Exhibitions and Contact

CONTACT: lydiaviscardi@gmail.com

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2017

In Grace We Trust, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

Nasty Women, The Library Institute, New Haven, CT

Crossing Borders, Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

2016

The Big Small Show, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ

Child’s Play, ODETTA, Brooklyn, NY (FEATURED FLAT FILE ARTIST)

One Late Night, Installation, Space B, Brooklyn, NY

Nation IV, Through the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Aesthetic Allusions, City Hall, Bridgeport, CT

Aesthetic Allusions, Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

2015

Small Work Sampler, Reads Arts Space, Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport Arts Trail, Reads Arts Space, Bridgeport, CT

Parallels, Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

Sideshow Nation III, Circle the Wagons, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014

One Plus One, Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of Bridgeport, CT

Seeking Space, Active Space, Ground Floor Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY 

Bridgeport Arts Trail, McLevy Hall Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

Smackdown II Immersion Salon, Beechwood Arts, Westport, CT

The Mayor’s Gallery, Office of the Mayor of City of Bridgeport, CT

(A)Muse, Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

The Beauty and Wonder of Nature, Albert Schweitzer Institute, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

Art/BPT/2014, City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

Sideshow Nation II at the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Home Sweet Home, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT

On the Road, Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Musuem of Art, Bridgeport, CT

Painting, Amici Mei Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012

Thick to Thin, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY

MIC:CHECK (OCCUPY), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

AiW Norwalk Art Commission Public Art, Norwalk, CT

A Collection of Dissimilar Things, Burt Chernow Gallery, Housatonic Museum of Art, CT

Animal Life, Blue Hill Art & Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY

2011

Splash, Housatonic Museum of Art, Burt Chernow Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

Evolution, Housatonic Museum of Art, Burt Chernow Gallery Bridgeport, CT

It’s All Good, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Seeing Trees, Blue Hill Art & Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY

Plein-air and Still life paintings represented by Geary Gallery, Darien CT

2010

Flower (RE) Power, Housatonic Museum of Art, Burt Chernow Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

It’s a Wonderful 10th, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Plein-air and Still life paintings represented by Geary Gallery, Darien CT

2009

Art of the Bird, Blue Hill Art & Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY

Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan, CT     

Continuing Threads and New Voices, Ramapo College of NJ, Mahwah, NJ

2008

Fish, Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan CT

New Works, The Terrance Joyce Gallery, Greenport, NY (TWO-PERSON SHOW)

Journey: Stories My Mother Told Me, The Barnum Museum, Bridgeport, CT

Spectrum 2008, New Canaan Art Center, New Canaan CT

2007

Les Landes, Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, Haverstraw, NY (SOLO EXHIBIT)

Migration, Black Rock Art Center, Bridgeport, CT (TWO-PERSON SHOW)

Mixed Media @ Relish, Sparkhill, NY (TWO-PERSON SHOW)

2006

First Look 2006 Emerging Artists Series, Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, NJ

Blank Canvas, Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, NJ

The Season, Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, Haverstraw, NY

Highlight Connecticut, Black Rock Art Center, Bridgeport, CT

Caressing Death (Ribcage) Installation, Warehouse Space, Garnerville Arts Project, Garnerville, NY

Rage Against the Machine, Spire Studios, Beacon, NY

Material Matters II, Power Art Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne NJ

2005

Red is Everywhere, Sculpture Grounds, Rockland Center for the Arts, W. Nyack, N

Lydia Viscardi, 200 E. 36th St Gallery, New York, NY (SOLO SHOW)

Reasonably Straight Digital Photography, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

Material Matters: Sculpture, Ceramics, Wood, Power Art Gallery, William Paterson Univ, Wayne, NJ

Addendum, Ramapo College, Kresge/Pascal Gallery, Mahwah, NJ

2004

Selected Works in Oil and Mixed Media, Blue Heron Arts Center, NY, NY (SOLO EXHIBIT)

Selected Works, Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona NY (THREE-PERSON SHOW)

15th Annual Small Works Show, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest NJ

Art @ Relish, Spring Art Show, Sparkhill, NY

 2003

14th Annual NJ Small Works Show, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

Garnervillle Arts Expo, Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center, Garnerville, NY

New Work, Power Art Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Birds II, an invitational, Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY

2002

The Birds, An invitational Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

Lydia Viscardi, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ (SOLO EXHIBIT)

Garnerville Arts Expo, Garnerville Arts & Industrial Exchange, Garnerville, NY

13th Annual NJ Small Works Show, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

Glue Too, New Century Artists Gallery, New York, NY

2001

Small Matters of Great Importance, Edward Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY

Contemporary Collage Now, Nexus Gallery, New York, NY

Getting it together: Collage Assemblage Society, Center for Digital Art &

Community Artists, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

Glue! Collage Assemblage Society, New Century Artists Gallery, New York, NY

2000 

Lydia Viscardi, Arts Council of Rockland, Spring Valley, NY (SOLO EXHIBIT)

Lydia Viscardi, Rockland County Legislature, New City, NY (SOLO EXHIBIT)

Faculty Exhibit, Rockland Center for the Arts, W. Nyack, NY

Small Matters of Great Importance, Edward Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY

Landscape – Fauna and Flora, Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona, NY

11th Annual Small Works Exhibit, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

