Solo Exhibitions
2018 Fleshy Fruit, Random Access Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2014 I am Venus, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Oh my God, I think I’m a Feminist!, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Birthday Suit, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Three, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
2018 Celebrating Women, Location1980, Costa Mesa, CA
2018 Millennial Show, TEJAS Gallery, Dayton, OH
2017 Small Works, Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL
2016 Artist as Maker, Thinker, Feeler, Cade Art Gallery, Arnold, MD
2016 Pink!, Silpe Gallery, Hartford, CT
2014 Summer Invitational Exhibition, Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Knoxville Photo 2014, Emporium Center, Knoxville, TN
2013 The Art of the Book, Pratt Library, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Radiance of What is- Photography Exhibition, ARC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Welcome Show, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Alexander A. Goldfarb Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, CT
2010 Group Work, Media Box, Hartford Art School
2009 The Curator’s Pick, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School

2018 August Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012 June Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2019 GRL SQUASH, SELF: Issue 2, (Dec/Jan), Fleshy Fruit Spread

Professional Experience
2018 Studio Visits with graduate students, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2017 Participant in Bulletin Broads, woman-centered art/business initiative for PP, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Participant in juried NYFA Panel Portfolio Review, New York, NY
2013 Public Critique, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Artist Lectures, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Studio Assistant / Curatorial Intern for Justin Lowe Matrix 159, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
2009 Collaboration with musical composer William J. Grabek, Jr., Lebanon, CT
2009 Curator of Group Work, Media Box, Hartford Art School

Honors and Awards
2018 Juror’s Award, Attleboro Arts Museum
2018 Visual Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2014 Bustle Upstart Award in Fine Art
2012 Scholarship, Pratt Institute
2011 Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center
2010 Estelle Hartman Sculpture Award
2009 Anna Ball Pierce Scholarship
2008 Krieble Foundation Scholarship
2007 Phyllis Abrahms Scholarship

2019 Headliner, Headlining Humans, “Why I Create”, Video Interview published to YouTube
2018 BTRToday, Art Uncovered with Kimberly Ruth, Podcast Interview about “I am Venus” Series
2017, Notable Alumni Profile featured on website 2015 Hartford Observer, Spring 2015, “Alumni Connections” mention of Upstart Award, Print Article
2014 Bustle, Dani Fankhauser: “Bustle and Microsoft Celebrate the First-Ever Upstart Awards,” Online Article
2014 Bustle, “The Upstart Awards: Celebrating 13 Young Millennials Making Waves,” Online Article
2014 A Woman’s Thing Magazine, “Bustle’s 2014 Upstart Awards,” Recognition as an emerging female artist, Online Article
2014 Pratt Connect,“Krista LaBella (M.F.A '14)... honored with Bustle's 2014 Upstart Award” Online Article
2010 The Informer, Andy Swetz: “Art School Student Analyzes Role of Women,” Cover Page Print Article
2008 Hartford Courant: I towns, Solo recognition as a CT local artist, Print Article

2014 MFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 BFA Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT