Bio

SELECT EXHIBITIONS
Group
Open Video Projects, Rialtosantambrogio
(International Photography Festival) Rome, Italy, April 2007
Temple University Gallery. Rome, Italy. March 2007
Cornell University Gallery. Rome, Italy. March 2007
American Academy in Rome. Italy. May 2006 and April 2002
Sala Uno. Rome, Italy. March 2004
Jamaica Arts Center. Queens, NY. Summer 1999
Hera Gallery. Wakefield, Rhode Island. Spring 1997
Casa de las Americas. Manhattan, New York. March 1996
Edward Hopper House. Nyack, NY. February 1996
Nada Gallery. Manhattan, NY. 1993
Solo
Desperate Inscriptions. Traveling Exhibit. Winter 2007-Fall 2002
Inaugurated at Hofstra University Museum. Fall 2002
Traveled to:
The Italian American Museum. Manhattan, NY. Winter 2004
New York University. Casa Italiana, Manhattan, NY, January 2003
An Italian Journey . Traveling Exhibit, Fall 2003-Spring 1997
Inaugurated at Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Spring 1997
Traveled to:
Temple University Tyler School of Art. Philadelphia, PA. Fall 2003
Italian Cultural Center. Sacramento, CA. Fall 2003-Fall 1999
City Hall. Limina, Italy. August 2001
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.      Philadelphia, PA. Fall 1998
Museo Italo-Americano. San Francisco, CA. Summer 1998
Villa Trabia. Palermo, Italy. Fall 1997
PERMANENT COLLECTION
Museum of the City of NY
TEACHING
Cornell University, Rome Campus
2003-present
Film and Digital Photography Courses
Temple University, Rome Campus
2003-present
Black and White Darkroom and Digital Photography Courses
John Cabot University, Rome
2003-2004
Photographing Rome
GUEST LECTURER
University of Dallas, Rome Campus, 2004
Casa Italiana, New York University, New York, NY, 2001
Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, NY, 1999
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1999
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, 1999
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 1998
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology,    Philadelphia , PA, 1998
Italian Cultural Institute, New York, NY, 1997
Empire State College, New York, NY, 1997
Camera Club, New York, NY, 1997
AWARDS
2000
Best Documentary for “Lean On Me”
National Hometown Video Festival
1999
Best Documentary for “Lean On Me”
Represent the Reel Festival
1999
MacArthur Foundation Arts Organization in Residence Program
Downtown Community Television Artist in Residence
1997
Yann Geffroy Award
Italian juried competition for international photographers
1997
National Italian-American Foundation Cultural Awareness Award
1996
New York Foundation for the Arts Individual Artists’ Fiscal Sponsorship
EDUCATION
1999
Downtown Community Television, New York, NY
Arts Organization in Residence Program Digital Video Production
1990-1993
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Documentary and Portrait Photography
1987
McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Bachelor of Arts, Humanities
Born in Rome, Italy.
Fluent in Italian, proficient in French, working knowledge of Spanish

EXHIBITIONS

Macro Museum, Roma, Extended Portraits: Former Testaccio Market, Video Installation, International Festival di Fotografia, Rome, Italy

Double Vision/Doppia Visione, Solo Exhibit,  Casa della Memoria, International Festival di Fotografia,  Photography and Screening of Video Documentary “Nonno”, Rome, Italy

St. Stephen’s Cultural Center, Identity: Photography and Video Exhibition, Rome, Italy

Temple University Gallery, Rome, Italy, “Tiny Biennale” Photography

Rialtosantambrogio, Video Projection: “Nonno:  Tutti Bene?”, International Festival di Fotografia, Rome, Italy

American Academy in Rome, Italy

Sala Uno, Rome, Italy

Jamaica Arts Center,Queens, NY

Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island

Casa de las Americas, Manhattan, NY

Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY

Desperate Inscriptions. Traveling Solo Exhibit. Hofstra University Museum

Traveled to:

The Italian American Museum, Manhattan, NY

New York University, Casa Italiana, Manhattan, NY

An Italian Journey, Solo Traveling Exhibit sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts

Inaugurated at Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Traveled to:

Temple University Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Italian Cultural Center, Sacramento, CA

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA

Museo Italo-Americano, San Francisco, CA

Villa Trabia, Palermo, Italy

PERMANENT COLLECTION

Museum of the City of New York

TEACHING

Cornell University, Rome Campus 2003-present: Film and Digital Photography Courses

Temple University, Rome Campus 2003-present: Digital and Black and White Darkroom Photography Courses

St. Stephen’s School, Rome 2015-present: Digital Photography Course and Digital Arts Coordinator

John Cabot University, Rome 2003-2004: Photography

Brown University/St. Stephens School, Rome Summer Program 2010-2012

GUEST LECTURER 1997-present

University of Dallas, Rome Campus

Casa Italiana, New York University, New York, NY

Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, NY

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia , PA

Italian Cultural Institute, New York, NY

Empire State College, New York, NY

Camera Club, New York, NY

AWARDS/SPONSORSHIP

Biblioteca Angelica, Roma, Oltre I Libri Visual Arts Prize

American Embassy in Rome and City of Rome sponsorship of Doppia Visione/Double Vision Exhibit, Rome Italy

Best Documentary for “Lean On Me” National Hometown Video Festival

Best Documentary for “Lean On Me” Represent the Reel Festival

MacArthur Foundation Arts Organization in Residence Program/Downtown Community Television Artist in Residence

Yann Geffroy Award by Grazia Neri: Italian juried competition for international photographers

National Italian-American Foundation Cultural Awareness Award

New York Foundation for the Arts Individual Artists’ Fiscal Sponsorship

EDUCATION

1987 McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Bachelor of Arts, Humanities

1990-1993 International Center of Photography, New York, NY

2012 Masters Degree in Cinema, Roma Tre University, Roma

 

Born in Rome, Italy. Raised in New York.

Fluent in Italian, proficient in French, working knowledge of Spanish