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Becca Cerra is an interdisciplinary artist working at the intersection of visual and performing arts. She combines aspects of sculpture with that of contemporary dance and partner acrobatics to create a hybrid art form. 

Becca Cerra

Interdisciplinary Artist: Sculptor, Performer, Acrobat, Dancer

Education and Training

Maryland Institute College of Art|   BFA in Interdisciplinary Sculpture|   2014

Acrobatic Training|   AcroYoga|   2013-present

Contemporary and Modern Dance Training|   Various Organizations|   2008-present

Introduction to Blacksmithing|   Salem Art Works|   2014

Intermediate Blacksmithing|   Salem Art Works|   2014

Metal Fabrication and Foundry|   MICA|   2010-2014

 

Employment

Independent Contractor, Program Assistant|   Franconia Sculpture Park  |   Shafer, Minnesota  |   2015

Sculpture Teacher|   Chisago Lakes Community Education|   Shafer, Minnesota | 2015

Acroyoga Teacher|   Independent Contractor|   Various Locations | 2013-2015

C.R.E.A.T.E. Volunteer|   Public Art St. Paul|   St. Paul, Minnesota | 2014

LGBTQIA Mentor|   Office of Diversity and Intercultural Development |   Baltimore, Maryland | 2013-2014

Dancer|   The Effervescent Collective|   Baltimore, Maryland | 2013

Art and Yoga Teacher|   The Painting Workshop|   Baltimore, Maryland | 2013-2014

Teaching Assistant   |   Salem Art Works|   Salem, New York|   2013

Women’s Program Coordinator|   The Office of Diversity and Intercultural Development|  Baltimore, Maryland | 2012-2013

 

Exhibitions and Performances

A Humble Reliance  |   MICA|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2014

Journey|   Community Place|   Morristown, New Jersey|   2012-2013

Imagine Me Beyond What You See|   International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals  |   Touring Exhibition|   2010-2015

Sorry from Out of Town|   Casket Gallery|   Minneapolis, Minnesota|   2014

Art for Change|   Feast and Field|   Barnard, Vermont|   2014

Finals|   The Sable Project|   Stockbridge, Vermont|   2014

Sable Midterms|   The Sable Project|   Stockbridge, Vermont,  |   2014

Pull/Drift|   The Effervescent Collective|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2013

Collaboration|   Salem Art Works|   Salem, New York|   2013

Emerging and Young Artists|   Salem Art Works|   Salem, New York|   2013

Pop-Up Show|   Salem Art Works|   Salem, New York|   2013

Installations|   Area 405|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2013

Rise|   Falvey Gallery|   Baltimore Maryland|   2013

Art of Caring|   Area 405|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2013

Expanded Format|   The CopyCat|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2012

Wandering|   In/Flux|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2011

Evening of the Arts|   West Morris Mendham|   Mendham, New Jersey|   2011-2013

 

Internships and Residencies

Arts Admin Intern|   Franconia Sculpture Park|   Shafer, Minnesota|   2014

Arts Administrator   |  The Sable Project|  Stockbridge, Vermont|  2014

Artist-in-Residence|   The Sable Project|   Stockbridge, Vermont|   2014    

Intern Artist|   Salem Art Works|   Salem, New York|   2013

Public Art Intern|   Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2013

Production Intern and Artist|   Elsewhere|   Greensboro, North Carolina|   2011

 

Visiting Artist Lectures

3D Symposium|   Franconia Sculpture Park|   Shafer, Minnesota|   2014

Office of Diversity and Intercultural Development|   MICA|   Baltimore, Maryland|   2014

Union College|   Union, New York|   2013

 

Awards and Recognition

Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Grant | East Central Regional Arts Council | 2015

McKnight Fellowship Grant | East Central Regional Arts Council | 2015

Selected Applicant | Black Rock Arts Foundation | 2015

Finalist |  Imagine Me Body Image Art Competition |  2015

Runner-Up |  Imagine Me Body Image Art Competition |  2014

Dean’s List |  Maryland Institute College of Art |  2010-2014

Student Leader Award |  Office of Diversity and Intercultural Development |  2012-2013

Faculty and Staff Queer Alliance Award |  Office of Diversity and Intercultural Development|  2012

Finalist  |  Imagine Me Body Image Art Competition |  2012

MICA Recognition Award |  Maryland Institute College of Art|  2011

Foundation Scholarship |  Maryland Institute College of Art |  2011

Winner |  Imagine Me Body Image Art Competition |  2011

Trustee’s Award |  Maryland Institute College of Art|  2010