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Vincent Desiderio

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Birthplace
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Birth year
1955

Lives in
New York

Works in
New York

Representing galleries

Statement

CV

  • The artist lives and works in Westchester County, New York.

  • 1955 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 1977 Accademia di Bell’Arte, Florence, Italy (through 1978)

  • 1977 BA, Fine Arts and Art History, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania

  • 1983 Four-Year Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Awards

  • 1996 Grand Prize, S.A.S. Prince Rainier III 30th Annual Show of Contemporary Art, Monte Carlo, Monaco

  • 1991 Painting Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC, United States

  • 1987 Painting Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York, United States

  • 1987 Painting Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC, United States

  • 1985 Purchase Prize, Drawing National, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, United States

  • 1985 Rome Grant, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 1985 Studio Award, P.S. 1, Queens, New York, United States

  • 1984 Studio Award, P.S. 1, Queens, New York, United States

  • 1982 Cresson Traveling Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2011Vincent Desiderio, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Vincent Desiderio: Studies and Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Vincent Desiderio, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.

  • 2008Vincent Desiderio, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2006Vincent Desiderio, Pinturas Recientes, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2004Vincent Desiderio: Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2002Vincent Desiderio, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2002Vincent Desiderio: Oil on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1999Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1993Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1993Vincent Desiderio, Very Special Arts Gallery, Washington, DC, United States.

  • 1991Vincent Desiderio: The Power of Allegory, Center for the Visual Arts, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States.

  • 1990Vincent Desiderio, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1989Vincent Desiderio, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1988Vincent Desiderio, Greenville Country Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

  • 1987Vincent Desiderio, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1986Vincent Desiderio, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2011A Desert in the Ocean—The View From Cill Rialaig, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2010Solemn and Sublime: Contemporary American Figurative Painting, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009The Return of the Horse: Painting in the Ambivalent Present, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2009The Sketchbook Project, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Traveled to 303 Grand Street, Brooklyn, New York; Art and Shelter Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Soulard Art Market, Saint Louis, Missouri; and Home Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.

  • 2009Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Summer Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Urban Organic, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2007Painting and Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida, United States.

  • 2006New Old Masters, National Museum, Gdańsk, Poland.

  • 2006Post Malcolm Modern, The Forbes Galleries, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2006Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005Then as Now, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2005Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2004Realism Now, Part II: Traditions and Departures, Mentors and Protégés, Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 2004The Drawn Page, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States.

  • 2003Art History’s Heroes: The Masters of Contemporary Realism, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2003Modern and Contemporary Portraits, Forum Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2003The Perception of Appearance, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, United States.

  • 2003Transforming the Commonplace, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2001Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000Déjà vu: Reworking the Past, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, United States.

  • 1999Ex-Capillary, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1998Collector's Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States.

  • 1998Forma Y Figuración: Obras Maestras De La Colección Blake-Purnell, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain.

  • 1997ART 1997 CHICAGO: 5th Annual Expo of International Galleries Featuring Modern and Contemporary Art, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 1997Queens Artists: Highlights of the 20th Century, Queens Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997The Unbroken Line, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1996A Child's Work, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996Body Language, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States.

  • 1996Contemporary Artists in New York, Edobori Gallery, Osaka, Japan.

  • 1996Heroic Painting, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Traveled to Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida; Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada; Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi; University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts; and 30th Annual Show of Contemporary Art in Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

  • 1996Reality Bites: Realism in Contemporary Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

  • 1995Portrait of Our Times, Revolution Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan, United States.

  • 1994Contemporary Artists in New York, Edobori Gallery, Osaka, Japana.

  • 1994The Seer, O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1993The Anxious Salon: Narrative Content in Recent Figurative Painting, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1992On Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1991Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.

  • 1991In the Looking Glass: Contemporary Narrative Painting, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • 1991New Generations: New York, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1991Strange Vistas/Imagined Histories/Revising Reality, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, United States.

  • 1990American Art Today: The City, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States.

  • 1990Persistence of Vision, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1990Polyptyques et Paravents: Un Siècle de Creation 1890-1990, Galerie Bellier, Paris, France.

  • 1989Kunst der Letzten 10 Jahre, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria.

  • 1989Works on Paper, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1988Visions/Revisions: Contemporary Representation, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1987Morality Tales: History Painting in the 1980’s, Independent Curators Incorporated, New York, New York, United States. Traveled to Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, New York; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut; Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida; Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Canada.

  • 1987Summer Group Exhibition, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1986Small Format, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1986The Drawing National, The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, United States. Traveled to Sarah Moody Art Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona; Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, Staten Island, New York; and New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut.

  • 1985 P.S. 1, Queens, New York, United States.

  • 1985Mass, New Museum, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1985University Museum Invitational Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1984 Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1984Disdain for False Authorities, Independent Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1984New Realism, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, United States.

  • 1983Untitled, 1983, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1982 Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 198210 Philadelphia Area Artists, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1981Emerging Artists, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1979 Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Public Collections

  • Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, United States

  • Galerie Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany

  • Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States

  • Indiana University Museum of Art, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

  • Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, United States

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, United States

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Recent Exhibits

Vincent Desiderio participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2014 Summer Group Exhibition
Marlborough Gallery New York
 
Jan, 2014 THE BIG PICTURE
New York Academy of Art
 
Jan, 2014 Reification
Marlborough Gallery New York
 
Jun, 2013 Summer Group Exhibition
Marlborough Gallery New York
 
Jun, 2012 Summer Group Exhibition
Marlborough Gallery New York
 
Sep, 2011 Vincent Desiderio
Marlborough Chelsea
 
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