Chronik

1955
Born Philadelphia, PA
1977
BFA, Art History, Haverford College
1977 – 1978
Academia di Belle Arti Florence, Italy
1982
Cresson Traveling Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1979 – 1983
4 Year Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of F.A. Philadelphia, PA
1984
Studio Award, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, P.S. 1, The Clocktower,
1985
Purchase Prize, Drawing National, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Studio Award, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, P.S. 1, The Clocktower, Long Island City, NY
Rome Grant, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA
1987
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; Painting
National Endowment for the Arts; Painting
1991
National Endowment for the Arts; Painting
1996
Grand Prize of S.A.S. Prince Rainier III, Thirtieth Annual Show of Contemporary Art in Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Ausstellungen

2011
Vincent Desiderio, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY (solo)
A Desert in the Ocean—The View From Cill Rialaig, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
2010
Solemn and Sublime: Contemporary American Figurative Painting, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
2009
incent Desiderio: Studies and Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The Return of the Horse: Painting in the Ambivalent Present, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
The Sketchbook Project, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2008
Vincent Desiderio, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, NH (solo)
Vincent Desiderio, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York (solo)
Urban Organic, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Great Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Poland , Nowi Dawni Mistrzowie/New Old Masters by Donald Kuspit, National Museum in Gdañsk, Gdañsk, Poland
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
2006
Post Malcolm Modern, The Forbes Galleries, New York, NY
Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Vincent Desiderio, Pinturas Recientes, Marlborough Madrid, Spain (solo)
2005
Then as Now, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2004
The Drawn Page, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Realism Now, Part II: Traditions and Departures, Mentors and Protégés, Vose Galleries, Boston, MA
Vincent Desiderio: Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY(solo)
2003
Modern & Contemporary Portraits, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Art History’s Heroes: The Masters of Contemporary Realism, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
The Perception of Appearance, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Transforming the Commonplace, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
2002
Vincent Desiderio: Oil on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Vincent Desiderio, The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA (solo)
2001
Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York
2000
Dejà vu: Reworking the Past, Katonah Museum Katonah, NY
Marlborough Gallery New York, NY
1999
Ex-Capillary, Allen Sheppard Gallery New York, NY
Marlborough Gallery New York, NY
Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1998
Forma Y Figuración: Obras Maetras de la Colección Blake-Purnell, Guggenheim Bilbao Bilbao, Spain
Collector's Show, The Arkansas Arts Center Little Rock, AR (solo)
1997
ART 1997 CHICAGO: 5th Annual Expo of Internat'l Galleries Featuring Modern and Contemporary Art, Navy Pier Chicago, IL
Queens Artists: Highlights of the 20th Century, Queens Museum of Art New York, NY
Marlborough Gallery New York, NY
1996
A Child's Work, Dru Arstark Gallery New York, NY
Contemporary Artists in New York, Edobori Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Body Language, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Heroic Painting, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Reality Bites: Realism in Contemporary Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
1995
Portrait of Our Times, Revolution Gallery, Ferndale, MI
1994
The Seer, O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Artists in New York, Edobori Gallery, Osaka, Japana
1993
Marlborough Gallery New York, NY
Vaery Special Arts Gallery Washington, DC
The Anxious Salon: Narrative Content in Recent Figurative Painting, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1992
On Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
1991
The Queens Museum New York, NY
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
In the Looking Glass: Contemporary Narrative Painting, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
New Generations: New York, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Strange Vistas/Imagined Histories/Revising Reality, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1990
Lang & O'Hara Gallery New York, NY
American Art Today: The City, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Persistence of Vision, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Polyptyques et Paravents: Un Siècle de Creation 1890-1990, Galerie Bellier, Paris, France
1989
Kunst der Letzten 10 Jahre, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Works on Paper, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
1988
Visions/Revisions: Contemporary Representation, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Morality Tales: History Painting in the 1980’s, Independent Curators Incorporated, New York, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY
1986
Small Format, Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY
The Drawing National, The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
1985
P.S. 1, Queens, NY
Mass, New Museum, New York, NY
University Museum Invitational Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
1984
Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA
Disdain for False Authorities, Independent Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
New Realism, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1983
Untitled, 1983, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1982
10 Philadelphia Area Artists, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1981
Emerging Artists, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA