Catherine Scala is an abstract painter with an MFA in Visual Arts from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University where she was nominated for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in Painting. Scala has shown her work in a variety of exhibitions and juried national competitions. She received a purchase award from the 20th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and in 2013 she was nominated for the Seacoast Spotlight on the Arts Award in Drawing. In 2011 Scala was invited to be one of three painters featured at the William Scott Gallery’s painting show in Boston’s SOWA art district and has exhibited with The Good Question Gallery in New York. She teaches online courses in media studies and communications for Sacred Heart University in CT, and has taught painting and professional development at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. Buoy Gallery in Kittery Maine will be presenting her solo exhibition, Prism Sentence in September, 2015.