Camille Hoffman

ROBERTO VISANI

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
THE JOSHUA TREENIAL 2017: EVENT HORIZON, JOSHUA TREE, CA, CURATED BY KJ BAYSA AND BERNARD LEIBOV
ROBERTO VISANI: RECENT DRAWINGS, CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ARTS, LONDON, UK, SOLO
ROBERTO VISANI, 21ST PROJECTS, NY, NY
WASHINGTON PROJECT FOR THE ARTS GALA, WASHINGTON, D.C., CURATED BY OMAR LOPEZ-CHAHOUD
EXHIBITION 150, CARNEGIE ART CENTER, MANKATO, MN

2016

SAY IT LOUD, OPA LOCKA ART CENTER, OPA LOCKA, FL, CURATED BY TUMELO MOSAKA
FORWARD UNION FAIR, NY, NY
SOLO PROJECT, 21ST PROJECTS, CRITICAL PRACTICES INC., NY, NY
YOU SEE THE HUT YET ASK, WHERE SHALL I GO FOR SHELTER?, BRADDOCK PARK ARTS FESTIVAL, NORTH
BERGEN, NJ
ACTS OF SEDITION, WHITEBOX, NY, NY, CURATED BY RAUL ZAMUDIO
#MAKEAMERICAGREATAGAIN, WHITEBOX, NY, NY, CURATED BY RAUL ZAMUDIO

2015

IN MEDIAS RES, GUTTENBERG ARTS, GUTTENBERG, NJ (SOLO)

2014

THE RULE OF LAW AND THE RIGHT TO BE HUMAN, ATHENS SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS, ATHENS, GREECE, CURATED BY THALIA VRACHOPOLOUS

2013

MEETING OF MEANINGS, ROSENBERG GALLERY, HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, HEMPSTEAD, NY (SOLO)
EMPIRE, FIVE MYLES, BROOKLYN, NY, CURATED BY NATIKA SOWARD
EMO SHOW, ELIZABETH FOUNDATION, NY, CURATED BY JAISHRI ABICHANDANI

2012

FULL SPECTRUM, CAROL JAZZAR CONTEMPORARY ART, MIAMI, FL, (TWO PERSON)
SECOND SKELETON, MONTY E COMPANY, ROME, ITALY, (SOLO)

2011

STARGAZERS: ELIZABETH CATLETT IN CONVERSATION WITH 21 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS, BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS, BRONX, NY, CURATED BY ISOLDE BREILMAIER
GUN SHOW, WOODSTOCK BYRDCLIFFE GUILD, WOODSTOCK, NY, CURATED BY KATHARINE UMSTEAD AND PORTIA MUNSON

2010

AMERICAN SHIP/ A MERRY KINSHIP, JUNTO ART CENTER, BUSHWICK, NEW YORK, CURATED BY 
SOL SAX
THE ARBITRARINESS OF SIGNS, MOMENTA ART, NY, NY, CURATED BY 
SARA REISMAN

2009

ITALIAN ARTISTS IN NEW YORK, ISCP, BROOKLYN, NY, CURATED BY RENATO MIRACCO
TOY WARS / WAR TOYS, 456 GALLERY, NY, NY, CURATED BY MARY TING (TWO PERSON)
TWIN INFINITIES, ABRONS ART CENTER, NY,NY
COMMUNE, BLACK AND WHITE GALLERY, NY, NY, CURATED BY DOMINIQUE NAHAS

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2008

THE SOAP BOX AND THE SLIPPERY SLOPE, TENRI CULTURAL INSTITUTE, NEW YORK, NY, CURATED BY THALIA VRACHOPOLOUS (SOLO)
GARDEN OF DELIGHTS, YEOSU INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL, YEOSU, SOUTH KOREA, CURATED BY RAUL ZAMUDIO
ETHNOGRAPHIES OF THE FUTURE, ROTUNDA GALLERY, BROOKLYN, NY, CURATED BY SARA REISMAN

