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Don Porcaro

555 West 52nd Street, #901
New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.
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Phone: 212 541-8888
Email: wayneporcaro@gmail.com
URL: http://www.donporcaro.com

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2012 - Humanities Gallery, LIU Brooklyn. "The World Is Full: 700 x 10,000,000"
  • 2011 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)
  • 2010 - Drew University, Madison, NJ
  • 2009 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)  
  •          - The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
  • 2008 - Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
  •          - Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY                                                                               
  • 2006 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2005 - Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  •          - Allyn Gallup Gallery, Sarasota, FL
  • 2004 - University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville; Crossley Gallery, Ringling School of   Art and Design, Sarasota, FL. “The Object of Time; Charting a Decade
  •          - Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2003 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2002 - Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  •          - Byron Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  •          - Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
  • 2001 - Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • 2000 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY
  • 1998 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1997 - Cohen-Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  •          - Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA,
  • 1996 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1995 - The Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta, GA
  • 1994 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  •          - Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  •          - Trinity Church, New York, NY
  • 1990 - 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
  •          - Chenango County Art Center, Norwich, NY
  • 1986 - Genest Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
  • 1979 - Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
  • 1975 - Jersey City College Courtney Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND OUTDOOR INSTALLATIONS

  • 2011 - Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY. "Toy Story"
  •          - Kouros Gallery, NYC. "Accrochage"
  •          - Forma Viva Sculpture Park, Portoroz, Slovenia. "50th Anniversary"
  • 2010 - Art Athena, Athens, Greece
  •          - Kouros Gallery, NYC. "Dialogues"
  •          - Alma in Manhattan, NYC. "Your Documents Please"
  • 2009 - The Educational Alliance, NYC. "Better Half" curated by David Gibson
  •          - Kouros Gallery, NYC. "Accrochage"
  •          - The Art Lot, Brooklyn, NY. "Summer Show" (outdoor installation)
  •          - Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN. Summer Showing Gallery Artists
  •          - Galeria Ajolote Arte Contemporaneo, Jalisco, Mexico. "Your Documents Please"
  •          - Galerie Kurt im Hirsch, Berlin; Galeria Z, Bratislava, Slovakia, "Your Documents Please"
  •          - Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN. "Food for the Soul"
  •          - Gallery MC, NYC. "Grand Tour 2"
  • 2008 - Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY. "Couples" curated by Karen Shaw
  •          - ZAIM, Yokahama, and MAC-Itami, Itami, Japan. "Your Documents Please"
  •          - 2B Galeria, Budapest, Hungary. "Your Documents Please"
  •          - Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN. "First Growth and Perennials"
  • 2007 - Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY. "Free Play" curated by Judith Page
  •          - Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN. "Packages Large and Small"
  •          - Kouros Gallery, NYC. "Small Scale Sculpture"
  • 2006 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. “Peace Tower/Whitney Biennial”
  •          - Red Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA. “Pull”
  • 2005 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY. “TableTop: small works by gallery artists”
  •          - Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA. “Oceans Inspire Art, Art Benefits Oceans”
  •          - Gallery MC, New York, NY. “Works on Paper”
  • 2004 - Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY. “A Coat Of…”
  •          - Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY. “Slippage: Form and Image in the Disjunction,” curated by Don Porcaro
  • 2003 - Byrdcliffe Art Center, Woodstock, NY. Centennial Exhibition
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY. Outdoor Sculpture
  • 2001 - Baird Center, The Gallery of South Orange, South Orange, NJ. “Earthline”
  •          - Global Art Source, Zurich, Switzerland. “Cross Culture”
  • 2000 - The Sculpture Center, New York, NY. “Spring Benefit 2000”
  •          - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND; Akus Gallery, East Conn. State Univ., Willnantic, CT; Illinois University Art Gallery, Normal, IL; Parsons School of Design, NY, NY. “Drawing In The Present Tense”
  • 1999 - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY. “Twelve Duets”
  •          - Clifton Sculpture Park, Clifton, NJ - Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY, Outdoor Sculpture Show
  •          - Royal College of Art, London, UK. “Absolut Secret”
  • 1998 - Suffolk County Community College, Seldon, NY, “The West Side Meets the East End”
  •          - Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL, “Shaping Space: Drawings by Six Sculptors”
  •          - Hunterdon Museum, Clifton, NJ, “Form and Space: A Dialogue”
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY, Outdoor Sculpture Show
  • 1998 - Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, Spring exhibition
  •          - Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, Ct. Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York, NY, “Small”
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY, “Miniatures and More”
  • 1997 - Monte Carlo, France, “VI Biennial de Monte Carlo”
  •          - Royal College of Art, London, UK, “Absolut Secret 1997”
  •          - Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL, “The Resonance of Paint”
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY, Outdoor sculpture exhibition
  •          - Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT, Outdoor exhibition
  • 1996 - Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  •          - Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ , “Associated Media”
  •          - Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock, NY, Outdoor sculpture exhibition
  •          - Chelsea Market Gallery, Chelsea, NY, “Slag,” curated by Mark Mennin
  •          - Elena Zang Gallery, “Miniature Works by Major Artists,” Woodstock, NY
  • 1995 - Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA, “Paper Works”
  •          - College Art Gallery, SUNY New Paltz, “Hudson Valley Artists ‘95: Domestic Polices,” curated by Nina Felshin
  •          - Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, "Introductions"
  •          - The Open Center, NYC; Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ; University Art Gallery
  •          - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, "From Celestial to Earthly: Exploring the Environment Through Ourselves," curated by Jane Schneider
  • 1994 - Krasdale Corporate Headquarters Gallery, White Plains, NY
  •          - Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT, Outdoor exhibition
  • 1993 - New York Downtown Hospital, NYC, "Art Show 2"
  •          - Kouros Gallery Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Bill Bace Gallery, East Hampton, NY, "Introductions"
  • 1992 - Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY, Outdoor installation
  •          - Kouros Gallery Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Kouros Gallery, NYC, "Sculptors' Drawings" - Bill Bace Sculpture Fields, Sagaponack, NY, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Trenkmann Gallery, NYC, “Action”
  •          - 450 Broadway, NYC, "Large Drawing"
  •          - Bill Bace Gallery, NYC, "Large Scale"
  • 1991 - Triplex Gallery, NYC, "Natural Materials"
  •          - Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY, "Inaugural Show," Outdoor installation
  •          - Genest Gallery Sculpture Garden, Lambertville, NJ, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Bill Bace Gallery, NYC, group show
  • 1990 - Genest Gallery Sculpture Garden, Lambertville, NJ, Outdoor exhibition
  • 1989 - Burlington Community College, Pemberton, NJ, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Genest Gallery Sculpture Garden, Lambertville, NJ, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Ann Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID, "Sculpture Visions Transformed"
  • 1987 - Genest Gallery Sculpture Garden, Lambertville, NJ, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - Lever-Myerson Gallery, NYC, "Modern and Contemporary Masters"
  •          - Sandra Gering Fine Arts, Oyster Bay, NY
  •          - Genest Gallery Sculpture Garden, Lambertville, NJ, Outdoor exhibition
  • 1986 - 50 West Gallery, NYC, "Sculpture and Abstraction"
  •          - Cheltenham Art Center, Beaver College, Philadelphia, PA, "Sculpture Outdoors"
  •          - Sandra Gering Fine Arts, Oyster Bay, NY - Genest Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
  • 1985 - Garden of St. Bartholemew's Church, NYC, Outdoor exhibition
  •          - 50 West Gallery, NYC, "Interpretations of the Southwest"
  •          - Atlantic Gallery, NYC, "Time, Chance, Entropy"
  • 1982 - New York Cultural Center, NYC, "Artists Who Tea
  •          - South Beach Sculpture Garden, Staten Island, NY, Outdoor installation
  • 1981 - Wards Island, NYC, Outdoor installation

