Mia Carollo Cross



Boston University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Double Major Painting & Sculpture, 2014

Venice Italy Studio Arts Program, 2013


One & Two Person* Exhibitions

2019 Recent Work, Glen Urquhart School, Beverly, MA.

2018 Mia Cross Solo Exhibition, Red Bull, Boston, MA.

2018   Crossover, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA*

2018   Cross & Zeese: Work in Progress, Sasaki, Watertown, MA*

2017   Color Me In, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport, MA

2017   Mia Cross: Second Skin, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, MA

2016   Heads Up, Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA

2016   In Place, Fountain Street Gallery, Framingham, MA*

2013   Oh Dear, Gallery 5, Boston, MA



2019 Sowa Artists Guild: Two Views of Chroma, Endicott College, Beverly, MA

2019 No Place like Home, Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

2019 11:11 Depth of Perception, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA

2018 Forms of Expression, The Yard at Hancock Tower, Boston, MA

2018 Painted Faces, Motherbrook Arts and Community Center, Dedham, MA

2018   Faces, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2018   One End Open, Paula Estey Gallery, Newburyport, MA

2018   Face It, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2018   Thrive, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA

2017   Small Wonder, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA

2017   Plenty, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, MA

2017   She X 4, Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA

2017   Faces and Figures, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Mill Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

2017   Yellow Too, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA

2017   Fine, FPAC Atlantic Wharf Gallery, Boston, MA

2017   CAA Emerging Exhibition. Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2017   In Deep Water, Flatrocks Gallery, Gloucester, MA

2017   Women's Fund Pop Up Exhibition, Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA

2017   Alchemy, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA

2017   Focus on the Figure, juror Dan Thompson, North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA

2017   It's Spring, Springdale Gallery, Framingham, MA

2017   Altered: Artists Advocating for Survivors of Domestic Violence, 578 E. 25th Street, Ogden, UT

2017   Yellow, Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, Framingham, MA

2017   Fresh, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA

2017   Member's Prize Show, juror Randi Hopkins, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2017   Ideas of Home, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2016   Show Number One, Springdale Gallery, Framingham, MA

2016   Holiday Pop Up, Syd & Sam, Cambridge, MA

2016   Plenty, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, MA

2016   It's Only Human: Exploring the Biases that Shape Our World, Warehouse XI, Somerville, MA

2016   Fay Chandler Emerging Artist Exhibition, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

2016   Distinguishing Features, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

2016   Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, The Ames Mansion Museum, Easton, MA

2016   TENFOLD, 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, MA

2016   Heads Up, Stage Gallery, Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA

2016   The New England Collective VII Seventh Annual Juried Exhibition, Galatea Gallery, Boston, MA

2016   Heat, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2016   Sun Ship: Benefit Auction for Arts, Letters & Numbers, Wilmer Jennings Gallery, New York City, NY

2016   Framework: Emerging Artists Exhibition, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

2016   Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition, juror Jessica Roscio, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA

2016   Gravity, juror Katherine French, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA

2016   Self ish, juror Catherine Kehoe, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2016   The Uncanny Home of Our Imagination, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA

2016   30 Below, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2015   Small Works Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

2015   Feminist Fiber Art Exhibit, Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA

2015   AGC Spring Art Exhibition, StoveFactory Gallery, Charlestown, MA

2014   Thirty Nine, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2013   Bigger Than a Bread Box, Gallery 5 ½, Boston, MA

2013   Forms, Gallery 5, Boston, MA

2013   Day By Day, Gallery 5, Boston, MA

2013   American Expatriate Show, BU Venice School, Venice, Italy


Public Art

"We the People II", Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Leather District Mural, Boston, MA

Amazing Things Center for the Arts Mural Collaboration with Sorin Bica, Framingham, MA



Portrait Painting with Mia Cross, Maud Morgan Arts, Cambridge, MA. 2019

Painting with Mia Cross Workshop, IDEO, Cambridge, MA. 2019

Oil Painting Portrait Workshop, Maud Morgan Arts, Cambridge, MA. 2018

Live Portrait Demo. Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA. 2018



Åland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence, Kökar, Finland, April 2019

Facebook Artist in Residence Program, Cambridge, MA, November 2018

Sasaki Artist in Residence Collaboration, Watertown, MA, March 2018

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, September 2017

Goetemann Artist Residency, Gloucester, MA, October 2016

Arts Letters and Numbers, Averill Park, New York, May 2015



Bruce J. Anderson Foundation Grant, 2017

Assets for Artists MASS MoCA Grant, 2016

Blanche E. Colman Grant, 2016



Artscope Magazine Centerfold Contest Winner. March/April 2018 Issue.

Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Prize, Faces & Figures, Pawtucket, RI, 2017

Vermont Studio Center Boston University Alumni Fellowship, 2017

Honorable Mention, Focus on the Figure, Marshfield Hills, MA, 2017

Walter Feldman Fellowship Finalist, 2016

Juror’s Award, Framework: Emerging Artists Exhibition, Watertown, MA, 2016

Emerging Artist Award, Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition, Framingham, MA, 2016

People’s Choice Award, AGC Spring Art Exhibition, Charlestown, MA, 2015

Three Gold Keys, Scholastic Art Awards, Boston, MA,  2010



QSR Magazine. Tender Greens Opens Second Boston Location. December 13, 2018.

Eater Boston. New Tender Greens Joins Boston’s Fast- Casual Lunch War. December 12, 2018.

Fictional Cafe. Mia Cross’s Painting: Color, Form, and Narrative. October 4, 2018.

Chapter 89 Magazine. Mia Cross. June 2018.

MetroWest Daily News. Creative Crossover by Chris Bergeron. June 2018. 

Boston Voyager Magazine. Check out Mia Cross's Artwork. May 2018. 

Artscope Magazine. Figurative Centerfold Contest Winner. March/ April 2018 Issue. 

Boston Voyager Magazine. Meet Mia Cross of X Studios. April 2018. 

Boston Voyager Magazine. #BostonCreatives: The Locals Who Inspire Us. April 2018.

Spark Magazine. We the People of CFA: Seeing the Connections & Uniting a Community by Rebecca McDade. Volume 3, Issue 3.

Rose Kennedy Greenway. Mia Cross, "We the People II" Artist Statement. November 2017. 

Art Outdoors. "Make Eye Contact Many Times with "We the People II". November 12, 2017. 

North End Waterfront. "Painting Begins on New Mural by Local Artist Mia Cross." October 4th, 2017. 

Studio Visit Magazine. Artist Feature. Volume 36. 

Fountain Street Fine Art. "The Story Behind the Trashy Ladies". November 30th, 2016.

Flux Boston. "Weekly Wrap-Up for November 18-30th", November 18th, 2016. 

Artscope Magazine. "Exhibit Openings". November-December 2016 Issue.

Art New England Magazine, "Gallery FlashPoints". October 2016. 

Big Red & Shiny. "An Interview with 13Forest Gallery on its Tenth Anniversary", October 25th, 2016.        

Metrowest Daily News. Natasha Geffen. "Danforth juried show is handpicked and fresh". July 10th, 2016.                                                             

The Boston Globe. Cate McQuaid. "At Radcliffe, a child's-eye view of art, and vice versa". April 5th, 2016.