2007

10 A.M. PHOENIX, ROBERTO VISANI AND JOHN MOVIUS, SUGAR GALLERY, PORTLAND, OR (TWO PERSON)
RED BADGE OF COURAGE, NEWARK ARTS COUNCIL, THE NATIONAL BUILDING, NEWARK, NJ, CURATED BY OMAR LOPEZ-CHAHOUD
GUNS AND AMMO, GALLERY 40000, CHICAGO, IL, CURATED BY BRITTON BERTRAN
THEATRE OF CRUELTY, WHITEBOX, NY, NY, CURATED BY RAUL ZAMUDIO
DRAWINGS IN MULTIPLES AND SINGULAR SCULPTURE, FIVE MYLES, BROOKLYN, NY, CURATED BY HANNE TIERNEY
INTERSECTIONS, ABRONS ARTS CENTER, NY, NY, CURATED BY MARTIN DUST
M*A*S*H*, THE HELENA, COTTELSTON ADVISORS, NY, NY, CURATED BY OMAR LOPEZ-CHAHOUD AND AMY STEWART-SMITH
AMERIKKKA, THE:ARTIST:NETWORK,NY, NY, CURATED BY RAUL ZAMUDIO

2006

BLACK PANTHER RANK AND FILE, YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, SF, CA, THE SOUTHEASTERN CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, NC, MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART, MD, CURATED BY RENE DE GUZMAN AND CLAUDE SIMARD
BEST OF THE LAB, YELLOWBIRD GALLERY, NEWBURGH, NY, CURATED BY MATT SELMER

2005

ANALOGS, CONE CENTER MAIN GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE, NC (SOLO)
FREQUENCY, THE STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM, NY, NY, CURATED BY THELMA GOLDEN AND CHRISTINE KIM
THE WHOLE WORLD IS ROTTEN, FREE RADICALS AND THE GOLD COAST SLAVE CASTLES OF PAA JOE, JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NY, NY, CINCINNATI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, OH, CURATED BY CLAUDE SIMARD
FEAR GEAR, ROEBLING HALL, NY, NY, CURATED BY EURIDICE IRRATIA
MAKE IT NOW: NEW SCULPTURE IN NEW YORK, SCULPTURE CENTER, LONG ISLAND CITY, NY, CURATED BY MARY CERUTI, ANTHONY HUBERMAN, AND FRANKLIN SIRMANS
PROPELLER, STEVE TURNER GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA, CURATED BY TREVOR SCHOONMAKER
THINGS FALL APART, MONIQUE MELOCHE GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL, CURATED BY FRANKLIN SIRMANS
PARALLEL PRACTICES, ROGER SMITH ART GALLERY, NY, NY , CURATED BY SARA REISMAN (TWO PERSON)

2004

TRANSLATION STUDIES, JOHN JAY COLLEGE GALLERY, NY, NY (SOLO)
THE LANDSCAPES WITHIN, BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (MAIN BRANCH), BROOKLYN, NY, CURATED BY DERRICK ADAMS (SOLO)
COLOR THEORY, VITAMIN ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, TORINO, ITALY, CURATED BY FRANKLIN SIRMANS
JAMAICA FLUX, JAMAICA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, QUEENS, NY, CURATED BY SARA REISMAN, OMAR LOPEZ-CHAHOUD, MELVIN MARSHALL, AND HENG-GIL HAN

2003

BLACK PRESIDENT: THE ART AND LEGACY OF FELA KUTI, NEW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, NY, NY, YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS, SF, CA, BARBICAN GALLERIES, LONDON, UK, CINCINNATI CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER, CINCINNATI, OH , CURATED BY TREVOR SCHOONMAKER

2001

THE POLITICS OF RACISM, ABC NO RIO AND HUDSON GUILD, NEW YORK, NY, CURATED BY FRANCIS CATERINO
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2000

THE MAGIC CITY, BRENT SIKKEMA GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY, CURATED BY TREVOR SCHOONMAKER
ARTIST INTERVIEW, RUSH ARTS GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY, CURATED BY DERRICK ADAMS

1998

OLD FORMS, NEW RHYTHMS, GHANA NATIONAL MUSEUM, ACCRA, GHANA AND UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KUMASI, GHANA (TWO PERSON)

