Valeri Larko Resume 

 

VALERI LARKO
50 Webster Ave #2B, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: 914-636-7727
Email: valart87@yahoo.com

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016


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Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Wall Works, NY,
Bronx, NY
Hampton Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Lyons Wier Gallery, New York City
, “Location, Location, Location”
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Adoni Group Showroom in Collaboration with J.Cacciola Gallery,
New York City
Majestic Theatre Lobby,
Jersey City, NJ, Tanks Trash and Graffiti curated by Brendan Carroll
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, Valeri Larko: Two Decades (catalogue, essay)
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ, Urban Edges, (catalogue, essay)
Bronx Borough President's Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
College of New Rochelle, NY
Domo Gallery, Summit, NJ
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Safe-T-Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
The Art Guild of Rahway, Rahway, NJ, Consumed, (catalogue, essay)
Secaucus Transfer Station, NJ, Permanent Installation of NJ Transit Murals
Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, Works on Paper
Johnson & Johnson Gallery, Corporate Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, (catalogue, essay)
Union County College, Tomasulo Gallery, Cranford, NJ


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS since 1998

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Susan Eley Fine Art, New York City, "Vroom'Vroom, Beep. Beep" A Group Exihibition Celebrating America's Car Culture
Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, HCCC, Jersey City, NJ, "Housing Works" curated by Michelle Vitale
Art Maimi
, exhibiting with Lyons Wier Gallery
Addison Ripley Fine Art, Washington DC, "Infrastructure"
Lyons Wier Gallery, New York City, "Converging Landscapes"
Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit: Guide Ropes & Live Wires: Works by the Arts Center Faculty
Lehman College Art Gallery,
The City University of New York, Bronx Architectural Intersections
The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ “+1: Painters look at Painters”
Art Southhampton exhibiting with J. Cacciola Gallery
Andrew Freeman Home, Bronx Artist Documentary Project, Bronx , NY
Art Miami
exhibiting with J. Cacciola Gallery
Art Southhampton
exhibiting with J. Cacciola Gallery
J. Cacciola Gallery,
New York City, "Exit the Freeway", Two Person exhibition
Fleming Museum,
University of Vermont, Burlington, "High Trash"
Bronx Museum, NY, "Bronx Lab: Style Wars" through June 2, 2013
Stockton College Art Gallery, Galloway, "NJ Learning from New Jersey: Paintings By Tim Daly & Valeri Larko"
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York City, Two person exhibition
Barbara Frigerio Gallery,
Milan, Italy, Group Summer show
Bulter Institute of American Art,
Youngstown, Ohio, "Contemporary American Realism"
Knickerbocker Loft, New Rochelle, NY, Knickerbocker 2011 curated by John Reverol
Studio21South, North Adams, MA, " Re/Imaging New York"
ACA Galleries, "New York: Then and Now", New York City
Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ, "Our Present Planet"
Prince George Gallery. New York, City, Group show curated by Lise Curry
St Joseph College, Brooklyn, NY, "Two Artists, Two Realities", Two person Exhibition
Jersey City Museum, NJ, "Sprawl" (catalogue)
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, "New Jersey, Then and Now"
Krasdale Galleries, Krasdale Foods Corporate Headquarters, White Plains, NY, Travels to Bronx, NY
Art Now Miami, FL, Art Fair showing with Safe T Gallery
Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, New York "Green"
George Billis Gallery, New York City, "Good Night Sun"
Aferro Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, "Our Man in Havana, The Vacuum Cleaner in Art"
Atlantic Gallery, New York City, "Trash, what we value and what we throw away"
Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah,"Palpable Painting"
Jersey City Museum, NJ, "Jersey City Interprets" (works from the Permanent Collection)
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, "Artistic Fragments" curated by Benny Andrews
Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ, "SKYway" curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Jersey City Museum
Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ, "Mix in the Bricks" curated by Chakaia Booker
Art in Embassies Program, Minsk, Belarus 2004-2007
NJ State Council on the Arts, Trenton, NJ "Selections from the State Museum's Permanent Collection"
Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, New York, "Paper 2003"
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, "NJ Fine Arts Annual," (catalogue)
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, "Preview: NJ Transit Murals," Two Person Exhibit
NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ, "Women's Works: Fine Art from the Museum's Collection"
Bruton Street Gallery, London, England, "Gallery Artists," (catalogue)
Bruton Street Gallery, London, England, "New Year, New Talent," catalogue)
Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, "15E: Contemporary Art and the NJ Turnpike," (catalogue)
Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York, Flat Files
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, "From the Slide Registry" Three Person Exhibition
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, "New Jersey Arts Annual," (catalogue)
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, "Uncommon Landscape"
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, "Art in Summit - Centennial Exhibition"
MB Modern Gallery, New York City, "New York Perspectives"
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, Art in the Academy, Two Person Exhibit
Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, "The Art of Representation"
William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, Ben Shahn Galleries," Biennial," (catalogue)


