Rick Salafia

Rick Salafia

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    Photography

    Mixed Media/Sculpture

    Selected Exhibitions

    Solo
    2003
    Rick Salafia, Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    Invitational

    1997
    Just in Case, Center Gallery / Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
    Invitational

    1992
    Horodner Romley Gallery, New York, NY
    Invitational

    Gallerie Christine Chassay, Project Room, Montreal, Quebec
    Invitational

    Two-person
    1991
    Salafia / Nelson, No Name Gallery ~ Minneapolis, MN

    Three-person
    1991
    Sculpture Invitational, Forum Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

    Group
    2017
    Context II, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles, MO Juried Exhibition

    2015
    Context, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles, MO
    Juried Exhibition

    Generations: 40 Hues Between Black & White, Orange County Center For Contemporary Art in collaboration with the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association, Santa Ana, CA

    Spectrum Gestalt, bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    2014
    Works On Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA Juried Exhibition

    Process: Metals Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Hughes Remix, Screening at Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Baltimore, MD

    2011
    The Video Show; 2nd International Juried Exhibition, Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, NJ
    Juried Exhibition

    FATE / MACAA Member’s Juried Exhibition, MAD Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

    2010
    Reinventing The Wheel, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton, NJ Invitational

    Systems Failure, The Target Gallery, The Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA
    Juried Exhibition

    More Serious Business, Fowler Art Center, Bethlehem, PA
    Invitational

    2009
    Kutztown University Faculty Exhibition, Kutztown, PA

    2008
    Video Screening; Run, Technocracy, SPE Mid Atlantic Conference, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    Video Screening; Run, 007: Acts and Actions, PFVAC, Zero Station, Portland, ME Juried Exhibition

    The Audacity of Desperation, Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL
    Juried Exhibition

    DEMO Space 122 at PS 122 Gallery, New York, NY

    Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA

    2007
    Masters of The Arts, Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA
    Invitational

    2006
    A Safe Space For Bad Ideas, performance with James Weiss, EckHaus Gallery, Kutztown, PA

    Some Serious Business; Portrait Of The Artist According To His Mother, installation in former Bethlehem Steel Headquarters, Bethlehem, PA
    Invitational

    Adjacent To Familiar, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
    Invitational video installation

    2005
    Why Every Family Should Have An Artist But No Family Should Have Two, with Leigh Kane, Northampton
    Community College, Bethlehem PA
    Invitational

    Video Screening; Adjacent To Familiar, Atrium Gallery, Cluis, France Invitational

    2004
    A Safe Space For Bad Ideas, performance with James Weiss, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

    In Our Own Back Yard, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibit
    Juried Exhibition

    Cross-Cultural, Digital Art Exhibition Project, The Digital Art Institute, Bethlehem, PA
    Invitational

    2002
    28th Juried Exhibit, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
    Juried Exhibition

    2001
    Off The Wall, Bristol Myers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ
    Juried Exhibition

    Project Room, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
    Invitational

    2000
    Art Of The State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
    Jurors Award

    LaGrange National XXI Biennial, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, GA
    Jurors Award

    What's Love Got To Do With It?, Venue Gallery, Kutztown, PA
    Invitational

    1999
    One-Hundred-Something Darts and a Two by Four, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
    Invitational

    Sculpture in The Park, Mayfair Festival, Allentown, PA Juried Exhibition

    Kutztown University Faculty Exhibition, Kutztown, PA
    Invitational

    1998
    Common Objects / Obsessive Forms, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
    Juried Exhibition
    (catalog)

    10,000 Lincoln Cheese Logs, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
    Juried Exhibition

    10,000 Lincoln Cheese Logs - Wriston Art Center / Lawrence University ~ Appleton Wisconsin

    1997
    Drawing into Sculpture, Mandeville Gallery / Union College, Schenectady, NY
    Invitational
    (catalog)

    1996
    Wood and Graphite, with Joseph Beuys & Charles Ray, Gallery F, New Brunswick, NJ
    Invitational

    1995
    Intimate Objects, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
    Invitational

    Chicago Pier Show, Chicago IL
    Invitational

    1994
    5 Gestures, Horodner Romley Gallery, New York, NY
    Invitational

    Five Faculties, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
    Invitational

