Exhibitions and Contact

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SELECTED ART EXHIBITIONS:

2021

Viva La Momento Mori, AHA Fine Art, NYC, NY, curated by Alexis Mendoza, Oct. 15 - Nov 7, 2021. 

Then the Morning Comes, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT,  a SOLO SHOW curated by David Borawski, July 14 - Oct. 24, 2021

Love Devotion Dedication Surrender, Rick Wester Fine Art, NYC, co-curated by Rick Wester and Mary Shah, July 15 - Sept. 11, 2021

Inaugural Summer Salon  AHA Fine Art, NYC, NY, July 9 - August 8, 2021

2020

Here and Hereafter, a SOLO SHOW at Five Points Gallery, East Gallery, Torrington, CT 

2019

The Big Show: All Animals Welcome, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ

Animalia, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

Figuration, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NYC

Home Sweet Home, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

2018

Represented by Concepto Hudson Gallery, Hudson, NY

Las Gravitas, THREE-PERSON SHOW, ODETTA, Brooklyn, NY

#Unload: Pick up the Pieces, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

UB and HCC Art and Design Faculty Show, Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

Internal Vision, a THREE PERSON SHOW, Concepto Hudson, Hudson, NY 

Exchange, Utah Art Alliance, Salt Lake City, UT

Monster, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

Silence Breakers, Ely Center of Contemporary Art with Nasty Woman of CT, New Haven, CT

The Eighties, Concepto Hudson, Hudson, NY

Beautiful Minds, Pop-up Show, Arcilesci Homberg Fine Arts, NYC

Valentine, Concepto Hudson, Hudson, NY

2017

Playground, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NYC

Second Dream, Pop-Up Show, Spring Street Natural, Arcilesci Homberg Fine Arts, NYC

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, Burt Chernow Galleries, Housatonic Museum of Art and Bridgeport City Hall, Bridgeport, CT

2015

Small Work Sampler, Read’s Art Space, Bridgeport, CT

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

Reverance for Life, Albert Schweitzer Institute, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

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

2014

Seeking Space, The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY

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

Smackdown II Immersion Salon, Beechwood Arts, Westport, CT

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

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

Alumni Exhibition, Power Art Center, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

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

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

2011

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

Evolution, Housatonic Museum of Art, Burt Chernow Galleries 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 Galleries 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 (Curator and exhibiting artist)

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

2008

Fish, Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan CT

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

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

Spectrum 2008, New Canaan Art Center, New Canaan CT

2007

Les Landes, a SOLO SHOW,  Arts Alliance of Haverstraw, Haverstraw, NY

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

Mixed Media @ Relish, a SOLO SHOW, Sparkhill, NY

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, a SOLO SHOW, New York, NY 

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

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

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

2004

Selected Works in Oil and Mixed Media, a SOLO SHOW, Blue Heron Arts Center, NY, NY 

Selected Works, a THREE-PERSON SHOW, Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona NY 

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

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, a SOLO SHOW, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ

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, NYC

2001

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

Contemporary Collage Now, Nexus Gallery, NYC

Getting It Together: Collage Assemblage Society, Center for Digital Art & Community Artists,

Times Square Gallery,NYC

Glue! Collage Assemblage Society, New Century Artists Gallery, NYC

2000 

Lydia Viscardi, SOLO SHOW, Arts Council of Rockland, Spring Valley, NY

Lydia Viscardi, SOLO SHOW, Rockland County Legislature, New City, NY 

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, NYC 

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, NYC 

Winter, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY 

Graphics, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, NY 

New Drawings in America, The Drawing Center, NYC 

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

1976 -1979

Previously Unseen, The Drawing Center, NYC 

Annual Juried Exhibition, The Heckscher 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, 2002

Center 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:

WPKN radio interview, Live Culture with Martha Willette Lewis, June 26, 2021, 89.5FM, WPKN streaming, http://wpkn.org

WPKN radio interview, 89.5 Jim Motavalli's show, Sept. 8, 2020

Artspiel.org, Sept.9, 2020  https://artspiel.org/here-and-hereafter-lydia-viscardi-at-five-points-gallery/

Connecticut Post, Arts and Style, Confronting our Mortality, Amanda Cuda, August 30, 2020 

Connecticut Post August 30, 2020, https://www.ctinsider.com/living/ctpost/article/Newtown-artist-s-show-focuses-on-Here-and-15526936.php

Waterbury's Republican American print and online, August 28,2020 https://www.rep-am.com/featured/2020/08/28/five-points-four-shows-exhibits-range-from-abstract-to-mixed-media/

New Haven Register online, August 18, 2020: Five Points Gallery Show features work by Lydia Viscardi  August 18, 2020. https://www.nhregister.com/entertainment/article/Five-Points-Gallery-show-features-works-by-Lydia-15493903.php

Artspiel.org. Nov. 30, 2018 https://artspiel.org/las-gravitas-at-odetta/

Connecticut Post, Arts and Style, Confronting our Mortality, Amanda Cuda, August 30, 2020 

Coonecticut Post, August 30, 2020 https://www.ctinsider.com/living/ctpost/article/Newtown-artist-s-show-focuses-on-Here-and-15526936.php

Voices, August 26, 2020: Newtown Artist showcased at Five Points Gallery

Torrington Register Citizen online 08/18/20  https://www.registercitizen.com/entertainment/article/Five-Points-Gallery-show-features-works-by-Lydia-15493903.php

Artspiel.org, Nov. 30, 2018 https://artspiel.org/las-gravitas-at-odetta/

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

Hyperallergic, June 1, 2014  https://twitter.com/hyperallergic/status/473257044783669248

Arts in Bushwick http://artsinbushwick.org/bos2014/directory/seeking-space/

CT 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, Mouse that Flies, Concklin’s Orchard Southeast View

Mother-musing.com – Interview

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, Piri Halasz,

Connecticut Post, Pulse, Re-energizing the Flower, Phyllis A.S. Boros, 2010

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

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