sometimes at their first job or a creative venture they’ve launched on their own. " - Bustle

    Media Coverage:
    -Bustle's First-Ever Upstart Awards Will Feature 2014 Grads Making an Impact
    -The Upstart Awards: Celebrating 13 Young Millennials Making Waves, Bustle.com
    -Bustle and Microsoft Celebrate the First Ever Upstart Awards
    -A Woman's Thing, Bustle’s 2014 Upstart Awards
    -Pratt Alumna Upstart Award Honoree, Pratt.edu, Class Notes

  • April 2014

    Fertility Venus 3 (Red Couch Selfie) (2014 inkjet print), included in group show
    Arts & Culture Alliance Presents Knoxville Photo 2014

  • April 2010

    Cover Page Review of 2010 Solo Exhibition, "Oh My God, I think I'm a Feminist!"
    hartfordinformer.com/2010/04/entertainm? Art School Student Analyzes Role of Women|

  • 2008

    Solo recognition as a CT local artist
    Hartford Courant: I towns

  • 2007-2016

    Mundane (2009 ironing board/ knives), Featured on Hartford Art School Website
    -Sculpture Student Work, Hartfordartschool.org