Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
1992 BFA Virginia Commonwealth University; 1997 MFA School of Visual Art, NYC
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Lady Painters: Inspired by Joan Mitchell, curator: Kristen Chiacchia
Equity Gallery, New York, NY, Cadences, with Beth Gilfilen, curator: Michael Gormley 2017
Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT Spring Mixer, with Cara Enteles
Stephen Pace House, via MECA, Resident Show, Stonington, ME, with Bruce Brosnan
Holland Tunnel / Paros Gallery, Paros, Greece, Crossroads I, with Paulien Lethan
DUSK editions, Brooklyn, NY, Swatch Series, curator: Ky Anderson
The Painting Center, New York, NY, Artist Invitational: Lingua Franca Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, Atrium Gallery, Arlequin Installation 2012
Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, Making Their Mark, with Sebastian Vallejo
SET Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Metamorphosis, curator: Irina Danilova
b.Conte, Brooklyn, NY, Bezold Effects, curator: Bernadette Conte
John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, Circadian Series Allen Gallery, New York, NY, Sugarburgh Series, curator: Michel Allen 2007 John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY, Field Work Series 2006 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, Byzantine Quilters Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY, Springhouse Paintings 2005 Dolby Chadwick, San Francisco, CA, Project Room: Osio Berlex Gallery, Wayne, NJ, Sensory Impressions (w/ catalog) 2004 DTW Gallery, New York, NY, Patterns in Movement, curator: Lili Chopra 2002 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Treacherous Lands / Lush Gardens, with Noah Landfield 1996 Lombard-Freid Fine Art, New York, NY, Bond Room: Harmonograph
Group Exhibitions 2019 Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA, Landscape Re-imagined, curator: Lyn Bolen Waren 2018 Kent State University, Stark Gallery, North Canton, OH, Mutual Aid, curator: Jack McWhorter 2017 Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Kansas City, MO, Summer Invitational (w/ catalog) Carrie Coleman Fine Art, Norfolk, VA, Artist Stable 2016 Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, Gallery Select The Art House, Jersey City, NJ, The Art Project, curator: James Pustorino 2015 Galerie Look&Listen, St. Chamas, France, DUSK Embossed Series Gallery Molly Krom, New York, NY, DUSK Embossed Series Part II, curator: Ky Anderson Urbano Cellars, Still I Rise, Berkeley, CA curator: Kimberly Rowe MIXX Projects + Atelier, Telluride, CO, Florine’s Curtain, curator: Pia Gedeon 2014 Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY, Invitational, curators: Fran O’Neill and Michael David Peninsula Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Somewhat Slightly with Amy Bay and Meg Lipke Palazzo dell’Annunziata, Matera, Italy, Arte Internazionale Exhibition, curator: Pino Nicoletti Jadite Gallery, New York, NY, Eye Candy, curator: Jill Slaymaker 2013 National Arts Club, New York, NY, Flight From Nature, curator: Michael Gormley Seaton Hall University, Newark, NJ, In-Flux, curator: Pamela Cardwell Berlin Collective, New York, NY, Free Luck, curator: Nicole Cohen 2012 Bowery Gallery, New York, NY, National Painting Competition, Juror: Lance Esplund 2011 International Studio & Curatorial Program, NYC, Fenced and Stitched, curated by: Joan Mitchell Foundation 2010 City College of New York, NYC, The Source, curators: Susan Ross and Melissa Staiger Feature Inc. New York, NY, Power To The People, invitational, curator: Hudson Exit Art, New York, NY, What Matters Most, curator: Amy Lipton 2009 + prior 2009 Heath Gallery, New York, NY 6x6 Paintings: Gallery Benefit, curator: Patrick-Earl Barnes 2008 University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC & Sideshow, Shapeshifters, curator: James Biederman 2005 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, Gallery Artists, curator: John Davis 2004 Buzzer 30, Long Island City, NY, Roads and Pastimes, curators: Amy Bay and Rob Maitra 2002 Germaine Keller Gallery, Garrison, NY, Strong Paintings: The Color Imperative, curator: Germaine Keller 2001 Stephan Stux Gallery, New York NY, Benefit Auction, curator: Mike Weiss 2000 PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY, Community Works w/ Fresh Greens Gallery, curator: Erin Sircy
Grants / Awards 2015 Artist Residency, Holland Tunnel/ Paros, Paros, Greece 2012 Lifetime Arts Grant, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY 1996 Boynton Fellowship Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 1996 Paula Rhodes Memorial Merit Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 1995/6 SVA Graduate Fellowship Grant, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Bibliography 2019 The New Criterion, The Critic’s Notebook, The Painting Center 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Jan 7th, 2019 Artspeil.com, Cadences at Equity Gallery, review by Sharilyn Neidhardt, Oct., 2019
2018 Artist Magazine, Process / Workshop, June, 2018
2015 Still Alice, Memento Films International, Artist Credit: Osio Series
2014 ArteFuse.com, Speaking The Same Lingua Franca, review by Olya Turcihin, April 2014
Lethan, Paulien/Schuttevar, Heleen, Holland Tunnel Gallery, New York /Greece: Stilinov, 2014.Print
2013 Silverpoint Series, Post Road, Vol. 24, March 2013
Park Series: Jade Tree, Muzzle Magazine Vol.11, September 2013
2012 New York Times "Metro, Connecticut, Featuring: Arlequin, September 23, 2012, Joannemattera.blogspot.com, A Connecticut Afternoon, December 5, 2012
A View From The Easel, Hyperallergic, May 2012
Studio Critical, Interviewed by Valerie Brennan, January 31, 2012.
2011 Structure and Imagery, Bezold Effects, reviewed by Paul Behnke, May 2011. Painter’s Table, “Top Ten Best Posts” by Brett Baker, Huffington Post, June 18 2011.
2010 Martinez, R., Powerhouseprojects.com, "The Source: Artist Panel Interview" July 2010.
2009 Anaba, John Davis Gallery Summer Opener, June 1, 2009 Two Coats of Paint, Abstract Painters Swim Upriver This Weekend, May 29, 2009.
NurtureArt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Artist Lecture Series, April 2009.
2008 Quinlan, Cathy Nan, "Art Critical," “Shape Shifters: New York Painters" May, 2008.
2006 Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University, VCU Lecture Series, Nov. 2006.
Mad Men, Sterling Cooper Productions, (pilot episode: WIP paintings), May, 2006. 2005 + prior The Devil Wears Prada, Miramax Films (Cumbia) Dec., 2005. Ortiz, Lori, “Art Offoffoff.com, The Last Word Is Color” May, 2004 Maid In Manhattan, Miramax Films, (featuring: Eva’s Pink) Dec., 2002 Timperio, Richard, “Artists Talk On Art: From Soho, Chelsea and Beyond” Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY March 5, 1999 Good Day New York, “Williamsburg Artist Studio Tours”, Fox 5 News (with the poet, Sparrow) June 25, 1998
Collections — Selected Corporate / Private: Intuit Inc. Mountain View, CA; Norwest Venture Partners, San Francisco, CA. NYU Medical Center, NYC; Fayer Sephardic Center, NYC; Larry Poons and Paula DeLuccia Poons , NYC; Georges Farber, Consul General of Luxembourg, Christine Bourron, Paris, France.
Commissioned Paintings: Heffner Family, NYC; Girls Inc., NYC; Kansas City University Teaching Hospital, Kansas, Mo.