AWARDS

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Joyce Dutka Art Foundation Award for painting
George Sugarman Foundation Grant for painting
Strategic Opportunity Grant, NY State Council on the Arts and NY Foundation for the Arts
Artist in Residence Fellowship, Newark Museum
Residency Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center
Painting Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts
167rd Annual Julius Hallgarten Prize, National Academy of Design, New York City (catalogue)
163rd Annual Julius Hallgarten Prize, National Academy of Design, New York City (catalogue)


PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND LECTURES

2015
2010
2009
2008
2007
2002
BX200 Virtual Artist Studios in conjunction with No Longer Empty's exhibition " When You Cut Into the Present,
the Future Leaks Out." Presentation of the Ferris Stahl Meyers paintings.
Valeri Larko: Two Decades, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
Industrial Postmortem: Panel discussion at Jersey City Museum, NJ
Two Artists, Two Realities, Artist talk, St Joseph's college, Brooklyn, NY
Artists Using Discards: Media and Message, Chakaia Booker, Jenny Krasner, Valeri Larko, Panel Discussion &
Exhibit, Federation of NY solid waste and recycling convention, Sagamore, Lake George, NY
2002 Artist in Residence Lecture and Exhibition: Newark Museum, NJ


SELECTED PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Jersey City Museum, NJ
Montclair Museum, NJ
The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
New Jersey Transit, Secaucus, NJ
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
Fox Industries, Foster City, CA
MacArthur Petroleum, Newark, NJ
IMTT - Bayonne, NJ
Cooper Alloy, Hillside NJ
City Hall, Summit, NJ


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS since 1998:

