Colleen Randall received her MFA in Painting from Queens College, City University of New York, her BFA in Painting from The University of Iowa and her BA in Art History from Macalester College. She is an abstract painter whose work explores space and light through the materiality of paint. Randall is a member of The Painting Center in New York City. She is the recipient of the National Academy of Design’s Edwin Palmer Memorial Award for Painting, a Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship Grant and an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Grant. She has been selected for artist residencies at Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony and Landfall Trust in Brigus, Newfoundland.