Artist Statement“My work is influenced by texture, travel, feminine nostalgia and rock and roll. As an interdisciplinary artist I use painting, photography, installation, video, mixed media and glitter to create my art. I seek inspiration from the stark black and white films of the darkroom days, expressionism and portraiture with the juxtaposition of vibrant color palettes influenced by the gilded Byzantine art of the thirteenth century, the iconic pop of the 1960s and long dusty road trips through the desert.”
Crystal Micriotti was born in Alabama in 1981. She received her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2012. Micriotti has exhibited in the US and abroad including shows at the La Corte Gallery in Firenze Italy, Nation’s Gallery in Washington DC, and Gallery 788 in Baltimore MD. Her work has been featured in Close Up Baltimore, The Baltimore Sun, FilmMaker Magazine, Artworks on Maryland Public Television, and The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. In 2018 Micriotti received a grant from the Baltimore Office Promotion of Arts and currently works as a mural artist in Baltimore, Maryland.