Pasquale Cuppari, Curriculum Vitae

Born: 1939, Panaia, Calabria, Italy
Studied: The Industrial Engineering School of Messina, Sicily, Italy
Lives and works: New Jersey

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2015 “Celebrating Light ” Contemporary Art and Editions Gallery
2014 “Celebrating Light” Aljira A Center For Contemporary Art
2013 “Party Forever” Contemporary Art and Editions Gallery. Art Basel-Art Miami
2012 “Art Expo New York, NY
2011 “Decadence & Austerity” Navillus Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2010 “Mondo Bello” Egan Gallery, Morristown, NJ
1999 “Road Show,” DFN Gallery, New York City
“Abstract Show,” New York Athletic Club, New York City
1996 “Nature and Man,” Marino Gallery, Millburn, NJ
“Mindscapes,” Eugenie Gallery, Plainfield, NJ
1987 “Mixed Media Painting,” Pavilion Art Gallery, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, NJ
1986 Brandes Galleries, Flensburg, Hamburg, Germany
“Works on Paper,” Maryanne McCarthy Fine Art, New York City
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ
1985 Brandes Galleries, Itzehoe, Hamburg, Germany
Steiger Jones Gallery, New York City
1984 Brandes Galleries, Travemuende, Germany
Castello Vecchio, Fiano, Rome, Italy
Brandes Galleries, Marne, Hamburg, Germany
1983 Museo delle Tradizione Popolari. Calabria, Italy
Schweyer Galdo Galleries, Detroit, Michigan
1982 Schweyer Galdo and Zerolf Galleries, Morristown, NJ
1979 CG Gallery, Elizabeth, NJ

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2009 “Texture: Surface as Metaphor,” Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ
2008 “Surfactant,” Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ
2007 “International Juried Exhibition,” Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ,
Curated by Laura Hoptman, Senior Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City
1998 Chamot Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Biennale di Malta, Malta
The National Assembly, Beijing, China
1996 “Artists Against Violence,” Johannesburg National Gallery, South Africa
1986 “More is More,” Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ
Maryanne McCarthy Fine Art, New York City
L’Ambiente Gallery, New York City
1986 Noi Gallery, New York City
Mo David Gallery, New York City
“Invitational Installation,” Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association (BACA), Brooklyn, NY
City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1985 Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Schweyer Galdo and Zerolf Galleries, Morristown, NJ
City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1984 Hunterdon Art Center Juried Exhibition, Clinton, NJ
City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1983 Trenton State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Group Exhibition, Galleria Centro Storico, Florence, Italy
1982 Cork Gallery, Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center, New York City
Trenton State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Monmouth State Museum, Monmouth, NJ
Sotheby’s Fundraising Auction for WNET for Channel 13
“International Juried Exhibition,” Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, Philip Pearlstein, Guest Curator
1980 Grumbacher Bronze Medallion Award, New Jersey Watercolor Society Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
“Surrealism, Collage, Fiber and Fantastic Art,” W Gallery, New York City

Curatorial and Gallery Endeavors

1987 Conceptualized and curated the “More is More” group exhibition at Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ
1983 Co-founded Rikers Hill Art Park through federal C.I.T.A. program established to promote artists and exhibition space
1979 Co-founded All Arts Building, Elizabeth, NJ with studios, workshops, monthly art openings and weekly poetry readings
Essays and Reviews (selected)
2010 Pasquale Cuppari: Mondo Bello (catalogue) with essay by Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D.
2009 “Pasquale Cuppari,” Il Ponte (Italian American Magazine), March-April, 2009, (18, 2), 3
1997 “L’Arte di Pasquale Cuppari,” Il Ponte, Jan-Feb, 1997 (8, 1), 14.
1996 “Today Show,” New York City NBC Television News Coverage, June 14, 1996.
“Marino Gallery to host Pasquale Cuppari exhibit,” Independent Press, New Providence, NJ, June 12, 1996.
1987 Eileen Watkins, “Art: More is More,” The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ, June 5, 1987.
1986 Prich Matthews, “Tweed Arts Group scores high with mixed media exhibit,”
The Courier-News, (NJ) April 11, 1986, B-3 “(BACA) Exhibition Culminates With Music and Poetry,”
The Phoenix, Brooklyn, NY, May 8, 1986, 15.
1985 Eileen Watkins, “Surrealist images color new exhibit,” The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ, September 25, 1985, 49.
Rachel Mullen, “Artists Explore Color in Zerolf Gallery Exhibit,”The Bernardsville News, Bernardsville, NJ, July 4, 1985, 13.
1982 Eileen Watkins, “Army base sculpted into an art showcase,” The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ, October 26, 1982, 35.
“In the Spotlight,” The Daily Journal, (NJ), May 8, 1982.
Mario Albertazzi, “L’Artista Pasquale Cuppari in un’asta di beneficenza,”
Il Progresso (Brooklyn, NY), April 28, 1982, 15.
1980 “Bronze Medallion Awarded,” Suburban News,NJ, October 29, 1980.
1979 Rochelle H. Dubois, “Fire changes painter’s style,” The New Jersey Firefighters Finest, September 1979
“Jersey Art Corner,” The Sunday Star-Ledger, August 12, 1979.

Public and Private Collections (selected)

AT &T, New Jersey Purchase Award
Johnson & Johnson, New Jersey purchase award
Ortho Pharmaceutical, New Jersey Purchase Award
PBS Television, purchase award
Prudential Securities, New Jersey purchase award
Trenton State Museum Collection Purchase
Various private collections in Europe, South America and the United States