1998-1999

Millennium Exhibit, Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona, NY

Nine Choose Nine, Rockland Center for the Arts, W. Nyack, NY 

Focus on the Figure, Edward Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY

1996-1997

The Multi-Dimensional Shoe Show, Edward Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY 

Personal Mythology: Faculty Exhibit, Hudson Arts, Tomkins Cove, NY 

If the Shoe Fits, FAO Gallery, New York, NY 

1994-1995

It’s Love, Rockland Center for the Arts, W. Nyack, NY

Functional Art, Tomkins Cove Art Center, Tomkins Cove, NY 

Focus on the Figure, Edward Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY 

1982-1983

Graphic Art, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY 

Images of Spring and Summer, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY 

Closeness and Clash in Art and Life, Terrain Gallery, New York, NY 

Winter, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY 

Graphics, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY 

New Drawings in America, The Drawing Center, New York, NY 

Three Artists, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY (THREE-PERSON SHOW)

1976-1979

Previously Unseen, The Drawing Center, New York, NY 

Annual Juried Exhibition, The Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

AWARDS:

2nd Place: Journey: Stories My Mother Told Me, 2008, Barnum Museum, Bridgeport, CT, Exhibition funded by the National Endowment for the Arts

Creative Achievement in Visual Arts, May 2006, Honors College of William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Nomination: Aljira Emerge, Newark, NJ, December 2006, Nominated by Mari D’Allesandro, NJ Center for Visual Art, Summit, NJ

First Look Emerging Artists Series, 2005, New Jersey Center for Visual Art, Summit, NJ,  Mari D’Allesandro, Exhibitions Director

Award for Excellence:15th Annual NJ Small Works Show, 2004, Center Gallery, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ, Juror: Anthony Grant, owner, Anthony Grant, Inc. Gallery, New York, NY

Recipient: Vermont Studio Center fellowship, 2003 (postponed)

Award for Excellence: 13th Annual NJ Small Works Show, 2002Center Gallery, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ, Juror: Robert Koenig, Director, The African Museum of the SMA Fathers, Tenafly, NJ

Honorable Mention Painting: 11th Annual NJ Small Works Show, 2000, Center Gallery, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ, Juror: Jacquelyn Roesch-Sanchez, Director, Montclair Art Museum Yard School of Art

           

PUBLICITY:

Conneticut Post, Art Bonanza at UB Gallery, Nov. 5, 2015

https://twitter.com/hyperallergic/status/473257044783669248

http://artsinbushwick.org/bos2014/directory/seeking-space/

Post-Chronicle, Arts & Leisure, “QU's Albert Schweitzer Institute exhibit to showcase 'Beauty & Wonder of Nature' ”, April 2, 2014

Articles.courant: http://articles.courant.com/2014-03-30/community/hcrs-87238-hamden-20140328_1_quinnipiac-faculty-quinnipiac-university-art-exhibit, John Pettit, March 30, 2014

Balanced Rock: The North Salem Review of Art, Literature and Photography, Vol. I, 2013

Mother-musing.com – Interview with Lydia Viscardi:  http://mother-musing.com/blog/2012/08/11/lydia-viscardi-rooms-in-the-house/

(An Appropriate Distance) FROM THE MAYOR’S DOORSTEP, ‘The Latest Super Spectacular”,  http://www.pirihalasz.com/blog.htm?month=2012-01, by Piri Halasz, 2012

Newstimes.com, http://www.newstimes.com/default/article/Housatonic-Museum-re-empowers-the-flower-in-Bridgeport 520721.php, Phyllis A. S. Boros, June 11, 2010  

Culture Catch, http://www.culturecatch.com/art/dem-bones, by Margaret Roleke, November 10, 2009

Rivertown, “Garnerville Arts Festival”, June 2006

Greater Haverstraw Happenings, “Gaga Arts Festival”, Caressing Death / Ribcage, Mixed media    installation, 2005, June 2006, Vol. 4, No. 5

Dan’s Papers, “Lydia Viscardi at Blue Heron”, Jan.14, 2005

Bergen Record, Arts & Leisure, “Photography exhibit on display at the art school”, August 3, 2005

Northern Valley Suburbanite, “OCCC gallery hosts Viscardi exhibit”, Arrival and Departure, oil and collage on masonite, 2001, July 5, 2002

The Journal News, Small Scale, Self Portrait as Mary Cassatt, oil and collage on panel, 2001, Sept. 6, 2001

Arts Happenings, August Noon Heat, assemblage, 2000, Nov 2000, Vol. 25 – No. 11

Arts Happenings, Holy Moly, mixed media, 1999, Aug./Sept 2000 Vol. 25 – No. 8/9

Newsday, The Arts & Entertainment, Art Review, “Images of Spring and Summer”, June 14, 1983

The Sun, Arts/Entertainment, “Greenport’s Burnside Gallery: Images in a Variety of Media”, June 2,         1983

Art/World, New York Exhibitions, “Couples”, May 1983

The New York Times, “Images of the North Fork”, August 8, 1982

Sunstorm, “Savoring the North Fork”, Couch Series, silkscreen, 1974, Oct. 1981

The Suffolk Times, “Lively Arts: Burnside Show”, Sept 17, 1981

Newsday, Art Review, “ Prints of the Island”, Sept. 11, 1981

Manhattan Catalog, Art Review, “Three Artists”, 1980