Samantha Palmeri
www.samanthapalmeri.com
sammysue222@yahoo.com

Exhibitions

2018          Earthbound, Hudson Beach Glass Gallery, Beacon, NY (3 Person)
2018          True North, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY (Group)
2018          FOCUS: Abstract Heart, Woodstock Artists Assoc. & Museum, Woodstock, NY (Group)
2018          Conversations, Buster Levi Gallery, Cold Spring, NY (Group)
2018          Member Exhibition, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY (Group)
2017          Small Works Show, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY (Group)
2017          Stories From The Green Couch, Oak Vino, Beacon, NY (Solo)
2017          A Common Thread, Howland Public Library, Beacon, NY (Group)
2016          Small Works Show, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY (Group)
2016          Black & White, Will Teran Studio, Newburgh, NY (Group)
2016          The Big Draw, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY (Group)
2013          No Man is an Island, The Art House Gallery, Manahawkin, NJ (Group) (Curator)
2012          New Paintings, The Art House Gallery, Manahawkin, NJ (Solo) 
                   Artist Talk given in conjunction with exhibition.
2012          New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, The Noyes Museum of Art,
                   Oceanville, NJ (Group)
2012          Some Urban in my Suburban Please, The Art House Gallery, Manahawkin, NJ (Group) (Curator)
                   Interactive site-specific installation.
2011          Untitled @ the Art House, The Art House Gallery, Manahawkin, NJ (Group)
2011          My mother and your mother, M.T.Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ (Solo)
2002          Old New/New Old, SOHO20 Chelsea, NYC (Group)
2002          Passing Through, St. George Theater, Staten Island, NY (Solo) 
                   Site-specific installation. Slide lecture and Artist Talk given in conjunction with exhibition.
                   [Funded in part by the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs]
2002          As If, SOHO20 Chelsea, NYC (Solo)
2002          Ready or Not, SOHO20 Chelsea, NYC (Group)
2001          New Members Show, SOHO20 Gallery, NYC (Group)
2001          Thrown Together, SOHO20 Gallery, NYC (Group)
2001          School Project Series, Catherine Street Gallery, Staten Island, NY (Solo) Interactive installation.
2001          Staten Island Artists, Catherine Street Gallery, Staten Island NY (Group)
1999          The Bath, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY (Solo) 
                   Artist Talk given in conjunction with exhibition.
1999          Portraits, Catherine Street Gallery, Staten Island, NY (Solo)
1999          What Did You Do Today: Artist Books & Works on Paper, Catherine Street Gallery, 
                   Staten Island, NY (Group) (Curator)
1999          A Room With a View, Catherine Street Gallery, Staten Island, NY (2 Person)
1997          Beyond the Surface, Gallery 402, Organization of Independent Artists, NYC (Group) 
                   Invited to Curate.
1997          Mass Mediums, Westbeth Gallery, NYC (Group)
1996          SVA Eastside Gallery, NYC (2 Person)
1993          The National Arts Club, NYC (Group)

Awards and Honors

Individual Artist Fellowship, 2011    
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Original Work Grant, 2001    
Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island, Funded by the New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs and the NY State Council on the Arts
Artist Member Fellowship, 2001    
SOHO20 Gallery, NYC
St. Gaudens Medal
The School Art League, NYC


Curatorial Experience

Beacon Open Studios, 2018:
The BOS Alumni Show (Group exhibit)
The Art House Gallery, 2011-2013:
No Man is an Island (Group exhibit)
Remixed, mixed media installation (2 Person)
Some Urban in my Suburban Please, interactive site-specific installation (Group show)
Catherine Street Gallery, 1999-2001:
Interior/Exterior (Group exhibit)
WHAT DID YOU DO TODAY: Artist Books & Works on Paper (Group exhibit)
Organization of Independent Artists, 1997: 
Beyond the Surface (Group exhibit)


