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JOHNNY ADIMANDO (American, b. Bronx, NY. 1982)

EDUCATION

2009 Master of Fine Arts, with honors. Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI. 
2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, with honors. Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Philadelphia, PA.
2003 Temple University Rome.  Rome, Italy.
2002 Associate of Fine Arts, with honors.  Keystone College.  La Plume, PA.

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2016-Present Printmaking Instructor. Pre-College.  Rhode Island School of Design.  Providence, RI.
2013-Present Part-Time Faculty in Painting.  Rhode Island School of Design. 
2010-Present Part-Time Faculty in Printmaking.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2012-2014 Instructor.  Project Open Door.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2011-2014 Adjunct Faculty in Continuing Education.  Rhode Island School of Design. 
2009-2015 Foundations Instructor. Pre-College. Rhode Island School of Design. 
2009 Instructor of Record. Printmaking.  Rhode Island School of Design.
2011 Adjunct Faculty.  Montserrat College of Art.  Beverly, MA.

FULL TIME APPOINTMENTS

2016 Technical Assistant III.  Printmaking.  Rhode Island School of Design.  

UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Sentinel of Solemn Spheres. Yellow Peril Gallery.  Providence, RI.
2018 Scaled in Constellations. The Steelhouse Gallery. Rockland, ME. 
2018 Prehensile Heart. Montserrat College of Art. Beverly, MA.
2019 The Halcyon Distortion. VisArts. Rockville, MD.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Shrouds of Mallatrax.  Atrium Gallery – Naugatuck College.  Waterbury, CT.
2015 Retainer for the Remainder.  Area: Lugar De Proyectos. Caguas, Puerto Rico. 
2015 The Beast of Broken Sleep. Wheaton College. Beard & Weil Gallery.  Norton, MA.
2015 The Forlorn Incantations. Yellow Peril Gallery. Providence, RI.
2014 Night Carriers I (The Red Circadian).  Providence Art Windows.  Providence, RI.
2014 Armaments for the Penitent.  Diane Birdsall Gallery.  Old Lyme, CT. 
2012 The Displacement Axis.  Brown University.  Providence, RI.
2012 The First to Leave.  Providence Art Windows.  Providence, RI. 
2012 Via Satellite.  AS220 Project Space.  Providence, RI. 
2012 To the Moon.  17 Cox Gallery.  Beverly, MA.  

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017 Catherine Graham and Johnny Adimando.  Union Arts Center.  Piermont, NY.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Biennial: Printmaking Re-Imagined. Wheaton College.  Norton, MA. 
2017 Mudras.  Leedy Voulkos Art Center.  Kansas City, MO. 
2016 I’ve Lost Control Again. Flinn Gallery.  Greenwich, CT. 
2016 Spaceland III: The Aftermath.  Bermudez Projects.  Los Angeles, CA.
2016 Brink II.  Boston Center for the Arts.  Boston, MA.
2016 Pressing On.  Main Gallery – University of Rhode Island.  North Kingstown, RI.
2015 Summer Faculty Exhibition.  Woods-Gerry Gallery.  Providence, RI.
2015 Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.  The Chazan Gallery.  Providence, RI. 
2013 Dweller on the Threshold: Mapping Liminalities.  The Putney School.  Putney, VT. 
2013 The Big Red Shindig.  Boston Center for the Arts.  Boston, MA.
2013 Complexity.  The Chace Center at the RISD Museum
2013 Locally Sourced.  Craftland Gallery.  Providence, RI.
2013 Work Harder.  Yellow Peril Gallery at Light Space.  Brooklyn, NY.  
2012 Structured Spaces.  Krause Gallery.  Providence, RI. 
2012 A Garden Within.  PAC Gallery.  Pawtucket, RI.
2011 Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper.  Dan Graham Gallery.  Los Angeles, CA.
2011 Tompkins Projects Flat File.  Tompkins Projects Gallery.  Brooklyn, NY. 
2010 Alumni Invitational.  Keystone College.  La Plume, PA. 
2010 A.I.R. Invitational Exhibition.  The Showroom Gallery.  Spartanburg, SC. 
2009 Up and Coming: New Printmakers Make Their Mark. The Hunterdon Art Museum. Clinton, NJ. 
2009 RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition. The Dunkin Donuts Convention Center. Providence, RI. 
2009 Facing Expectations.  The Sol Koffler Gallery.  Providence, RI. 
2009 RISD at UMass Amherst. The Student Union Art Gallery. Amherst, MA. 
2008 Lapse of Time. The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Gallery. Providence, RI. 
2007 Myotonia: The Great Eyes.  Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University.  Lewisburg, PA. 
2007 Blind Date.  The University of Dallas Gallery.  Dallas, TX. 
2006 Image of the Invisible.  Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University.  Lewisburg, PA.
2005 The Double Bulbous.  Tyler School of Art.  Elkins Park, PA. 
2005 Liberties Walk Banner Exhibition. Tower Investments Gallery.  Philadelphia, PA. 
2005 Meet the Print. Philadelphia Free Library. Philadelphia, PA. 
2005 Art at the Walk.  Liberties Walk. Philadelphia, PA. 
2005 Trans-American Print Collaborative. The Studio Gallery.  Sonoma, CA. 

