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JOAN GIORDANO
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Joan Giordano Biography : Works on Paper, Mixed Media
  • BIOGRAPHY & RESUME
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  • Awarded a graduate fellowship to Hunter College, Giordano holds an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, where she studied with George McNeil. Soon after graduating from Pratt, Giordano attended the Printmaking Workshop in New York and continued creating large format lithographs with Bob Blackburn. She continued printmaking at the Art Students League, and again at the League's summer project space in Woodstock, NY.
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  • Giordano lives and works in New York City and upstate. She is represented by June Kelly Gallery, New York and has enjoyed more than sixty museum and gallery exhibitions, both nationally and internationally.
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  • She is the recipient of several residencies, awards and honors: including a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts including residencies at: YADDO Foundation, Saratoga Springs, NY; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA; Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY; Awagami Paper International in Tokushima, Japan; and Conversations In Contemporaneity, Otronto, Italy.
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  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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  • 2016
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  • Woven In Time, June Kelly Gallery, New York
  • News REDUX, Alliance Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY
  • Text, H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, New Canaan Library, CT
  • Spinout, June Kelly Gallery, New York
  • Waxed In Time: 4 Takes on Encaustic, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York
  • Time Travelers, Serrano Contemporary Gallery, New York
  • Collective Identities, Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College, Philadelphia
  • Presences, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York
  • A Mano, The Gallery at Chelsea Eye, New York
  • Kozo Nexus, Sumi, W Broadway, New York
  • Brambles & Pods, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York
  • Transforming Textures, Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, North Salem, NY
  • Arrested Light & Texture, The Trenton City Museum of Art, Ellarslie, NJ
  • Three From Artist Equity, Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY
  • Uncommon Connections, DVAA Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY
  • Skin: Structure & Form, Staten Island Museum, NY
  • New Work, Sullivan County Museum, Hurleyville, NY
  • New Work, The Art Center, St Petersburg, FL
  • Made In Japan, Robert Furst Center for the Arts, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
  • Work from Japan, American Museum Of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA
  • New Work, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York
  • Steel Angels Museum Tour: Danville Museum of Art, Danville, VA; Longview Art Museum, Longview, TX; Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX; Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV; Lamar Dodd Art Center & Museum, Lagrange College, Lagrange, GA; Gallery East, College of Eastern Utah, Price, UT; The American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta; Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York
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  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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  • 2017
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  • Out of Bounds, C Fine Art, White Room Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
  • Market Art+Design, C Fine Art, Bridgehampton, NY
  • Whispers: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cyprus, Greece
  • The Empty Spaces Project: Woven Tail Gallery Exhibit, Putnam CT
  • Recontextualizing The Found : Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • The Rule of Law and the Right to be Human, Kikos Kessanlis Hall, Athens School Of Fine Arts, Greece
  • Sofia International Biennial, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Veridian Annual Juried Show, curated by Elizabeth Susan, Whitney Museum, New York
  • The Great Hudson River Exhibition, Hudson River Museum, Beacon, NY
  • Art On The Edge, curated by Rocky Pinciotti, The Hawley Silk Mills, Hawley, PA
  • Fabrications, curated by Cynthia Reeves Gallery, Newport Mills, NH
  • Waxed In Time, Art Link Gallery, Seoul
  • Shanghai Contemporary, Fu Xin Gallery, Shanghai
  • Flags Of The Spirit, 1st International Women Artists Biennale, Incheon, Korea
  • Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
  • Pulp Fiction, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
  • Paper Cuts: The Art of Contemporary Paper, Exhibits USA Museum Tour
  • New Works, Westbranch Gallery and Sculpture Gardens, Stowe, VT
  • 1st Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
  • New Works, Westbranch Gallery and Sculpture Gardens, Stowe, VT
  • Invitational, SOHO 20 Gallery, New York
  • Elizabeth Rice Gallery, Sarasota, FL
  • The World of Paper, Museo National Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
  • Waxing Poetic; Encaustic Art in America, Montclair Museum of Art, NJ; Knoxville Museum of Art, TN
  • Artist Equity, Blue Hill Cultural Center, NY
  • Paper Road, International Association of Hand Paper Makers & Artists Museum Tour: Museo Del Corso, Florence, Italy; Santa Maria Della Scala, Siena, Italy; Abbazia Di Spineto, Sarteano, Italy
  • Fiberarts International Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
  • New Talent, Alan Stone Gallery, New York
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  • PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
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  • American Telecast International, Philadelphia, PA
  • Art In Embassies Program, U.S. State Department: Nicosia, Cyprus; Ancara, Turkey; Vienna, Austria; Sophia, Bulgaria; Zambia; Awagami Museum Hall Of Awa, Tokushima, Japan Henry Buhl Collection, New York
  • Best Products Co, Inc, Sidney Louis Collection, VA
  • CBS, NY
  • Diray TV, Wilton CT
  • College Of The Desert, Palm Springs, CA
  • Coopers And Lebrand, New York
  • Crosslands Savings Bank, New York
  • David Garth Associates, New York
  • Diversified Pharmaceutical, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ellen Noel Art Museum Of The Permian Basin, Odessa, TX
  • Ensslin & Hall Advertising, Tampa, FL
  • Goodyear Tire Corporation, Washington, DC
  • Gunn, Fish, Meade Associates, New York
  • Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Gardens, North Salem, NY
  • Health South, White Plains, NY
  • Housatonic Museum Of Art, Bridgeport, CT
  • Howard Rubenstein Associates Of New York
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA
  • John Anthony Design, New York
  • Lasser Marshall, Inc, New York
  • Liberty Property Trust, Minneapolis, MN
  • Longview Art Museum, Longview, TX
  • Media Syndication Global, New York
  • Merrill Lynch, New York
  • Metropolitan Savings Bank, New York
  • MOMA, Print Collection, New York
  • New Jersey State Museum, Trenton NJ
  • North Carolina National Bank, Tampa, FL
  • Pepsico Inc, Purchase, NY
  • Pierre Cardin, Paris
  • Price Waterhouse, Hackensack, NJ
  • Property Resources Corporation, New York
  • Savannah College Of Art And Design, Savannah, GA
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  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
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  • American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA - Past Member Board of Directors
  • Art Lab, An ART School based on the Art Student's League, New York
  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center, SI, NY - Co-Founder & Advisory Board
  • ATOA: Artists’ Talk on Art, New York - Member of Board of Directors
  • New York Artists Equity - Past Member Board of Directors
  • The National Arts Club, New York - Member
  • World Crafts Council, UNESCO - Member Board of Directors
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