Bibliography

Kampel, Traci: “Images Sometimes Baffle Creators,” The Villager: June 25, 1997
Fressola, Michael: “Young Painter Opens New Gallery,” Staten Island Advance: March 26, 1999
Fressola, Michael: “Making Book at Catherine Street Gallery,” Staten Island Advance: August 6, 1999
Vanderhorst, Sintora: “What Did You Do Today at Catherine Street Gallery,” Staten Island Muse: August 1999
Fressola, Michael: “Island’s smaller galleries make clever use of space,” Staten Island Advance: March 24, 2000
Vanderhorst, Sintora: “Where Local Poets & Musicians Congregate,” Staten Island Muse: June 2000
Connelly, Eileen AJ: “Port Richmond’s Big Secret,” Staten Island Advance: November 12, 2000
Bardel, Lou: “Art Happening Flows Out Into the Streets,” Staten Island Muse: Nov/Dec 2000
Bardel, Lou: “Poetry Hopping- from Port Richmond to Stapleton,” Staten Island Muse: Nov/Dec 2000
Fressola, Michael: “A Salute to Staten Island Artists,” Staten Island Advance: February 9, 2001
Fressola, Michael: “Passing Through at the St. George Theater,” Staten Island Advance: October 27, 2002
Lassonde, Victoria: “Artists’ Group ‘Intersection’ Generates Cultural Intrigue,” The Sandpaper: February 2, 2011
Lassonde, Victoria: “Plumbing New Depths, Broadening Her Reach,” The Sandpaper: March 30, 2011
Lassonde, Victoria: “Artists ‘Jam’ at m.t.burton gallery,” The Sandpaper, Section two: July 20, 2011
Lassonde, Victoria: “Intersection Stages Art Happening,” The Sandpaper, Section two: July 13, 2011
Lassonde, Victoria: “Creative Minds Open ‘Art House’ As Gallery, Studio, Meeting Place,” The Sandpaper: October, 2011
De Francesco, Jim & Lassonde, Victoria: “Art House Offers Artists, Musicians, Poets A Gallery, Studio Space, Gathering Place,” The Sandpaper: November, 2011
Molinaro, Michael: “Art House Readies For Next Image,” The Sandpaper: April 18, 2012
Lassonde, Victoria: “Electrojunk Has A Second Life, Gets ‘Remixed’ at the Art House,” The Sandpaper: May 9, 2012
Ianieri, Brian: “Just Opened: Art School,  Gallery Opens in Stafford Township,” Press of Atlantic City: June 25, 2012
Drake, Lucia: “Manahawkin Gallery Hosts Oil Painting Exhibit,” Press of Atlantic City: November 8, 2012
Cronin, Brian PJ: "Walk Right In: Open Studios returns to Beacon for ninth year," The Highlands Current: May 5, 2017
Coulter, Kristine: "Beacon artists open their studios this weekend," Beacon Free Press: May 10, 2017
Falkenstein, Michelle: "A beacon of arts," Poughkeepsie Journal: May 14, 2017
Greene, Goldee: “Beacon Open Studios to host fundraising ball,” Beacon Free Press: January 24, 2018
Greene, Goldee: “Beacon Open Studios set,” Beacon Free Press: April 18, 2018
Rooney, Alison: “Creative Space,” The Highlands Current: April 20, 2018


Professional Experience

2017-present    Project Manager: Director, Beacon Open Studios, Beacon Arts, Beacon, NY
2011-2013    Gallery Owner and Director, The Art House Gallery: Fine art gallery, gift shop and art school, Manahawkin, NJ 
2010-present    Founder and Director, The Intersection: Collaborative performing artist group, NY, NJ
2007-present    Owner, Green Seed Art Company: Online retail shop
1999-2001    Gallery Owner and Director, Catherine Street Gallery: Fine art gallery, Staten Island, NY 
1998-2002    Teaching Artist, L.E.A.P, New York City public grammar schools


Education

BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 1996
 


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