GALLERY AFFILIATION

Yellow Peril Gallery.  Represented Artist.  Providence, RI.
Bermudez Projects. Los Angeles, CA. 
Diane Birdsall Gallery.  Represented Artist.  Old Lyme, CT.
AS220 Project Space.  Flat File.  Providence, RI.
Tompkins Projects.  Flat File and Traveling Flat File Program.  Brooklyn, NY. 

COLLECTIONS

2015 Private Collection of RISD President, Roseanne Somerson.
2014 Lyman Allan Museum, New London, CT.
2011 Private Collection of the RISD President, John Maeda.  
2009 Private Collection of John Drucker. 
2007 Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, Purchase Award. Lewisburg, PA.
2006 Private Collection of Roger Rothman.
2005 The Tower Investments Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2005 The Philadelphia Free Library, Philadelphia, PA.

PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS

2017 Beautiful Bizarre.  Transmitting Messages: An Interview with Johnny Adimando.
2016 The HAND.  6-page feature and interview with James Meara.
2016 Greenwich Time.  Flinn Gallery Loses Control.  Review of, I’ve Lost Control Again.
2016 Boston Globe.  Review of Brink v2: Space & Intimacy at Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery.
2016 Art and Cake LA.  Review of Spaceland III: The Aftermath at Bermudez Projects.
2015 RI Monthly.  Inside RISD President Somerson’s Home. 
2015 Printeresting. New Voices, featured artist. 
2014 Hyperallergic.  A View From the Easel, July 2014. 
2014 Art Rogue Island.  Review of Armaments for the Penitent.
2014 Senior Thesis of Sebastian Vorhees.  Contributed a one-page statement to degree project book.
2013 Art Rogue Island.  Review of Complexity. 
2013 The Providence Phoenix.  Review of Locally Sourced.  
2013 LOOM, Winter 2013.  Two page spread featuring the drawing, Emblem for a New World.
2012 COLLECT Autumn 2013.  Featuring the series; Attempts #001-042.  
2012 Art Rogue Island.  Review of The Displacement Axis at Brown University.
2012 Art Rogue Island.  Review of Via Satellite at the AS220 Project Space. 
2012 Art Rogue Island.  Review of Structured Spaces at the Krause Gallery at Moses Brown.
2012 The Great Reflector.  Series of 11-original poems.  Self-published. 
2012 Art New England.  Review of To The Moon, titled Printmaking in the Expanded Field.
2009 The New York Times.  Review of Up and Coming: New Printmakers Make Their Mark.

AWARDS

2017 Fellowship in Three-Dimensional Art.  Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.  
2016 Professional Development Grant.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2016 John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching; Nominee.  Rhode Island School of Design. 
2016 Ruth Katzman Scholarship. The League Residency at Vytlacil. Orangeburg, NY.
2016 Fellowship in Drawing & Printmaking.  Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.  
2015 Professional Development Grant.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2013 Professional Development Grant.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2008 Graduate Study Grant.  Rhode Island School of Design. 
2007 Graduate Study Grant.  Rhode Island School of Design. 
2006 Teaching Assistantship and Study Grant (2nd Year). Bucknell University. Lewisburg, PA.
2005 Teaching Assistantship and Study Grant. Bucknell University. Lewisburg, PA.
2004 Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop Scholarship. Vermillion, SD. 
2003 Temple Rome Study Abroad Grant. Rome, Italy. 

RESIDENCY

2017 Chulitna Lodge Wilderness Retreat, Lake Clark, Alaska. (Full-Fellowship)
2016 The Art Students League: Vytlacil Residency.  Orangeburg, NY. 
2005 Bucknell University.  Lewisburg, PA.


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2017 Visiting Critic.  Junior Reviews. Rhode Island School of Design.  
2015 Visiting Critic.  Final Reviews, Junior Critique, Printmaking.  Rhode Island School of Design.
2015 Visiting Artist and Critic.  Junior Critique, Painting.  Rhode Island School of Design.
2015 Visiting Artist and Lecturer.  Wheaton College.  Norton, MA.
2014 Tenure Review Panel Member for Shane Savage-Rumbaugh.  Stonehill College.  Easton, MA.
2014 Visiting Artist.  Junior Painting. Rhode Island School of Design.  
2014 Visiting Critic.  Junior Reviews. Rhode Island School of Design.  
2014 Visiting Critic.  Junior Painting Final Reviews.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2013 Drawing Fellowship Juror.  Massachusetts State Council for the Arts.  Boston, MA.
2013 Visiting Critic.  Senior Midterms.  Printmaking.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2013 Visiting Critic.  Graduate Finals. Printmaking.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2013 Visiting Critic.  Junior Critique Workshop.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2013 Visiting Critic.  Senior Critique Workshop.  Rhode Island School of Design.  
2012 Visiting Lecturer.  Intro to Ceramics.  Rhode Island College.  Lincoln, RI.
2012 Panel Moderator, A Life in the Arts.  Jamestown Art Center.  Jamestown, RI.
2012 Education Committee Co-Chair.  The Art League of Rhode Island.  Providence, RI.
2012 Co-Curator and Lead Interviewer for documentary series Rhode Island Art Archive Project.
2010 Critic and Co-Editor.  Senior Degree Projects.  Rhode Island School of Design..
2009 Visiting Critic.  Mass Art Low-Residency MFA Program.  Provincetown, MA.