Marisa Boyd is the Gallery Assistant/ Teaching Artist at Open Space Art Gallery and Studios in Ottawa, IL. Boyd’s work has been exhibited at Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, New York; Irving-Austin Chicago Public Library, Chicago, Ilinois; Jan Brandt Gallery and the McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Illinois; Transpace Gallery and Rachel Cooper Gallery, Normal, Illinois; and Performance at DEMO Project, Springfield, Illinois. She has been awarded residencies at Starry Night Artist Program in New Mexico, Main Street Arts Residency in Upstate New York, and Enos Park Residency in Springfield, Illinois. Boyd received her BFA in Painting from Illinois State University. The artist lives and works in Morris, Illinois.