Faith is Torment Blog, October 26, 2015, Jason Jose, “A Bronx Block, Paintings by Valeri Larko”
The Bronx Artist Documentary Project:
Hard cover book, 30 photographers, 80 artists. 2015 (BxADP) is a borough-wide collaborative endeavor involving Bronx photographers documenting Bronx visual artists at work in their studios or other Bronx venues.
News 12 Bronx: April 4, 2015
, “New website helps to connect Bronx artists”
News 12 Bronx: December 23, 2014,
Local artists launch online art directory
NY Daily News, Monday December 15, 2014 by Denis Slattery:
Online list will link Bronx artists, A pair of Bronx-loving
artists have created a web directory to help boost the borough’s burgeoning art scene.
Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2014,
Valeri Larko Preserves the Impermanent, Artist Captures Graffiti on the Bronx's
Ferris Stahl-Meyer Building" by Jennifer Weiss
Journal News, June15, 2014,
“Finding Beauty in Unexpected Places” by Linda Lombroso
NY Daily News, July 18, 2013 Grafftit artists mourning loss of another beacon as West Farms meat plant is set to be razed. replaced by apartments by Dennis Slattery
News 12 Bronx, June 13, 2013. Cable TV interview with Amanda Plasencia: Best of the Bronx
New Jersey Monthly Magazine, February 2013 Agony and the Exstasy of the Outmoded by Eric Levin
The Three Tomatoes Blog,
July 2012: At The Gallery with A. Bascove, Valeri Larko at J. Cacciola Gallery
Society of Industrial Archeology Newsletter,
Summer 2011, "The Urban Industrial Landscapes of Valeri Larko" Betsey Fahlman
American Artist Magazine, September 2011, "On Location at the Urban Fringe", Austin R. Williams
American Arts Quarterly, Winter 2011, Review of Valeri Larko: Two Decades
Failbetter.com Literary Website February, Issue 38, 2011
Greetings from Brooklyn, Randall Gabrielan, 2011, Schiffer Publishing
Hoboken, History & Architecture at a Glance, Randall Gabrielan, 2011, Schiffer Publishing
ARTnews, September 2010, Review of Valeri Larko at the Morris Museum, Doug McClemont
New York Times, May 13, 2010, "Your Industrial Decay Is Her Inspiration," Tammy La Groce
The Record, May 5, 2010, "Review of Valeri Larko exhibit at Morris Museum," John Zeaman
New Jersey Star Ledger, May 2, 2010, "New Jersey's declining manufacturing sites and salvage yards make a fertile landscape," Dan Bischoff
Two Coats of Paint, art blog, June 12, 2009, Valeri Larko: Industrial plein air
Inside Jersey Magazine, June 2009, "Woman of Industry," Jennifer Weiss
New Jersey Monthly Magazine, June 2009, Get Out: Valeri Larko Urban Landscapes
Ins and Outs Magazine, Winter 2008/2009, Long Island City, NY, Feature Article, Rachel Kalina
The George Washington Bridge, Poetry in Steel, 2008, Michael Arron Rockland, Rutgers University Press
New Jersey Star Ledger, May 16, 2008, "Something in Jersey That Deserves Laughs," Dan Bischoff
New Jersey Star Ledger, March 28, 2008, "Living Large in New Jersey," Dan Bischoff
New Jersey Monthly Magazine, March 2008, Get Out Section, "ART: Decongestant"
New Jersey Star Ledger, November 15, 2007, artnotes, "Jersey Realist," Dan Bischoff
Harpers Magazine, June edition, 2007
Jersey City - A Monumental History, June 2007, Randall Gabrielan, Schiffer Publishing
New Jersey Star Ledger, May 19, 2006, "A faculty for diversity," Dan Bischoff
New Jersey Star Ledger, March 15, 2006, Artnotes, "Jersey vistas in Brooklyn," Dan Bischoff
NJN Public Television & Radio, 2005, "Turnpike" TV Documentary on the New Jersey Turnpike
New Jersey Monthly Magazine, January 2003 "Bruce Springsteen and 40 More New Jerseyans We Love" Maggie Bruen
New York Times, November 10, 2002 "Think Modern Art is Junk?" Margo Nash
New Jersey Star Ledger, August 16, 2002, "They've been working on the Railroad," Dan Bischoff
New York Times, August 11, 2002, "Murals for a Rail Hub Evoke Power of Transportation," William Zimmer
New York Times, April 28, 2002, "Themes are Universal in Artworks by Women," William Zimmer
Harpers Magazine, April edition, 2002
New Jersey Star Ledger, October 2, 2001, "Asphalt Artery," Dan Bischoff
New York Times, November 12, 2000,"The Sounds of Creativity: Artists' Studios Are Not So Still," William Zimmer
Art of the State - New Jersey, Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1999
New York Times, September 5, 1999, "Unexpected Pleasures," William Zimmer
New York Times, August 1, 1999, "Recent Works with an Air of Familiarity," Barry Schwabsky
New York Times, July 30, 1999, "A Garden of Subjects, Materials & Styles Across New Jersey," Holland Cotter
New Jersey Star Ledger, July 23, 1999, "Dramatic Diversity," Dan Bischoff
New York Times, September 27, 1998, "Familiar Sights, Freshly Portrayed," William Zimmer
New Jersey Monthly Magazine, May 1998, "Painting a Lost World," Joel Lewis


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

BX200: Bronx Visual Artist Directory: Co-Founder 2014: www.bx200.com
Tomasulo Art Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, NJ, Gallery Director/ Curator 1996- 2010