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • 2004 - Benatti, Michelle. “University Galleries Mark 40th With Varied Exhibits.” The Gainesville Sun, October 7,2004.
  • Costello, Kevin. “Couple’s Art Complements, Contrasts.” Sarasota Herald Tribune, December 5, 2004.
  • Genocchio, Benjamin. “A Backup Plan With Fine Results.” The New York Times, May 30, 2004. -
  • Sheffield, Margaret. “Woodstock, New York Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.” Sculpture, May 2004. 2003 -
  • Koplos, Janet. “Don Porcaro and Leslie Wayne at Dorsky Museum.” Art in America, March 2003. -
  • Landi, Ann. “Don Porcaro.” Artnews, June 2003. 2002 -
  • Fintz, Jeanette. “Don Porcaro, ‘Oracle’ at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art.” The Artful Mind, September 2002. -
  • Kirsch, Elizabeth. “Art Shows.” The Kansas City Star, February 8, 2002. 2001 -
  • Sheffield, Margaret. “Don Porcaro at Kouros Gallery.” Sculpture Magazine, April, 2001. 2000 -
  • Zimmer, William. “Untitled, Leaving Viewers on Their Own.” The New York Times, February 13, 2000. 1999 -
  • Everett, Deborah. “Drawing in the Present Tense.” NYArts, November 1999. -
  • Karlins, N.F. “Drawing Notebook.” artnet.com - magazine 1998 -
  • Bischoff, Dan. “Sculptors share space at museum.” The Star-Ledger, March 6, 1998. -
  • Marger, Mary Ann. “Not by sculpture alone...” St. Petersburg Times, September 4, 1998. -
  • Milani, Joanne. “Area art museums offering mixture of texture, technology.” The Tampa Tribune Times, September 13, 1998. -
  • Mullen, Rachel. “Form and space, and an artist’s journey.” Hunterdon Review, March 25, 1998. -
  • Schwabsky, Barry. “Form and Space: A Dialogue at Hunterdon Museum of Art” The New York Times, March 29, 1998 -
  • Jinkner-Lloyd, Amy. “Southern Exposure.” Art and Antiques, April 1997. -
  • Lane, Dakota. “Garden of bronze, bluestone, and steel delights.” Woodstock Times, July 17, 1997. 1997-
  • Marger, Mary Ann. “Peeling Through the Layers.” St. Petersburg Times, September 26, 1997. -
  • Milani, Joanne. “Paint’s the focus in show at Dunedin Fine Art Center.” The Tampa Tribune, September 4, 1997.
  • Purcell, Janet. “Mixing Things up at the Grounds.” The Trenton Times, January 10, 1997. -
  • Wasserman, Burton. Art Matters, February 1997. -
  • Zimmer, William. “Crop of New Names, Fields of Sculpture.” The New York Times, August 17, 1997.
  • 1996 - Glueck, Grace. “Don Porcaro.” New York Times, July 5, 1996. -
  • Zimmer, William. “Don Porcaro, Sculpture.” Catalogue essay. - Norklun, Kathi. Elena Zang Gallery, Woodstock Times, August 29, 1996 1995 -
  • Locke, Donald. “Paper Weight.” Creative Loafing, November 18, 1995.
  • 1994 - Melrod, George. “Multimedia Visions of Reality; Artists Explore New Methods of Expression.” Art and Antiques, December 1994. -
  • Raynor, Vivien. “Exhibit by Italian-Americans Poses Questions About Ethnicity.” New York Times, December 25, 1994.
  • 1992 - Maffei, Nick. guest editor. Appearances Magazine.
  • 1986 - “In the Open.” Daily Intelligencer, September 8, 1986.
  • 1985 - Brensen, Michael. “What's New Around Town in Outdoor Sculpture.” New York Times Weekend, July 19, 1985. -
  • Grove, Nancy. “Interpretations of the Southwest.” ARTS Magazine, December -
  • Palmer-Poroner, Bruno. “Sculpture Environment.” Artspeak, June 1, 1985.
  • 1982 - Glueck , Grace. “A Critic's Guide to Outdoor Sculpture Shows.” New York Times Weekend, June 11, 1982.

