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Pasquale Cuppari, Curriculum Vitae

Born: 1939, Panaia, Calabria, Italy
Studied: The Industrial Engineering School of Messina, Sicily, Italy
Lives and works: New Jersey

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2022"Enter Utopia" Cuppari Mondo Bello launch, FBCNY Art at First, NY, NY

2021"Selections from Red Planet Series" Walter Wickiser Gallery

2017“Celebrations “ OTA Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa  Fe NM

2015“Celebrating Light ” Contemporary Art and Editions Gallery, Milburn, NJ

2014“Celebrating Light” Aljira A Center For Contemporary Art

2013“Party Forever” Contemporary Art and Editions Gallery. Art Basel-Art Miami

2012“Art Expo New York, NY

2011“Decadence & Austerity” Navillus Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2010“Mondo Bello” Egan Gallery, Morristown, NJ

1999“Road Show,” DFN Gallery, New York City

“Abstract Show,” New York Athletic Club, New York City

1996“Nature and Man,” Marino Gallery, Millburn, NJ

“Mindscapes,” Eugenie Gallery, Plainfield, NJ

1987“Mixed Media Painting,” Pavilion Art Gallery, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, NJ

1986Brandes Galleries, Flensburg, Hamburg, Germany

“Works on Paper,” Maryanne McCarthy Fine Art, New York City

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

1985Brandes Galleries, Itzehoe, Hamburg, Germany

Steiger Jones Gallery, New York City

1984Brandes Galleries, Travemuende, Germany

Castello Vecchio, Fiano, Rome, Italy

Brandes Galleries, Marne, Hamburg, Germany

1983Museo delle Tradizione Popolari. Calabria, Italy

Schweyer Galdo Galleries, Detroit, Michigan

1982Schweyer Galdo and Zerolf Galleries, Morristown, NJ

1979CG Gallery, Elizabeth, NJ

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2020“Representing  Pro Arts“ @ 14c  Art  Fair  Jersey City, NJ

“RED“ Novado Gallery  Jersey City, NJ

2019“Reflections” NEO Gallery Boonton, NJ

“Celebration2 “ OTA Contemporary Gallery Santa Fe, NM

2018“Seeing Red”  Walsh Gallery @ Seton Hall University, NJ

“Pleasure And Terror en Plain Air” Pierro Gallery

Therese  A. Maloney  Art Gallery College Of Saint Elizabeth

2017“Light Years Away“ Index Art Gallery  Newark NJ

2009“Texture: Surface as Metaphor,” Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

2008“Surfactant,” Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ

2007“International Juried Exhibition,” Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ,

Curated by Laura Hoptman, Senior Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City

1998Chamot Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Biennale di Malta, Malta

The National Assembly, Beijing, China

1996“Artists Against Violence,” Johannesburg National Gallery, South Africa

1986“More is More,” Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ

Maryanne McCarthy Fine Art, New York City

L’Ambiente Gallery, New York City

Noi Gallery, New York City

Mo David Gallery, New York City

“Invitational Installation,” Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association (BACA), Brooklyn, NY

City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

1985Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Schweyer Galdo and Zerolf Galleries, Morristown, NJ

City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

1984Hunterdon Art Center Juried Exhibition, Clinton, NJ

City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

1983Trenton State Museum, Trenton, NJ

Group Exhibition, Galleria Centro Storico, Florence, Italy

1982Cork Gallery, Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center, New York City

Trenton State Museum, Trenton, NJ

Monmouth State Museum, Monmouth, NJ

Sotheby’s Fundraising Auction for WNET for Channel 13

“International Juried Exhibition,” Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, Philip Pearlstein, Guest Curator

1980Grumbacher Bronze Medallion Award, New Jersey Watercolor Society Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

“Surrealism, Collage, Fiber and Fantastic Art,” W Gallery, New York City

Curatorial and Gallery Endeavors

1987 Conceptualized and curated the “More is More” group exhibition at Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ

1983 Co-founded Rikers Hill Art Park through federal C.I.T.A. program established to promote artists and exhibition space

1979 Co-founded All Arts Building, Elizabeth, NJ with studios, workshops, monthly art openings and weekly poetry readings

Essays and Reviews (selected)

2010 Pasquale Cuppari: Mondo Bello (catalogue) with essay by Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D.

2009“Pasquale Cuppari,” Il Ponte (Italian American Magazine), March-April, 2009, (18, 2), 3

1997“L’Arte di Pasquale Cuppari,” Il Ponte, Jan-Feb, 1997 (8, 1), 14.

1996“Today Show,” New York City NBC Television News Coverage, June 14, 1996.

“Marino Gallery to host Pasquale Cuppari exhibit,” Independent Press, New Providence, NJ, June 12, 1996.

1987 Eileen Watkins, “Art: More is More,” The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ, June 5, 1987.

1986 Prich Matthews, “Tweed Arts Group scores high with mixed media exhibit,”

The Courier-News, (NJ) April 11, 1986, B-3 “(BACA) Exhibition Culminates With Music and Poetry,”

The Phoenix, Brooklyn, NY, May 8, 1986, 15.

1985 Eileen Watkins, “Surrealist images color new exhibit,” The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ, September 25, 1985, 49.

Rachel Mullen, “Artists Explore Color in Zerolf Gallery Exhibit,”The Bernardsville News, Bernardsville, NJ, July 4, 1985, 13.

1982 Eileen Watkins, “Army base sculpted into an art showcase,” The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ, October 26, 1982, 35.

“In the Spotlight,” The Daily Journal, (NJ), May 8, 1982.

Mario Albertazzi, “L’Artista Pasquale Cuppari in un’asta di beneficenza,”

Il Progresso (Brooklyn, NY), April 28, 1982, 15.

1980“Bronze Medallion Awarded,” Suburban News,NJ, October 29, 1980.

1979 Rochelle H. Dubois, “Fire changes painter’s style,” The New Jersey Firefighters Finest, September 1979

“Jersey Art Corner,” The Sunday Star-Ledger, August 12, 1979.

Public and Private Collections (selected)

AT &T, New Jersey Purchase Award

Johnson & Johnson, New Jersey purchase award

Ortho Pharmaceutical, New Jersey Purchase Award

PBS Television, purchase award

Prudential Securities, New Jersey purchase award

Trenton State Museum Collection Purchase

Various private collections in Europe, South America and the United States

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