SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/COMMISSIONS

SCNY Printmaking and Monotype Show, Salmagundi Club, NY, 2019

2019 Members Exhibition, Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center, Union Arts Center, Sparkill, NY. 2019

2018 Annual Photography and Graphics Exhibition, Salmagundi Club. February, 2018

“Fantasies and Carnivals.” Solo show (August – November), paintings and masks. Queens Botanical Garden, Queens, New York. 2016

The Big Small Painting Show, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey. 2013-14-15

Studio Montclair Viewpoints 2014, Aljira, Newark, N. J.. 2014 

“La Bienal 2013: This is Where We Jump.” El Museo del Barrio (painting in the museum’s permanent collection included as the object of an “intervention” by invitee Pavel Acosta Proenza), New York. 2013 - 2014 

“7th Annual Naked in New Hope,” Group show, Sidetracks Art Gallery, New Hope, Pennsylvania. 2013 

"Harley," commissioned animal portrait, Ann Rutt. Brooklyn, New York. 2009

"Champ," commissioned animal portrait, Julia Castillo, Puerto Rico. 2009

Cape May landscape commission, Dr. M. S. Richardson. New York City. 2008

“The Copperheads Little League 2007 Spring Season Games,” Show of digital photographs, Dizzy’s Diner (team sponsor), Brooklyn, New York. 2007 

"Leander and Spencer," portrait commission, Krase/Letitzia. Brooklyn, New York. 2006

Two collage panels, executed in collaboration with and the assistance of the members of “The Other Place,” a day treatment program for people suffering from mental illness. Long term display in the 96 Street station of the IRT subway line, Arts for Transit. New York. 1992 – 2005 

“Voices from Our Communities: Perspectives on a Decade of Collecting at El Museo del Barrio.” El Museo del Barrio, New York. 2001 

“20th National Visual Arts Biennial.” Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 1997 

Solo show. Library Media Center, Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York. 1994 

"Twenty Caribbean Drums." Arts Alliance of Haverstraw Gallery, Village of Haverstraw, New York. 1992 - 1993 

"Uncommon Ground," a group exhibition. The College Art Gallery, S.U.N.Y. New Paltz, New York. 1992 

Group show. Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York. 1992

"100 for 100," commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Fine Arts, Meyerson Hall Galleries, Phiadelphia, Penna., 1990.

“Committed to Print” (as a participant in “We're All in the Same Boat,” a political calendar project of linoleum cuts by socially concerned artists). Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1988 

Solo exhibition. Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey. 1988 

"All the News That's Fit for Prints." The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, Virginia. 1987; The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas. 1987; The Print Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987; The Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio. 1987;    PPOW, and 1199 Gallery, both in New York. 1987. 

"Revelations," Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York, 1987 

"Political Paintings," Solo show, P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York. 1986 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Altos de Chavón Foundation, New York 

El Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

El Museo del Barrio, New York 

Museum of Modern Art (The Study Collection, under “We're All in the Same Boat,” an artist’s collective), New York

N. Packes, New York 

Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, D. C. 

Studio Museum in Harlem, New York 

T. Tung, Brooklyn, New York

Y. Woo, New York 

 

MEDIA COVERAGE AND PUBLICATIONS

Online article by Elvis Fuentes on Pavel Acosta Proenza’s “theft” of “Goat Song #5: Tumult on George Washington Avenue,” 1988, by Manuel Macarrulla (an “intervention” by Mr. Acosta Proenza, at El Museo del Barrio’s La Bienal 2013 show. Art Expereince.com (https://www.artexperiencenyc.com/11495), Dec., 2013 

Mention by Holland Cotter, “La Bienal 2013: This is Where We Jump,” The New York Times’ Weekend Arts II, June 14, 2013. 

Review, by Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, New Jersey Section, October 18, 1992. 

"Turning the Mirrors Around - The Pre-Face," Lucy Lippard, American Art, Winter/Spring 1991. 

"The Book of the School - 100 Years," by Ann Strong and George E. Thomas. 1990

Mixed Blessings, Lucy Lippard, Pantheon, New York, 1990. 

Review, William Zimmer, The New York Times, July 31, 1988.

Review, Vivien Raynor, New York Times, Weekend Section, December 19, 1986. 

"Necessary Evils," review by Lucy Lippard, The Village Voice, March 19, 1985.

“Reflections on the Life and Art of Asa Watkins,” by Manuel Macarrulla, Friends Journal, May, 2002. 

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lecture on my artistic development, Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York, 2017. 

 

EDUCATION

MFA, University of Pennsylvania, 1979