AWARDS

NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS ARTIST FELLOWSHIP, SCULPTURE, 2007
FULBRIGHT GRANT, GHANA 1997-98
COCA-COLA FOUNDATION GRANT, 1996
RACKHAM MERIT FELLOWSHIP, 1994-96, RACKHAM GRADUATE SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR, MI
RESIDENCIES
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, LONDON, UK 2017
IRON ARTIST RESIDENCY, FRANCONIA SCULPTURE PARK, FRANCONIA, MN 2016
SPACE AND TIME ARTIST RESIDENCY, GUTTENBERG ARTS, GUTTENBERG, NJ 2015
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, ART OMI INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY, OMI, NY 2013
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, ROCKTOWER ARTIST RESIDENCY, KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 2009
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, ABRONS ARTS CENTER, HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT, NY, NY, 2008-9
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, LOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL, WORKSPACE PROGRAM, 2006-7ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, M.F.A. COMPUTER ART PROGRAM, 2006-7
ARTIST / TEACHER IN RESIDENCE, THE COOPER UNION SCHOOL OF ART, 1999, NEW YORK, NY
ASSOCIATE RESIDENT, ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 1996, 1997, NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
CO-CURATOR, BEARING WITNESS, ART AND RESISTANCE IN COLD WAR LATIN AMERICA, SHIVA GALLERY, JOHN JAY COLLEGE, NY, NY 2014
CURATOR, “búsquame en el torbellino: stand up next to a mountain” william cordova, JOHN JAY COLLEGE GALLERY, NY, NY 2012
VISITING ARTIST, SCULPTURE, ALFRED UNIVERSITY, ALFRED, NY, 2011
VISITING ARTIST, CERAMICS, BENNINGTON COLLEGE, BENNINGTON, VT, 2011
CURATOR, WEAVING THE WAR: 40 YEARS OF AFGHAN WAR RUGS, JOHN JAY COLLEGE GALLERY, NY, NY

2010

CURATOR, PATRICK PURCELL AND NICOLE CHERUBINI, JOHN JAY COLLEGE GALLERY, NY, NY

2009

CURATOR, CORINNE BOTZ, THE NUTSHELL STUDIES OF UNEXPLAINED DEATH, JOHN JAY COLLEGE GALLERY, NY, NY 2009
CURATOR, PERPETUAL MOTION, RECENT WORK BY TERRY BODDIE AND DIEGO MEDINA, JOHN JAY COLLEGE (CUNY), NY, NY, 2009
PANELIST AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBER, ON THE EDGE:TRANSGRESSION AND THE DANGEROUS OTHER, AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE, JOHN JAY COLLEGE(CUNY)NY, NY,

2007

LECTURE, BLACK PANTHER RANK AND FILE SYMPOSIUM AND EXHIBITION, MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART, 2007
CURATOR, DONE BY THE FORCES OF NATURE, RECENT WORK BY CHRIS NEAL AND SIMONE LEIGH, JOHN JAY COLLEGE (CUNY), NY, NY, 2007
VISITING ARTIST, SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS COMPUTER ART MFA PROGRAM, 2006-7
LECTURE, ARTLOOKS, STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM, NY, NY, JAN. 2006
LECTURE, NEW YORK STUDIO PROGRAM, APR. 2006, NY, NY
PANELIST, TODAY’S SCULPTURE, ARTISTS TALK ON ART, DEC. 2005, SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NY, NY
CO-AUTHOR, AFRICAN FORM AND IMAGERY, DETROIT COLLECTS, DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 1996 (EXHIBITION CATALOGUE)
EDUCATION
MASTER OF FINE ARTS, 1997, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR, MI
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, 1994, MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO, MN
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ART PRACTICE BEYOND THE HOME STUDIO: ROBERTO VISANI AND CAITLIN MASLEY-CHARLET IN CONVERSATION, CAITLIN MASLEY-CHARLET, ART JOURNAL OPEN, 2016
STARGAZERS: ELIZABETH CATLETT IN CONVERSATION WITH 21 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS, BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS, BRONX, NY, EDITED BY ISOLDE BREILMAIER (EXHIBITION CATALOGUE), 2011
ITALIAN ARTISTS IN NEW YORK, ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE, RENATO MIRACCO, EDITOR, 2009
GARDEN OF DELIGHTS, 2008 YEOSU INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL, YEOSU, SOUTH KOREA, RAUL ZAMUDIO, EDITOR, 2008
FREQUENCY, STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM, SAMIR PATEL, EDITOR, 2006, (EXHIBITION CATALOG)
MAKE IT NOW: NEW SCULPTURE IN NEW YORK, SCULPTURECENTER, ANTHONY
HUBERMAN, EDITOR, 2005, (EXHIBITION CATALOG)
JAMAICA FLUX, JAMAICA CENTER FOR ARTS AND LEARNING, HENG-GIL HAN
AND CHRISTOPHER K.HO, CO-EDITORS, 2004, (EXHIBITION CATALOGUE)
BLACK PRESIDENT: THE ART AND LEGACY OF FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI, NEW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART PUBLICATION, TREVOR SCHOONMAKER, EDITOR, 2003, (EXHIBITION CATALOGUE)

Roberto Visani