EDUCATION

  • 1976 - MFA, Sculpture, Columbia University, NYC
  • 1973 - Montclair State College, Montclair, NJ
  • 1972 - BFA, Fine Arts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ AWARDS
  • 2002 - New York Foundation for the Arts/New York State Council on the Arts
  • 1994 - Faculty Development Grant, Parsons School of Design
  • 1991 - Teaching Excellence Award, Parsons School of Design
  • 1990 - Faculty Development Grant, Parsons School of Design

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • Ackerman Securities, Atlanta, GA
  • Barkley & Evergreen, Kansas City, MO
  • City University of New York, Staten Island
  • DST Reality, Kansas City, MO
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Grounds for Sculpture, Trenton, NJ
  • McBride Medical Center, Oklahoma
  • The Hay Group, NYC/Philadelphia, PA
  • The Minet Insurance Corporation, NYC
  • The New School for Social Research, NYC
  • The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
  • Radford University Art Center, Radford, VA
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Inc., Collegeville, PA
  • South Bay Centre, Gardena, CA
  • Stowers Institute, Kansas City, MO

CATALOGUES

  • 2006 - "Don Porcaro, 2006" Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2005 - “A Coat Of…” Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2004 - “The Object of Time; Charting a Decade.” University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville; Crossley Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL. Essay by Amy Dickerson.
  • 2002 - “Don Porcaro and Leslie Wayne.” Essay by Nadine Wasserman. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY.
  • 2001 - “Cross Culture.” Global Art Source, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1999 - “Drawing In The Present Tense.” New York, NY
  • 1998 - “Spring Exhibition.” Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
  • 1997 - “VI Biennale de Sculpture Monte-Carlo.” Monaco, France
  • 1996 - “Don Porcaro - Sculpture and Works on Paper.” Essay by William Zimmer. Kouros Gallery Exhibition, New York, NY - “Associated Media.” Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
  • 1993 - “Sculpture Outdoors.” Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Parsons School of Design:
  • 2006 - present Professor and Chair, Fine Arts Department
  • 2003 - 2005 Full Time Faculty/Chair, Fine Arts Department
  • 1999 - 2003 Full Time Faculty/Associate Chair, Fine Arts Department
  • 1984 - 1999 Full Time Faculty, Sculpture, Fine Arts Department
  • 1975 - 1984 Instructor, Undergraduate Sculpture, Fine Arts Department Farleigh Dickinson University:
  • 1973 - 1974 Instructor, Theater Other:
  • 2006 Visiting Artist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
  • 2004 Visiting Artist, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Visiting Artist, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
  • 1995 Visiting Artist, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • 1975 Visiting Artist, Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