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Education   

 

2016                                                                                                             

MFA, Visual Art, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassART), Boston MA

2011

BFA, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ​

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Three Person Exhibitions

2018

Contract/Release, SOIL! Gallery, Seattle, WA

2017

Intangible Threads, The Front Space, Rollinsford, NH, (Julia Kirchmer) 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Soft Shoulder, presented by Cambridge Art Association: Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA (Cathleen Daley) / January 7 - February 1, 2020


2019
Geometry, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  (Phyllis Tuchman)

2018

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Awards in Visual Arts Exhibition, The Gallery of Fine Craft Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ

MATERIAL, Alfa Gallery, Miami, Florida

2017

CL9UD Annual Benefit Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2016

Accumulating Experience, The Newark Arts Council’s Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival, Newark, NJ (Gallery Aferro & Betty Jarvis)

The Summer GIF Exhibition, Pink Box Collective, Boston, MA

Quicksand: The more you struggle, the faster you sink, New Art Center,  Newton, MA

That thing you said, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA

Ways to Use Walls, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

27th Annual MassArt Auction, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston, MA

Creative Counterpoints: Women Difference and the Arts, Arnheim Gallery, Boston MA

 

2015

Reclamation: Emerging Female Artists, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

Hurry Up & Wait II, Aviary Gallery, Boston, MA

Feelers: The 24TH Drawing Show, Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA (Susan Metrican)

Hurry Up & Wait, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA

All Visual Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (Trevor Powers & Ricardo De Lima)

Fitted to the Latch, Gallery 263, Boston, MA

Bouncing in the Corner, §üb∫amsøn, Boston, MA

26th Annual MassArt Auction, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston, MA

New Print Horizons, Central Booking Gallery, New York, NY

 

2014   

Experiments, Research, and Collaborations, MassART, Boston, MA

EMB2DY, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2013   

Open Studio, NP Studios, Passaic, NJ

WPU Alumni Exhibition, University Galleries, Wayne, NJ

Diana Jean Puglisi, Crooked Halo Gallery, Park Ridge, NJ

 

2012  

New Jersey Artists, Lana Santorelli Gallery, Hoboken, NJ (Bess Sobota)

Rhythm and Movement, Lana Santorelli Gallery, Hoboken, NJ (Bess Sobota)

Annual Salon Exhibition, The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2011  

Between the Eyes, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

Summer Opening, VCU School of the Arts, Richmond, VA

Material Matters, Power Arts Gallery, Wayne, NJ

 

2010  

The Impulsive & The Improvised, Power Arts Gallery, Wayne, NJ
12 Folks/ Different Strokes, Power Arts Gallery, Wayne, NJ
Emerging Artists, Riverdale Art Center, Riverdale, NJ
Annual Student Show, Ben Shahn Gallery, Wayne, NJ
Live Art, Bowery Poetry Club & Café, New York, NY

Awards & Residencies

2017      Individual Artist Fellowship Award in Sculpture, New Jersey State Council on the Arts

2016      Inside/Out Artist-in-Residence, Big Red & Shiny, Boston, MA (July-September)

               Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (Artist's Grant, August)

2015      Artist-in-Residence, Gallery 263, Boston, MA

2014      The Beker Family Scholarship, MassART, Boston, MA

               Graduate Dean’s Scholarship, MassART, Boston, MA

2010      Gregory Battcock Purchase Award, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

2009      Gregory Battcock Purchase Award, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

2006      Talent Trustee Scholarship, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ (Full Tuition 2006-2011)

Teaching

2017

Adjunct Lecturer, Studio Foundations: 2D Design, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ (2017-Present)

2014-2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant, MassART, Boston, MA

 

Lectures

2016

New England Graduate Media Symposium, Assembling Bodies: Exchanges in Collaboration, Paramount Center, Boston, MA (Laurie Anderson)

MFA Artists Talks, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston, MA

Related Experience

2017-Present

Curator of Education for Youth & Adult Programs, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY (Current)
Social Media Strategist, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY (Current)

2016

Education & Public Program Coordinator, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY

Manager, Doran Gallery, MassART, Boston, MA

 

2015-2016

FA2D Graduate Assistant to Program Coordinator, MassART, Boston, MA

President & Founder, MFA Student Alliance, MassART, Boston, MA

Assistant Manager, Arnheim Gallery, MassART, Boston, MA

 

2013-2014

Documentary Production Manager, “Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin,” filmed in Mumbai, India

 

2012-2014

Executive Assistant, Dr. Marek Bartelik, Art Critic & 15th President of AICA, New York, NY

 

2011

Gallery Assistant, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010-2011

Artist's Studio Assistant, Siona Benjamin, Montclair, NJ

 

2009-2010

President, Student Art Association, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

 

2007-2009

Vice President & Treasurer, Student Art Association, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Recent Publications

2016

ARTiculACTION Art Review, 2016

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 33, Boston, MA (Michael Lash)

2015

Diana Jean Puglisi,” 365 Artists, 365 Days: a Frank Juarez Gallery & Greymatter Gallery Collaborative Project, November 2015, Sheboygan, WI

Young, Stephanie, “New Print Horizons”, Vellum Art Magazine, June 2015, New York, NY

Man, Jessica, “Viewpoint: Diana Jean Puglisi,” The Bottom Line, The Drawing Center, April 2015, New York, NY​

 

Collections

University Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Private Collections