    1993
    Substitute Teacher, Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, Quebec
    Invitational

    Transient Decor, Roger Smith Hotel, New York, NY
    Curators: Sol Ostrow, Stuart Horodner

    1992
    Montreal Art Fair, Montreal, Quebec
    Invitational

    10 Steps, Horodner Romley Gallery, New York, NY
    Invitational

    Book, Box, Word, North Miami Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
    Invitational

    1991
    Fresh Currency, Artifex Alternative Arts Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    Invitational

    1991
    War and Peace, Icebox Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    Juried Exhibition

    The Circle and the Abyss, South Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
    Invitational

    1990
    Action and Artifact, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
    Invitational

    1989
    Yale Exchange Show - A & A Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT Invitational

    1988-1992
    XYZ Committee, Collaborative Agitprop Collective working in public spaces in NY/NJ

    1988
    Unrealism, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    Invitational

    Art After Silence, Rutgers Summerfest, New Brunswick, NJ
    Invitational

    Photo Agency, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
    Invitational

    1987
    Metro Show, Windows on White Street and Phillip Stansbury Gallery, New York, NY
    Juried Exhibition

    1986
    Site Complex, Trenton State Museum, Trenton, NJ
    Juried Exhibition

    Artist's Bibliography

    White, J., Meier, E. Garoian, C., & Lucerio, J. “In Advance of a Broken Metaphor” paper presentations on the panel Delay at the National Art Education Association Conference, Seattle, WA, Fall 2011

    Wichlinski, Lawrence J. “Building Neural Networks Within the Academy: Connecting Neuroscience to Other Disciplines” The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, Fall 2009

    Bradley, Laurel “The Liberal Art of Woodworking” Carleton College Art Gallery Webpage, January 2008

    Gehman, Geoff “A Mixed Verdict for Allentown’s Juried Show” The Morning Call, May 16, 2002

    Lovejoy, Andrea and Donna Reames “21st LaGrange National” LaGrange Daily News, April 2, 2000

    Randall, Cynde "Mood-Altering Work by Six Sculptors" catalog essay, 1999

    "New Arts Alive" BCTV interview by James Carroll, Director New Arts Program, April 13, 1999

    Judy Arginteanu, Judy "Art of the Obsessive" Saint Paul Pioneer Press, January 4, 1999

    "Missed Opportunities" New Arts Program Panel Discussion BCTV, July 6, 1999

    Delano, John “Art Center Defines Postmodernism” The Chicago Maroon, January 23, 1998

    Galloway, Anne "Common Obsessions" Twin Cities Revue, December 17, 1998

    "Work by Six..." Eden Prairie News, December 10, 1998

    Patner, Andrew "Something Different..." Chicago Sun Times, February 5, 1998

    “Reconstruction” Surface Magazine, December 1996

    Caniglia, Julie "Five Faculties" catalog essay, 1994

    Kohen, Helen L. "COCA show exceptional..." The Miami Herald, January 3, 1993

    "Contemporary Drawings" The Wall Street Transcript, October 11, 1993

    Project pages, ATLAS #11, 1992

    Arginteanu, Judy "Exhibits at No Name Breathe New Life..." Minneapolis Star-Tribune, October 31, 1991

    Caniglia, Julie "Cold War" Minneapolis City Pages, September 4, 1991

    Morgan, Cynthia, ArtPaper, Summer Issue, 1991

    Hellekson, Diane "Against the Current" Saint Paul Pioneer Press, May 22, 1991

    Abbe, Mary "'Fresh Currency' Art Uses Charm, Hostility" Minneapolis Star-Tribune, May 4, 1991

    Arginteanu, Judy "Best of the Visual Arts" Twin Cities Reader, December 25, 1991

    Pyznar, Abby, Interview The Record, March 30, 1990

    Mowad, John and Honore LaSalle, "Photo Agency", catalogue essays, 1988

    Seidel, Mitchell Sunday Star Ledger, May 1, 1988

    "State Of The Arts", New Jersey Network / Public Television, July 10, 1988

    Latter, Ruth The Daily Progress, October 30, 1988

    Awards and Honors

    2003
    Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts

    1997, 1998
    Finalist, McKnight Foundation Fellowship

    1993
    Pollock Krasner Foundation Artist Grant

    Collections

    The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego,CA

    The Book Under Pressure; private collection of Allan Chasanoff
    Curated by Doug Beube